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New social studies content, made just for Pennsylvania

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

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Supporting the science of reading to improve comprehension
Resources for Pennsylvania educators

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Newsela knows Pennsylvania

Providing resources for meaningful classroom learning that engages all students

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Instructional supports to expand students' learning experience and engagement

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Curations

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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Resources

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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Alignments

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

  • PDE SAS Literacy 

  • PDE SAS Civics & Government

  • PDE SAS U.S. History

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Meet our trusted Pennsylvania partners

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

Keep Pennsylvania students learning, wherever they are

Introducing The Pennsylvania Middle School Social Studies Collection

Students in Pennsylvania are required to demonstrate historical thinking skills and draw connections between past and present. Equip teachers with instructional materials used to teach history with diverse perspectives and aligned to Pennsylvania Social Studies Academic Standards for grades 6-8.

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Resources for Pennsylvania educators

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

Webinar

The Science of Reading in Pennsylvania

See how Newsela supports the science of reading for improved reading comprehension.
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Case Study

Centennial Schools case study

How educators in Bucks County empowered all readers with Newsela.
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Success Story

Digital content to promote equity

Learn about this Montgomery County district’s approach.
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PDE Exemplars

Exemplar resources for PA schools

Units of study in support of Act 35, Act 70 and ELA skills.
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Content solutions across the curriculum

Empower all your learners to become future-ready with Newsela’s authentic, digital-first content.