Driving Reading Comprehension through Literacy Skills Practice with Newsela ELA

Educators at Benjamin Banneker Academy, a K-8 school in East Orange, NJ, were looking for better ways to differentiate instruction and practice literacy skills. They leveraged Newsela ELA to spark student engagement in consistent, rigorous literacy activities.

Receive Content

Key Takeaways

Use Newsela ELA consistently each week for rigorous, engaging skills practice
Highlight Newsela content that’s relevant to student interest to spark engagement
Leverage in-product data to drive teacher buy-in and adoption

Other Newsela Content



Build content knowledge with Newsela ELA

See 3 ways Newsela ELA can be used to build content knowledge to support students' understanding of texts, improve literacy, and create deeper connections between the curriculum and the world around them.



3 ways to accelerate learning in summer school

Read 3 ways Newsela ELA helps teachers lead meaningful learning experiences that accelerate learning in summer school.



5 Ways to Build Teacher Confidence with Inquiry

Review 5 ways to implement inquiry with Newsela Social Studies to empower both teachers and students.