Newsela to Help with Assessing Student Reading Level

Newsela is an online reading database which allows teachers to assign classes various web articles and eventually adjusts to students' reading levels.

Newsela is an online reading database which allows you to assign classes to various web articles according to subject.  You are will be provided a pin for your students to access the class.  Once your class is created, you can click on articles to include as choices for your students.  Once articles are selected, you can chose on a right hand blue bar the differing levels of reading levels.  Depending on your students’ needs, they can initially change the reading level, but as they progress through and take quizzes Newsela will adjust the reading level of the articles automatically.  This is a nice way to supplement and expand your students’ reading level in class, all the while using articles that relate to class topics.