Teacher Review for Newsela

Love this site. It is great for classrooms with differing levels of reading comprehension because you can choose the lexile level for the article!

Laura M.
Media specialist/librarian
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My Grades 6
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Many of the teachers I have talked to use this for current events assignments or project based learning projects.
My Take
It makes it easier to teach with the same article to different level readers.