At the top of every article, teachers will see buttons they can use to take different article actions.
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Click on the leveling button to see and navigate between reading levels. The MAX level is the original version of the article. You will also see the grade level of the text under the title (“Text Level”). You can learn more about converting Newsela grade levels to Lexile levels here.
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Click on the Create Assignment button to assign an article to a class.
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Click on the Activities Panel button to view the article activities. You will see a quiz and writing prompt on all articles, and Lesson Sparks and Power Words on some articles.
Click the save button to save an article to your Saved By You page. You can get to this page by hovering over your name at the top of the page and selecting Saved By You from the drop-down menu.
Click the share button to share an article via Google Classroom, Remind, email, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. To share an article with your students, make sure to assign it by clicking the Create Assignment button in addition to any other ways in which you share it.
Click the print button to print an article. You will see options to print the article with or without the quiz.
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To add an article to a Text Set, click the add button. Then select either one of your existing Text Sets or +Create a new Text Set.
To hide an article from a class, click the hide button and select a class. Students in the class will not see the article on Newsela. Class names are red when the article is hidden for them. To unhide an article, click the class name again.
If a student belongs to another class and the teacher assigns the article you've hidden, the article will become visible to that student.
Note: Teachers can also hide all non-Elementary articles from their students by setting a class to Elementary.