News ELA is a great source for articles, which students can use to back up claims. Each article is available in a range of lexile scores, which makes for easy differentiation. 


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  • Language Arts > Writing

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


sources evidence common core



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Public - Available to anyone

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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.7, as of 2018-12-28.

Component Ratings:

Support Steaching: 3
Assessments Quality: 2
Interactivity Quality: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Support Steaching: Newsela has a great resource for current event articles in a variety of topics at various reading levels. A free trial offer is available for 90 days.
Assessments Quality: Short multiple choice quizzes, writing prompts and vocabulary word activities are provided with each article.

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