GR Short Reads NONFICTION Level Z Pack


The all-new Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction gives students the practice they need to read and understand the complex, informational texts that we encounter every day. Students dive right into challenging & relevant content while learning key strategies to uncover deep meaning. With a wide range of subjects and text types, students will expand their academic and domain-specific vocabulary and deepen their comprehension and analytical skills. Put it all together, and Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction is an essential tool to prepare all K-6 students for assessments and real world readiness.

NEW! Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction:
• Fits seamlessly into classroom guided reading groups
• Teaches strategies for decoding and comprehending complex texts
• Builds rich domain-specific vocabulary across content areas
• Engages students with thematically linked passages across text types
• Provides sufficiently complex, short informational texts worthy of being read, reread, and analyzed

Level Z:

A challenge for more widely read students, requiring critical reading skills; topics include controversial social and political issues; readers experience complex examples of nonfiction organizational structure.

Level Z Titles

  • A Guide to Extreme Structures
  • Anne Frank Diary Entry
  • Discover Genghis Khan’s Mongolia
  • The Moon Speech
  • Navigators and Maps
  • President Lincoln Shot
  • September 11, 2001
  • The Constitution of the United States
  • The Real CSI
  • Who Needs Math? Who Needs Science?


  • ISBN13: 9780545798181
  • Format: Guided Reading Collection
  • Grades: 6
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Z