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Newsela: News and nonfiction at your reading level

By Ashley Kemper, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

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Although the app was designed primarily for the classroom, all kids can benefit from the well-crafted articles available at many reading levels. Each text is engaging and relevant. Because articles are organized visually, kids who may be overwhelmed with text-heavy search results are given easy access to quality text. Each feature provides leveled support and builds strong reading comprehension of nonfiction texts. At each of the five levels, kids can access assessments that effectively check comprehension and encourage kids to look back at the text to fine evidence. No matter the website or app, Newsela: News and nonfiction at your reading level is a great way for all kids to explore current events.

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