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
Who is participating in this program?• Students showing consistent weaknesses in reading based on • DCAS Scores • SRI Levels • Grades • Teacher Recommendations
Achieve3000 Study28,000 students who used TeenBiz 2-3 times a week tripled their expected literacygains within a 9 month period.
Level SettingThe 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.
Achieve3000 from the Student Perspective Eighth Grade
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