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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.  

Ninth Grade Writing & Language Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 9.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write highly effective informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

  2. 9.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can improve their writing by following the writing process.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 9.W.01: The Highly Proficient students writes highly effective arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence; introduces strong and precise claims, develops strong claims and counterclaims fairly, and uses precise words and phrases. 

  2. 9.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem; narrows or broadens the inquiry when appropriate; synthesizes multiple high quality sources on the subject, demonstrating complete understanding of the subject under investigation. 

  3. 9.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their claims. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 9.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem; narrows or broadens the inquiry when appropriate; synthesizes multiple high quality sources on the subject, demonstrating complete understanding of the subject under investigation. 

  2. 9.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their claims. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 9.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can write a well-constructed narrative essay. 

  2. 9.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem; narrows or broadens the inquiry when appropriate; synthesizes multiple high quality sources on the subject, demonstrating complete understanding of the subject under investigation. 

  3. 9.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their claims. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 9.L.01: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  2. 9.L.02: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing, using that command to enhance style and meaning.

  3. 9.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.a. Write and edit work so that it conforms to the guidelines in a style manual. 

  4. 9.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.a. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate, advocacy).b. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.c. Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, or its etymology.d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase.

  5. 9.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of complex figurative language, complex word relationships, and subtle nuances in word meanings.

  6. 9.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

  7. 9.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience; develops and strengthens writing through the writing process and/or trying a new approach, focusing on the most significant for a specific purpose and audience; uses technology; taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

  8. 9.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience; develops and strengthens writing, and uses technology to produce and publish their writing.

  9. 9.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather highly relevant information from multiple sources; assess and analyze the usefulness of each source; seamlessly integrate information into the text, avoid plagiarism, and follow a standard format for citation.

  10. 9.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 tasks, purposes, and audiences.


 

Tenth Grade Writing & Language Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 10.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write an effective informative/explanatory essay that examines and conveys complex ideas clearly and accurately through the effective selection of details/facts/quotations, organization, and analysis of content.

  2. 10.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can use evidence from literature or informational text to support their claims. 


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 10.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write a strong and highly effective argumentative essay that develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, providing effective supporting evidence.

  2. 10.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather highly relevant information from multiple types of sources; assess and analyze the usefulness of each source; seamlessly integrate information into the text, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 10.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct a sustained research project to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem and conduct high-quality research to completely address the issue. 

  2. 10.W.08: The Highly Proficient student gathers highly relevant information from multiple types of sources; assesses and analyzes the usefulness of each source; seamlessly integrates information into the text, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 10.W.08: The Highly Proficient student gathers highly relevant information from multiple types of sources; assesses and analyzes the usefulness of each source; seamlessly integrates information into the text, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation. 

  2. 10.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can develop real or imaginative experiences or events using effective narrative techniques, chosen words and details, and well-structured event sequences that actively engage and orient the reader. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 10.L.01: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  2. 10.L.02: - The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate strong command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing, using that command to enhance style and meaning.

  3. 10.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can organize and format a piece of writing to conform to a particular style manual.

  4. 10.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

  5. 10.L.05:  The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of complex figurative language, complex word relationships, and subtle nuances in word meanings.

  6. 10.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can use and understand academic language in their reading, writing, speaking and listening.

  7. 10.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience.

  8. 10.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can improve their writing by following the writing process.

  9. 10.W.06: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

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

Eleventh Grade Writing & Language Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 11.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. a. Vary syntax for effect, consulting references for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.

  2. 11.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

  3. 11.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  4. 11.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can write highly effective informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, analysis, and formatting of content. (See unabridged standard for specifics.) 

  5. 11.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience. Develops and strengthens writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  6. 11.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 11.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. a. Vary syntax for effect, consulting references for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.

  2. 11.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

  3. 11.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  4. 11.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write highly effective arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

  5. 11.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  6. 11.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience. Develops and strengthens writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  7. 11.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)


Quarter 3 Standards: 
  1. 11.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. a. Vary syntax for effect, consulting references for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.

  2. 11.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

  3. 11.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  4. 11.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience. Develops and strengthens writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  5. 11.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  6. 11.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  7. 11.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather highly relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources. (See unabridged standard for specific.)

  8. 11.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can effectively draw evidence from literary or informational/non-fiction texts to support complex analysis, reflection, and research.


Quarter 4 Standards: 
  1. 11.L.03: The Highly Proficient student can apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. a. Vary syntax for effect, consulting references for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.

  2. 11.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

  3. 11.L.05: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  4. 11.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can write highly effective narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using a variety of techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. Students also use advanced and precise words and phrases, highly descriptive details and sensory language, and effectively conclude the story in a reflective manner.

  5. 11.W.05: The Highly Proficient student can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are highly effective for the task, purpose, and audience. Develops and strengthens writing by planning, revising, editing, rewriting. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  6. 11.W.06: The Highly Proficient student can use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  7. 11.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a complex question or solve a complex problem. (See unabridged standard for specifics.)

  8. 11.W.08: The Highly Proficient student can gather highly relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources. (See unabridged standard for specific.)

  9. 11.W.09: The Highly Proficient student can effectively draw evidence from literary or informational/non-fiction texts to support complex analysis, reflection, and research.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 11.W.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

  2. 11.L.01: Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. a. Apply the understanding that usage is a matter of convention, can change over time, and is sometimes contested. b. Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references as needed.

  3. 11.L.02: Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. a. Use hyphenation conventions. b. Use correct spelling.

  4. 11.L.06: Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Twelfth Grade Writing & Language Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 12.L.04: I can identify meanings of unknown vocabulary words.

  2. 12.L.06: I can effectively use higher-level vocabulary appropriate to the topic and purpose. 

  3. 12.W.01: I can write a valid and supported argument that supports a claim while influencing the reader to act or think in a particular way.

  4. 12.W.02: I can write informative/explanatory texts that convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly. 

  5. 12.W.04: I can create a coherent, well-developed, and organized writing for various genres.

  6. 12.W.05: I can plan, revise, edit, and rewrite while focusing on what is necessary for the audience and purpose of a written work. 

  7. 12.W.07: I can conduct short, and sustained, research projects that answer a self-generated question or solve a specific problem through the use of multiple sources. 

  8. 12.W.08: I can gather and evaluate information from multiple sources, then correctly cite the information when integrating it into a research project.

  9. 12.W.09: I can use textual evidence to support analysis, reflection, and research of literary or informational texts.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 12.L.06: I can effectively use higher-level vocabulary appropriate to the topic and purpose. 

  2. 12.W.01: I can write a valid and supported argument that supports a claim while influencing the reader to act or think in a particular way.

  3. 12.W.04: I can create a coherent, well-developed, and organized writing for various genres.

  4. 12.W.05: I can plan, revise, edit, and rewrite while focusing on what is necessary for the audience and purpose of a written work.

  5. 12.W.07: I can conduct short, and sustained, research projects that answer a self-generated question or solve a specific problem through the use of multiple sources.

  6. 12.W.08: I can gather and evaluate information from multiple sources, then correctly cite the information when integrating it into a research project. 

  7. 12.W.09: I can use textual evidence to support analysis, reflection, and research of literary or informational texts.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 12.W.01: I can write a valid and supported argument that supports a claim while influencing the reader to act or think in a particular way. 

  2. 12.W.04: I can create a coherent, well-developed, and organized writing for various genres.

  3. 12.W.05: I can plan, revise, edit, and rewrite while focusing on what is necessary for the audience and purpose of a written work. 

  4. 12.W.07: I can conduct short, and sustained, research projects that answer a self-generated question or solve a specific problem through the use of multiple sources.

  5. 12.W.08: I can gather and evaluate information from multiple sources, then correctly cite the information when integrating it into a research project. 


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 12.L.03: I can understand the functions and construction of language, diction, and syntax.

  2. 12.L.05: I can understand, interpret, and analyze nuances in word meanings and usages. 

  3. 12.W.03: I can write a narrative story, real or imagined, that uses effective techniques, details, and structure. 

  4. 12.W.05: I can plan, revise, edit, and rewrite while focusing on what is necessary for the audience and purpose of a written work.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 12.L.01: I can demonstrate command and control of the conventions of standard English language and use resources to correct when appropriate.

  2. 12.L.02: I can demonstrate command of conventions in my writing.

  3. 12.W.06: I can use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. 

  4. 12.W.10: I 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 tasks, purposes, and audiences. 

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

 

K-5 Resources

 

Legends of Learning

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

Virtual Field Trips

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

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

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

Social Studies Weekly

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

Reading A-Z

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

Study Island

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

Student/Family Online Resources

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

History

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

Highlights Kids 

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

BrainPOP

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

Headsprout

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

ReadWorks

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

Purple Math

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

Typing Agent 

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

Khan Academy

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

LearnZillion

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

Mystery Science

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

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Learning A-Z

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

ABCYA 

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

Amazing Educational Resources

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

Boom Learning

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

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

GoNoodle

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. 

Scholastic Learn at Home 

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

Lunch Doodle with Mo Willems!

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

200 Free Educational Resources

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

Kids Discover

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

National Geographic Kids

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

MSU: Educational Resources

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

Oxford Owl for Home

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

PBS Kids

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

Phonics Hero

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

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Starfall

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

Storyline Online

Videos featuring actors reading children's books alongside illustrations.

Swing Education Resources

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

Educational Resources to Use at Home

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

Online Physical Education Network

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

Reid Park Zoo

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

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

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

Google Arts & Culture

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

PBS

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

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

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

NYC Dept of Education Resources

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

AzM2 Sample Tests

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

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

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

YouTube

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

The Science Spot

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

Wonderopolis

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

NASA

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

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

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

WordWorld

Interactive books, games, and printable activities.

FunBrain

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

Switch Zoo

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

TIME for Kids

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

VOOKS

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

TED Talks

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

     
 

Middle School Resources

 

Study Island

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

Reading A-Z

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

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

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

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

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

BrainPOP

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

Biology Corner

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

Purple Math

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

Typing Agent 

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

Khan Academy

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

LearnZillion

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

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

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

Boom Learning

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

Project Gutenberg

Free library of over 60,000 e-books.

200 Free Educational Resources

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

Kids Discover

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

MSU: Educational Resources

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

Squiggle Park

Reading skill-building and comprehension activities.

Swing Education Resources

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

Educational Resources to Use at Home

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

Online Physical Education Network

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

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

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

Google Arts & Culture

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

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

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

NYC Dept of Education Resources

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

AzM2 Sample Tests

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

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

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

Parts of Speech

ELA resource based on parts of speech.

YouTube

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

The Science Spot

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

Mood and Tone

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

Wonderopolis

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

NASA

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

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

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

FunBrain

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

TED Talks

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

     
 

High School Resources

 

Study Island

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

Reading A-Z

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

Scratch and Scratch Jr.

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

History.com

Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips.

ReadWorks

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

Biology Corner

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

Purple Math

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

Khan Academy

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

NewsELA

Student-friendly articles based on news and current events.

Amazing Educational Resources

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

200 Free Educational Resources

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

MSU: Educational Resources

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

Swing Education Resources

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

Educational Resources to Use at Home

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

Online Physical Education Network

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

Arizona Public Media - At Home Learning 

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

Google Arts & Culture

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

Pima County Library

Hundreds of free audiobooks and read-alongs.

Teachers Pay Teachers

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

NYC Dept of Education Resources

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

AzM2 Sample Tests

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

Math Antics

A YouTube channel with great math how-to videos

Educator

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

Big History Project

A comprehensive "history of the universe" project.

ReadWriteThink

A very powerful website for ELA standards and practice.

Common Lit

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

YouTube

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

Text structures: types, outlines, and examples

Very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing. 

The Science Spot

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

Wonderopolis

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

NASA

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

Cool Cat Teacher Resources for Home

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

TED Talks

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

 

 

 

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