Junior Scholastic<sup>®</sup>

Junior Scholastic®

Grades 6–8

Social Studies/Current Events
16 Issues

Price per student: $8.49

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Use the news to build the skills your students need most

Junior Scholastic features:

  • 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

  • Election 2016 coverage on the candidates, the issues, and the electoral process 

  • 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

  • Student iPad® App with the most popular features of Junior Scholastic Online  

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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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Subscriptions of 10 or more copies include full access to Junior Scholastic Online,  featuring:


Digital Editions

Read any issue on your interactive whiteboard, projector, or classroom computer. 



Quizzes and skills sheets build a wide range of skills with persuasive 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.


Multiple Reading Levels

One article from each issue is available at a lower 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 exciting geography games. 


Digital Archive

Perfect for review, digital editions and associated media from the past two school years are collected in our archive.


Student iPad® App

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



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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