What is READ 180?READ 180, the most effective reading intervention program, is a comprehensive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development proven to raise reading achievement for struggling readers in grades 4–12+. Designed for any student reading two or more years below grade-level, READ 180 leverages adaptive technology to individualize instruction for students and provide powerful data for differentiation to teachers. ( Read180.Scholastic.com)How is READ 180 structured ?Whole Group Instruction- Teacher leads the class into readings and discussions. (15 - 20 min)Small group rotations (15- 20 min each)
Whole Group Wrap Up- Teacher led discussion time. Reflection on progress toward learning goal, exit tickets, and questions/ discussions from students. ( 5- 10 min)Computer Software ZonesReading Zone-
- Computer Software- Students work on computers independently in 5 different zones (see zones below). Students need to finish a segment (5 Zones) within 5-8 school days. When students reach the Success Zone, they will be celebrated and added to a list of students for a group celebration!
- Small Group Instruction- Teacher meets with a small group of students on specific reading and/or writing skills based on their need. At times, students may be working independently or with partners
- Independent Reading- Students read silently to themselves and work on their reading log, Quick Write, or final project for book. Students will be given a date by which they should complete their book. They need to complete their Quick Write to take their Reading Counts Quiz and then will complete a final project on their book.