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Scholastic News® Edition 5/6 is a complete print and online teaching resource that brings thought-provoking current events topics into the classroom with articles connected directly to your curriculum.

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Here's how Scholastic News inspires 5th and 6th grade students and supports your curriculum:

  • 24 issues per year are filled with in-depth news articles and captivating images that help students make connections between the key curriculum concepts from their textbooks and the world around them.
  • Scholastic News Interactive is our exclusive online package.  Access is FREE with orders of 10 or more and includes an interactive digital edition of each complete issue, plus videos, interactive skills pages, and much more!
  • Aligns to the new Common Core Standards as well as content-area state standards.
  • A Comprehensive Teacher's Edition with each issue includes a full lesson plan that supports reading comprehension strategies, reproducible skills pages and more.
  • Maps, graphs, and charts in every issue give students practice with interpreting and analyzing data.
  • Vocabulary skills-builders in every issue highlight and define new words in each article to help students build literacy and vocabulary.
  • Critical thinking activities in every issue, including editorial cartoons, debates, and a "Sticky Situation" column that poses an ethical dilemma and stimulates classroom discussion and independent thinking.
  • Test Prep through News IQ tests, map and vocabulary quizzes, and Reading Skills Practice Tests builds the essential skills students need to succeed on standardized tests.
  • FREE 50 Words In the News Poster spotlights vocabulary used throughout the year in the issues. Other FREE posters feature subjects such as national holidays, maps, and more.

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