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New social studies content, made just for Washington

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

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Newsela knows Washington

  1. Drive inquiry in middle school social studies instruction to help students examine history from multiple perspectives with the Washington Middle School Social Studies Collection

  2. Embed relevant reading experiences across all content areas

  3. Support instructional shifts across your curriculum with local and relevant resources

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

  • Talking to young people about race, racism, and equity

  • Open educational resources

  • Course design and instructional materials 

Keep Washington students learning wherever they are

Introducing The Washington Middle School Social Studies Collection

Students in Washington are required to examine history from multiple perspectives as part of a larger shift towards inquiry-based instruction. Equip teachers with instructional materials that implements inquiry-based standards and push students to think more like historians

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Resources for Washington educators

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


Social Studies is changing

Why are your instructional materials staying the same?

Newsela Social Studies for Washington

Support instruction and a shift towards inquiry with authentic content that resonates.

Content solutions across the curriculum

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