Teacher Review for Newsela

Ability to meet all students reading levels!

Stacy C.
Classroom teacher
Thomas A Edison Career and Technical High School
Jamaica, United States
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My Subjects Math
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Some articles are too tough for students to comprehend. When I have an article that I want my students to read for homework, the students are able to read the actual news article and then choose their own reading levels to compare what they thought the original article stated and then what it actual meant. Students can then take the quiz to test their comprehension.
My Take
I think this is a great teaching tool to help reach all levels of readers. I like that you can look at all the reading levels of the same article and compare and contrast the different articles.