Lacy Svingen

Welcome to Helena High School and Reading Lab!  Reading Lab is designed to directly address individual needs for students to help them gain the tools to increase reading comprehension and writing skills.  Reading Lab students will utilize the intensive reading intervention program Read 180. Read 180 curriculum utilizes adaptive and instructional software, high-interest literature, and direct instruction in reading and writing skills.  We will also employ a variety of supplemental novels and activities throughout the semester to enhance the Read 180 curriculum.

Reading Lab Periods 1 & 2

3rd Quarter

rBook Workshop 3: Combat Zone

Associated readings:  The Fighting Ground by Avi, A Soldier’s Heart by Gary Paulsen, Bull Run by Paul Fleischman.

4th Quarter

Novel Study: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Reading Lab Periods 3 & 5

3rd Quarter

rBook Workshop 5: In the Money

Associated reading: Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos

4th Quarter

Novel Study: Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Reading Lab Periods 6 & 7

3rd Quarter

rBook Workshop 7: Your Brain Exposed

Associated readings: Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman, and Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

4th Quarter

Novel Study: Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff

Lacy Svingen's Schedule

  • Period 1

    Reading Lab

  • Period 2

    Reading Lab

  • Period 3

    Reading Lab

  • Period 5

    Reading Lab

  • Period 6

    Reading Lab

  • Period 7

    Reading Lab