Newsela for North Carolina
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New social studies content, made just for North Carolina

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

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Supporting equitable learning & differentiation
Resources for North Carolina educators

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Newsela knows North Carolina

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

  1. NEW! Drive inquiry-based learning with instructional materials that cover the rich history, geography, and government of North Carolina

  2. Accommodate the reading proficiency needs of all students equitably in your academic recovery plans

  3. Embed social-emotional learning into any type of instruction

  4. Equip students with 21st century skills to be successful citizens in a global economy

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Inquiry-Based Instruction for North Carolina


North Carolina History


College, Career & Civic Ready


Primary Sources

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Non-Fiction Reading Skills


Finding the Main Idea


SEL Connections


Addressing the Needs of All Students

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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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Content to Support North Carolina State and Local Standards

Use Newsela to teach the standards and priorities of your school, district and the state of North Carolina. We support leading frameworks, and commonly used curricula to ensure instruction is both engaging and driving learning.

  • ELA Standard Course of Study

  • North Carolina Social Studies Standard Course of Study (SCOS)

  • North Carolina K-12 Science Standard Course of Study (NCSCOS)

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Meet our trusted North Carolina partners

We partner with educators and leaders from around the state to meet your content, PD and assessment needs.

Content that supports North Carolina's instructional needs

Introducing Add-on Collections for North Carolina

As part of the North Carolina Social Studies standards, students are required to learn about the rich history, geography, and government of their home state. Equip teachers with instructional materials with diverse perspectives and take an inquiry-based approach.

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Resources for North Carolina educators

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

Buncombe County Schools Success Story

Empowering North Carolina Teachers to Support ELL and Special Ed Students

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3 components to enhance North Carolina’s ELA content

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3 components to strengthen North Carolina’s social studies content

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Content solutions across the curriculum

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