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READ 180 for English Language Learners

READ 180 uses exciting, relevant nonfiction and fiction materials to engage every struggling reader. English language learners (ELL) will develop the vocabulary and background knowledge they need to succeed in all of their classes.

Special Features

  • Anchor Videos provide background information and help students form mental pictures before they begin to read about new topics.
  • Multicultural content makes the program relevant to students from diverse backgrounds.
  • During computer time, students get opportunities to practice reading aloud, without the pressure of their classmates listening...

Special Features

  • Anchor Videos provide background information and help students form mental pictures before they begin to read about new topics.
  • Multicultural content makes the program relevant to students from diverse backgrounds.
  • During computer time, students get opportunities to practice reading aloud, without the pressure of their classmates listening in. They also record themselves reading aloud, so they can listen to and assess their own performance.
  • The READ 180 teaching materials include activities and strategies to help students develop their oral and written vocabulary and language skills. Engaging, thought-provoking prompts require students to use rich vocabulary and complete sentences as they say or write a response.
  • The rBook and the Topic Software support students in learning to write and revise paragraphs and essays.
  • Audiobooks, eReads, and Topic Software texts allow students to read along with examples of modeled fluent reading.
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Helping Your Child Learn English

Discover ways to help your child learn English at home and outside the classroom.

Research Snapshot

READ 180 10th Grade ELL Students Outperform Their Peers on the State Reading Test

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