Informational Text Sets Reading Across the Content Areas

Student Research Cards

  • The front of each card has content standards-based questions to guide individual and collective learning
  • The back of each card has academic vocabulary essential to the study of this subject
  • Every theme has its own set of Research Cards

Leveled Text Sets

  • Best books in print selected from 220+ publishers
  • High-interest nonfiction titles, reading levels K–12th grade
  • Leveled based on National Standards for Reading
  • Customized to your students' reading levels

Support Your CCSS Units of Study With Resources From American Reading Company

See how Thematic Text Sets fit into your Customized CCSS Curriculum Framework.

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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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Formative Assessment

Two Languages, One System. ARC’s State-of-the-Art Formative Assessment Framework works with every student, at every reading level, K–12 in English and Spanish.

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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 »

Leveled Thematic Classroom Library

5 baskets (100 titles)

Available in Spanish for select Text Sets only

Leveled Thematic Text Set

1 basket (20 titles)

Available in Spanish for select Text Sets only

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