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4th Grade

Parents, these are the standards taught by Beyond Textbooks partner schools. This list is in alphanumeric order, and your school will likely teach them in a different order. For help deciphering the code in front of the standard, please click here.  

Fourth Grade Math Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 4.M.NBT.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can determine that a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right in real world contexts. 

  2. 4.M.NBT.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can use place value understandings to read, write, and compare multi-digit whole numbers in real world contexts. 

  3. 4.M.NBT.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers in real world contexts.

  4. 4.M.NBT.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

  5. 4.M.NBT.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can use and explain different multiplication strategies when solving 4 digit by 1 and 2 digit real world problems.

  6. 4.M.NBT.B.06: The Highly Proficient student can use and explain different division strategies when dividing 4 digit dividends by 1 digit divisors with remainders. 

  7. 4.M.OA.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations. The Highly Proficient student can interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison (e.g., 35 is the number of objects in 5 groups, each containing 7 objects, and is also the number of objects in 7 groups, each containing 5 objects). 

  8. 4.M.OA.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can solve and create multiplication and division word problems using drawings and equations with a variable. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 4.M.NF.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can use a variety of strategies to generate and explain why one fraction is equivalent to another fraction.

  2. 4.M.NF.A.02:  The Highly Proficient student can compare and order fractions with different numerators and different denominators.

  3. 4.M.NF.B.03a-d: The Highly Proficient student can add and subtract more than 2 fractions with like denominators and can decompose a fraction into a sum with the same denominator in multiple ways. The Highly Proficient student can add and subtract more than 2 mixed numbers with like denominators and can solve word problems by adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like denominators. 

  4. 4.M.NF.B.04a-c: The Highly Proficient student can solve more complex word problems by multiplying a fraction by a whole number.

  5. 4.M.NF.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can solve missing addend problems with respective denominators 10 and 100 by first finding equivalent fractions with like denominators. 

  6. 4.M.NF.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can convert a number with decimal notation to a decimal fraction with denominators of 10 or 100.

  7. 4.M.NF.C.07: The Highly Proficient student can order decimal sets composed of tenths and hundredths by reasoning about their size.

  8. 4.M.OA.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can apply the concept of both factors and prime and composite numbers in problem-solving contexts. 


Quarter 3 Standards: 
  1. 4.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures. 

  2. 4.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can create a two-dimensional shape when given specific attributes. 

  3. 4.M.G.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can understand a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.

  4. 4.M.MD.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can determine the appropriate unit of measurement in a given context.

  5. 4.M.MD.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can use the four operations to solve multi-step word problems including problems with fractions or decimals and can represent measurement quantities using diagrams. 

  6. 4.M.MD.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply area and perimeter formulas for rectilinear shapes in real world and mathematical problems.

  7. 4.M.MD.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8).  Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots.

  8. 4.M.MD.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can decompose angles into multiple angles and give the measure of each angle in relationship to the whole. 

  9. 4.M.MD.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can measure angles in whole-number degrees using a protractor. Sketch angles of specified measure.

  10. 4.M.MD.C.07: The Highly Proficient student can understand angle measures as additive. (When an angle is decomposed into non-overlapping parts, the angle measure of the whole is the sum of the angle measures of the parts.) Solve addition and subtraction problems to find unknown angles on a diagram within mathematical problems as well as problems in real-world contexts.

  11. 4.M.OA.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can create a rule for a given number pattern, explain features of the pattern that are not explicit, and explain the rule informally. 

  12. 4.M.OA.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can solve problems and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. None


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 4.M.OA.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can represent multistep word problems using equations with a letter to stand for the unknown quantity. The Highly Proficient student can solve multistep word problems (including interpreting the remainder) with multiple solutions and assess the reasonableness of the answer.

Fourth Grade Reading Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 4.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can quote accurately from a text and refer to key details and examples when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing complex inferences from the text.

  2. 4.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can determine an implicitly stated theme, or multiple themes, of a story, drama, or poem; comprehensively summarizes the text. 

  3. 4.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can describe in depth and analyze a complex character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on implicit, specific details in the text. 

  4. 4.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can analyze how major differences between poems, drama, and prose affect the meaning, and refer to complex structural elements. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 4.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can quote accurately from a text and refer to key details and examples when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing complex inferences from the text.

  2. 4.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can determine an implicit main idea and explain how it is supported by key details, using evidence from the informational (expository) text; comprehensively summarize the text, using details.

  3. 4.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can analyze expository text to determine its overall structure and its meaning, including how it contributes to the meaning of the text. 

  4. 4.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast, then analyze, a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic, including the difference in the focus and information provided.

  5. 4.R.RI.07:  The Highly Proficient student can analyze information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively, and explain how the information contributes to the overall understanding of the text in which it appears. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 4.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can analyze the meaning of unfamiliar words, figurative language, and phrases in a text, including those that allude to significant characters.

  2. 4.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast, then analyze, the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third- person narrations.

  3. 4.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can analyze themes, topics, and events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 4.R.RI.03: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text. 

  2. 4.R.RI.04: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area. 

  3. 4.R.RI.09: Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably. 

  4. 4.R.RL.07: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral  presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text. 

  5. 4.R.RL.10: By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 4. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 4.R.RF.03a: Know and apply phonics and word analysis skills in decoding multisyllabic words in context and out of context. a. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences to read unfamiliar multisyllabic words accurately.

  2. 4.R.RF.04ab: The Highly Proficient student can read text, prose, and poetry with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

  3. 4.R.RF.04c: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

  4. 4.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can analyze how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

  5. 4.R.RI.10: The Highly Proficient student can read and comprehend informational (expository) texts.

Fourth Grade Science Standards

Quarter 1 Essential Standards: 
  1. G4.2S.C1.PO2: I can describe jobs related to science.

  2. G4.4S.C1.PO1: I can compare parts of plants and animals that are needed for growth and survival. 

  3. G4.4S.C1.PO2: I can classify vertebrates and invertebrates.

  4. G4.4S.C4.PO2: I can name the adaptations that help animals and plants survive. 

  5. G4.6S.C3.PO1: I can identify sources of water such as ground water, surface water, or glaciers. 

  6. G4.6S.C3.PO2: I can describe how water is distributed on the Earth's surface. 

  7. G4.6S.C3.PO3: I can tell the difference between weather and climate. 

  8. G4.6S.C3.PO4: I can measure changes in weather. 

  9. G4.6S.C3.PO5: I can interpret the symbols on a map to identify temperatures, fronts, and precipitation. 

  10. G4.3S.C2.PO2: I can describe how technology has benefits and risks. 


Quarter 2 Essential Standards:
  1. G4.1S.C3.PO2: I can formulate conclusions based upon identified trends in data.

  2. G4.1S.C3.PO4: I can determine if data supports the prediction in an investigation. 

  3. G4.1S.C3.PO5: I can create new questions and predictions using data from an investigation. 

  4. G4.5S.C3.PO1: I can demonstrate that electricity can produce light, heat, sound, and magnetic effects.

  5. G4.5S.C3.PO2: I can construct series and parallel electric circuits. 

  6. G4.5S.C3.PO3: I can explain how conductors and insulators are used in various ways. 

  7. G4.5S.C3.PO4: I can investigate the characteristics of magnets like opposite poles attract and like poles repel. 

  8. G4.5S.C3.PO5: I can state cause and effect relationships between magnets and circuitry. 


Quarter 3 Essential Standards:
  1. G4.1S.C1.PO1: I can tell the difference between inferences and observations. 

  2. G4.1S.C1.PO2: I can create questions through observations that I can test in an investigation.

  3. G4.1S.C1.PO3: I can make a scientific prediction from the results of an observation.

  4. G4.4S.C3.PO2: I can tell the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources.

  5. G4.4S.C3.PO3: I can analyze the effect that limited resources may have on the environment. 

  6. G4.4S.C3.PO4: I can describe ways in which resources can be conserved. 

  7. G4.3S.C1.PO2: I can evaluate the results of environmental changes that happen either quickly (flood or tornado) or over a long period of time (drought or erosion). 

  8. G4.6S.C2.PO3: I can describe the role that water plays in erosion, deposition and weathering. 

  9. G4.6S.C2.PO4: I can compare rapid and slow processes that change the Earth's surface.

  10. G4.6S.C2.PO5: I can identify natural events that can change the atmosphere. 

  11. G4.6S.C2.PO6: I can analyze evidence that indicates life and environmental conditions have changed. 


Quarter 4 Essential Standards :
  1. None


Science Yearly Standards (taught throughout the year):
  1. None


Science Additional Standards (taught throughout the year):
  1. G4.1S.C4.PO1:  Communicate verbally or in writing the results of an inquiry. 

  2. G4.1S.C4.PO3:  Communicate with other groups or individuals to compare the results of a common investigation. 

  3. G4.1S.C2.PO1:  Demonstrate safe behavior and appropriate procedures (e.g., use and care of technology, materials, organisms) in all science inquiry. 

  4. G4.1S.C2.PO5:  Record data in an organized an appropriate format. 

  5. G4.1S.C4.PO2:  Choose an appropriate graphic representation for collected data. 

  6. G4.2S.C1.PO1:  Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made to scientific innovations. 

  7. G4.2S.C2.PO3:  Explain various ways scientists generate ideas. 

  8. G4.4S.C4.PO1: Recognize that successful characteristics of populations are inherited traits that are favorable in a particular environment. 

  9. G4.6S.C3.PO6: Compare weather conditions in various locations (e.g., regions of Arizona, various U.S. cities, coastal vs. interior geographical regions).

  10. G4.1S.C2.PO4: Measure using appropriate tools. 

  11. G4.3S.C2.PO1: Describe how science and technology have improved the lives of many people. 

  12. G4.3S.C2.PO3: Design and construct a technological solution to a common problem or need using common materials. 

  13. G4.1S.C2.PO3: Conduct controlled investigations (e.g., related to erosion, plant life cycles, weather, magnetism) in life, physical, and earth and space sciences. 

  14. G4.1S.C2.PO2: Plan a simple investigation that identifies the variables to be controlled. 

  15. G4.1S.C3.PO1: Analyze data obtained in a scientific investigation to identify trends.

  16. G4.1S.C3.PO3: Determine that data collected consistent with the formulated question. 

  17. G4.2S.C2.PO1: Explain the role of experimentation in scientific inquiry. 

  18. G4.2S.C2.PO2: Describe the interaction of components in a system (e.g., flashlight, radio). 

  19. G4.1S.C1.PO4: Locate information related to an investigation.

  20. G4.3S.C1.PO1: Describe how natural events and human activities have positive and negative impacts on environments. 

  21. G4.4S.C3.PO1: Describe ways various resources (e.g., air, water, plants, animals, soil) are utilized to meet the needs of a population.

  22. G4.6S.C2.PO2: Describe how currents and wind cause erosion and land changes.

  23. G4.6S.C2.PO1: Identify the earth processes that cause erosion.

 

Fourth Grade Social Studies Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. GAP.G4.1SS.C2.PO2: I can describe the cultures of prehistoric people in the Americas. 

  2. GAP.G4.1SS.C2.PO4: I can identify the Mayan, Aztec and Incan/Inkan empires. 

  3. GAP.G4.1SS.C3.PO1: I can describe the reasons why early Spanish explorers came to Mexico and the Southwest region of the United States.

  4. GAP.G4.1SS.C3.PO2: I can describe how Spanish colonization affected the Southwest. 

  5. GAP.G4.1SS.C5.PO4: I can describe the effects of different cultural groups on the culture of Arizona. 

  6. GAP.G4.1SS.C5.PO5: I can describe the conflicts that happened between Arizona Native Americans and other cultures. 

  7. GAP.G4.1SS.C7.PO1: I can describe how mining, ranching, farming, and dams earn money for Arizona.

  8. GAP.G4.1SS.C7.PO5: I can recognize that Native American communities and reservations were formed in Arizona. 

  9. GAP.G4.3SS.C2.PO1: I can describe the three branches of state and national government. 

  10. GAP.G4.3SS.C2.PO2: I can describe the different levels of government. 

  11. GAP.G4.3SS.C3.PO1: I can describe the responsibilities of the state government.

  12. GAP.G4.3SS.C3.PO2: I can describe the responsibilities of the local government.

  13. 4.SS.C1.01: I can analyze civic virtues and democratic principles within a variety of government structures during the 1600 and 1700’s. 

  14. 4.SS.G2.01: I can compare and contrast different ways people/groups of people have impacted and adapted to the environment of the Americas. 

  15. 4.SS.H1.01: I can compare primary and secondary sources about cultures, civilizations, and innovations in the Americas.

  16. 4.SS.H2.01: I can describe the conflict and compromise that occurred in the Americas before and after the European exploration. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. GAP.G4.4SS.C1.PO7: I can locate physical and human features in Arizona using maps, illustrations and images. 

  2. GAP.G4.4SS.C2.PO3: I can locate the three landform regions of Arizona.

  3. GAP.G4.4SS.C2.PO4: I can compare the landform regions of Arizona using their physical features, plants, and animals.

  4. GAP.G4.4SS.C2.PO5: I can describe how regions and places have unique characteristics.

  5. 4.SS.C2.01: I can generate questions about the concepts and ideas of individual rights, roles, and responsibilities.

  6. 4.SS.E2.01: I can examine concepts of scarcity, choice, opportunity cost, and risk.

  7. 4.SS.E3.01: I can compare different industries, occupations, and resources that have shaped the American.

  8. 4.SS.H2.02: I can analyze the different approaches used by Spanish, Portuguese, British, and French interactions with the American Indians.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. GAP.G4.1SS.C5.PO1: I can recognize that the governance of the Southwest changed because of the Mexican Revolution. 

  2. GAP.G4.1SS.C5.PO3: I can describe the events that led to Arizona becoming a territory of the United States. 

  3. GAP.G4.3SS.C1.PO3: I can describe how Arizona changed from a territory to a state.

  4. 4.SS.G1.01: I can analyze and construct maps and graphs to represent changes in the Americas over time. 

  5. 4.SS.G3.01: I can draw conclusions about how the location and the use of resources affected human settlement and movement.

  6. 4.SS.G4.01: I can explain positive and negative effects of increasing economic interdependence on distinct groups, countries, and new settlements. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 4.SS.H3.01 I can examine how economic, political, and religious ideas and institutions have influenced the development of individual rights and responsibilities in the Americas.


 

Fourth Grade Writing Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 4.L.01: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing.

  2. 4.L.02d: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing; uses commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text; uses a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence; spells low- frequency and above- grade level words correctly, consulting references as needed.

  3. 4.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can acquire and use accurately grade appropriate general academic and domain specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation). 

  4. 4.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write informative/explanatory texts to thoroughly examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly and completely.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 4.L.02bc: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

  2. 4.L.04ac: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify and apply the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases; use Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word; consults reference materials to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

  3. 4.L.04b: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify and apply the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases choosing strategically from a range of strategies; use sentence and paragraph level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

  4. 4.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of complex figurative language, complex word relationships, and subtle nuances in word meanings; explain the meaning of complex and implicit similes and metaphors in context; recognize and explain the meaning of idioms, adages, and proverbs; demonstrate deep understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.

  5. 4.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write well-organized opinion pieces on topics or texts fully supporting a point of view with reasons and information. 

  6. 4.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type one or more pages in a single sitting. 

  7. 4.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct research projects that use several high- quality sources to build knowledge by fully investigating a topic.

  8. 4.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can use relevant information from experiences or gathered from print and digital sources and summarize the information.

  9. 4.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 4.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and well- developed writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

  2. 4.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 4.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using highly effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  2. 4.WF.01: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate and apply handwriting skills. a. Read and write cursive letters, upper and lower case. b. Transcribe ideas legibly and fluently with appropriate spacing and indentation.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 4.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can implement planning, revising, and editing for conventions, to produce clear, organized writing for an appropriate purpose and audience.

  2. 4.W.10: The Highly Proficient student can independently determine how much time is needed to write routinely over extended as well as shorter time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Parents, these sites are free to use, or have at least some free options. Some may require creating a free account. Once you know the name of the standard your child is working on, try searching within the site for that standard.

 

K-5 Resources

 

Legends of Learning

Math and science games for elementary and middle school students. Free upgraded access during COVID-19 school closures.

Virtual Field Trips

Information and helpful links on creating virtual field trips for students.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

Social Studies Weekly

Social Studies integrated activities and lessons, free during COVID-19 school closures. Largely K-6.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Student/Family Online Resources

Strong Math and ELA focus, but also including some other areas such as technology, movement, and mindfulness.

History

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Highlights Kids 

Activities, games, and exploration for many topics at the elementary level.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Headsprout

Reading interactive online episodes to teach K-5 students fundamentals and comprehension skills.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent 

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

Mystery Science

Free, engaging science lessons designed for remote learning in grades K-5.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Learning A-Z

Literacy resources, free for the rest of the school year, focused on literacy in a variety of content areas.

ABCYA 

Engaging virtual games in a variety of contents, K-6.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

GoNoodle

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. 

Scholastic Learn at Home 

Daily cross-curricular activities at the K-6+ level, designed for remote learning.

Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems!

Join the Kennedy Center Artist-in-Residence for daily drawing, doodling, and writing.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

National Geographic Kids

Free games, videos, and exploration on a variety of high-interest topics.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Oxford Owl for Home

Free books, lessons, and activities designed for at-home learning.

PBS Kids

Daily activities, games, and tips to help kids play and learn at home.

Phonics Hero

Step-by-step learning and games in reading and spelling.

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Starfall

Activities and games in reading development, math, ELA, and music.

Storyline Online

Videos featuring actors reading children's books alongside illustrations.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Reid Park Zoo

Live web cams for elephants, lions, grizzlies, giraffes, and lemurs, and other educational opportunities.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

PBS

Literacy, math, science, and art activities for students up to age 8.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

WordWorld

Interactive books, games, and printable activities.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

Switch Zoo

All about animals. Make and play, watch and listen, or teach and learn.

TIME for Kids

Time magazine but for kids, focused on literacy skills and becoming informed and active citizens.

VOOKS

Ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. 1 month free.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

     
 

Middle School Resources

 

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

BrainPOP

Videos, activities, and lessons with free access during COVID-19 school closures.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well. 

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Typing Agent 

Students work through a variety of keyboarding practice activities, with a data collection component. Free trial period available.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

LearnZillion

ELA and Math resources for students and parents in grades 3-9.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

Boom Learning

Self-grading exercises that are gamified for students and provide data. Free accounts available during COVID-19 school closures.

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

Kids Discover

Over 2,000 science and social studies articles with visuals and assessments for elementary and middle school students.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

Parts of Speech

ELA resource based on parts of speech.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Mood and Tone

A list of descriptive words to pump up the quality of writing.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

FunBrain

Games, reading, and videos focused on a variety of topics and contents.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

     
 

High School Resources

 

Study Island

Practice and assessment tool that is customizable and offers real-time progress monitoring, K-12. Free access right now.

Reading A-Z

Leveled reading passages and activities with cross-curricular connections. Free trial period available.

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

Learn to code, as students can learn to program and share or explore already created stories, games, and animation.

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

Thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner.

Biology Corner

Very detailed Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well. 

Purple Math

Informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard.

Khan Academy

High-quality instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard.

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

Frequently-updated website with links to sites that are offering free subscriptions due to COVID-19 school closures.

200 Free Educational Resources

200 free educational resources including video lessons, apps, books, and websites.

MSU: Educational Resources

Activity books, guides, and resources designed to help students remain engaged in education during COVID-19 school closures.

Swing Education Resources

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Educational Resources to Use at Home

List of 37 online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

Online Physical Education Network

Games and calendars for families as well as teacher and parent tools.

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

Resources to expand learning and family engagement -- updated weekly during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google Arts & Culture

Artwork, collections, and stories from around the world, including virtual field trips.

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to download and use. Filter your search to "Free" options.

NYC Dept of Education Resources

Links for at-home learning, including magazines, websites, free or discounted books, and Coronavirus information for children. 

AzM2 Sample Tests

Sample tests to familiarize students, teachers, and parents with content, item types, and the user interface of the Arizona state assessments.

Math Antics

A YouTube channel with great math how-to videos

Educator

Many of these resources require a paid subscription, but some are free to view. Good section on AP classes.

Big History Project

A comprehensive "history of the universe" project.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

Many reading resources based on all content areas. Searchable by topic and subject.

YouTube

Try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions".

Text structures: types, outlines, and examples

Very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing. 

The Science Spot

Many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.

Wonderopolis

Explore the "wonder of the day" or those of past days for highly engaging passages and videos.

NASA

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities designed to do at home.

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

List of 20+ online learning resources available during COVID-19 school closures.

TED Talks

TED Talks for students on highly engaging topics, including video, questions, deeper information, and discussion topics.

 

 

 

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