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5th 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.

Fifth Grade Math Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 5.M.NBT.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can apply concepts of place value, multiplication, and division to understand that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.

  2. 5.M.NBT.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10.

  3. 5.M.NBT.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can read, write, and compare decimals to the thousandths.

  4. 5.M.NBT.A.04: The Highly Proficient student can round decimals to any place. The Highly Proficient student can explain how they used place value understanding to round decimals to any place.

  5. 5.M.NBT.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using a standard algorithm.  The Highly Proficient student can explain how to use a standard algorithm to multiply multi-digit whole numbers.

  6. 5.M.NBT.B.06: The Highly Proficient student can apply and extend understanding of division to find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with more than four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors. 

  7. 5.M.NBT.B.07: The Highly Proficient student can add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths and relate the strategy to a written form. The Highly Proficient student can apply this to real-world context.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 5.M.NF.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions and explain the process.

  2. 5.M.NF.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can create and solve word problems involving adding and subtracting of fractions with unlike denominators. The Highly Proficient student can explain how to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers.

  3. 5.M.NF.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can explain how the division of whole numbers results in answers in the form of fractions. The Highly Proficient student can create word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers.

  4. 5.M.NF.B.04a: The Highly Proficient student can apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number and a fraction by a fraction. a. Interpret the product (a/b) x q as a parts of a partition of q into b equal parts. For example, use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) x 4 = 8/3, and create a story context for this equation.

  5. 5.M.NF.B.04b: The Highly Proficient student can apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number and a fraction by a fraction. b. Interpret the product of a fraction multiplied by a fraction (a/b) x (c/d). Use a visual fraction model and create a story context for this equation. For example, use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) x (4/5) = 8/15, and create a story context for this equation. In general, (a/b) x (c/d) = ac/bd.

  6. 5.M.NF.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can interpret multiplication as scaling by comparing the size of the product to the size of one factor.

  7. 5.M.NF.B.06: The Highly Proficient students can solve and create real-world problems in context involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers.

  8. 5.M.NF.B.07: The Highly Proficient student can solve, model, and create real-world division problems using fractions.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 5.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can understand and describe a coordinate system as perpendicular number lines, called axes, that intersect at the origin (0 , 0). Identify a given point in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane using an ordered pair of numbers, called coordinates. Understand that the first number (x) indicates the distance traveled on the horizontal axis, and the second number (y) indicates the distance traveled on the vertical axis.

  2. 5.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can use real-world data to create a representation and draw conclusions based on the data presented.

  3. 5.M.G.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can draw or construct specific two-dimensional figures according to its definitions, attributes, or categories. The Highly Proficient student can explain why attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category.

  4. 5.M.G.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can classify and draw or construct two-dimensional figures in the hierarchy based on properties.

  5. 5.M.MD.C.03: The Highly Proficient student can recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement. a. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume. b. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n  unit cubes is said to have a volume of n  cubic units.

  6. 5.M.MD.C.04: The Highly Proficient student can measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised units.

  7. 5.M.MD.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can compare the volumes of different rectangular prisms and create real world mathematical situations involving volume. 

  8. 5.M.NF.B.04c: The Highly Proficient student can find the area of a rectangle with fractional side lengths by tiling it with unit squares and explain the process.

  9. 5.M.OA.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can use parentheses and brackets to create multiple numerical expressions equivalent to a given value.

  10. 5.M.OA.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them (e.g., express the calculation "add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2" as 2 x (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 x (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product).

  11. 5.M.OA.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can generate two numerical patterns using two multi-step rules and explain their relationships between corresponding terms. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 5.M.MD.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can create and solve real world word problems and choose the appropriate measurement.

  2. 5.M.MD.B.02: The Highly Proficient student can create a line plot to display data and solve word problems involving line plots to interpret the solution as data.

Fifth Grade Reading Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 5.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can accurately quote strong textual evidence from the text to support and explicitly explain an inference.

  2. 5.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can determine implicitly stated themes and summarize a story, drama, or poem using evidence from the text.

  3. 5.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze the similarities and differences of two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on implicitly stated details in the text. 

  4. 5.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and explain how different plot elements work together to build a story, drama, or poem. 

  5. 5.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze how a narrator’s point of view influences how complex events are developed.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 5.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and summarize two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details. 

  2. 5.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast, then analyze, the aspects of two or more texts using text structures (e.g. sequencing, cause/effect, and problem and solution, chronology, and comparison), graphic organizers, and text summaries.

  3. 5.R.RI.07: The Highly Proficient student can interpret information from multiple print or digital sources to answer complex questions or solve complex problems efficiently.

  4. 5.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can analyze and interpret the meaning of unfamiliar words or phrases in a text, including figurative language.

  5. 5.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare, contrast, analyze, and evaluate stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 5.R.RF.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply word analysis skills in decoding multisyllabic words in and out of context.

  2. 5.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can accurately quote strong textual evidence when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing complex inferences from the text.

  3. 5.R.RI.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze complex cause and effect relationships and interactions between individuals, events, or ideas, providing evidence based on specific information in the text. 

  4. 5.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze multiple sources of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent, and evaluate the effectiveness of the accounts.

  5. 5.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate the strengths of an author’s reasoning and explain how the reasons and evidence support their points. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 5.R.RF.04: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. a. Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding. b. Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

  2. 5.R.RL.07: Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the purpose, meaning, or tone of the text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, and poem).


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 5.R.RI.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine and analyze the meaning and effect of advanced grade level vocabulary words and phrases in a text. 

  2. 5.R.RI.09: The Highly Proficient student can integrate complex or inferred information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the topic using evidence from the text.

  3. 5.R.RI.10: By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational text, including history/social studies, science and technological texts, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 5.

  4. 5.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 5.

 

Fifth Grade Science Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 5.E2U1.7: I can develop, revise, and use models based on evidence to construct explanations about the movement of the Earth and Moon within our solar system. 

  2. 5.E2U1.8: I can obtain, analyze, and communicate evidence to support an explanation that the gravitational force of Earth on objects is directed toward the planet’s center.

  3. 5.P2U1.3: I can construct an explanation using evidence to demonstrate that objects can affect other objects even when they are not touching.

  4. 5.P3U1.4: I can obtain, analyze, and communicate evidence of the effects that balanced and unbalanced forces have on the motion of objects.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 5.P1U1.1: I can analyze and interpret data to explain that matter of any type can be subdivided into particles too small to see and, in a closed system, if properties change or chemical reactions occur, the amount of matter stays the same. 

  2. 5.P1U1.2: I can plan and carry out investigations to demonstrate that some substances combine to form new substances with different properties and others can be mixed without taking on new properties. 

  3. 5.P3U2.5: I can define problems and design solutions pertaining to force and motion.

  4. 5.P4U1.6: I can analyze and interpret data to determine how and where energy is transferred when objects move.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 5.L3U1.9: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about patterns between the offspring of plants, and the offspring of animals (including humans); construct an explanation of how genetic information is passed from one generation to the next. 

  2. 5.L3U1.10: I can construct an explanation based on evidence that the changes in an environment can affect the development of the traits in a population of organisms. 

  3. 5.L4U3.11: I can obtain, evaluate, and communicate evidence about how natural and human-caused changes to habitats or climate can impact populations. 

  4. 5.L4U3.12: I can construct an argument based on evidence that inherited characteristics can be affected by behavior and/or environmental conditions. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. Review all standards from Q1 - Q3 - 10 Days

 

Fifth Grade Social Studies Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 5.SS.C3.01a: I can describe the origins, functions, and structure of the United States Constitution and the three branches of government. (A) Key origins include historical and philosophical influences like the government structures of Ancient Greece and Rome, Enlightenment thinkers like John Locke, British documents like the Magna Carta, colonial governments, the Articles of Confederation, and the compromises and ratification debates of the Constitutional Convention Key functions of the United States government as outlined in the Preamble.

  2. 5.SS.C3.01b: I can describe the three branches of government, the powers they have, and the checks and balances they have in place. 

  3. 5.SS.C3.01c: I can describe the origins, functions, and structure of the Constitution.   

  4. 5.SS.C4.02: I can use a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to make decisions about and act on issues and civic problems in their classrooms and schools.  

  5. 5.SS.G1.01: I can make and read maps and graphs to represent changes in the United States.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 5.SS.C4.01a: I can use multiple sources to examine how society changed through laws and policies to address problems during the American Revolution era. 

  2. 5.SS.E2.01a: I can compare the advantages and disadvantages of individual choices during the American Revolution era.      

  3. 5.SS.E4.01a: I can describe how taxes, spending, protection, and regulations affected the economy during the American Revolution. 

  4. 5.SS.E5.01: I can generate questions to explain how trade leads to increasing economic interdependence on different nations. Key concepts include but are not limited to products that are imported into markets within the United States and products that are exported to other markets in the world.

  5. 5.SS.G3.01a: I can use historical events and tools to explain the cause and effect relationships of environment and technology on human migration (American Revolution and Civil War). 

  6. 5.SS.G4.01: Describe how economic activities, natural phenomena, and human-made events in one place or region are impacted by interactions with nearby and distant places or regions.

  7. 5.SS.H2.01a: I can use multiple sources to summarize the causes and effects of conflicts, resolutions, and movements during events in the American Revolution. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 5.SS.C4.01b: I can use multiple sources to examine how society changed through laws and policies to address problems in the Civil War era. 

  2. 5.SS.E2.01b: I can compare the advantages and disadvantages of individual choices during the Civil War era. 

  3. 5.SS.E4.01b: I can describe how taxes, spending, protection, and regulations affected the economy during the American Civil War.

  4. 5.SS.G2.01: I can describe how natural and human-caused changes to habitats or climate can impact our world.

  5. 5.SS.G3.01b: I can use historical events and tools to explain the cause and effect relationships of environment and technology on human migration (Civil War and Industrial Revolution).

  6. 5.SS.H2.01b: I can use multiple sources to summarize the causes and effects of conflicts, resolutions, and movements during events in the American Civil War.  


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 5.SS.C4.01c: I can use multiple sources to examine how society changed through laws and policies to address problems in the Industrial Revolution era. 

  2. 5.SS.E1.01: I can give examples of financial risks that individuals and households face within the context of the time period studied.

  3. 5.SS.E2.01c: I can compare the advantages and disadvantages of individual choices during the Industrial Revolution era.

  4. 5.SS.E3.01: I can develop an understanding of the characteristics of entrepreneurship within a market economy and apply these characteristics to individuals during the time-period studied. Characteristics include but are not limited to risk-taking, innovation, and problem-solving.

  5. 5.SS.E4.02: I can analyze how agriculture, new industries, innovative technologies, changes in transportation, and labor impacted the national economy including productivity, supply and demand, and price during the time period being studied.

  6. 5.SS.G3.01b: I can use historical events and tools to explain the cause and effect relationships of environment and technology on human migration (Human Migration). 

  7. 5.SS.H2.01c: I can use multiple sources to summarize the causes and effects of conflicts, resolutions, and movements during events in the Industrial Revolution. 

  8. 5.SS.E4.01c: I can describe how taxes, spending, protection, and regulations affected the economy during the Industrial Revolution. 


Yearly Standards (Taught throughout the year): 
  1. 5.SS.C2.01: I can explain the roles, rights, and responsibilities of American citizens that influenced events from the pre-American Revolution to Industrialization.

  2. 5.SS.C4.01: I can use primary and secondary sources to examine historical and contemporary means of changing society through laws and policies in order to address public problems. Key concepts can include but are not limited to the purpose of the Declaration of Independence, the creation of the Constitution, the formation and development of social and reform movements, and responses to industrialism and poverty at the turn of the century.

  3. 5.SS.H4.01: Use primary and secondary sources to describe how diverse groups (racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, immigrant/migrant) shaped the United States’ multicultural society within the historical timeframe.

 

Fifth Grade Writing Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 5.L.01ae: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate a strong command of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections and explain their function in writing. 

  2. 5.L.01bcd: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate a strong command of the correct verb tenses in their writing. 

  3. 5.L.02: The Highly Proficient student can use commas to separate items in a series, introductory phrases or words, tag questions, and direct addresses. 

  4. 5.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can write sentences that flow together and sound natural when read aloud.

  5. 5.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write an informational text to thoroughly examine a topic using relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 5.L.04a: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).

  2. 5.L.04bc: The Highly Proficient student can determine the meaning of words and phrases using context clues and reference materials in both print and digital to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify precise meaning of key words and phrases.

  3. 5.L.05ab: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate a strong understanding of complex language, complex word relationships, and subtle nuances in word meanings like: similes, metaphors, idioms, adages, and proverbs.

  4. 5.L.05c: The Highly Proficient student can interpret the relationship between synonyms, antonyms, and homographs to fully understand each of the words. 

  5. 5.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can create a five paragraph essay that defends their position on a given topic or text providing effective, relevant reasons that are logically and purposefully ordered and supported by facts and details, includes a topic sentence, effective reasons, relative information, and a strong conclusion. 

  6. 5.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing appropriate to the task and purpose by planning, editing, revising, and rewriting using new approaches. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  • None


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 5.W.03: The Highly Proficient can write a narrative story that includes: characters, setting, plot, sensory details, clear language, and a logical sequence of events.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 5.L.01f: The Highly Proficient student can organize one or more paragraphs appropriate to a writing task.

  2. 5.L.06:  Acquire and use accurately grade‐appropriate general academic and domain‐specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition). 

  3. 5.W.05: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. 

  4. 5.W.06: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills in order to complete a writing task.

  5. 5.W.07: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic and to answer a specific question.

  6. 5.W.08: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.  

  7. 5.W.09: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. a. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature. b. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts.

  8. 5.W.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purpose, and audiences.

  9. 5.WF.01: 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.

 

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.

Grammar Checker

Students can check for correct grammar and spelling in their writing using this website (free and no registration required).

   
 

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.

Virtual Field Trips

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

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

 
 

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.

Virtual Field Trips

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

Teaching Finances to Kids

Lessons and activities to teach children about credit and finances.

 

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