Junior Scholastic<sup>®</sup>

Junior Scholastic®

Grades 6–8

Social Studies/Current Events
16 Issues

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Make current events relevant
to your students and your curriculum

With the newsmagazine made for the middle school classroom:

  • National and international news articles make current events meaningful to your students and relevant to your Social Studies curriculum.

  • High-quality maps and map activities build important geography skills.

  • American and world history articles reveal the history behind today's headlines. 

  • Debates on current events topics challenge students to evaluate arguments and develop their own.

  • Meet rigorous language arts standards with complex informational texts and text-based questions on every page of the digital edition! 

  • Additional Social Studies resources: You get 12 curriculum-connected posters, World and U.S. Almanac issues, an online map skills manual, Teacher's Guides, and a Classroom Plays special insert.

  • Junior Scholastic Online features digital editions, videos, skills sheets, games, multiple reading levels, and more, all designed for your whiteboard, projector, or classroom computer.

  • Student iPad® App: Put the most popular features of Junior Scholastic Online right at your students' fingertips.

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

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Digital Editions

Every issue is available in a convenient digital format, perfect for your interactive whiteboard or projector. 



Quizzes and skills sheets develop a wide range of cross-curricular skills with persuasive writing prompts, visual text analysis, map activities, and much more.



Show your students our compelling and informative videos to instantly engage them with current events and Social Studies topics from the magazine.


Multiple Reading Levels

One article from each issue is available at a lower reading level for students reading below level.


Core Questions

In every article, you'll find close reading questions that challenge students to perform the types of textual analysis required by rigorous academic standards. 



Develop a wide range of map-reading skills with exciting interactive geography games. You also get a Jeopardy-style review game for each issue.



Pre-screened, age-appropriate links provide complementary materials that relate to the articles in the magazine. 


Digital Archive

Perfect for review, digital editions and associated media from the current school year are collected in our easy-to-use archive.

Student iPad® App

Now your students can read every issue from the school year, watch amazing news videos, and play learning games right on their iPads!



Scholastic Classroom Magazines help students practice their reading and analytical skills as well as address issues which are relevant to both their academic and personal lives. Perhaps equally as important, magazines are great for motivating students to want to learn! Our downloadable Skills Development Flyer describes the specific literacy and content area skills addressed in Junior Scholastic.

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Take a closer look at the many ways Junior Scholastic helps you meet rigorous academic standards like the Common Core.

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