Chemawa READ 180 Program:
Chemawa has five teachers in the READ 180 program: Mrs. Runyan, Mrs. Booth, Mrs. Burns, Ms. Farris and Mrs. Rodgers. The READ 180 classes are 2 period blocks of over 100 minutes per day that include the student's elective period. All students in the program have tested two years or more below grade level in reading. Students regularly alternate within three groups doing small group instruction, whole group instruction, independent reading/writing, and computer diagnostic/learning time.
*Students are regularly assessed as to reading growth in READ 180 as the year progresses. Students achieving grade level proficiency in reading are moved out into Strategic Language Arts support or a regular elective.
What is READ 180?
READ 180 is a Scholastic Incorporated Program.
READ 180 is a proven reading intervention program that has been adopted by the Riverside Unified School District to assist identified middle school students in increasing their reading skills. Students qualify for the READ 180 program if they are reading more than two years below grade level.
Per Scholastic Web Site : Read 180 leverages adaptive technology to individualize instruction for students and provide powerful data for differentiation to teachers. READ 180 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.