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Accelerate academic success for Maryland students

A relevant and engaging instructional content platform designed to complement your ELA, social studies, and science curriculum.

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Newsela knows Maryland

Navigate your district's ever-changing needs with engaging content for every learner and subject.

  1. Accelerate student achievement with authentic content aligned to state standards

  2. Give teachers across the curriculum tools to teach literacy and lead discussion

  3. Support Social Emotional Learning needs for all students

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 California State and Local Standards
Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of Santa Ana USD. We support leading frameworks and commonly used curricula to ensure instrution is both engaging and driving learning.

  • CA Common Core State Standards for ELA and Literacy

  • CA State History-Social Science Framework

  • NGSS for Science


Resources for Maryland educators

Resources to help Maryland educators get the most from Newsela's content solutions.


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