Students in Mr. Morgan’s TX History class using NEWSela to learn about the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Newsela is a web app that many HMS teachers use to provide nonfiction reading to their students. Newsela allows students and teachers to adjust the lexile level of passage and even the language to differentiate nonfiction reading. Teachers can assign articles and have students read and answer question to monitor comprehension. For more info check out Richard Byrne’s review on Freetech4teachers.com.