SIRS® Issues Researcher

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About SIRS® Issues Researcher

SIRS® Issues Researcher is an authoritative resource for pro/con issues assignments offering background and analysis on 360-plus leading issues. Editorially curated and created content including engaging Essential Questions, and viewpoint articles help build a solid foundation for understanding complex global issues.

Access provided courtesy of the California State Library.

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  • Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between of over 360 social, scientific, health, historic, economic, and political issues.
  • Titles include: American History, The Christian Science Monitor, Economist, Foreign Affairs, Financial Times, Global Viewpoint, Maclean’s, National Geographic, and Newsweek.
  • Content is aligned to state, national, international baccalaureate, and Common Core standards.
  • Lexile reading levels are integrated with each full-text article.
  • Daily updating with new content.
  • Article text-to-speech.
  • Language translation.
  • Integration with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, and Google Classroom.

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  • There is no app for this resource

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