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For Students and Teachers

Accessible from school or home, Benchmark Advance and Adelante’s digital resources feature a simple, easy-to-use interface for both teachers and students. All print resources included with the program are also available in digital format!

  • Easy-to-find, engaging digital resources
  • Powerful, customizable instructional planning tools
  • Detailed data to inform instruction

Texts for Close Reading

Students receive Texts for Close Reading in both print & digital format, with handy annotation tools to support learning. Tools include:
  • Pen tool and highlighter to annotate text
  • Close Reading Notes to ask questions about the text and record notes
  • Sticky Notes to record thoughts and learning

Online Assessment

Benchmark Advance offers online assessment in a format that mirrors the high-stakes assessments. A powerful reporting platform automatically scores assessments, providing actionable data and exportable reports that you can use in your intervention groups and instructional planning. Question types include:
  • Drag & drop
  • Two-part questions
  • Multi-select questions, where there is more than one correct answer

ePocket Chart

Deliver foundational skills instruction with a digital version of a classic instructional tool! Use banks of letters, words, images, word parts, and build your own words. The banks align to Benchmark Advance foundational skills resources and can be used to teach and practice the following:
  • Phonological awareness and letter recognition
  • Oral segmentation
  • Sorting and word work
  • And more!

HeidiSongs Foundational Skills Videos

Benchmark Education has partnered with HeidiSongs to create videos that support foundational skills and phonics instruction in Benchmark Advance!

These interactive and engaging videos can be integrated into instruction as you teach letters, sounds, and sight words.


Interactive Foundational Skills Games

Students in Grades K-2 can practice foundational phonics skills with Benchmark Advance's interactive phonics games. Three games are available per instructional week and address the following:
  • Concepts of print
  • Sound-spelling correspondence
  • Phonological & phonemic awareness
  • Affixes
  • Word families
  • Word & letter matching


ePlanner makes it easy to plan and manage your instruction with one easy-to-use application.
  • Use the Drag & Drop Interface to update and customize your plan
  • Track the standards you have taught, including the number of times each standard was addressed

Leveled Texts

Search across all leveled texts in the program to find the right topic-aligned text for differentiated instruction. All texts are precisely leveled and include a complete Teacher’s Guide and Text Evidence Question Card.
  • Use Sticky Notes to embed Text Evidence Questions for students
  • Synchronized audio supports all learners

Unit Opener Videos

Each Benchmark Advance Unit opens with a brief, engaging Unit Opener Video that introduces the unit topic and integrates multimedia resources into your instruction.

Weekly Presentations

Benchmark Advance Weekly Presentations collect all your whole-group resources for each week of instruction in one convenient location. There are objectives, graphic organizers, multimedia content, blackline masters, and more.

Home to School Connection

Learning doesn’t need to stop when a child leaves school. Benchmark Advance provides resources to extend learning at home, with Take-Home Activity Calendars and Home to School letters that provide activities and ways to reinforce and extend learning at home.