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Bring context and relevance to any ELA curriculum

When it comes to teaching literacy, content matters. Engage students with topics they care about, while building the background knowledge and vocabulary they need to become active, engaged readers.

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Student engagement and standards-based ELA instruction don’t have to be at odds. Create engaging ELA lessons with a constant stream of real-world, leveled, standards-aligned content.

Authentic and engaging

Fuel students' curiosity with over 10,000 texts across 20+ genres that go deep on any subject. It’s all real-world content, so students practice accessing the complex texts they’ll find inside and outside the classroom.

Aligned to ELA

Every text comes with a quiz that's aligned to ELA standards for informational reading or literature, so teachers can focus on each student's individual skill development.

Published at 5
reading levels

Multiple levels mean students approach rigorous texts confidently. Real-time differentiation means teachers can include all students in every lesson, and no one ever feels left out of a discussion.

Updated daily

With new content added every day, teachers keep lessons engaging with texts and concepts that are top of mind for students.

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Enhance your existing materials with Curriculum Complements

We’ve organized Newsela content to work alongside dozens of popular resources. So teachers and students get more content and choice, and you get more out of the resources you have in place to make instruction more relevant, more accessible, and more responsive.

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Take a closer look at Newsela ELA

Featured Content: Debate and Discussion

Take a look at Newsela ELA’s Debate and Discussion collection, which uses highly engaging texts and real-world topics to help students develop a foundation for building evidence-based arguments with issues that are relevant to their lives.

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ELA resources that'll spark your thinking

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The way forward for ELA

We need to help students draw connections between literature and real-world skills.
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Debate and Discussion in Under 3 Minutes

Facilitating positive discourse can build classroom community and drive engagement.
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Our content supports much more than ELA. Check out how Newsela content supports instruction across the curriculum.

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