Reading Levels


Rigby Literacy

Discover the components of Rigby Literacy


Each of the three levels in the Rigby Literacy series contains:

  • Guided Reading Books (seven fiction & four non-fiction per stage)
  • Benchmark Books

The series is also supported with:

  • Teacher Resource Books
  • Blackline Master Books
  • Listening Post CD and BLMs


Guided Reading Books

Guided Reading Books are Reading Recovery levelled and cover a range of fiction and non-fiction titles from different genres.

They are sequentially organised to build on high-frequency words, sight vocabulary and phonics. This provides the busy teacher with a central consistent resource that is easy to use and easy to manage.


Each stage of Rigby Literacy contains seven fiction and four non-fiction Guided Reading Books.





Sample spread from Rigby Literacy What is it made of
Rigby Literacy Benchmark Book

Benchmark Books

Within the three levels of the Rigby Literacy series (Early, Emergent and Fluent) there are four sub-levels. At the end of each level there is a Benchmark Book that makes it easy for teachers to assess students' reading development.

Teacher Resource Books

There is a teacher resource book for each of the three levels, Early, Emergent and Fluent, which provides brilliant support for planning and implementing a comprehensive literacy strategy for your classroom, catering for a diverse range of student reading abilities.

Rigby Literacy Early Teacher's Resource Book
Sample spread from Rigby Literacy Fluent Blackline Master
Sample spread from Rigby Literacy Fluent Blackline Master Book

Blackline Master Books

The blackline master books contain activities designed for small guided reading and writing groups, and for independent learning activities.


These activities will help develop a students' understanding of various text type's structure, build on students' literal, inferential and reflective comprehension skills, and consolidate writing, spelling and grammar skills.

Listening Post Blackline Masters and CDs

The Listening Post CDs for Early, Emergent and Fluent levels contain recordings of fourteen selected texts from the series.


The three CDs are supported by the Listening Post Blackline Masters.



Reading Levels


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