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Newsela knows Colorado

Newsela provides complete curriculum complements for your ELA, Social Studies, and Science curriculum, filling in common gaps and accelerating learning for every student.

  1. Drive inquiry with flexible content aligned to Colorado Social Studies Standards

  2. Engage students with relevant inquiry-based lessons which supports career and college readiness

  3. Ensure all learners can access content and build critical thinking skills through content embedded literacy 

  4. Support teachers with a rich library of real-world resources which support their curriculum

Instructional supports to expand students' learning experience and engagement

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Curations, Lessons, and Customizations. Create custom activities, search for content by standard, curate Text Sets, and control the reading levels students experience.

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Quizzes, Writing Prompts, and Assignments. Create and share customizable assignments and give students access to reading comprehension quizzes, customizable writing prompts, and annotations.

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Aligned to Colorado State and Local Standards. Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of your school, district and the state of Colorado. State standards are created by Coloradans for their students and aim to improve what students learn and how they learn to help ensure they are successful in college, careers and life. Meet the standards with resources which provide rigor, relevancy, and disciplinary literacy, supported by scaffolds which enable all students to access their education.

Keep Colorado students learning, wherever they are

Partnering with NWEA to marry assessment and content

You can now use MAP Growth scores from NWEA to deliver Newsela content to students at the reading level that’s just-right for them, accurately and automatically. So it’s faster and easer to differentiate instruction when it matters most. 

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Resources for Colorado Educators

Resources to help Colorado educators get the most from Newsela’s content solutions.


Four ways to create effective inquiry-based learning with Newsela

Learn how best to adopt inquiry-based learning for your classroom.

Social Studies is changing

Why are your instructional materials staying the same?

Content solutions across the curriculum

Authentic, standards-aligned content that supports the standards and mandates that matter to Colorado schools.

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