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DRA Leveled Reading
Emmanuel uses a reading assessment program to help parents and students find books to read that the proper reading level.  The Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA) is a series of leveled books and recording sheets designed to allow teachers to determine students' reading accuracy, fluency, and comprehension levels. Texts range from A-80. (A being the easiest). The average DRA level for the beginning of second grade is 16.  The average DRA level for the end of second grade is 28.

There are many different reading assessments used by schools.  The grade level equivalence chart shows the correlation between all the different assessments.  This chart will help you in your search for books at your child's reading level. 

Links to leveled book

Leveled books
Scholastic book search   (check the DRA box in the upper right corner)
AtoZ leveled readers

Printable DRA Leveled Reading Book Lists

Grade 2 DRA leveled book list  (levels 14-28)
Grade 3 DRA leveled book list  (levels 24-38)