Newsela: News and nonfiction at your reading level
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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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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.
Newsela Website: http://www.newsela.com
What's New in Version 1.6.1
• Fixed a bug that prevented some Quizzes, Likes, and Write responses from submitting, and added an alert to let you know if these types of errors ever happen in the future.
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Newsela Makes Current Events in the Classroom Accessible for All!
Newsela is both an excellent resource for accessing high-interest content on a variety of reading levels and a vehicle for bringing current events into the classroom. Quizzes, writing activities, annotations for teachers are all excellent tools to help support student learning and streamline the data-collection process for the educator.
My students connect so much with the content of these articles because they are updated so regularly and the news is so current. It also gives the opportunity to be transparent with students about their reading level so that they become more invested in their progress.
This website is awesome. My students love the articles. They have wished our required daily reading curriculum was as interesting!! Very well done.