Common Core State Standards

ePals Media Magazine Titles

Aligned Common Core State Standards

Standards Aligned Themes

Ladybug, Spider, Cricket, Cicada Reading: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Language: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Help students develop their literacy and language arts skills. Range in complexity from interactive stories and characters for K-1 students, to creative fiction and poetry from established writers helping grade 9-12 students find their own voice. Embodies the Reading and Language standards that lead to College and Career Readiness.
AppleSeeds, Calliope, Cobblestone, Dig, Faces, Click, Ask, Odyssey, Muse Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science
Language: 6
Directly aligned to the subject-based standards. Calliope, Cobblestone, and Dig are history-focused publications.AppleSeedsand Faces address Social Studies. Click, Ask, Odyssey, and Muse are all scientific publications. In line with Common Core, these magazines are created for target age groups, and promote analytical interaction with the content.
CobblestoneOnline Writing: 7, 8, 9, 10
Speaking and Language: 1
Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science
CobblestoneOnline provides teachers and students with access to over 10,000 archived articles in an online database. Not only is award-winning content useful for enhancing lessons in any of the subjects outline in the Standards, but the database itself is a powerful tool for students to learn about research techniques, and properly integrate ideas from educational content into their writing and discussions.