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Newsela: News and nonfiction at your reading level

By Newsela

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Newsela is the best way for students to master nonfiction in any subject. By combining real-time assessments with leveled content from premier daily news sources and eminent nonfiction publishers, Newsela makes reading-to-learn relevant, interesting, and effective regardless of interest or ability.

Reading for fun is back. Articles span topics from science and technology, to history and politics, to sports and the arts. So every student can find something something he or she will love to read. With every article published at five different reading levels — and most available in English and Spanish — even the most hesitant readers can find joy in reading.

As students read and take quizzes, the Newsela app adjusts the reading level to keep articles challenging and engaging. Plus, students can keep track of their improvement over time as Newsela visualizes progress automatically.

Our favorite features:
- Browse and search our entire library of leveled articles both online or offline.
- Adjust the reading level with a simple two-finger swipe.
- Take quizzes both online or offline.
- Track and view progress in real-time.
- Get informed of breaking stories and new assignments with notifications.

If you are a teacher, you can also:
- View and create assignments
- Check aggregate class performance in the Binder

Today, more than 5 million learners are using Newsela to become better readers.

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About Newsela
Newsela is an education app that transforms the way learners access the world through words. Launched in June 2013, Newsela publishes high-interest news and nonfiction articles daily at five levels of complexity for grades 2-12 using Newsela’s proprietary, rapid text-leveling process. Quizzes attached to articles provide real-time insight into reading strengths and weaknesses. Today, more than 5 million students use Newsela to become better readers.

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What's New in Version 1.7.0

• Students can now view their reading time in the Student binder. Tap “Show Work” on the assignment screen to view details.
• Added various bug fixes and performance enhancements.

As always, we’d love to hear from you. Go to Settings > Send Us Feedback and drop us a note with any suggestions or requests. If you’re enjoying Newsela, please rate the app!


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Customer Reviews

Love it!!!

It's awesome to read some of the articles they have, and also lots of language arts HW is based on these articles so I can always come here first, log on and quiz myself so when I see how I did it tells me, and I can always see what I did wrong and it will give me the answers.

It's a very good news source

Lots of recent news that I've never heard before, you can change how many words you want for EVERY news article, so that's pretty useful if you either want a bit of info or alot of info for a paper or something. GREAT app!

by Shawn

It's an excellent app! I use it to practice my English. It's not difficult to read but the questions listed are kind of hard to me. I hope there can be some explaination to each answers.

Newsela: News and nonfiction at your reading level
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.7.0
  • Size: 98.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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