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This is a description of the reading program we are using in our reading support classes as Fifer Middle School.

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  1. 1. ACHIEVE3000 KidBiz3000(6 th -8 th grade)
  2. 2. Reasons for the Achieve 3000 Program Addresses reading skills of students below grade level (comprehension, vocabulary, fluency) Offers web-based differentiated reading passages based on a student’s individual lexile level (licenses required) Offers high interest, non-fiction passages Reports student progress and addresses weaknesses Contains archives of articles that can be printed and used elsewhere
  3. 3. Who is participating in this program?• Students showing consistent weaknesses in reading based on • DCAS Scores • SRI Levels • Grades • Teacher Recommendations
  4. 4. Achieve3000 Study28,000 students who used TeenBiz 2-3 times a week tripled their expected literacygains within a 9 month period.
  5. 5. Level SettingThe students go to teenbiz3000.com and log on.A level setting test appears. (adaptable)Students take the test.The computer scores the test and gives a lexile level.
  6. 6. Achieve3000 from the Student Perspective Eighth Grade
  7. 7. Step 1The student checks email in TeenBiz3000.
  8. 8. Providing a foundation and activating prior knowledge
  9. 9. Step 2:The student reads an article that is matched to reading ability based on level setting test.
  10. 10. What an 8th grader reading at the 8th grade level reads
  11. 11. How this looks to an88thgrader reading at aa33rd grade levelHow this looks to a th grader reading at rd grade level
  12. 12. 8th grade level 3rd grade level
  13. 13. Step 3: The student completes activities that help withvocabulary, comprehension, and other reading skills.
  14. 14. Standards-based comprehension question: 8th grade reading level
  15. 15. Standards-based comprehension question: 3rd grade reading level
  16. 16. Immediate Student Feedback
  17. 17. Step 4:Next the student answers a thought question whichbuilds critical thinking and writing skills.
  18. 18. Critical Thinking and Writing Skills: 8th grade
  19. 19. Step 5:The student participates in a poll to encourage formulating an opinion about the content of the article.
  20. 20. Opinion Poll
  21. 21. Math Word Problem: 8th grade level
  22. 22. Interim and Post Tests:The student takes an interim and a post-test that again adjusts the reading level.
  23. 23. Home Connection:Achieve3000’s Home Edition Explanation of day’s lesson Report on student Hotline
  24. 24. Achieve3000 from the Teacher’s Perspective
  25. 25. Increasing Background Knowledge and Making Connections1. Curriculum Keys: Cross-curricular extension activities2. Focused Lesson Plans: Specific strategies for increasing reading comprehension and critical thinking skills3. Unit Building: Allows teachers to plan units of study around specific topics or themes4. Writing Center: Guides students through the writing process including grammar, fluency and test prep5. Correlation to State Standards and Common Core6. Data To Inform Instruction
  26. 26. Bi-Annual Summative Portfolio Reports Reporting PositiveMid-Year and End-of- the-Year Results

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