Newsela for Tennessee
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Close Achievement Gaps for Tennessee Students

Engaging, flexible high quality instructional content designed to complement your ELA, social studies, and science curriculum.

Newsela supports Tennessee’s standards
Resources for Tennessee educators

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Newsela knows Tennessee

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

  2. Accommodate the disciplinary literacy and SEL needs of all students equitably to close achievement gaps

  3. Fill curricular gaps with engaging, relevant content that complements existing core science, social studies resources

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

  • Tennessee English Language Arts Standards

  • Tennessee Academic Standards for Science

  • Tennessee Academic Standards for Social Studies

Resources for Tennessee educators

Success Story

Hall County: Building Student Agency

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Guide to complementing your curriculum

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Success Story

Cabell County: Career Literacy

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Content solutions across the curriculum

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

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