Integrating Newsela Across the Curriculum

On Newsela, every article is written at 5 different levels to help educators teach any topic. Share these resources with colleagues teaching subjects from Math to Social Studies and everything in between.

The links below include content and classroom resources corresponding to each subject area.

English Language Arts

Geography 

History

Math

Physical Education and Health

Science

Social Studies

Spanish

 

English Language Arts

Build literacy skills, connect informational texts with novels, and engage students with topics they’re interested in. Every article includes a quiz and Write prompt allowing students to increase reading comprehension. Click the links below to learn more:

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Geography

From maps and famous explorers to great cities around the world, Newsela’s geography articles help readers study the Earth’s physical features and the effects humans have on Earth. Click the links below to learn more:

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History

Newsela’s Library includes famous speeches, biographies, and primary sources. Read about world leaders and historical events with differentiated articles every student can access. Click the links below to learn more:

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Math

Connecting math concepts to real events increases engagement and creates purpose for your students. Click the links below to learn more:

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 Tip:  Looking for ways to integrate literacy and math in Newsela articles? Use the customizable Write prompt to insert a math equation or problem based on the event your students read about. You can then monitor their progress, and score their responses in your Binder.

 

Physical Education and Health

With an entire section of articles dedicated to sports and health, educators can integrate literacy alongside teaching fitness, exercise and good health.  

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 Tip:  Teaching a unit on a specific sport or theme? Introduce the unit with a Newsela article so that students can build background knowledge and share connections. Integrate Newsela throughout the year by asking students to follow and read about a specific athlete, sports topic, or health issue. As a culminating project, have students share what they’ve learned.

 

Science

Newsela has partnered with Scientific American and other content partners to provide educators with science articles and Text Sets aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Text Sets for Science help build literacy through relevant news articles about the latest and most interesting happenings in science. Click the links below to learn more:

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Social Studies

Newsela’s resources on Social Studies cover everything from historic speeches to activities centered on politics and the election. Click the links below to learn more:

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Spanish

Support Spanish-speaking students with hundreds of engaging and relevant articles. Newsela Español allows students to build reading comprehension in more than one language at a level that’s just right for them. Click the links below to learn more:

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