Newsela: Leveling Reading Difficulty

Just a quick post about a new online service called Newsela. It presents (text) news stories and allows users to change the reading difficulty. In other words, stories are changed on the fly so that complex sentences are replaced by one of more simpler ones.

When you open a story on Newsela website, you can change reading difficulty using a blue menu on the right hand side. Every article has five different levels of difficulty. Newsela also have quizzes attached to its articles.

Enjoy reading stories on Newsela!

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