Classroom Magazines

AT–A–GLANCE
What is it?

Scholastic Classroom Magazines provide educators with high-quality nonfiction that engages students and builds the skills required by today’s academic standards. More current than any textbook, magazines use exciting, up-to-date topics to teach students about core curriculum concepts. Corresponding online resources, like digital issues, videos, and text-to-speech audio help teachers integrate classroom technology into their lessons and inspire students to learn independently with at-home access.

More Information

Kristen Joerger
kjoerger@scholastic.com
(212) 389-3343

On the Web

www.scholastic.com/classmags

In the News

Teen Kids News Interviews Scholastic Editor Suzanne McCabe


"Scholastic's Classroom Magazines are an affordable and engaging way to enhance the curriculum in any classroom. Whether you are working on reading, math, science or social studies concepts, the magazines and corresponding websites make it easy for teachers and students to learn in new ways."

—Teacher, Washington, DC


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Why Classroom Magazines?

Classroom Magazines are the most affordable way to bring a consistent source of current nonfiction into the classroom. Starting at less than $5 a student, Classroom Magazines provide standards-based instructional resources in print and online. Each title includes step-by-step lesson plans and online videos, as well as activities and skills sheets based on higher academic standards, all for one very low price. Teachers can customize their lessons by selecting from the wealth of materials the magazine provides, or use the entire program for step-by-step lessons that require virtually no prep time.


Overview

Over ninety years in circulation, Scholastic Classroom Magazines now reach nearly 25 million students through 30 exciting, subject-specific titles. Each magazine is paired with comprehensive online content that gives educators a powerful multimedia teaching tool to engage, inspire, and educate. 


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Magazine Titles

Cross-Curricular Nonfiction

  • Scholastic News® Grade 1 
    High-interest nonfiction about seasonal science and social studies subjects introduces young readers to basic literacy concepts.
  • Scholastic News® Grade 2 
    Building on the fundamentals taught in grade 1, this second grade magazine uses a variety of nonfiction text types to support the science and social studies curriculums.

Current Events/Nonfiction

  • Scholastic News® Grade 3
    Students use the reading skills they’ve developed in first and second grade to obtain information from engaging current events articles and apply it to skill-building activities.
  • Scholastic News® Grade 4
    The only magazine written specifically for fourth graders, Scholastic News Edition 4 focuses on the language arts and test prep concepts that are essential at this grade level.
  • Scholastic News® Grades 5/6
    Students gather and apply information across a wide range of text types. From current events and maps to debates and graphs, students are exposed to the many types of informational texts they’ll be reading for years to come.
  • Junior Scholastic
    Grades 6–8
    Junior Scholastic makes current events relevant to students as well as social studies and ELA curriculums. By combining age-appropriate news stories with detailed maps, history articles, and close reading questions, Junior Scholastic builds the content area knowledge and literacy skills required by higher academic standards.
  • The New York Times Upfront
    Grades 9–12
    Upfront magazine combines the journalistic resources of the New York Times with the educational expertise of Scholastic. Every issue makes current events relevant to teens as well as social studies and ELA curriculums.

Language Arts

  • Storyworks®
    Grades 3–6
    Storyworks is the complete print & online language arts program. Each issue features the complex, multi-genre texts teachers need, as well as rigorous reading and writing activities, step-by-step lesson plans, and captivating online resources.
  • Scholastic Action®
    Grades 6–12 (Reading level 3–5)
    Action magazine raises the reading achievement of struggling readers with engaging and accessible nonfiction texts and activities that build the same critical language arts skills on-level students must master.
  • Scholastic Scope®
    Grades 6–8
    Scope is a complete print & online language arts program. Each issue of the print magazine features thrilling texts in a wide range of genres, as well as rigorous reading and writing activities, step-by-step lesson plans, and dazzling online resources.

Math

  • DynaMath®
    Grades 3–6
    DynaMath makes math exciting and accessible by applying core concepts to exciting real-world topics. Student also get plenty of practice with over 50 motivating practice problems per issue (with 50 more online).
  • Scholastic MATH® 
    Grades 6–9
    MATH magazine makes math meaningful and engaging with articles that explore the real-world math behind high-interest topics. Teachers also get 50 ready-made practice problems with every issues (plus 50 more online).

Science

  • SuperScience®
    Grades 3–6
    SuperScience is the most exciting way to teach life, earth, and physical science concepts. Each issue features thrilling science current events and amazing photos that engage students and support your curriculum.
  • Science World®
    Grades 6–10
    Science World Science World makes today’s biggest scientific discoveries relevant to
    students and science curriculums. Every issue uses theses incredible
    innovations to introduce important biology, chemistry, physics, Earth
    science, and engineering concepts.

Art

  • Scholastic Art®
    Grades 7–12
    Scholastic Art magazine introduces students to a wide range of influential artists with engaging nonfiction and high-quality art reproductions. Each issue covers important elements and principles of visual art and gives your students hands-on practice with unique studio projects. 

Life Skills

  • Choices®
    Grades 7–12
    Choices helps teens avoid the dangers of adolescence with the latest health and well-being advice. Every issue helps students navigate real-life issue like cyberbullying, stress, and peer pressure to name a few.

Early Learning

  • My Big World with Clifford™
    Preschool and Pre-K
    This delightful children’s magazine makes learning fun with simple nonfiction just for early readers. Clifford and his pals teach your little learner about seasonal themes all year long.
  • Let's Find Out®
    Kindergarten
    Every issue of Let’s Find Out explores a seasonal science or social studies topic taken straight from the kindergarten curriculum. Using simple, predictable nonfiction texts, Let’s Find Out builds fundamental reading skills like concepts of print, sight words, and phonics.

Foreign Language

  • Foreign Language Magazines
    Grades 6–12
    Available in Spanish, French, and German, these exciting magazines immerse students in the language they’re learning as well as the cultures that speak it. Each title is meticulously designed for a specific proficiency level and helps teachers develop fluency and comprehension quickly and effectively.

 

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