Newsela

Website review by Erin Brereton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Stellar news tool connects kids to absorbing leveled reads

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 32 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 5+

Biased News

Liberal trash.
age 8+

With big reach, big responsibility comes

The company needs to make a better job writing articles with a neutral and factual tone. Not opinion indoctrination, one side version articles. No agendas. I will like to see more balance and objective content. Thanks

Website Details

  • Subjects: Language & Reading: reading, reading comprehension, text analysis, Science: animals, astronomy, ecosystems and the environment, Social Studies: events, global awareness, power structures, Arts: music, painting
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: analyzing evidence, investigation, thinking critically, Self-Direction: academic development, personal growth
  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Paid, Free (Newsela News is free, but Essentials and Core Subjects subscriptions are paid; contact the developer for pricing information for schools and districts.)
  • Last updated: February 27, 2020

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