Social Studies MCQs

Newsela provides Social Studies assessments on select articles. All quizzes are aligned to the C3 framework.

Task Overview & Expectations


Social Studies Quiz Rubric


Style Guide: Quick Reference


Frequently Asked Questions


Quiz Writing Training


Quiz Editing Training

Question Stem Bank

You will use Newsela's Question Stem Bank for every quiz you work on! We have a bank for each anchor standard, and we ask that your quiz questions are grounded in the question stems and distractor guidelines found here. Please ensure that you are also using a stem from the correct grade level. The stem banks below also link to exemplar questions.

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Grades 9-12


Quiz Editor Resources

The Quiz Editor Forum is a place to pose questions about quiz editing and to connect with the rest of the team.

The feedback form will be used to submit your feedback for each edit quiz assignment you complete.