Scholastic News 5/6 is a classroom magazine for 5th and 6th-grade teachers, providing Common Core lesson plans and teaching resources. Each issue contains support materials, such as writing prompts and lesson plans, as well as innovative e-learning features, like games, skills sheets and videos.
The classroom resource aims to equip 5th and 6th-grade teachers with an assortment of teaching lessons, resources and tips to improve the learning experience.
Scholastic News 5/6 also provides information on current events as they relate to Common Core and state standards. Each issue comes with printable skill sheets to prepare 5th and 6th graders for upcoming Common Core assessments.
A subscription to the printed magazine is paired with an array of digital features, such as a iPad App, bonus printables, videos and access to all digital editions. All of these features are accessible through the Scholastic Magazine's website.
Students can access appropriate digital resources through Student View, a resource that allows students to play games, access teaching lessons and interact with an issue's digital content, helping to build proficiency in the primary subjects for 5th and 6th-grade level subject matter. Students are not given access to teacher-specific features, such as answer keys or teaching plans.