Junior Scholastic<sup>®</sup>

Junior Scholastic®

Grades 6–8

Social Studies/Current Events
16 Issues

Price per student: $8.49

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Headlines, history, and everything in between 

Discover the current events magazine for grades 6–8:

  • National and international news stories written just for middle schoolers

  • History, economics, and civics articles that build Social Studies proficiency

  • Maps and map activities that increase geography knowledge

  • Complex informational texts and skills sheets that reinforce core ELA skills

  • Junior Scholastic Online with digital issues, videos, two reading levels, and more 

  • Timesaving Teacher's Guides with lesson plans, assessments, and Lexile® levels

  • Standards correlations to the C3 Framework, NCSS, and ELA standards

  • 12 Posters, World and U.S. Almanac Issues, and a Classroom Plays Insert

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Take a look at the high-interest social studies content Junior Scholastic has in store for this school year.

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Digital Editions

Read artiles on the device of your choice. Our website supports interactive whiteboards, Chromebooks, computers, tablets, and most other web-enabled devices. 



Quizzes and skills sheets build a wide range of skills with writing prompts, visual text analysis, map activities, and more! 



Compelling and informative videos engage students with current events and Social Studies topics from the magazine.


Two Reading Levels

Up to five article per issue are available at a lower Lexile level for struggling readers. 


Core Questions

In every article, close-reading questions challenge students to analyze texts in the ways required by academic standards. 


Geography Games

Develop map-reading skills with one exciting geography game per issue! 

Digital Archive

Perfect for review, digital editions and associated media from last school years are available in our archive.




Junior Scholastic uses current events to increase Social Studies knowledge and build critical language arts skills. Learn all about the specific skills we cover in the magazine with our Skills Development Sheet. 

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See how Junior Scholastic can help you meet today's academic standards:

Social Studies
C3 Framework

Common Core
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Social Studies Grades 9-12
ELA Grades 9-12

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Grades 6-8






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