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Newsela and Classroom Environment
Newsela and Classroom EnvironmentResources

Newsela is an awesome resource for nonfiction text. Before using it in your classroom, it is important to prepare your classroom environment so you and your students will be able to use it to it's fullest potential.
Think about:

  • What tools within Newsela can/will I use?
  • How will students access the articles?
  • How will students know which version of the article I want them to read?
  • What strategies will students use as they work through the text? Where will these pieces be created? stored?
  • How will I monitor student progress?
  • How will students know how they are doing?

  • And the last thing to ask yourself... Is this the best tool to support my students' learning needs?