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6th 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.

Sixth Grade Math Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 6.M.NS.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can solve and model a problem in story context involving multistep division with fractions and mixed numbers.

  2. 6.M.NS.B.02: The Highly Proficient student can fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm. 

  3. 6.M.NS.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can fluently add, subtract, multiply and divide multi-digit numbers including multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation and assesses the reasonableness of the result. 

  4. 6.M.NS.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can interpret a context to construct an equivalent expression using the greatest common factor, least common multiple, and the distributive property.

  5. 6.M.RP.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can describe a ratio relationship and compare two quantities multiplicatively.

  6. 6.M.RP.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can find unit rates requiring multiple steps.

  7. 6.M.RP.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can create and apply ratio reasoning to solve real-world problems including those involving percent or conversion of measurement units.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 6.M.EE.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole number exponents. 

  2. 6.M.EE.A.02abc: The Highly Proficient student can identify parts of an expression, evaluate, and create algebraic expressions involving rational numbers for real-world context.

  3. 6.M.EE.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving mathematical problems and problems in real-world context; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number or any number in a specified set.

  4. 6.M.EE.A.04: The Highly Proficient student can use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving mathematical problems and problems in real-world context; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number or any number in a specified set.

  5. 6.M.EE.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can solve an equation or inequality to choose or create a set of values that make the equation or inequality true. 

  6. 6.M.EE.B.06: The Highly Proficient student can use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set. 

  7. 6.M.EE.B.07: The Highly Proficient student can create and solve a one-step equation to represent a real-world problem.

  8. 6.M.EE.B.08: The Highly Proficient student can create, solve, and graph inequalities to represent constraints in a real-world problem. 

  9. 6.M.NS.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can identify and interpret rational numbers given problems in real-world context.

  10. 6.M.NS.C.06ac: The Highly Proficient student can understand a rational number as a point on the number line. Extend number line diagrams and coordinate axes familiar from previous grades to represent points on the line and in the plane with negative number coordinates. a.  Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself and that 0 is its own opposite. c.  Find and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane.  

  11. 6.M.NS.C.07: The Highly Proficient student can solve problems in real-world context involving the coordinate plane and absolute values.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 6.M.EE.C.09: The Highly Proficient student can create a real-world context using dependent and independent variables by constructing a table, graph, or equation.

  2. 6.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can find the area of regular and irregular polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles or other shapes.

  3. 6.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths using unit cubes and/or the traditional formula.

  4. 6.M.G.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can find a missing vertex of a polygon given other vertices. 

  5. 6.M.G.A.04: The Highly Proficient student can solve real world problems by finding surface area for three dimensional figures using nets with fractional edges.

  6. 6.M.NS.C.06b: The Highly Proficient student can recognize in real-world problems that when two ordered pairs differ only by sign then the locations are related to reflections over one or both axes. 

  7. 6.M.NS.C.08: The Highly Proficient student can use absolute value to find the distance between two points with the same first or second coordinate in real-world context.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 6.M.SP.A.01.02.03: The Highly Proficient student can create a statistical question given a context and develop a data set with a given measure of center, spread, and overall shape, and determine how additional data points impact these measures.

  2. 6.M.SP.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can interpret numerical data by creating a histogram, box plot, and/or dot plot.

  3. 6.M.SP.B.05: The Highly Proficient student can summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context by finding measures of center, variability, and overall patterns. 

 

Sixth Grade Reading Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 6.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can apply strong textual evidence in supporting a complex inference or analysis of the text. (Informational text) 

  2. 6.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate central ideas and how they are conveyed through particular details and provide a comprehensive summary, distinct from personal opinions or judgments. 

  3. 6.R.RI.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and developed in a text and analyze relationships among the key individuals, events, or ideas. 

  4. 6.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can apply strong textual evidence in supporting a complex inference or analysis of the text.(Literature) 

  5. 6.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can analyze how the plot of a particular story or drama unfolds in a series of episodes, as well as how the responses and changes of complex characters contribute to the plot as it moves toward a resolution.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 6.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can articulate why the author uses a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section; then analyze how it affects the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of ideas.

  2. 6.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate themes or central ideas, considering major/ minor themes, and how they are conveyed through particular details; then provide a comprehensive summary distinct from personal opinions or judgments. 

  3. 6.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can analyze the meaning of words and phrases, including figurative and connotative, and evaluate the impact on meaning and tone. 

  4. 6.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can articulate why the author includes a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza in a text, and analyze how it affects the overall structure and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

  5. 6.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text, citing evidence to support the analysis. 

  6. 6.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare, contrast, and analyze/evaluate texts in different forms or genres in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 6.R.RI.04: The Highly Proficient student can analyze the meaning of figurative, connotative, and technical meanings of words and phrases in a text. 

  2. 6.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can analyze an author’s point of view and purpose in a text and provide evidence to show how they are conveyed. 

  3. 6.R.RI.07: The Highly Proficient student can evaluate and synthesize information presented in different media formats; visually, quantitatively, and in words to comprehend the topic or issue. 

  4. 6.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text; then analyze how the reasoning and evidence supports or does not support the claim. 

  5. 6.R.RI.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another author and evaluate the effect and impact of the different presentations. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 6.R.RL.07: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast and analyze the experiences of reading a story, drama, poem, to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text.


Reading Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 6.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 6. 

  2. 6.R.RI.10: By the end of the year, proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational text and nonfiction in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitive measures appropriate to grade 6. 

 

Sixth Grade Science Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 6.P1U1.1: I can analyze and interpret data to show that changes in states of matter are caused by different rates of movement of atoms in solids, liquids, and gases (Kinetic Theory). 

  2. 6.P1U1.2: I can plan and carry out an investigation to demonstrate that variations in temperature and/or pressure affect changes in state of matter. 

  3. 6.P1U1.3: I can develop and use models to represent that matter is made up of smaller particles called atoms. 

  4. 6.P4U2.5: I can analyze how humans use technology to store (potential) and/or use (kinetic) energy.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 6.E2U1.7: I can use ratios and proportions to analyze and interpret data related to scale, properties, and relationships among objects in our solar system. 

  2. 6.E2U1.8: I can develop and use models to explain how constellations and other night sky patterns appear to move due to Earth’s rotation and revolution. 

  3. 6.E2U1.9: I can develop and use models to construct an explanation of how eclipses, moon phases, and tides occur within the Sun- Earth-Moon system.

  4. 6.E2U1.10: I can use a model to show how the tilt of Earth’s axis causes variations in the length of the day and gives rise to seasons.

  5. 6.P2U1.4: I can develop and use a model to predict how forces act on objects at a distance. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 6.E1U1.6: I can investigate and construct an explanation demonstrating that radiation from the Sun provides energy and is absorbed to warm the Earth’s surface and atmosphere. 

  2. 6.E2U1.7: I can use ratios and proportions to analyze and interpret data related to scale, properties, and relationships among objects in our solar system. 

  3. 6.E2U1.8: I can develop and use models to explain how constellations and other night sky patterns appear to move due to Earth’s rotation and revolution. 

  4. 6.E2U1.9: I can develop and use models to construct an explanation of how eclipses, moon phases, and tides occur within the Sun- Earth-Moon system. 

  5. 6.E2U1.10: I can use a model to show how the tilt of Earth’s axis causes variations in the length of the day and gives rise to seasons.

  6. 6.L2U1.13: I can develop and use models to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms and their environment including biotic and abiotic factors.

  7. 6.L2U1.14: I can develop and use models to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms and their environment including biotic and abiotic factors.

  8. 6.L2U3.11: I can use evidence to construct an argument regarding the impact of human activities on the environment and how they positively and negatively affect the competition for energy and resources in ecosystems. 

  9. 6.L2U3.12: I can engage in argument from evidence to support a claim about the factors that cause species to change and how humans can impact those factors. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 6.L2U1.13: I can develop and use models to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms and their environment including biotic and abiotic factors.

  2. 6.L2U1.14: I can develop and use models to demonstrate the interdependence of organisms and their environment including biotic and abiotic factors. 

  3. 6.L2U3.11: I can use evidence to construct an argument regarding the impact of human activities on the environment and how they positively and negatively affect the competition for energy and resources in ecosystems. 

  4. 6.L2U3.12: I can engage in argument from evidence to support a claim about the factors that cause species to change and how humans can impact those factors. 

 

Sixth Grade Social Studies Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 6.SS.C2.01: I can analyze the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie points of view regarding civic issues in the time period and regions studied. 

  2. 6.SS.C4.01: I can explain challenges and opportunities people and groups face when solving local, regional, and/or global problems. 

  3. 6.SS.G1.01: I can use and construct maps, graphs, and other representations to explain relationships between locations of places and regions. 

  4. 6.SS.G2.01: I can compare diverse ways people or groups of people have impacted, modified, or adapted to the environment of the Eastern Hemisphere.

  5. 6.SS.G3.01: I can analyze how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas. 

  6. 6.SS.G3.02: I can analyze the influence of location, use of natural resources, catastrophic environmental events, and technological developments on human settlement and migration.

  7. 6.SS.G4.01: I can explain why environmental characteristics vary among different world regions.

  8. 6.SS.H1.01: I can compare the development and characteristics of historical cultures and civilizations from different global regions within designated time periods.

  9. 6.SS.H3.03: I can explain why communities, states, and nations have different motivations for their choices including individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities.

  10. 6.SS.H4.01: I can describe how different group identities such as racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, and immigrant/migration status emerged and contributed to societal and regional development, characteristics, and interactions over time.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 6.SS.C2.01: I can analyze the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie points of view regarding civic issues in the time period and regions studied.

  2. 6.SS.C4.01: I can explain challenges and opportunities people and groups face when solving local, regional, and/or global problems.

  3. 6.SS.C4.02: I can describe and apply civic virtues including deliberative processes that contribute to the common good and democratic principles in school, community, and government. Key concepts include but are not limited to civility, respect for the rights of others, individual responsibility, respect for law, open-mindedness, critical examination of issues, negotiation and compromise, civic-mindedness, compassion, patriotism, conciliation, and consensus-building. 

  4. 6.SS.E1.01: I can analyze the relationship between education, income, and job opportunities within the context of the time period and region studied. 

  5. 6.SS.E3.03: I can analyze the influence of specialization and trade within diverse cultures and communities in regions studied. 

  6. 6.SS.E5.01: I can describe the factors that influence trade between countries or cultures.

  7. 6.SS.E5.02: I can explain the effects of increasing economic interdependence within distinct groups. 

  8. 6.SS.G1.01: I can use and construct maps, graphs, and other representations to explain relationships between locations of places and regions.

  9. 6.SS.G2.01: I can compare diverse ways people or groups of people have impacted, modified, or adapted to the environment of the Eastern Hemisphere.

  10. 6.SS.G3.01: I can analyze how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas. 

  11. 6.SS.G3.02: I can analyze the influence of location, use of natural resources, catastrophic environmental events, and technological developments on human settlement and migration.

  12. 6.SS.G4.02: I can describe how natural and human-made catastrophic events and economic activities in one place affect people living in nearby and distant places.

  13. 6.SS.H1.01: I can compare the development and characteristics of historical cultures and civilizations from different global regions within designated time periods. 

  14. 6.SS.H1.02: I can explain the causes and effects of interactions between cultures and civilizations.

  15. 6.SS.H2.01: I can evaluate the causes and effects of conflict and resolution among different societies and cultures.

  16. 6.SS.H3.01: I can analyze the impact of religious, government, and civic groups (different factions within a society) over time 

  17. 6.SS.H3.03: I can explain why communities, states, and nations have different motivations for their choices including individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities. 

  18. 6.SS.H4.01: I can describe how different group identities such as racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, and immigrant/migration status emerged and contributed to societal and regional development, characteristics, and interactions over time.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 6.SS.C2.01: I can analyze the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie points of view regarding civic issues in the time period and regions studied. 

  2. 6.SS.C4.01: I can explain challenges and opportunities people and groups face when solving local, regional, and/or global problems. 

  3. 6.SS.E1.01: I can analyze the relationship between education, income, and job opportunities within the context of the time period and region studied. 

  4. 6.SS.E1.02: I can give examples of financial risks that individuals and households face within the context of the time period and region studied.

  5. 6.SS.E3.02: I can explain the influence the factors of production have on the manufacture of goods and services within different cultures, regions, and communities.

  6. 6.SS.G1.01: I can use and construct maps, graphs, and other representations to explain relationships between locations of places and regions. 

  7. 6.SS.G3.01: I can analyze how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas. 

  8. 6.SS.G3.02: I can analyze the influence of location, use of natural resources, catastrophic environmental events, and technological developments on human settlement and migration. 

  9. 6.SS.G4.02: I can describe how natural and human-made catastrophic events and economic activities in one place affect people living in nearby and distant places. 

  10. 6.SS.H1.01: I can compare the development and characteristics of historical cultures and civilizations from different global regions within designated time periods. 

  11. 6.SS.H1.02: I can explain the causes and effects of interactions between cultures and civilizations. 

  12. 6.SS.H2.01: I can evaluate the causes and effects of conflict and resolution among different societies and cultures.

  13. 6.SS.H3.02: I can generate questions to examine the similarities and differences between major world religions and the role of religion in the formation of regions and their cultural, political, economic, and social identity.

  14. 6.SS.H3.03: I can explain why communities, states, and nations have different motivations for their choices including individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities. 

  15. 6.SS.H4.01: I can describe how different group identities such as racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, and immigrant/migration status emerged and contributed to societal and regional development, characteristics, and interactions over time.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 6.SS.C2.01: I can analyze the beliefs, experiences, perspectives, and values that underlie points of view regarding civic issues in the time period and regions studied. 

  2. 6.SS.C4.01: I can explain challenges and opportunities people and groups face when solving local, regional, and/or global problems. 

  3. 6.SS.E1.01: I can analyze the relationship between education, income, and job opportunities within the context of the time period and region studied. 

  4. 6.SS.E1.02: I can give examples of financial risks that individuals and households face within the context of the time period and region studied.

  5. 6.SS.E3.01: I can describe the relationship between various costs and benefits of economic production.

  6. 6.SS.E3.02: I can explain the influence the factors of production have on the manufacture of goods and services within different cultures, regions, and communities.

  7. 6.SS.G1.01: I can use and construct maps, graphs, and other representations to explain relationships between locations of places and regions. 

  8. 6.SS.G3.01:  I can analyze how cultural and environmental characteristics affect the distribution and movement of people, goods, and ideas. 

  9. 6.SS.G4.02:  I can describe how natural and human-made catastrophic events and economic activities in one place affect people living in nearby and distant places. 

  10. 6.SS.H1.01:  I can compare the development and characteristics of historical cultures and civilizations from different global regions within designated time periods.

  11. 6.SS.H2.01:  I can evaluate the causes and effects of conflict and resolution among different societies and cultures.

  12. 6.SS.H3.03:  I can explain why communities, states, and nations have different motivations for their choices including individual rights, freedoms, and responsibilities. 

  13. 6.SS.H4.01: I can describe how different group identities such as racial, ethnic, class, gender, regional, and immigrant/migration status emerged and contributed to societal and regional development, characteristics, and interactions over time.

Sixth Grade Writing Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 6.L.01a-e: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking: (a) ensures that pronouns are in the proper case; (b) uses intensive pronouns; (c) recognizes and corrects inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person; (d) recognizes and corrects vague pronouns; (e) identifies variations from standard English and uses specific strategies to significantly improve expression in conventional language. 

  2. 6.L.02: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong and strategic command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

  3. 6.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can strategically use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening; (a) varying sentence patterns for meaning, interest, reader/listener interest, and style; (b) maintaining strong consistency in style and tone.

  4. 6.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. 

  5. 6.W.05: 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.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 6.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can definitively determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing from a range of strategies.

  2. 6.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate command of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 

  3. 6.W.05: 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.

  4. 6.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information by conducting research, drawing on several high-quality, credible sources, using standard citation format, and avoiding plagiarism.

  5. 6.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct research projects to answer questions, drawing on several high quality credible sources, using standard citation format and avoiding plagiarism. 

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


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 6.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 

  2. 6.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce well developed writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience; develops and strengthens writing on an ongoing basis by planning, revising, editing, rewriting and editing for conventions. 

  3. 6.W.05: 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. 

  4. 6.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information by conducting research, drawing on several high-quality, credible sources, using standard citation format, and avoiding plagiarism.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 6.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can produce a clear and well developed narrative that develops real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. 

  2. 6.W.05: 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. 

  3. 6.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and well developed writing in which the development, organization, and style is appropriate to the task, purpose and audience; develops and strengthens writing on an ongoing basis by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, and editing for conventions; demonstrates the ability to complete a writing task in a single sitting with adequate keyboarding skills.

  4. 6.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather relevant information by conducting research, drawing on several high-quality, credible sources, using standard citation format, and avoiding plagiarism. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 6.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can acquire and use accurately grade- appropriate general academic and domain- specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. 

  2. 6.W.10: The Highly Proficient student can 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, 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.

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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