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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.

Freshman Physics

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 9.RST.04: I can determine what symbols, key terms, words, and phrases mean after reading a text.

  2. HS.1S.C1.PO3: I can formulate a testable hypothesis. 

  3. HS.1S.C2.PO3: I can design a written plan of action for testing a hypothesis. 

  4. HS.1S.C2.PO4: I can perform a planned experiment.

  5. HS.1S.C3.PO2: I can determine if data supports a hypothesis. 

  6. HS.1S.C3.PO6: I can analyze data using statistics. 

  7. HS.1S.C4.PO2: I can produce graphs to communicate data.

  8. HS.1S.C4.PO4: I can support my conclusion with scientific arguments. 

  9. HS.4M.C4.PO1: I can use dimensional analysis to keep track of units of measure when converting. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 9.RST.01: I can read a science text and cite evidence to make a conclusion.

  2. 9.RST.07: I can translate information between mathematical, written, and graphic forms. 

  3. HS.5S.C2.PO1: I can describe how things change over time. 

  4. HS.5S.C2.PO14: I can discover the Law of Conservation of Momentum. 

  5. HS.5S.C2.PO2A: I can analyze how position and velocity relate. 

  6. HS.5S.C2.PO2B: I can analyze how acceleration and time relate. 

  7. HS.5S.C2.PO3: I can discover Newtons 1st Law of Motion. 

  8. HS.5S.C2.PO4: I can use Newtons 2nd Law of Motion to describe forces. 

  9. HS.5S.C2.PO5: I can discover the law of action and reaction. 

  10. HS.5S.C2.PO6: I can use vectors to describe two dimensional motion.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 9.RST.08: I can evaluate the author’s claim based on the data presented in the text. 

  2. HS.5S.C3.PO1: I can describe how energy is stored in a system in various ways. 

  3. HS.5S.C3.PO3: I can discover the law of conservation of energy.

  4. HS.5S.C5.PO1: I can explore how energy and matter interact.

  5. HS.5S.C5.PO2: I can describe the characteristics of waves. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. HS.5S.C1.PO6: I can describe what are chemical bonds. 

  2. HS.5S.C3.PO6: I can distinguish between heat and temperature. 

  3. HS.5S.C5.PO4: I can describe kinetic theory. 

  4. HS.5S.C5.PO9: I can quantify how electricity does work.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. HS.2S.C1.PO2: I can describe how diverse people contributed to science.

  2. HS.2S.C2.PO2: I can explain how scientific knowledge evolves.

  3. HS.2S.C2.PO4: I can describe how scientists continue to advance scientific knowledge.


 

Biology

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 10.RST.01: I can cite textual evidence to support what the text says and what conclusions are being made. 

  2. HS.4S.C1.PO2: I can compare the form and function of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and their cellular parts. 

  3. HS.4S.C1.PO4: I can analyze mechanisms of transport of materials into and out of cells. 

  4. HS.4S.C5.PO1: I can compare the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in terms of energy flow, reactants, and products.

  5. HS.4S.C5.PO2: I can describe the role of organic and inorganic chemicals important to living things. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. HS.4S.C1.PO5: I can describe the purposes and processes of cellular reproduction. 

  2. HS.4S.C2.PO2: I can describe the molecular basis of heredity, in viruses and living things, including DNA replication and protein synthesis.

  3. HS.4S.C2.PO3: I can explain how genotypic differences occur and results in phenotypic variety.

  4. HS.4S.C2.PO4: I can describe how meiosis and fertilization maintain genetic differences. 

  5. HS.4S.C4.PO2: I can explain how genotypic and phenotypic differences can result in changes that may help or hurt an organism's success in an environment. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 10.RST.05: I can analyze relationships among concepts in a text including relationships among key terms.

  2. HS.4S.C3.PO1: I can identify the relationships among organisms within populations, communities, ecosystems, and biomes.

  3. HS.3S.C3.PO2: I can describe biotic and abiotic factors that affect human populations. 

  4. HS.4S.C3.PO3: I can assess how the size and the rate of growth of a population are determined by birth rate, death rate, immigration, emigration, and carrying capacity of the environment.

  5. HS.4S.C4.PO1: I can identify the components of natural selection which can lead to speciation. 

  6. HS.4S.C4.PO3: I can describe how the continuing operation of natural selection triggers a population's ability to adapt to changes in the environment and leads to biodiversity and the origin of new species. 

  7. HS.4S.C4.PO4: I can predict how a change in an environmental factor can affect the number and diversity of species in an ecosystem.

  8. HS.4S.C4.PO6: I can analyze, using a biological classification system, the degree of relatedness among various species. 

  9. HS.4S.C5.PO4: I can diagram the energy flow in an ecosystem through a food chain. 

  10. HS.4S.C5.PO5: I can describe the levels of organization of living things from cells, through tissues, organs, organ systems, organism, populations, and communities to ecosystems. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 10.RST.09: I can compare and contrast the results of different scientists experiments (and to my own using peer review).

  2. HS.3S.C2.PO3: I can support a position on a science or technology issue.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 10.RST.10: I can read and comprehend science/technical texts in Biology and Physics independently and proficiently.

  2. HS.1S.C1.PO1: I can evaluate whether the scientific information is relevant to a given problem.

  3. HS.1S.C1.PO2: I can develop questions from my observations that transition to testable hypotheses.

  4. HS.1S.C1.PO3: I can formulate a testable hypothesis.

  5. HS.1S.C1.PO4: I can predict the outcome of an investigation based on prior evidence, probability, and/or modeling.

  6. HS.1S.C2.PO1: I can demonstrate safe and ethical procedures (e.g., use and care of technology, materials, organisms) and behavior in all science inquiries.

  7. HS.1S.C2.PO2: I can identify the resources needed to conduct an investigation.

  8. HS.1S.C2.PO3: I can design an appropriate protocol for testing a hypothesis.

  9. HS.1S.C3.PO1: I can interpret data that show a variety of possible relationships between variables.

  10. HS.1S.C3.PO2: I can evaluate whether investigational data support or do not support the proposed hypothesis.

  11. HS.1S.C3.PO4: I can evaluate the design of an investigation to identify possible sources of procedural error.

  12. HS.1S.C3.PO5: Design models (conceptual or physical) of the following to represent "real world" scenarios: collisions, carbon cycle, water cycle, and phase change.

  13. HS.1S.C3.PO7: Propose further investigations based on the findings of a conducted investigation.

  14. HS.1S.C4.PO1: For a specific investigation, I can choose an appropriate method for communicating the results.

  15. HS.1S.C4.PO3: Communicate results clearly and logically.

  16. HS.1S.C4.PO4: I can support conclusions with logical scientific arguments.

  17. HS.2S.C1.PO1 (Teacher Assessed): I can describe how human curiosity and needs have influenced science, impacting the quality of life worldwide.

  18. HS.2S.C1.PO2 (Teacher Assessed): I can describe how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations.

  19. HS.2S.C1.PO3: I can analyze how specific changes in science have affected society.

  20. HS.2S.C1.PO4 (Teacher Assessed): I can analyze how specific cultural and/or societal issues promote or hinder scientific advancements.

  21. HS.2S.C2.PO1: I can specify the requirements of a valid, scientific explanation.

  22. HS.2S.C2.PO2: I can explain the process by which accepted ideas are challenged or extended by scientific discoveries.

  23. HS.2S.C2.PO4 (Teacher Assessed): I can describe how scientists continue to investigate and critically analyze aspects of theories.

  24. HS.3S.C2.PO2 (Teacher Assessed): I can recognize the importance of basing arguments on a complete understanding of the core concepts and principles of science and technology.

  25. HS.3S.C2.PO4: Analyze the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources in Arizona: water, land, soil, minerals, and air.

  26. HS.3S.C3.PO1: Analyze social factors that limit the growth of a human population, including: affluence, education, access to health care, and cultural influences.

 

Chemistry

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 11.RST.04: I can determine the meanings of symbols, key terms, and domain-specific words; and analyze how they are used in specific scientific and technical contexts. 

  2. HS.PS1.a (atomic structure): I can use models to explain how atoms and molecules are structured, and how they behave. The development of atomic and molecular models is a work in progress.

  3. HS.PS1.a (electron organization): I can use models to explain how atoms and molecules are structured, and how they behave. The development of atomic and molecular models is a work in progress. 

  4. HS.PS1.a (matter & properties): I can use models to explain how atoms and molecules are structured, and how they behave. The development of atomic and molecular models is a work in progress. 

  5. HS.PS1.b (periodic tables): I can predict the outermost arrangement of electrons for a given element based on where it is on the periodic table and use this information to predict other elements it may bond with. I can show how electrons are involved in bonding. I can predict the properties of elements based on their location on the periodic table. 

  6. HS.PS4.e: I can explain how light can be represented by either a wave or a particle, and which is better under specific circumstances. I can relate the movement of electrons within an atom to the transmission of light. I can relate the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation to energy. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 11.RST.03: I can analyze and explain complex ideas, results, and sequence of events that are developed over the course of a complex multistep procedure. 

  2. 11.RST.07: I can integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information from diverse formats in order to address a question or solve a problem. 

  3. 11.RST.08: I can evaluate validity of the hypothesis, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text. I can verify corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information. 

  4. HS.PS1.a: I can use models to explain how atoms and molecules are structured, and how they behave. The development of atomic and molecular models is a work in progress. 

  5. HS.PS1.b (covalent bonding): I can predict the outermost arrangement of electrons for a given element based on where it is on the periodic table and use this information to predict other elements it may bond with. I can show how electrons are involved in bonding. I can predict the properties of elements based on their location on the periodic table. 

  6. HS.PS1.b (ionic bonding): I can predict the outermost arrangement of electrons for a given element based on where it is on the periodic table and use this information to predict other elements it may bond with. I can show how electrons are involved in bonding. I can predict the properties of elements based on their location on the periodic table.

  7. HS.PS1.h (molar mass): I can write a balanced chemical equation. I can describe the mole concept and its relationship to Avogadros number. I cannot destroy atoms; therefore I cannot destroy matter, in a chemical reaction. I can show proof for this statement using math and the periodic table. I can calculate the amount of products produced by a chemical reaction given the amount of reactants, or vice versa. 

  8. HS.PS1.h (the mole concept): I can write a balanced chemical equation. I can describe the mole concept and its relationship to Avogadros number. I cannot destroy atoms; therefore I cannot destroy matter, in a chemical reaction. I can show proof for this statement using math and the periodic table. I can calculate the amount of products produced by a chemical reaction given the amount of reactants, or vice versa. 

  9. HS.PS1.i: I can predict the outcome of various simple chemical reactions and balance the finished equations to demonstrate conservation of matter. I can classify chemical reactions by reaction type. 

  10. HS.PS1.h (balancing equations): I can write a balanced chemical equation. I can describe the mole concept and its relationship to Avogadros number. I cannot destroy atoms; therefore I cannot destroy matter, in a chemical reaction. I can show proof for this statement using math and the periodic table. I can calculate the amount of products produced by a chemical reaction given the amount of reactants, or vice versa. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 11.RST.03: I can analyze and explain complex ideas, results, and sequence of events that are developed over the course of a complex multistep procedure. 

  2. 11.RST.08: I can evaluate validity of the hypothesis, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text. I can verify corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information. 

  3. HS.PS1.c (gas laws): I can predict and infer the strength of bonds and the interaction of atoms and molecules based on the observable properties of a substance. 

  4. HS.PS1.c (states of matter & kinetics): I can predict and infer the strength of bonds and the interaction of atoms and molecules based on the observable properties of a substance. 

  5. HS.PS1.h (stoichiometry): I can write a balanced chemical equation. I can describe the mole concept and its relationship to Avogadros number. I cannot destroy atoms; therefore I cannot destroy matter, in a chemical reaction. I can show proof for this statement using math and the periodic table. I can calculate the amount of products produced by a chemical reaction given the amount of reactants, or vice versa. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 11.RST.03: I can analyze and explain complex ideas, results, and sequence of events that are developed over the course of a complex multistep procedure. 

  2. HS.PS1.d: I can show that energy input is required to break chemical bonds I can show that energy is released when chemical bonds are formed. 

  3. Strand 5 Extensions: Solutions, Acids/Bases, Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Saponification

  4. Electrochemistry/Batteries: Inquiry Based Lab - possibly Saponification


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. HS.1S.C1.PO1: I can evaluate scientific information for relevance to a given problem.

  2. HS.1S.C1.PO2: I can develop questions from observations that transition into testable hypotheses.


 

Earth Science

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. HS.1S.C1.PO2: I can develop questions from observations that transition into testable hypotheses.

  2. HS.1S.C1.PO4: I can predict the outcome of an investigation based on prior evidence, probability, and/or modeling.

  3. HS.1S.C2.PO1: I can demonstrate safe and ethical procedures and behavior in all science inquiries.

  4. HS.1S.C2.PO2: I can identify the resources needed to conduct an investigation.

  5. HS.1S.C2.PO3: I can design an appropriate protocol for testing a hypothesis.

  6. HS.1S.C2.PO4: I can conduct a scientific investigation that is based on a research design.

  7. HS.1S.C2.PO5: I can record observations, notes, sketches, questions, and ideas using tools such as journals, charts, graphs, and computers.

  8. HS.6S.C3.PO1: I can describe the scientific theory of the origin of the solar system.

  9. HS.6S.C3.PO2: I can describe the characteristics, location, and motions of the various kinds of objects in our solar system.

  10. HS.6S.C3.PO3: I can explain the phases of the moon, eclipsis, and the interaction of the sun, moon and earth.

  11. HS.6S.C4.PO1: I can describe the Big Bang Theory as an explanation for the origin of the universe.

  12. HS.6S.C4.PO2: I can describe the fusion process that takes place in stars.

  13. HS.6S.C4.PO3: I can analyze the evolution of various types of stars using the Hertzprung-Russell (HR) diagram.

  14. HS.6S.C4.PO4: I can compare the evolution of stars of different masses.

  15. HS.6S.C4.PO5: I can explain the formation of the light elements in stars and the heavier elements in supernova explosions.

  16. HS.6S.C4.PO6: I can explain the evolution and life cycles of galaxies.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. HS.2S.C1.PO1: I can describe how human curiosity and needs have influenced science, impacting the quality of life worldwide.

  2. HS.3S.C2.PO1: I can analyze the costs, benefits, and risks of various ways of dealing with needs or problems.

  3. HS.3S.C2.PO4: I can analyze the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources in Arizona.

  4. HS.6S.C1.PO1: I can identify ways materials are cycled within the earth system.

  5. HS.6S.C1.PO3: I can explain how the rock cycle is related to plate tectonics.

  6. HS.6S.C1.PO4: I can demonstrate how the hydrosphere links the biosphere and lithosphere.

  7. HS.6S.C1.PO6: I can analyze methods of reclamation and conservation of water.

  8. HS.6S.C1.PO7: I can explain how the geochemical processes are responsible for the concentration of economically valuable minerals and ores in Arizona and worldwide.

  9. HS.6S.C2.PO1: I can describe the flow of energy to and from the Earth.

  10. HS.6S.C2.PO2: I can explain the mechanisms of heat transfer land masses.

  11. HS.6S.C2.PO7: I can analyze the seismic evidence used to determine the structure of the Earth.

  12. HS.6S.C2.PO8: I can describe how radioactive decay maintains the Earth's internal temperature.

  13. HS.6S.C3.PO4: I can interpret a geologic time scale.

  14. HS.6S.C3.PO5: I can distinguish between relative and absolute geologic dating techniques.

  15. HS.6S.C3.PO6: I can investigate scientific theories of how life originated on Earth.

  16. HS.6S.C3.PO7: I can describe how life on Earth has influenced the evolution of the Earth's systems.

  17. HS.6S.C3.PO8: I can sequence major events in the Earth's evolution using relative and absolute dating data.

  18. HS.6S.C3.PO9: I can analyze patterns in the fossil record related to the theory of organic evolution.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. HS.6S.C1.PO2: I can demonstrate how dynamic processes such as weathering, erosion, sedimentation, metamorphism, and orogenesis relate to redistribution of materials within the earth system.

  2. HS.6S.C1.PO5: I can describe factors that impact current and future water quantity and quality including surface, ground, and local water issues.

  3. HS.6S.C2.PO4: I can demonstrate the relationship between the Earth's internal convective heat flow and plate tectonics.

  4. HS.6S.C2.PO5: I can demonstrate the relationships among earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain ranges, mid-oceanic ridges, deep sea trenches, and tectonic plates.

  5. HS.6S.C2.PO6: I can distinguish among seismic S, P, and surface waves.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. HS.2S.C1.PO3: I can analyze how specific changes in science have affected society.

  2. HS.6S.C2.PO10: I can demonstrate the effect of the Earth's rotation on the movement of water and air.

  3. HS.6S.C2.PO11: I can describe the origin, life cycle, and behavior of weather systems.

  4. HS.6S.C2.PO12: I can describe the conditions that cause severe weather.

  5. HS.6S.C2.PO13: I can propose appropriate safety measures that can be taken in preparation for severe weather.

  6. HS.6S.C2.PO14: I can analyze how weather is influenced by both natural and artificial earth features.

  7. HS.6S.C2.PO15: I can list the factors that determine climate.

  8. HS.6S.C2.PO16: I can explain the causes and/or effects of climate changes over long periods of time.

  9. HS.6S.C2.PO17: I can investigate the effects of acid rain, smoke, volcanic dust, urban development, and greenhouse gases, on climate change over various periods of time.

  10. HS.6S.C2.PO3: I can distinguish between weather and climate.

  11. HS.6S.C2.PO9: I can explain the effect of heat transfer on climate and weather.


 

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.

Virtual Field Trips

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

   
 

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.

 

 

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