|the book level (BL) and AR points for each book.
The Accelerated Reader (AR) is a curriculum-based
assessment tool that provides a summary and analysis of
results to enable teachers to monitor both the quantity and
quality of reading practice engaged in by their students.
Accelerated Reader (AR) is a progress monitoring software
assessment in wide use by primary and secondary schools
for monitoring the practice of reading. It was created by
Renaissance Learning, Inc.
indicates that the book is considered appropriate reading
level for a reader in the fourth grade at the fifth month of
schooling. The AR pints are the points your child will receive
in the program for reading that particular book. Please keep
in mind that these are simply guidelines. There will be
children you are capable of reading books above their level,
as well as those who will only be able to tackle books below
their assigned reading level.
Not all schools use this system, but all teachers will
benefit by being able to tell at a glance if a particular
book is grade appropriate.
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