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NEWSELA Current Event Analysis Common Core Worksheets & Graphic Organizers

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NEWSELA is a great, free online resource because it allows a student to choose his/her own lexile level to read level appropriate articles. This activity has 10 templates (Newsela worksheets or Newsela graphic organizers) to choose from and is aligned with Common Core Literacy and Writing standards for ELA, history and science (NGSS).

Most of the printable templates have 2 options, with or without stem sentences for varying levels in your classroom! It can be used for current event articles,science articles and social science topic articles. Students can access NEWSELA at home, so this makes for an easy reading assignment with age appropriate, reading level appropriate current articles.

While there a 10 choices with varying expectations, most of the templates include:

* An "identify the main idea" sentence section/question
* A supporting sentence section. Students cite 2-3 sentences that are evidence supporting the main idea.
* An Article summary section
* A Conclusion section
* Also, at the end of the article analysis template there is a bonus fun tech connection that asks students to create a hash tag (#) summary. It puts a modern, creative twist on a simple summary analysis. Not sure what a hash tag is? Don't worry, there is an explanation, and chances are your students already know. My students love this and it's an easy sharable topic in class!

♥♥♥ We also have a popular CNN STUDENT NEWS RESOURCE BUNDLE! It includes TEN great templates for student friendly, Common Core current event analysis.

If you like this and are interested in other assignments that have a tech flair without having to have the tech, check out Tech A Saavy Activities without the tech.

Check out our blog at Instructomania@blogspot.com for a link on how to use NEWSELA and lots of other free goodies!

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