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Read closely. Think critically. Be worldly.

Newsela is the best way for students to master nonfiction in any subject. By combining real-time assessments with differentiated content from premier daily news sources like the Associated Press, Washington Post, and Scientific American and eminent nonfiction publishers like Smithsonian, The King Center, and, Newsela makes reading-to-learn relevant, interesting, and effective regardless of interest or ability. All articles are published at five reading levels with built-in assessments to engage K-12 students in high-interest nonfiction, covering current events, primary sources, speeches, biographies, and historical news. With Newsela, teachers across English, Social Studies, and Science have everything they need to inspire their students to develop the critical nonfiction literacy skills that will empower them to take part in conversations about complex issues, and prepare them for academic and professional success.

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Stella Maris BerdaxagarJul 6, 2018

A great learning platform for personalized instruction in English and in Spanish.

15 out of 26 found this helpful
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Carline RichardsonSep 12, 2017

Newsela is a great app to use to integrate literacy across the curriculum. It allows you to assign articles based on your content area. You can differentiate by assigning student different versions of the text based on lexiles. They also have some articles translated into Spanish.

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A Chrome Web Store userMay 28, 2017

One of the best educational apps for reading there is! You can not only find articles based on difficulty level (and they can increase/decrease the difficulty on the same subject), you can also search based on what standard you are teaching or what concept you are teaching to your students. You can also find text sets, and great non-fiction connectors to whatever fictional book your students are reading. I use it when I teach my historical fiction and to make current-event connections for ... Show more

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