Overview of Power Words

What are Power Words?

Hundreds of Newsela articles now have Power Words embedded – 5 vocabulary words at each reading level. Students learn vocabulary as they read Newsela articles.

Power Words are research-based, high frequency, high utility vocabulary words used across a range of texts.

Power Words are clickable to reveal student-friendly definitions of the words as they’re used in the article. (Dictionaries can’t do that!)

What grades are Power Words available for?

Power Words are included with our collection of elementary friendly articles (Max6) targeted for grades 2-6.

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