Scholastic News<sup>®</sup> Grade 2

Scholastic News®

Grade 2

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32 Issues

Price per student: $4.95

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Get your second graders excited to read
while you meet academic standards

Take a look at all the exceptional learning resources in Scholastic News:

  • Exciting nonfiction covers seasonal topics that connect directly to your science and social studies curriculums. 

  • A Core Skills Tool Kit with every issue helps you teach one spotlight ELA skill with a comprehensive lesson plan, skills page, and fun online activity. 

  • Informational texts grow in complexity as the year progresses and your students become more proficient readers.

  • Scholastic News Online expands and enhances the magazine with digital editions, show-stopping videos, and rigorous skills games. 

  • Support materials include 3 BIG Issues at the beginning of the year, seasonal Easy Easel Posters, and in-depth Teacher's Guides.

  • Add Science Spin to your subscription for just 99 cents per student!

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Take a look at the high-interest cross-curricular content Scholastic News Edition 2 has in store for next year. 

Scholastic News Edition 2 Calendar

Subscribers have full access to Scholastic News Online, our complete online learning package for your whiteboard, projector, or classroom computer.


Digital Editions

Every issue is available in a convenient digital format that's perfect for your interactive whiteboard or classroom computer. 



Bring Scholastic News to life with short videos that show your curriculum topics in action. Students love watching them, and they make great pre-reading exercises that give context and background information.


Differentiated Reading

Each issue is available online at an alternate lower reading level. Tailor lessons to your class’s needs and match the right reading level to the right student.


Words to Know

Preview vocabulary words or click on them as you’re reading the digital edition to see and hear the word, get a child-friendly definition, and view a photo that illustrates the word.


Text-to-Speech Audio 

The Text-to-Speech feature reads specific sections or the entire issue aloud. Perfect for auditory learners and emergent readers!  


Skills Games

These interactive skill-building activities challenge students to apply essential ELA skills like identifying the main idea and details.


Spanish Translations

Toggle between Spanish and English versions of the magazine, videos, and games with the click of a button. Great for ELL/ESL teachers.  


Take an in-depth look at the many ways Scholastic News Edition 2 meets the Common Core State Standards.

Scholastic News Edition 2 Common Core Highlights

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 Scholastic News Edition 2.

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