Stretch Resources

Stretch: Complex, Grade-Level Text

Accelerating READ 180 Students to Independence

READ 180  Stretch is a collection of grade-level complex, nonfiction texts. Each Workshop in the READ 180 rBook has two Stretch texts and corresponding Assessment Practice. This Assessment Practice includes test-taking strategies and instruction related to specific Next Generation Assessment question types.


Use Stretch Text 1 and its related Assessment Practice during the Reading CheckPoint with students who are ready for a more challenging text. After all students have completed the Reading CheckPoint, use Stretch Text 2 and its related Assessment Practice with your whole class.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Fighting Fire" (Workshop 1)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

Fires are a hot topic. In these texts, readers will learn about how fires start, how they spread, and how brave people risk their lives to stop them.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Trapped!" (Workshop 1)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

Fires are a hot topic. In these texts, readers will learn about how fires start, how they spread, and how brave people risk their lives to stop them.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Funny in Farsi" (Workshop 2)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In these texts, readers discover why people immigrate to America and some of the ways that young immigrants adjust to life in a new country.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Friendship Breaks Language Barriers" (Workshop 2)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In these texts, readers discover why people immigrate to America and some of the ways that young immigrants adjust to life in a new country.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Dear Mrs. Roosevelt" (Workshop 3)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers learn how people can reach out and help others, even during tough times.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Dear Mrs. Roosevelt" (Workshop 3)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers learn how people can reach out and help others, even during tough times.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Strangers on a Street" (Workshop 4)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In these texts, readers explore why some kids become bullies and what they can do if they become a bully’s victim.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Stop Bullying Now" (Workshop 4)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In these texts, readers explore why some kids become bullies and what they can do if they become a bully’s victim.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Curse of the Pharaohs" (Workshop 5)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

These texts are not for the squeamish! Be prepared to take a close-up look inside a mummy’s tomb.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Mystery of the Tattooed Mummy" (Workshop 5)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

These texts are not for the squeamish! Be prepared to take a close-up look inside a mummy’s tomb.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "What Could Be Better Than a Touchdown?" (Workshop 6)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers discover what it sometimes takes to succeed.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Vegas Teen is the Wheel Deal" (Workshop 6)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers discover what it sometimes takes to succeed.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Jane Goodall" (Workshop 7)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers are introduced to the fierce debate about whether wild animals should live outside their natural habitats.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Poachers Filling Up Elephant Orphanage" (Workshop 7)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In this Workshop, readers are introduced to the fierce debate about whether wild animals should live outside their natural habitats.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "The Rescue" (Workshop 8)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 5 Years and 1 Month ago

In these texts, readers discover how personal eating habits and cultural preferences shape food choices.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "The Omnivore's Dilemma" (Workshop 8, Option 2)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

Stretch 2 Reading is a collection of grade-level complex, nonfiction texts for READ 180 Next Generation.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Remarks by the First Lady at a "Let's Move!" Baseball Clinic" (Workshop 8)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 9 Months ago

In these texts, readers discover how personal eating habits and cultural preferences shape food choices.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Alone in the Crowd" (Workshop 9)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 3 to 6

Posted by Community Manager - 5 Years and 1 Month ago

This Workshop features one little girl who took a big step through a school door to open doors for generations to come.