Reading level chart

This chart shows you how our own levels correlate with other well-known reading level systems.
We advise you to look at the age and grade of your child or student and clicking the link to the correlating My Reading Kids level.
This will bring you to our books section with a more detailed explanation of that level.
To get a quick overview of what we focus on per level, including samples, please visit our level focus page.

Click on the download link below to download this chart as a PDF.

My Reading Kids correlation chart PDF

Correlation table
My Reading Kids Level Grade Age Fountas & Pinnell DRA
1 Preschool / Kindergarten 3 – 5 A 1 – A
2 Preschool / Kindergarten 3 – 5 B 2 – A
3 Preschool / Kindergarten 4 – 6 C 3 – A
4 Preschool / Kindergarten 4 – 6 D 3 – C
A 1 5 – 7 E-F 3 – C
B 1 5 – 7 G-H 8 – C
C 1 6 – 7 I-J 14 – C
D 2 6 – 7 K 18 – J
E 2 6 – 8 L 20 – J
F 2 7 – 9 M 28 – J
G 3 7 – 9 N 30 – N
H 3 7 – 9 O 34 – N
I 3 7 – 10 P 38 – N
J 4 8 – 10 Q 40 – Q
K 4 8 – 11 R 40 – R
L 4 8 – 11 S 40 – S
M 5 8 – 11 T 50 – T
N 5 9 – 11 U 50 – U
O 5 9 – 11 V 50 – V
P 6 9 – 12 W 60 – W
Q 6 9 – 12 X 60 – X
R 6 9 – 12 Y 60 – Y
S 7 9 – 13 Z 70 – X
T 7 10 – 13 Z 70 – X
U 7 10 – 13 Z 70 – Y
V 8 10 – 13 Z 80 – Z
W 8 11 – 13 Z 80 – Z
X 8 11 – 13 Z 80 – Z
Y 8+ 11 – 13 Z+ 80 – Z+
Z 8+ 13+ Z+ 80 – Z+