A relevant and engaging instructional content platform designed to complement your ELA, social studies, and science curriculum.
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Newsela supports English Learners in California Resources for California educators
Take the pain out of finding, differentiating, and matching content to social studies standards with engaging and vetted texts, sourced from world-class content providers.
Empower teachers and support students to move seamlessly between in-person instruction, distance learning, & independent study.
Drive inquiry with flexible resources aligned to CCSS, NGSS & the HSS Framework. See complete list of California ELA, social studies and science standards we align to
Ensure all students see themselves reflected in culturally relevant materials
Teach 4th grade California state history and 5th grade U.S. history with specially created HSS-aligned collections
Help teachers differentiate instruction for English Language Learners with engaging content at 5 reading levels
Students can select the Read Aloud icon and follow along with highlighted text online or with the app, providing students with additional scaffolds to help them access the materials.
" Newsela provides up-to-date articles that raise questions. The fact that Newsela includes quizzes and Write Prompts with built-in questions, makes it a stronger tool for us."
"The way the [SEL] Collection is laid out for us, organized by SEL concepts, is what got us excited. The fact that it has content we can use at different grade levels is huge."
We partner with educators and leaders from around the state to meet your content, PD, and assessment needs.
Resources to help California educators get the most from Newsela’s content solutions.
Meet the needs of your diverse learner populations with authentic, digital-first content.