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#1 - CommonLit
Website - 
https://www.commonlit.org/en/texts
This site has a free collection of fiction and nonfiction for 3rd-12th grade classrooms, searchable by lexile, grade, theme, genre, literary device, or common core standard.

#2 - DOGOnews
Website - https://www.dogonews.com
Current event articles covering news, science, social studies, world events, environment, sports, and more.

#3 - KidsPost
Website - https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/
This site is from the Washington Post, with articles specifically written for students.

#4 - KiwiKids News
Website - https://kiwikidsnews.co.nz/
This site is from New Zealand but provides excellent articles on world events as well as general interest topics.

#5 - Learn With News
Website - https://learnwithnews.com/
Current event articles, each written at three different reading levels, including resources for difficult words, activities, vocabulary practice, conversation questions, and more.

#6 - NY Times Article of the Day
Website - https://www.nytimes.com/spotlight/learning-article-of-the-day
This site takes one New York Times article per day and pairs it with detailed questions for pre-reading, discussion, and writing.

#7 - News For Kids
Website - https://newsforkids.net
Daily updated with articles covering world news, science, sports, arts, and more.

#8 - Newsela
Website - https://newsela.com
This is one of the best known sites for student articles, with each article written at five different reading levels.

#9 - ReadWorks
Website - https://www.readworks.org/
Thousands of passages including articles, paired texts, fiction and nonfiction, and more.

#10 - Science News for Students
Website - https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org
Science, health and technology news stories and features, aimed at readers 9 to 14 years old.

#11 - Student Daily News
Website - https://www.studentnewsdaily.com/
Content for students including a daily news article, world events, editorials, and more,

#12 - Teaching Kids News
Website - http://teachingkidsnews.com/
This site provides current event news articles for students in grades 2 through 8, along with thinking questions and discussion prompts.

#13 - Time for Kids
Website - https://www.timeforkids.com/
News and articles from Time, written for students K through 6th grade. Some articles include versions in multiple reading levels.

#14 - TweenTribune
Website - http://tweentribune.com
Each article is written at four different reading levels so the content can be used K-12.

#15 - Wonderopolis
Website - http://wonderopolis.org
This site has a new article posted each day answering an intriguing question.

#16 - Youngzine
Website - http://youngzine.org
This site is updated weekly with news articles aimed at upper elementary through high school students.