READ 180 is the leading blended learning
intervention program building reading
comprehension, academic vocabulary, and
writing skills for struggling students in
Grades 4 and up.
READ 180 is the leading blended learning intervention program building reading comprehension, academic vocabulary, and writing skills for struggling students in Grades 4 and up.

Instructional Approach

Content Knowledge

READ 180 Universal was designed to help students acquire and activate the background and content knowledge that is essential to reading comprehension. At its core, the program was built to provide each student with unique learning opportunities that encourage them to make meaning through critical thinking, to view and articulate important issues from multiple perspectives, to accelerate language development and critical comprehension skills.

READ 180 Universal represents a cross-disciplinary journey toward development of content knowledge exploring science, literature, culture, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Through this engaging, diverse content, READ 180 Universal readings develop the strong base of world knowledge and interdisciplinary literacy skills that they need in order to comprehend text across the various content areas.

To learn more about READ 180 Universal’s approach to building content knowledge, click below to download our stage-specific Content Overview Guides.