Junior Scholastic Current Events, a good social studies newsletter for students in middle school (grades 6-8), engages students through in-depth news reports, maps, graphs, and political cartoons. It is the most popular classroom magazine in middle schools.
Junior Scholastic Current Events carries articles on current events in the context of American and world history, with maps and activities that get students interested in geography as well. It contains history, economics, and civics articles that support the Common Core Standards, as well as providing activities that help students acquire vocabulary and reading skills while they pursue their knowledge of Social Studies. The magazine comes out bi-weekly, and also has interactive online activities accessible.