Free Current Events Website with Levelled Articles!

newsela.PNG is website ideal for teachers of all subjects in bringing current events and issues into the classroom in in the form of differentiated news articles.  By just clicking an option, each article can be adjusted to meet reading levels in your classroom, from Grade 2 to Grade 12.  For example, a recent opinion piece, “We didn’t care about attack in Kenya until tragedy hit Paris,” is accessible in word count, sentence structure, and vocabulary to students reading at Grade 2 or 4, as well as those reading at Grade 10 and 12, without losing the essence of the article, so all can participate in a class activity/discussion. When you sign up, it is recommended you indicate you are a parent. If you indicate teacher, it assumes you are teaching in the United States and gears articles to meet common core standards.

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