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General Resources Spanning PK – 12 (All Disciplines)

LinkFormatAdditional Information
CK12 All Grades and Content AreasDigitalSign up for a free account with email address
Boardworks NY SchoolDigitalUsername:  NYstudent

 

Password: myworksstudentny

Available in Spanish

Brain POPDigital/PaperSign up for free with an e-mail address for as long as school is closed; available in Spanish
Brain POP Home ActivitiesDigital/Paper 
Khan AcademyDigitalFree, sign up with a Google account, Facebook, or email
Kidtopia – A Student Friendly Information Search EngineDigital 
PBS Kids GamesDigital 
Scholastic at Home 1-2Digital 
Scholastic at Home 3-5Digital 
Scholastic at Home 6+Digital 
Scholastic at Home PK-KDigital 
TedTalks VideosDigitalVideos listed by subject, Free sign up with an email

Multiple Grades

Subject(s)LinkFormatGrades
MathIlluminationsDigitalPK-12
ScienceCells AliveDigital4-12
Science & Social StudiesLearning LabDigital3-12
Science & Social StudiesNational GeographicDigitalK-8
ELATween TribuneDigitalSelect grade level and English or Spanish
ELAYoungzineDigital3-12
Multiple SubjectsStarfallDigitalPK-2
Multiple SubjectsABCyaDigitalPK-5
Multiple SubjectsMr. Nussbaum Learning + FunDigitalPK-5
Multiple SubjectsAcademicsDigitalPK-5
Multiple SubjectsSheppard SoftwareDigitalPK-12

Grades PK-2

Subject(s)LinkFormatAdditional Information
Reading, Science, Social StudiesScholastic at Home PK-KDigital 
MathSplash Learn Grade 1DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
MathSplash Learn Grade 2DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
Reading, Science, Social StudiesScholastic at Home 1-2Digital 
Social StudiesEducation WorldDigitalParent Resource, Free
ELAUnite for LiteracyDigitalMore than 30 languages; includes Special Education and EL
ELAReading RocketsDigitalIncludes Special Education and EL
ELAKhan AcademyDigitalSign up for free account; Includes Special Education and EL
ELARead Write ThinkDigital and PrintAvailable in Spanish
ELAReading Rockets: Where the Wild Things Are (PDF)Digital and PrintAvailable in Spanish; includes Special Education and EL
ELAReading Rockets: Reading Adventure Pack – Food (PDF)Digital and PrintAvailable in Spanish; includes Special Education and EL
ELAReading Rockets: Reading Adventure Pack – What’s Next Very Hungry Caterpillar (PDF)Digital and Print 
ELAReading Rockets: 25 Activities for Reading and Writing FunDigital and Print 
ELAReading Rockets: Six Games for ReadingPrintIncludes Special Education and EL
MusicClassics for KidsPrintIncludes Special Education and EL
MathGreg Tang MathDigital 
Writing, ELAComic WriterDigitalIncludes two math challenges with daily activities
ReadingFun Brain BooksDigital 
MathFun Brain MathDigital 
MathXtra MathDigital 

Grades 3-5

Subject(s)LinkFormatAdditional Information
Reading, Science, Social StudiesScholastic at Home 3-5Digital 
ScienceEducation WorldDigital 
ELAReading RocketsDigitalIncludes Special Education and EL
ELAKhan AcademyDigitalSign up for free account; Includes Special Education and EL
ELAFlorida Center for Reading PrintIncludes Special Education and EL
Math FluencyAchieve the Core Fluency – Math by Grade LevelPaperResources for easy creation of math fluency packets by grade level- including links to worksheets for printing
Writing, ELAComic WriterDigital 
ReadingFun Brain BooksDigital 
GeneralThe Kids Should See ThisDigital 
Social StudiesSmithsonian “History Explorer”Digital 
Social StudiesC3 Teachers Inquiries  
Social StudiesNational Geographic  

Grades 6-8

Subject(s)LinkFormatAdditional Information
Social Studies, ScienceYoutube Minute EarthDigital 
STEM, Social Studies, English, Health, ArtsBrain POPDigital/ paperSign up for free with an e-mail address for as long as school is closed; available in Spanish
Reading, Science, Social StudiesScholastic at Home 6+Digital 
Reading FluencyAchieve the Core Fluency Packet 6-8Paper 
GeneralThe Kids Should See ThisDigital 
GeneralWatch, Know, LearnDigital 
ELALibrary of CongressDigitalIncludes Special Education and EL
Social StudiesNext Gen Personal Finance  
Social StudiesGeoHistory  
Social StudiesNational Geographic  

Grades 9-12

Subject(s)LinkFormatAdditional Information
Art365 Doodle PromptsDigital or paper 
PoetryTeen PoemsDigital /paper 
Art, HistoryVirtual Museum TourDigitalIncludes performances and virtual tours
Social Studies, ELAMaptiaDigital 
GeographyGeoGuessrDigitalPlay for free 1x/day
ScienceWhat If YoutubeDigital 
Reading FluencyAchieve the Core Fluency Packet 9-10Paper 
PhysicsMinute Physics YoutubeDigital 
Social StudiesSmithsonian “History Explorer”Digital 
Social StudiesThe British Museum and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)Digital/ paper 
Social StudiesThe History WorldDigital 
Social StudiesHyperHistoryDigital or Paper 
ELALibrary of CongressDigitalIncludes Special Education and EL
Social StudiesNational Geographic  
Social StudiesAmerica in Class from the National Humanities Center  
Social StudiesHistorical Thinking Matters  
Social StudiesDigital History Reader (U.S. and European History)  

Art

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
6-12365 Doodle PromptsDigital or paper 
K-5Classics for KidsDigital 
K-5Lessons by SCCSD Art EducatorsDigital 
6-8Google Arts and CultureDigital 
6-12Virtual Museums TourDigitalIncludes performances and virtual tours

Career & Technical Education

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
High SchoolCt. GovDigitalBrowse Videos and Occupation Information to Investigate Careers
High SchoolCareerDigitalCareer Development Lessons and Videos

English Language Arts (ELA)

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
PK-3Unite for LiteracyDigitalEnjoy free access to more than 400 original picture books, one-fourth of them written in Spanish. More than 30 languages; includes Special Education and EL. The digital books provide audio narrations of each book.
K-5Reading Rockets – Literacy AppsDigitalDownload apps that are fun and motivating for kids that provide practice with essential skills in print awareness, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing. Includes apps for children with dyslexia, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorder that support organization and goal setting, language and communication, and emotional regulation. Includes Special Education and EL.
2-8Khan AcademyDigitalCreated by experts, Khan Academy’s ELA beta materials are for learners and teachers. Sign up for a free account; Includes Special Education and EL.
K-12Read Write ThinkDigital and PrintThis organization provides parents with access to hundreds of high-quality practice activities and projects in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials. Materials include games, activities, videos, podcasts, and printouts. Partner organizations include the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Use the search tool to identify appropriate activities by grade level, resource type, theme, and learning objective. Available in Spanish.
K-5Reading ResearchPrintFCRR offers a collection of student activities for phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, phonics, advanced phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Includes Special Education and EL.
K-1Reading Rockets:  Reading Adventure Pack – Where the Wild Things AreDigital and PrintThis adventure pack contains instructions, activities, and bookmarks, all designed to encourage hands-on fun and learning centered on paired fiction and nonfiction books. Available in Spanish; includes Special Education and EL.
K-1Reading Rockets: Reading Adventure Pack – FoodDigital and PrintThis adventure pack contains instructions, activities, and bookmarks, all designed to encourage hands-on fun and learning centered on paired fiction and nonfiction books. Available in Spanish; includes Special Education and EL.
K- 3Reading Rockets: Reading Adventure Pack – School Home Project  
K-6Reading Rockets: 25 Activities Reading and Writing FunPrintThese activities for pre-readers, beginning readers, and older readers include what you need and what to do for each one. Includes Special Education and EL
K-2Reading Rockets: 6 Games ReadingPrintPlaying games is a great way to provide additional practice with early reading skills. Here are six games parents or older siblings can use to help young readers practice word recognition, spelling patterns, and letter-sound knowledge. Includes Special Education and EL

Mathematics

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
Tk & KSCCSD Resources for ParentsPDF
K-8Fun Brain MathDigital 
KSplash Learn KindergartenDigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
1SCCSD Resources for ParentsPDF
1Splash Learn Grade 1DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
2SCCSD Resources for Parents PDF
2Splash Learn Grade 2DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
3SCCSD Resources for ParentsPDF
3Splash Learn Grade 3DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
4SCCSD Resources for ParentsPDF
4Splash Learn Grade 4DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
5SCCSD Resources for ParentsPDF
5Splash Learn Grade 5DigitalParents and Teachers sign up for free with e-mail
K-5Greg Tang MathDigitalIncludes two math challenges with daily activities – Spring Break Challenge and March Madness Challenge
K-5Achieve the Core Fluency – Math by Grade LevelPaperResources for easy creation of math fluency packets by grade level- including links to worksheets for printing
K-5Achieve the Core Fluency- Math by Grade LevelPaperResources for easy creation of math fluency packets by grade level- including links to worksheets for printing

Physical Education

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
K-12CDC: Healthy SchoolsDigitalPhysical Activity Guidelines for School-Aged Children and Adolescents
K-12Move Your WayDigital 
K-12Free Kids WorkoutsDigital 

Science

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
3-6PBS SciGirlsDigital 
9-12Minute Physics YoutubeDigital 
8-12What If YoutubeDigital 
K – 12Mystery ScienceDigital 
K – 12SmithsonianDigital 
K – 12PBS Learning Media – ScienceDigital 
K – 12Ranger Rick’s Kid ZoneDigital 
K – 8Education WorldDigital 
2 – 12NASA’s Climate KidsDigital 

Social Studies

Grade BandLinkFormatAdditional Information
1 -HSSmithsonian “History Explorer”DigitalHistory Explorer is the online portal for free, standards-based K-12 resources including lesson plans, interactives, videos, and artifacts from the National Museum of American History. Educators can search resources by topic, grade level, and historical era. RSS feeds, a mobile version of the site, and integrated social networking tools, are also included. Related books, both fiction and non-fiction, are often suggested.
5-HSThe British Museum and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)DigitalThis site uses objects to tell a history of the world. 100 objects from the British Museum and hundreds more from museums and people across the UK. Objects are from 2 million years ago to the present day and are connected to a timeline. Interactive site holds video, text, and beautiful photographs of objects for all over the world and at different times.
5-HSThe History WorldDigitalThe aim of History World is to make world history more easily accessible through interactive narratives and timelines.
6-HSTimeMapsDigitalThe TimeMap of World History combines a world history timeline, atlas and encyclopedia to let students visit any civilization, nation or empire and see how history fits together. Includes lesson plans and materials.
5-HSEyeWitness to HistoryDigitalFirst-hand accounts, illustrated with vintage photos, and (where applicable) original radio broadcasts and video clips.
9-12Khan AcademyDigitalContent videos (including Advanced Placement) Free, sign up with a google account, Facebook, or email
8-HSDigital Docs in a BoxDigitalDigital “kits” that are a collection of annotated documents, images and audio clips primarily from the Library of Congress—all resources are copyright free and easily downloadable. An overview of the kit and an introduction to the collection are provided.
K-HSC3 Teacher InquiriesDigitalK-12 Inquiries across the social studies
8-12NMAI Native Knowledge 360Digital7-12 Inquiries with accompanying student and student materials, videos, etc. focused on Treaties through a number of topics including the Fort Laramie Treaty, Food Sovereignty, etc.
6-8Big Chapters Interactive Textbook from Our Spatial Brains Regional Geography based on Big Ideas
3-6iCivics Resources and Games for students; sign up with e-mail address
6-8Next Gen Personal Finance A collection of lessons, interactives, assessments, and other resources for engaging students with quality personal finance curriculum.
K-12GeoHistory A collection of GeoHistory lessons from the Arizona Geographic Alliance.
K-12National Geographic Bring National Geographic to your home through lesson plans, maps, and reference resources.
9-12American in Class from the National Humanities Center The lessons present challenging primary resources in a classroom-ready format, with background information and strategies that enable teachers and students to subject texts and images to analysis through close reading.

Recommended Free Learning Apps

SubjectGradeApp
MathPK-210 Frame Fill
MathPK-2Number Flash
MathK-6Motion Math
Math1-8Math Quick Think
Math5-12Mathigon
ReadingK-8Epic

 

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History3-12The History of Everything
Interesting Articles to Read6-12Newsela

 

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