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.
rBook Workshop 3: Combat Zone
Associated readings: The Fighting Ground by Avi, A Soldier’s Heart by Gary Paulsen, Bull Run by Paul Fleischman.
Novel Study: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
rBook Workshop 5: In the Money
Associated reading: Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos
Novel Study: Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
rBook Workshop 7: Your Brain Exposed
Associated readings: Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman, and Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
Novel Study: Life of Pi by Yann Martel