PRO Tips for Using Black History Resources

Newsela PRO Tips

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 Assign instructions: Use the overarching questions provided at the top of each collection as instructions for that article. Students will be guided to think critically and reflect on these questions as they read the assigned article.

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 Shared annotations: Use the provided comprehension questions for each article as annotations to share with the class. Use the highlight and annotate feature to begin a digital dialogue with your students.

 Customized Write prompt: Use the provided Newsela Write prompt in the article or connect content with guiding questions provided in each collection’s classroom activity prompt. Customize the guiding questions that work best for your classroom.

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 Teacher Binder Assignments View: Click the BINDER icon on your homepage. View the Assignments tab to monitor student progress for the assigned article in the collection. By selecting the assignment, you’ll be able to view quiz data, respond to student annotations, and score their Write response.

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 Teacher Binder Glows and Grows: Click the BINDER icon on your homepage. View the Classes tab to monitor student progress and filter by reading standard. Identify reading standards students are excelling at and which standards might need to be retaught. Use the Search and Navigation bar to select additional articles to help meet your students’ needs.

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