Scholastic Scope<sup>®</sup>

Scholastic Scope®

Grades 6–8

Language Arts
8 Issues

Price per student: $9.99

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One Magazine,
All of the Genres and Skills You Need to Teach 

Take a closer look at the Scope print & online ELA program:  

  • Designed to meet ELA standards, Scope combines thrilling, complex texts with rigorous support materials to build the language arts skills your students need most. 

  • Each issue features a wide range of genres, including informational and narrative nonfiction, short fiction, infographics, debates, speeches, and dramas based on myths, classic literature, and history.

  • Paired texts require students to synthesize, analyze, and make meaningful cross-genre connections.

  • Reader tasks challenge students to analyze texts in the ways they'll be required to on assessments.

  • Scope Online features in-depth support with dazzling videos, audio articles, activity sheets, and quizzes modeled on key assessments. Many activities are available at two or more levels to help you differentiate instruction. 

  • Build argument-writing skills with debates that feature thoughtful writing prompts and clear essay templates. 

  • Printed Teacher's Guides save you prep time with step-by-step lessons, including close-reading and critical-thinking questions, standards correlations, essential questions, and a breakdown of each article's complexity factors.  

  • Key grammar concepts are modeled in our stories and then reinforced through great activities! 

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Take a look at the high-interest language arts content Scholastic Scope has in store for this school year.

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

Dazzling Videos—Now with Closed-Captioning!

Whether illuminating an unfamiliar setting, taking your students behind the scenes of an article, or setting a purpose for reading, our videos engage students more deeply in the themes and big ideas of Scope stories.


Digital Articles 

A convenient PDF version of each article allows you to project the magazines as you teach—great for modeling text marking and annotating!

Close-Reading Activities

Designed for whole-class or small-group discussion, our close-reading activities send students back to the text to achieve a deeper understanding.

Multiple-Choice and Constructed-Response Quizzes

Modeled on key assessments, our printable and interactive quizzes challenge your students to read closely and analyze deeply.

Skill-Building Activities

These unique activity sheets focus on key skills, including central ideas and details, vocabulary, analyzing multiple texts, inference, critical thinking, identifying themes across texts and genre, tone, mood, literary devices, grammar, and so much more. Wherever you are in your scope and sequence, you will find something in each issue that fits your needs.

Guided Essay Writing

Our clear templates make the writing process accessible to all levels.

Audio and Differentiation

Support diverse learning styles and proficiency levels with audio versions of nonfiction and paired texts, as well as higher and lower versions of our nonfiction articles and quizzes.

Scope Ideabook Blog 

Get creative teaching ideas and inspiring advice to help you get the most of Scope in your classroom. 



The mission of Scope is to provide engaging, high-quality content your students will love, while helping you meet your most pressing ELA objectives. Throughout the year, your students will master a wide range of key ELA skills. Check out our Skills Development Flyer for a sample of the specific reading, writing, language, and speaking/listening skills we cover in Scope

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Scope is a flexible resource that can fit into any classroom setting – click to learn more. 

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