There are a few different ways to join a teacher's class on Newsela. Your teacher will need to tell you which option your class is using. To get started, select the option that your school uses (if you don’t know, select the “I don’t know” option).

^Newsela

To join a class that a teacher created within Newsela, follow these steps:

  1. Ask your teacher for the Class Link or the Class Code. They can find this on their Newsela settings page under the Classes tab. 
  2. Join the class with the Class Link or the Class Code. Follow the steps below for the one you are using. 
    • Class Link: Go to the Class Link. By following the on-screen instructions to sign in or create an account, join the class.
    • Class Code: Go to newsela.com. On the left side, you will see a line that says “Student? Enter class code.” Enter the Class Code and click the arrow. By following the on-screen instructions to sign in or create an account, join the class.

Note: To confirm that you have joined the class, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes. 

^Google 

When your teacher imports your class from Google Classroom, you are automatically added to that class within Newsela. You can sign in and view your classes by following these steps:

  1. Go to newsela.com.
  2. Click Sign In
  3. Select Sign in with Google. Make sure to select your school Google account. 
  4. To confirm that you have joined the class, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes.

Note: If this does not work, your teacher may need to follow these steps to import or re-sync the class. They can also contact us.   

^Clever

You have already been added to your classes by your school's Clever administrator. You can sign in and view your classes by going through your school's Clever portal and clicking on the Newsela app or by following these steps:

  1. Go to newsela.com.
  2. Click Sign In
  3. Select Sign in with Clever.
  4. To confirm that you are in the correct classes, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes. 

Note: If this does not work, ask your teacher for help. They can find more information here.     

^Canvas

You have already been added to your classes by your school's Canvas administrator. You can sign in and view your classes by following these steps:

  1. Go to your school's Canvas portal. 
  2. Click on the Newsela icon. This will take you to Newsela and sign you in to your account. 
  3. To confirm that you are in the correct classes, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes. 

Note: If this does not work, ask your teacher for help. They can find more information here.     

^Microsoft

To join a class that a teacher created within Newsela, follow these steps:

  1. Ask your teacher for the Class Link or the Class Code. They can find this on their Newsela settings page under the Classes tab. 
  2. Join the class with the Class Link or the Class Code. Follow the steps below for the one you are using. As you sign in, you'll see an option to Sign in with Microsoft. 
    • Class Link: Go to the Class Link. By following the on-screen instructions to sign in or create an account, join the class.
    • Class Code: Go to newsela.com. On the left side, you will see a line that says “Student? Enter class code.” Enter the Class Code and click the arrow. By following the on-screen instructions to sign in or create an account, join the class.

Note: To confirm that you have joined the class, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes. 

^ClassLink

You have already been added to your classes by your school's ClassLink administrator. You can sign in and view your classes by following these steps:

  1. Go to your school's ClassLink portal. 
  2. Click on the Newsela icon. This will take you to Newsela and sign you in to your account. 
  3. To confirm that you are in the correct classes, go to your Settings page. Under Classes, you'll see a list of your classes. 

Note: If this does not work, ask your teacher for help. They can find more information here.   

^I don't know. #omit-prev #omit-next

If your teacher gave you a Class Link or Class Code, select the Newsela option above. If not, you can sign in to Newsela and go to your Settings page to see if you have already been added to the class. If you still need help, please ask your teacher.