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.

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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

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