Newsela Social Studies

High quality social studies content for everyone

Take the pain out of finding, differentiating, and matching content to social studies standards with engaging and vetted texts, sourced from world-class content providers.

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Special introductory discounts and pilot offers available on Newsela ELA, Newsela Social Studies and Newsela Science.

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Content that you can trust to build connections, promote inquiry, and change with a changing world.

Diverse and inclusive

Give voice to diverse and unheard perspectives in the social studies content you're putting into classrooms, because every learner deserves to see themselves in what they are learning.

Aligned to Standards

Save time finding the content you need, for the standards you teach. All content on Newsela Social Studies–from primary sources to historic news articles to famous speeches–is aligned to state social studies standards and national frameworks like C3.

Published at 5
reading levels

No matter their reading level, all students can access the content they need to develop critical thinking skills and think like a historian, economist, political scientist or geographer.

Updated daily

In a changing world, materials can easily get outdated. With up to 10 new texts added every day, teachers can make connections to important current events right away, or stay ahead of the curve when new standards or initiatives shake things up.

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Social studies resources in one place

Designed and organized in a way that works best for social studies teachers. It’s always easy to find the perfect content for the social studies classroom, like primary sources, geographic overviews, foundational documents, and more.

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Social studies is changing. Why aren’t your instructional materials?

Outdated social studies materials are no longer cutting it.
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Complexity and Quality. Low-quality materials used to address complex topics

Education Week partnered with Newsela to explore complex topics use in classrooms.
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Our other solutions

Check out how we support instruction across other subjects, or explore a Newsela Custom Collection to meet your district’s unique social studies curriculum needs.

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Special offers on new products through March 31st

Newsela ELA Introductory Discount

New customers get 15% off Newsela ELA when you purchase or pilot by March 31st

Newsela Social Studies or Newsela Science pilot pricing

Pilot Newsela Social Studies or Newsela Science in up to 5 schools by March 31st

Newsela Social Studies and Newsela Science pilot pricing

Pilot both Newsela Social Studies and Newsela Science in up to 5 schools by March 31st

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