On 2/17/17, MaryB wrote:
> On 2/17/17, jroewe wrote:
>> Trying to decide if I need to go with Scholastic News or
>> StoryWorks for my 5th grade Reading class. Any feedback
>> will be appreciated.
> I retired in May, but was an ESL middle school teacher
> (Reading and English) for 14 yrs. I used Scholastic Scope &
> Action with my high level classes for 7 yrs. For 2 years I
> borrowed StoryWorks from one of the 6th grade reading
> teachers. I found that Scope & Action were more suitable
> my students, who ranged from grades 4-5 in reading.
> I found that the stories and articles in Scope/Action were
> pertinent to current news, etc., and the writing
> were geared to our State Standards. The students really
> liked those magazines the best and enjoyed learning about
> debate, comparison/contrast, etc.