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: "A-LOC" (Workshop 1)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

In these selections, readers learn about teens who have overcome great obstacles.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "School for Hope Lesson" (Workshop 1)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In these selections, readers learn about teens who have overcome great obstacles.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "The Dead Zone" (Workshop 2)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

These readings tell about deadly diseases past and present, how they spread, and their killer impact on entire civilizations.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Disease Detective Camp" (Workshop 2)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

These readings tell about deadly diseases past and present, how they spread, and their killer impact on entire civilizations.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "I'm Still Standing" (Workshop 3)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

In these selections, readers find out about the toll of war and terrorist attacks on people’s lives.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "V-Day Ceremony Address at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial" (Workshop 3)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In these selections, readers find out about the toll of war and terrorist attacks on people’s lives.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Music Stirs the Embers of Protest in Iran" (Workshop 4)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

Who decides what we listen to – musicians? parents? lawmakers? industry executives? These selections discuss free speech and music.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "The First Amendment: First Principles" (Workshop 4)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

Who decides what we listen to – musicians? parents? lawmakers? industry executives? These selections discuss free speech and music.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Placing the Blame as Students Are Buried in Debt" (Workshop 5)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

In these selections, readers will learn about money management. More than ever, today’s teens need a crash course in managing their cash.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Staying out of Debt" (Workshop 5)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In these selections, readers will learn about money management. More than ever, today’s teens need a crash course in managing their cash.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "The Presidents Club" (Workshop 6)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

In this selection, readers explore whether a strong friendship can survive intense competition.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Williams vs. Williams, a No-Win Situation?" (Workshop 6)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In this selection, readers explore whether a strong friendship can survive intense competition.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "On the Level" (Workshop 7)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 8 Months ago

In these selections, readers discover the awesome powers of the human brain and its profound effect on our lives.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "The Teenage Brain" (Workshop 7)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In these selections, readers discover the awesome powers of the human brain and its profound effect on our lives.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "Experts Link Teen Brains' Immaturity, Juvenile Crime" (Workshop 8)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

In these selections, readers look into the lives of teens who commit crimes.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Rescue the Children Along with the Bankers" (Workshop 8)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

In these selections, readers look into the lives of teens who commit crimes.

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READ 180 Stretch 2 Reading: "In Pursuit of Freedom" (Workshop 9)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 4 Years and 10 Months ago

During the 1960s, some of the most dramatic and important battles took place in the fight for civil rights in our country.

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READ 180 Stretch Text: "Desegregation Pioneers Reflect on Education Milestone" (Workshop 9)

Type: Extension Activity Grade: 9 to 12

Posted by Community Manager - 3 Years and 6 Months ago

Stretch Texts are a collection of grade-level complex, nonfiction texts for READ 180 Next Generation.