Read Closely, Think Critically and Be Worldly with Newsela!

What Newsela Can Provide

1. Informational text for the varied levels of student reading abilities in your classroom

2. Web tool that offers students in Grades 3-12 access to non-fiction articles from reputable news sources rewritten at five different Lexile levels

3. Topics such as War & Peace, Science, Kids, Money, Law, Health and the Arts

4. Site makes it possible for an entire class to read the same content yet at a level that’s just right for each student.

5. The articles and corresponding interactive quizzes are aligned to the Common Core State Standards

6. Create a free educational account

7. Students can join your class, read informational text and participate in conversations about interesting topics

8. The teacher management tool offers the ability to examine progress tracked by article, student or class.

9. Average scores for all quizzes can be seen as well as average scores by standard

10. A download link is provided so that all data can be viewed as an Excel spreadsheet

11. Able to print articles and quizzes.

K-2 Read Aloud Non-fiction Texts

Reading Comprehension Website: K-2 Teachers you may want to consider using the texts provided as a read aloud option, which meets the standards. Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. Newsela articles provide students with opportunities to interact with text that call upon their critical thinking skills. Newsela as an option to automatically give each student the version of an article that's just right for their reading ability - and it is just a click away.