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 Readines.
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. AppleSeeds and 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.
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.