Teacher Review For Newsela

Leveled reading about interesting current event topics

Amy G.
Media specialist/librarian
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My Grades 3, 4, 5
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Homework
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
I use this as a safe and manageable way for kids to research current events at an appropriate reading level.
My Take
I liked the way I could vary the reading levels of these extremely up-to-date current events topics.