Newsela for Remote Learning Engagement - Readings With Built in Assessments

Reading is at the center of all learning and Newsela is a great resource to engage students in relevant articles connected to topics that teachers and students care about. Newsela has event build a great Coronavirus Text Set that can quickly be shared and explored by students. 
"Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights to supercharge reading engagement and learning in every subject. Content on Newsela covers topics students care about, that connect to core curriculum, and are aligned to standards. Each article on Newsela is published at 5 reading levels so that every article is accessible to every student in a class, regardless of reading ability. Thousands of articles are leveled specifically for grades 2-6, ensuring that you'll find content that is accessible for younger readers too. Additionally, many articles available in both English and Spanish. Assessments are integrated directly into articles to help students engage with the content and to give teachers and principals actionable insights on students’ activity. The result is more engaged readers—and engaged readers are better learners." Source
Newsela is supporting all teachers and learners by offering free access to all educators. Just visit the Newsela site and click on the red bar on the top of the page to get set up.

Learn more about engaging students with Newsela on the Newsela Support Page

The Newsela Blog is another great place to learn more about teaching with Newsela.

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