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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.

Civics Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. HS.SS.C1.02: I can determine how civic virtue and democratic principles are laid out in founding documents. 

  2. HS.SS.C1.04: I can compare and contrast the changes in civil rights and civil liberties in America over time. (Democratic Principles & Constitutional Rights)

  3. HS.SS.C2.01: I can explain why it is important to fulfill my responsibilities as a citizen. (Linkage)

  4. HS.SS.C2.02: I can compare citizen involvement in the US political system and two other political systems throughout a period of time. 

  5. HS.SS.C2.03: I will critique the changes over time of rights and civic ideals as laid out in historical document, laws, executive order, and court rulings. (Historical Documents) 

  6. HS.SS.C3.01: I can determine how the separation of powers and checks and balances were established by the Constitution and have evolved over time. 

  7. HS.SS.C3.02: I can compare and contrast the different levels of government, including national, state, local, and tribal governments with other systems of government. 

  8. HS.SS.C3.03: I can analyze how political parties, interest groups, elections, and the media influence government. (Linkage)

  9. HS.SS.C4.02: I can critique the effectiveness of government policy in terms of intended and unintended consequences. 

  10. HS.SS.C4.06: I can evaluate ways to address problems at the local, regional, and global level through self-reflection, planning, and reasoning. (Linkage)

  11. HS.SS.G1.01: I can use maps and geographic information to analyze the relationships between places.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.C1.03: I will mimic the processes used in government or civic groups to make decisions that impact society. (Legislative Branch)

  2. HS.SS.C3.01: I can determine how the separation of powers and checks and balances were established by the Constitution and have evolved over time.

  3. HS.SS.C3.02: I can compare and contrast the different levels of government, including national, state, local, and tribal governments with other systems of government. (Function & Structure - Legislative Branch) 

  4. HS.SS.C4.02: I can critique the effectiveness of government policy in terms of intended and unintended consequences. (Executive Branch) 

  5. HS.SS.C4.03: I can explain how elections are held at different levels of government. (Legislative Branch) 

  6. HS.SS.C4.04a: I can analyze the purpose, process, and outcomes of the legislative branch. (Legislative Branch) 

  7. HS.SS.C4.05: I can evaluate ways to address problems at the local, regional, and global level in multiple contexts as they are addressed over time and place.

  8. HS.SS.G1.01: I can use maps and geographic information to analyze the relationships between places. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.C2.03: I will critique the changes over time of rights and civic ideals as laid out in historical document, laws, executive order, and court rulings. (Executive Branch Actions) 

  2. HS.SS.C3.01: I can determine how the separation of powers and checks and balances were established by the Constitution and have evolved over time. 

  3. HS.SS.C3.02: I can compare and contrast the different levels of government, including national, state, local, and tribal governments with other systems of government. (Function & Structure - Executive Branch) 

  4. HS.SS.C3.04: I can analyze the impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, charters, and agreements on foreign policy. (Executive Branch) 

  5. HS.SS.C4.02: I can critique the effectiveness of government policy in terms of intended and unintended consequences. (Judicial Branch) 

  6. HS.SS.C4.03: I can explain how elections are held at different levels of government. (Executive Branch) 

  7. HS.SS.C4.04b: I can analyze the purpose, process, and outcomes of the executive branch. (Executive Branch) 

  8. HS.SS.C4.04c: I can analyze the purpose, process, and outcomes of the judicial branch. (Judicial Branch) 

  9. HS.SS.C4.05: I can evaluate ways to address problems at the local, regional, and global level in multiple contexts as they are addressed over time and place. 

  10. HS.SS.C4.06: I can evaluate ways to address problems at the local, regional, and global level through self-reflection, planning, and reasoning. (Linkage)

  11. HS.SS.G1.01: I can use maps and geographic information to analyze the relationships between places. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.C1.04: I can compare and contrast the changes in civil rights and civil liberties in America over time. (Constitutional Rights & Human Rights, Civil Rights) 

  2. HS.SS.C2.01: I can explain why it is important to fulfill my responsibilities as a citizen. (Individual Participation) 

  3. HS.SS.C3.02: I can compare and contrast the different levels of government, including national, state, local, and tribal governments with other systems of government. (Analyze the Origins - Local) 

  4. HS.SS.C4.02: I can critique the effectiveness of government policy in terms of intended and unintended consequences. (Local) 

  5. HS.SS.C4.05: I can evaluate ways to address problems at the local, regional, and global level in multiple contexts as they are addressed over time and place. 

  6. HS.SS.G1.01: I can use maps and geographic information to analyze the relationships between places. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the year):
  1. HS.SS.C1.01: Explain the significance of civic virtues to a well-functioning constitutional republic.

  2. HS.SS.C2.04: Analyze the responsibilities of citizens.

  3. HS.SS.C2.05: Compare the rights guaranteed in Arizona Constitution to those in the United States Constitution.

  4. HS.SS.C2.06: Evaluate the contributions of individuals and groups, including Arizonans, who have played a role in promoting civic and democratic principles. 

  5. HS.SS.C4.01: Evaluate multiple procedures for making governmental decisions in all three branches and at the local, state, tribal, national, and international levels in terms of the civic purpose achieved.

  6. HS.SS.C4.07: Apply a range of deliberative and democratic strategies and procedures to make decisions in the classroom, school, and out-of-school civic contexts.


US History Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. HS.SS.G2.03: I can evaluate how people changed the environment (Colonization). 

  2. HS.SS.G2.02: I can evaluate the outcome of political and economic decisions on the environment and culture (New Government). 

  3. HS.SS.G2.04: I can evaluate the use and sustainability of natural resources.

  4. HS.SS.H1.07: I can explain how technology has driven the U.S. economy and increased the standard of living (Inventions/West Expanstion). 

  5. HS.SS.H2.01: I can explain causes and effects of an event (American Revolution). 

  6. HS.SS.H2.03: I can explain short- and long-term effects of American conflict (American Revolution). 

  7. HS.SS.H3.05: I can explain what different labor systems are and how they have affected society (Antebellum South and Slavery).

  8. HS.SS.H4.01: I can explain how various groups have created political and social change (Antebellum South and Slavery). 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.G2.04: I can evaluate the use and sustainability of natural resources.

  2. HS.SS.H2.01: I can explain causes and effects of an event (Civil War). 

  3. HS.SS.H2.03: I can explain short- and long-term effects of American conflict (Reconstruction).

  4. HS.SS.H2.04: I can identify the causes and effects of changes from isolationism to globalism (Imperialism). 

  5. HS.SS.H4.03: I can identify how information and technology has changed and evolved society (Gilded Age/Progressive Era).


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.G2.04: I can evaluate the use and sustainability of natural resources.

  2. HS.SS.G3.01: I can analyze why and how ideas spread and were shared creating new opportunities and population movement to specific areas. 

  3. HS.SS.G3.03: I can analyze the impact of the changes on climate conditions on human migration and the impact on the environment and its changes.

  4. HS.SS.H2.01: I can explain causes and effects of an event (WWI).

  5. HS.SS.H4.01: I can explain how various groups have created political and social change (Roaring 20’s/Harlem).

  6. HS.SS.H4.03: I can identify how information and technology has changed and evolved society (Roaring 20’s/Harlem). 

  7. HS.SS.H4.04: I can explain how a diverse society can cause both unity and disunity among peoples (Roaring 20’s/Harlem). 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.G2.02: I can evaluate the outcome of political and economic decisions on the environment and culture (Vietnam/Nixon/End of Cold War). 

  2. HS.SS.G2.04I can evaluate the use and sustainability of natural resources.

  3. HS.SS.H1.06: I can analyze the contributions of multiple peoples across regional, ethnic, and social areas and how that affected American identity (Civil Rights).

  4. HS.SS.H2.01: I can explain causes and effects of an event (Cold War). 

  5. HS.SS.H2.01: I can explain causes and effects of an event (Vietnam/Nixon/End of Cold War). 

  6. HS.SS.H2.03: I can explain short- and long-term effects of American conflict (Civil Rights). 

  7. HS.SS.H2.03: I can explain short- and long-term effects of American conflict (Vietnam/Nixon/End of Cold War). 

  8. HS.SS.H2.04: I can identify the causes and effects of changes from isolationism to globalism (Vietnam/Nixon/End of Cold War). 

  9. HS.SS.H4.03: I can identify how information and technology has changed and evolved society (Red Scare/1950’s). 

  10. HS.SS.H4.04: I can explain how a diverse society can cause both unity and disunity among peoples (Red Scare/1950’s). 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. HS.SS.H1.04: I can examine the impact of cultural diffusion in U.S. History (Imperialism).

  2. HS.SS.H3.03: I can explain the various economic philosophies of capitalism and how that impacted politics, economy, and society.

 

World History Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. HS.SS.H1.01: I can explain the process of state-building and expansion in Western and Non-Western regions in the 1400s and 1600s. 

  2. HS.SS.H1.03a: I can evaluate the consequences that resulted from civilizational and cultural interactions along trade routes between 1400-1600. 

  3. HS.SS.H1.03bc: I can evaluate the causes, consequences and the shifting of trade routes that resulted from civilizational and cultural interactions resulting from European exploration and the Columbian Exchange 1450-1800. 

  4. HS.SS.H3.04a: I can evaluate how the shift from absolute monarchies to more representative governments balanced individual freedoms, responsibilities, and human dignity. 

  5. HS.SS.H1.05: I can explain how religions and belief systems such as; Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Confucianism, Christianity, and Islam have affected the origins of societies.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.H1.02: I can explain the process of state-building and expansion in the Western and Non-Western regions between the 1700s and 1900s. 

  2. HS.SS.H1.07abc: I can analyze the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution. 

  3. HS.SS.H1.07d: I can analyze the political and economic effects of the Industrial Revolution.

  4. HS.SS.H2.04ab: I can compare the causes and consequences of isolationism and globalism as European and American countries imperialized and colonized less developed nations. 

  5. HS.SS.H3.04b: I can compare how the French, American, and Latin American Revolutions influenced each other and represented a shift from absolute monarchies to more representative governments. 

  6. HS.SS.H4.02abc: I can explain how the ideas of the Renaissance, Scientific Revolution, and Enlightenment developed and then shaped societies and institutions. 

  7. HS.2SS.C4.02: I can explain the effects the Reformation had on society and religion. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.H2.01a: I can analyze and explain the causes of WWI. 

  2. HS.SS.H2.01b: I can analyze and explain the causes of the Russian Revolution. 

  3. HS.2SS.C8.03: I can explain how WWI ended and the effect it had on the world.

  4. HS.2SS.C8.04: I can connect the results of WWI to the rise of fascism and WWII. 

  5. HS.2SS.C8.05b: I can understand the importance of military strategies during WWII. 

  6. HS.2SS.C8.05cd: I can examine the treatment of civilian populations during WWII and the Holocaust. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. HS.SS.G3.05: I can evaluate how social, political, and economic decisions cause conflict such as terrorism. 

  2. HS.SS.H3.02: I can analyze the way China (21st Century) has changed due to the influence of the transformation of ideology, religion, and belief systems. 

  3. HS.SS.H3.04c: I can compare how states interact in a global world, utilize or contract technology and information, and protect or abuse human rights in the 21st century.

  4. HS.2SS.C8.07: I can identify the political, economic, and cultural effects of the Cold War. I can explain the effects of the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

  5. HS.2SS.C9.01: I can explain why the Soviet Union fell and how it effected other countries.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. HS.SS.G1.02: I can use various technologies to construct geographic data and explain patterns and relationships.

  2. HS.SS.G2.01: I can analyze effects of overpopulation and environmental disaster, etc., on human populations in the 21st century.

  3. HS.SS.G3.04: I can evaluate the consequences of disasters on trade, politics, and migration.

  4. HS.SS.H2.02: I can analyze approaches to conflict within and between states and the implemented solutions.

  5. HS.SS.H3.01: I can analyze how governments develop institutions and organizations in response to societal needs and changes.

 

Economics Standards

(Note: Standards are calendared in two-semester blocks - Fall and Spring - & repeat each semester):

Quarters 1 & 3:
  1. HS.SS.E2.01: I can explain how scarcity effects economic decisions, and evaluate the impact of scarcity on individuals, institutions, and societies.

  2. HS.SS.E2.02: I can explain how incentives impact choices for individuals, institutions and society.  

  3. HS.SS.E2.03: I can use cost-benefit analysis and/or marginal analysis to evaluate an economic issue.

  4. HS.SS.E3.01: I can explain how buyers and sellers interact to create markets and market structures. 

  5. HS.SS.E3.02: I can evaluate how numerous factors and conditions influence market prices.

  6. HS.SS.E3.03: I can evaluate the role of government in regulating market places. -

  7. HS.SS.E3.04: I can explain the distinct types of business organizations and analyze the role of innovation and entrepreneurship in a market economy. 

  8. HS.SS.G4.01: I can take an active stance on a geographic issue reflecting its scale.


Quarters 2 & 4:
  1. HS.SS.E1.01: I can evaluate how and why people make choices to improve their economic well-being.

  2. HS.SS.E1.02: I can analyze the factors that influence how and why people make budgeting and saving choices. 

  3. HS.SS.E1.03: I can evaluate the cost and benefits of using credit. 

  4. HS.SS.E1.04: I can compare the costs and benefits of several types of investments.

  5. HS.SS.E1.05: I can evaluate the ways insurance may minimize personal financial risk. 

  6. HS.SS.E4.01: I can use economic data to analyze the health of a national economy.

  7. HS.SS.E4.02: I can evaluate the economic conditions that lead to fiscal and monetary policy choices and explain their impact on households and businesses. 

  8. HS.SS.E4.03: I can explain how institutions work in a market economy.

  9. HS.SS.E4.04: I can explain how human capital (new technologies and training) and resources have an effect on economic growth and standards of living.

  10. HS.SS.E5.01: I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of global trade. 

  11. HS.SS.E5.02: I can evaluate how interdependence impacts individuals, institutions, and societies.

  12. HS.SS.E5.03: I can explain why nations choose to trade and how trade is regulated. 

  13. HS.SS.E5.04: I can explain how national economies influence trade.

  14. HS.SS.G4.02: I can analyze patterns of global power and influence in respect to trade, demographics, politics, and resource availability and use.

  15. HS.SS.G4.03: I can analyze patterns of interdependence.


Yearly Standard (taught throughout the year):
  1. HS.SS.G3.02: I can evaluate the impact of economic activities and political decisions on spatial patterns within and among urban, suburban, and rural regions.

 

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).

Coding Glossary

Glossary of key terms in coding and software programming. This is a great entry into a STEM field.

Staying Safe at School

As we return to hybrid or full in-person learning, here are some tips to make that as safe as possible.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

   
 

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.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

 

   
 

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.

Money Games

From Rider University, these are a variety of games to teach students about money, business, and economics.

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