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Scholastic News<sup>®</sup> Grades 5/6

Scholastic News®

Grades 5–6

Current Events
24 Issues

Price per student: $4.95 $4.75

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The Most Engaging Way to Meet Academic Standards

Take a closer look at Scholastic News Grades 5/6:

  • Teach current events: Highly engaging nonfiction connects today's news to your science and social studies curriculums. 

  • Meet rigorous ELA standards: Informational texts of varying complexity, close reading questions, and text-marking activities prepare students for the next generation of assessments.

  • Build critical academic skills: Every issue comes with reproducible skills sheets including map, graph, and chart reading activities, opinion/informational essay writing prompts, and comprehension questions.

  • Scholastic News Online complements the print magazine with videos, Know the News review games, alternate reading levels, an audio read-aloud function, and much more! 

  • Printed Teacher’s Guides accompany every issue and help you make the most of the magazine with standards-based lesson plans, assessment resources, and reproducible skills sheets. 

  • NEW Student iPad® App puts the most popular features of Scholastic News Online at your students' fingertips.

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Take a look at the high-interest current events Scholastic News Edition 5/6 has in store for next year.


Scholastic News Edition 5/6 Calendar

With your order of 10 or more subscriptions, you get full access to Scholastic News Online. The interactive learning supplement includes:

 

Digital Editions

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

 

Videos

Bring Scholastic News to life with 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. 

 

Leveled Reading for Differentiated Instruction

Each cover story is available at an alternate lower reading level to help you differentiate instruction. Additionally, subscribers receive access to the online versions of Scholastic News for grades 1–6 for even more opportunities to customize instruction. 

 

Text-to-Talk

The Text-to-Talk feature reads specific sections or the entire issue aloud. Perfect for auditory learners. 

 

Bonus printables

Printable skills sheets for every issue include writing prompts, practice tests, map/graph/chart reading activities, Common Core graphic organizers, and much more. 

 

Games

Know the News games are a fun way to reinforce the content of each magazine and assess comprehension. 

 

NEW Student iPad® App

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

 


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


Scholastic News Common Core Highlights-Grade 5

Scholastic News Common Core Highlights-Grade 6

Scholastic Classroom Magazines help students practice their reading and analytical skills as well as address issues that 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 5/6.


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