For each issue of the magazine, Scopes Contest Coordinator McKenzie Schwark chooses one winning contest entry to celebrate here on the Scope Ideabook.

We were transported to another time as we put together Scope's March 2018 nonfiction feature, “Blood, Smoke, and Freedom,” the incredible story of Joseph Plumb Martin's life as teenage soldier in the American Revolution. We’ve collected a few of our favorite resources for your students to explore after they read the article.

Looking for a fun and engaging reading activity for your reluctant readers? Scope teacher advisor and Scholastic Top Teacher Blogger Mary Blow has just the thing!

As I work on my Scope articles and I Survived books, I'm always wishing that I could bring your students along with me on my research journeys. And finally my dream is coming true.

As we celebrate Black History Month in February, the Scope team wanted to share with you and your students some of our favorite quotes of courage and inspiration—not just for this month, but for the entire year.

Are your students as fascinated by the Darvaza gas crater as we are? Why wouldn't they be? It's a giant sinkhole that’s been ablaze for 50 years! Here are some ways that students can further explore this amazing place after they read Scope's short text about the crater.