New Product: Newsela ELA

Do your teachers need texts and resources to supplement ELA instruction? Take a look at Learning List’s review of Newsela ELA.

Newsela is a digital platform that provides diverse content, lessons, and activities intended to supplement core curriculum in English Language Arts (ELA), social studies, or science. Learning List recently reviewed the content for ELA. The program intends to provide engaging content and lessons that offer relevance, choice, and skills practice to complement districts’ ELA instruction and core materials. 

The platform provides an abundance of diverse texts across genres, including current events. Texts are available at a variety of reading levels and include quizzes, writing tasks, and other activities. Additionally, the material includes text sets intended to supplement materials from specific publishers.

The flexible nature of the material enables teachers to customize content and activities to meet the individual learning needs of students. Teachers can also customize quizzes and writing tasks. The material is available in English and Spanish. Additionally, texts can be read using an embedded text-to-speech reader.

Read Learning List’s full Editorial Review to learn more about the platform’s compatibility and use with a variety of learning management systems. Learning List has also completed a standard-by-standard review of this material’s alignment, and a review of its technology compatibility and support for remote learning.  To learn more about this product and thousands more PreK-12 instructional materials, contact Learning List for subscription information. 

About Newsela*

Newsela’s mission is “Everything we do is in support of one single, ambitious goal: Meaningful classroom learning for every student.” The company currently serves 25 million students and over 2 million teachers. It has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for two years in a row and one of Deloitte’s Fastest Growing Tech Companies two years in a row.

* The content in this section is provided by or adapted from Newsela.