Teacher Review for Newsela

Clearly formated website displaying up to date news articles at the right reading level. Article are intereting.

Julia B.
Special education instructor
Ridge High School
Basking Ridge, NJ
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
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 Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I would use this website as a way to develop students comprehension of non-fiction, knowledge of the events in the world that are going on, and to develop their own opinions and connections.
My Take
This website provides up to date news articles daily. The design and format is easy to read and the images that go along with articles make them very appealing to students. Articles are at different reading levels so students can comprehend and remain engaged.