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See what’s coming up in your February issue!

Narrative Nonfiction

Up From Slavery

Our compelling narrative nonfiction feature explores the life and struggles of Booker T. Washington. The article is paired with a beautifull poem by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Together, they reveal how Washington’s relentless pursuit of education helped him and countless others.

Featured skill: text evidence from multiple sources



The Legend of Robin Hood

Take your students on an adventure with our action-packed play based on the legend of Robin Hood. After reading, your students will dive into thought-provoking questions about what defines right and wrong and decide if the legendary outlaw was a criminal—or a hero.

Featured skill: analyzing character


Paired Texts:
Informational Text and Essay

How the Taco Conquered America

An informational text about how Glen Bell, creator of Taco Bell, popularized the taco in America, paired with an essay about preserving immigrant cultures through food invite students to think about the complex relationship between food and culture in America.

Featured skill: integrating ideas



Should Kids Play Football?

Football is the most popular sport in America—but is it too dangerous to play? Students read arguments on both sides of the debate and take a stand.



Lazy Editor

Helping Hand

Students correct grammatical errors and revise sloppy writing in a short nonfiction article about a teenager who used a 3-D printer to create a mechanical hand for a boy born without fingers.

Scope Magazine 'You Write It' article cover image

You Write It

Failure: It’s the Best

Students use our infographic about the importance of failure to write an inspiring graduation speech.




Grammar Gets Zombified

Students practice using among and between while reading about three real-life zombie insects.