Newsela offers current event articles with literacy activities. All articles are available at several reading levels with guided questions, quizzes, and writing tasks. Great for rural-remote teachers that span multiple grade levels and whose students do not have internet access at home. To learn more visit

Here is a quick demo of using Newsela in Rural Alaska for students without Internet at home:

For more in-depth tutorials check out the Newsela channel on YouTube. or watch their playlist below: