Using the Passage Overview page in Imagine Reading and Imagine Lectura


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Each passage in Imagine Reading and Imagine Lectura includes an Overview that helps Administrators and Teachers navigate through the different parts of the passage, print materials and resources, view auto-graded responses, and see where there are written responses that need to be graded.

The overview contains everything associated with an individual passage including the Power Sentence Lesson, discussion questions, and the passage text itself. Imagine Lectura passages also contain resources for the Dictado Lesson.

To access the Passage Overview:

  1. Log in to Imagine Reading or Imagine Lectura.
  2. If you have more than one group, select a group.
  3. Click Unit Library at the top of the page.
  4. Click into a unit.
  5. The unit opens on the Unit Overview page; click the name of the passage you wish to view.
  6. The Passage Overview opens.

The table below provides further details on each section of the Passage Overview.

Section Description
The Heading shows the Lexile Level and Word Count for the passage to help you choose the appropriate units for your students


The Power Sentence Lesson section (or Power Line Lesson section for poetry units in Imagine Reading) launches the accompanying Power Sentence Lesson Plan or the Power Line Lesson Plan. Click View Lesson Plan to view the plan. Click Print Power Sentence Lesson Plan or Print Power Line Lesson Plan to open a printable copy of the plan. 

The Reading Passage section is further divided into three parts.

The Class Progress section identifies how many students have completed the passage questions, are in the process of completing the passage questions, or have not started answering the passage questions.

Click the Information Button (ibuttonDashboardLectura.png) to view the names of the students in each status.

The Passage Description section provides a brief description of the passage. Click Print Reading Passage to print the text of the entire passage. Click View Passage to view the passage text on the Reading Passage screen.

The Discussion Questions section displays example discussion questions for Teachers to use when facilitating class discussions about this passage or poetry study. Click All Unit Discussion Questions to view or print the discussion questions for all passages in the unit. 

The Dictado Lesson section launches the Dictado Lesson Plan that accompanies the passage. Click View Lesson Plan to view the Dictado Lesson Plan. Click Print Dictado Lesson Plan to view a printable copy of the plan.


Dictado Lessons apply only to Imagine Lectura; they are not available in Imagine Reading.

The Reading Module Grading section shows the auto-graded and written response scores for the selected passage. Click Grade Responses to be taken to the start of the grading page for responses awaiting your review

"Not Started" shows when a student has not started the selected passage.

The left navigation bar allows you to navigate between the corresponding parts of the passage by clicking the arrow and then clicking on the section you want to view.


Passages in Imagine Lectura have an additional section for the Dictado Lesson.