Developmental Reading Taxonomy
  • According to the American Reading Company, "the IRLA is not intended to limit what students read. Rather, the IRLA's reading taxonomy simplifies the complexity of the reading process, allowing teachers to support every reader, with whatever books that reader chooses. As one user said, "the IRLA takes the mystery out of teaching reading." https://www.americanreading.com/leveling/overview/

  • MCPS students can access the ARC Bookshelf through their Clever accounts. The bookshelf provides digital books at a variety of reading levels. Clever Account