Thematic Text SetsReading Across the Content Areas

Prepare for PARCC and Smarter Balanced

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced are consortiums working towards developing a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math.

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Common Core State Standards

Learn about American Reading Company’s standards-based Leveling System.

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IRLA: Independent Reading Level Assessment®

The IRLA provides comprehensive details about each reading level in American Reading Company’s leveling system. Learn more »

Available Themes & Levels

More than 50 thematic units are available for grades ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Text Sets Classroom Module

for 30 students

Research Cards (30)
6 Theme Baskets (150 titles)
You choose from available levels.
$1,445.00
for 30 students
Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Reverse)
Research Card (Reverse)
6 Theme Baskets/150 Titles

6 Theme Baskets/150 Titles

The Westward Expansion collection focuses on the events from 1800 to 1900 in what would become the American West. Students experience a region and time period marked by conflict, controversy, and adventure. The collection covers such topics as the Transcontinental Railroad, Chinese immigration, the Gold Rush, cowboys, buffalo soldiers, black pioneers, Native American resistance, the Mexican-American War, missions, the Pony Express, and slavery.

6 Theme Baskets/150 Titles

Text Sets Express

for 30 students

Research Cards (30)
4 Baskets/100 Titles
$965.00
Available in Spanish for select Text Sets only

Spanish: $965.00

Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Reverse)
Research Card (Reverse)
4 Theme Baskets/100 Titles

4 Theme Baskets/100 Titles

The Westward Expansion collection focuses on the events from 1800 to 1900 in what would become the American West. Students experience a region and time period marked by conflict, controversy, and adventure. The collection covers such topics as the Transcontinental Railroad, Chinese immigration, the Gold Rush, cowboys, buffalo soldiers, black pioneers, Native American resistance, the Mexican-American War, missions, the Pony Express, and slavery.

4 Theme Baskets/100 Titles

Text Sets Mini

for 30 students

Research Cards (30)
2 Baskets/50 Books
$485.00
Available in Spanish for select Text Sets only

Spanish: $485.00

Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Front)
Research Card (Reverse)
Research Card (Reverse)
2 Theme Baskets/50 Books

2 Theme Baskets/50 Books

The Westward Expansion collection focuses on the events from 1800 to 1900 in what would become the American West. Students experience a region and time period marked by conflict, controversy, and adventure. The collection covers such topics as the Transcontinental Railroad, Chinese immigration, the Gold Rush, cowboys, buffalo soldiers, black pioneers, Native American resistance, the Mexican-American War, missions, the Pony Express, and slavery.

2 Theme Baskets/50 Books