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Newsela
Newsela

Newsela focuses on the common core literacy strands to help students practice building close reading and critical thinking skills.  

 

 Newsela.com is a useful website that helps students climb the staircase of nonfiction reading comprehension.  Each article offers different Lexiles to accommodate each student’s needs.  

Hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

https://newsela.com/

Kids
http://newsela.com/articles/?category=kids

Science
http://newsela.com/articles/?category=science

War & Peace
http://newsela.com/articles/?category=war-and-peace

Money
http://newsela.com/articles/?category=money

Book Websites
www.goodreads.com
http://www.goodreads.com

http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/special-reports/10-novels-every-middle-schooler-should-read
http://www.weareteachers.com/hot-topics/special-reports/10-novels-every-middle-schooler-should-read

Book Talk Resources
http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/
http://nancykeane.com/booktalks/