Sneak Peek! Your February 2022 Issue

By Talia Cowen
January 11, 2022
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Check out this sneak preview of the February 2022 issue to get a head start on your planning. Just a few days until this action-packed issue will be live online at Storyworks Digital!


Get the full picture of all of the incredible digital resources that will come with your issue in our Issue at a Glance grid. Click the image above to view the grid for the February 2022 issue.


"Are Those Aliens?" by Kristin Lewis

For years, people have seen strange objects in the sky. What exactly are they?

Featured skill: Reasons and Evidence


"The Python Brothers" by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

A python-hunting trip brings two brothers closer.

Featured skill: How Characters Interact

paired texts

"Becoming Darth Vader" By Allison Friedman / "Finding Her Voice" By Alessandra Potenza

How famous actor James Earl Jones and a 13-year-old girl have both learned to manage a stutter

Featured skill: Synthesizing


"Is It Wrong to Cancel Plans?" By Kristin Lewis

A new debate format lets students give advice on whether canceling plans is OK.

Featured skill: Supporting an Opinion


Disaster on the Ice by Spencer Kayden

The true story of the explorer Ernest Shackleton and how he rescued his crew from the most dangerous place on Earth

Featured skill: Problem and Solution


"I Am" by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

A poem celebrates our unlimited potential.

Featured skill: Metaphor

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