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1st Grade

Parents, these are the standards taught by Beyond Textbooks partner schools. This list is in alphanumeric order, and your school will likely teach them in a different order. For help deciphering the code in front of the standard, please click here.

First Grade Math Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 1.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can create, describe, and compare additional attributes of polygons and justify their reasoning. 

  2. 1.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half- circles, and quarter-circles) or three- dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape. (Students do not need to learn formal names such as “right rectangular prism.”)

  3. 1.M.NBT.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can identify, write and read whole numbers greater than 200. The Highly Proficient student can count forward beyond 200 and backwards from 200.

  4. 1.M.NBT.B.02: The Highly Proficient student can describe a four-digit number using thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones.

  5. 1.M.NBT.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can compare two whole numbers greater than 200 and order three or more numbers greater than 200.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. G1.1M.C2.PO3: The Highly Proficient student can use fact families to add and subtract facts greater than 10-10

  2. 1.M.MD.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can order three objects by length and justify their reasoning. The Highly Proficient student can compare the length of two objects using a third object and justify their reasoning.

  3. 1.M.MD.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can measure the length of an object using a shorter object and a standard measurement tool. 

  4. 1.M.G.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can divide additional shapes into two and four equal parts and describe each piece using the correct vocabulary (halves, quarters, half of, and quarter of). The Highly Proficient student can divide circles and rectangles into equal parts (3, 5, 6, etc.) and describe each piece using the correct vocabulary (thirds, fifths, sixth, third of, fifth of, sixth of, etc.). 

  5. 1.M.OA.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can use properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract beyond 20 and justify their reasoning. 

  6. 1.M.OA.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem beyond 20 and justify their reasoning.

  7. 1.M.OA.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can count on and count back to solve two digit beyond 20 and three-digit addition or subtraction problems.

  8. 1.M.OA.D.08: The Highly Proficient student can create and solve an equation with a missing number containing three or more digits and explain their steps.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 1.M.MD.B.03a: The Highly Proficient student can tell and write time to the nearest quarter hour using an analog and digital clock. 

  2. 1.M.MD.B.03b: The Highly Proficient student can count the total value of a collection of mixed coins greater than $1.00.

  3. 1.M.MD.C.04: The Highly Proficient student can create a survey with up to three categories, collect data, and graph the data using at least two different types of graphs (bar graph, pie chart, pictograph, line graph, tally chart, etc.). The Highly Proficient student can also create word problems with solutions for each of their graphs. 

  4. 1.M.NBT.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can mentally add or subtract by 100s using different starting points (100-900) and justify their reasoning.

  5. 1.M.OA.D.07: The Highly Proficient student can create their own multi-digit addition and subtraction equations and explain how to solve them in their own words.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 1.M.NBT.C.04: The Highly Proficient student can add a 3 digit number with another 3 digit number, with and without regrouping, using models, drawings, and strategies to justify their answer.

  2. 1.M.NBT.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can subtract multiples of 100 using concrete models, drawings, and strategies to justify their answer. 

  3. 1.M.OA.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can create their own word problem and solve it with an addition or subtraction equation beyond 20 and justify their solution. 

  4. 1.M.OA.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can solve addition word problems using three numbers beyond the sum of 20 with a symbol for the unknown number. 

  5. 1.M.OA.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can add and subtract with regrouping beyond 20.

First Grade Reading Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 1.R.RF.01a: The Highly Proficient student can consistently write correct sentences with a capital at the beginning and correct punctuation at the end. 

  2. 1.R.RF.02b: The Highly Proficient student can blend sounds together to say a multi-syllable word and decode a list of above-grade-level words using blending. 

  3. 1.R.RF.02c: The Highly Proficient student can identify and say the beginning, middle, and ending sounds in a spoken, multi-syllable word.

  4. 1.R.RF.02d: The Highly Proficient student can segment a word when given a multi-syllable word. 

  5. 1.R.RF.03a: The Highly Proficient student can generate and correctly spell a list of words containing various consonant digraphs and read them aloud.  

  6. 1.R.RF.03c: The Highly Proficient student can determine that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.

  7. 1.R.RF.04c: The Highly Proficient student can use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. 

  8. G1.1R.C1.PO1: The Highly Proficient student can alphabetize a list of words to the second letter.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 1.R.RF.02a: The Highly Proficient student can identify the vowel sounds and distinguish whether each is long or short when given a set of multi-syllable spoken words. 

  2. 1.R.RF.02e: The Highly Proficient student can write a list of rhyming words using a variety of phonograms and consonant blends.

  3. 1.R.RF.02f: The Highly Proficient student can manipulate phonemes in multi-syllable words to make new multi-syllable words.

  4. 1.R.RF.03d: The Highly Proficient student can list an example for each of the six syllable types.

  5. 1.R.RF.03e: The Highly Proficient student can choose a root word and add an inflectional ending to create a new word using regular ending rules consistently.


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 1.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can list the features of an expository text and illustrate examples of each. 

  2. 1.R.RI.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently read an informational selection without illustrations, and describe key ideas using illustrations. 

  3. 1.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can independently read a narrative and create and answer questions about the text. (who, what, where, when, why and how) 

  4. 1.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can write their own narrative that includes a lesson or central message. 

  5. 1.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can write detailed sentences that describe the characters, setting and major events in a story with a moral. 

  6. 1.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses. 

  7. 1.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

  8. 1.R.RL.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently read a literary selection, without illustrations, and describe the characters, setting, and sequences of events using illustrations. 

  9. 1.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast themselves to a character in a literary selection and describe how they are alike and/or different using examples from the story.

  10. 1.R.RL.10: With prompting and support, read stories, drama, and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

  11. 1.R.RL.10: With prompting and support, read informational texts, including functional texts, history/social studies, science, and technical texts, appropriately complex for grade 1.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 1.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can create questions about a topic and answer each one. (who, what, where, when, why, and how) 

  2. 1.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can identify and summarize the main topic and supporting details in an informational text. 

  3. 1.R.RI.03: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast two or more informational pieces of text including individuals, events, ideas, and pieces of information. 

  4. 1.R.RI.04: The Highly Proficient student can independently decode and comprehend a text with unknown words. 

  5. 1.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text. 

  6. 1.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast the details from two informational texts on the same topic using a graphic organizer, such as a Venn diagram. 

  7. 1.R.RI.09: The Highly Proficient student can identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

  8. 1.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can write a short story and label if it is fiction or nonfiction.


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 1.R.RF.03d: The Highly Proficient student can list an example for each of the six syllable types.

  2. 1.R.RF.03bf: The Highly Proficient student can read a list of regularly spelled multi-syllable words. The Highly Proficient student can read the first and second grade Dolch list with 100% accuracy.

  3. 1.R.RF.04a: The Highly Proficient student can read 61+ words per minute on a text.

  4. 1.R.RF.04b: The Highly Proficient student can read on level and comprehend what is read.

First Grade Science Standards

Quarter 1 Essential Standards: 
  1. G1.4S.C2.PO1: I can identify how a human grows. 

  2. G1.4S.C1.PO1: I can identify the characteristics of living things. 

  3. G1.5S.C1.PO1: I can classify objects by shape, texture, size, color, and weight.

  4. G1.5S.C2.PO1: I can show how objects move. 

  5. G1.6S.C1.PO4: I can identify natural resources. 


Quarter 2 Essential Standards:
  1. G1.5S.C1.PO2: I can classify objects as solids or liquids. 


Quarter 3 Essential Standards:
  1. G1.6S.C3.PO1: I can identify different seasons of weather. 

  2. G1.6S.C2.PO1: I can identify that the sun gives us heat and light.

  3. G1.6S.C2.PO3: I can identify what I see in the sky.


Quarter 4 Essential Standards:
  1. G1.6S.C1.PO1: I can describe basic earth materials. 

  2. G1.6S.C1.PO2: I can identify and compare basic earth materials. 


Science Yearly Standards (taught throughout the year):
  1. G1.1S.C1.PO1 (Yearly) (Teacher Assessed) - I can use my 5 senses to compare objects.

  2. G1.1S.C2.PO1 (Yearly) (Teacher Assessed) - I can use scientific objects correctly.

  3. G1.1S.C3.PO1 (Yearly) (Teacher Assessed) - I can compare, classify, and sequence objects.


Science Additional Standards (taught throughout the year):
  1. G1.1S.C1.PO2: Ask questions based on experiences with objects, organisms, and events in the environment.

  2. G1.1S.C1.PO3: Predict results of an investigation based on life, physical, and earth and space sciences (e.g., animal life cycles, physical properties, earth materials).

  3. G1.1S.C2.PO2: Participate in guided investigations in life, physical, and earth and space sciences. 

  4. G1.1S.C2.PO3: Use simple tools such as rulers, thermometers, magnifiers, and balances to collect data (U.S. customary units). (Month 2)

  5. G1.1S.C2.PO4: Record data from guided investigations in an organized and appropriate format (e.g., lab book, log, notebook, chart paper). 

  6. G1.1S.C3.PO2: Compare the results of the investigation to predictions made prior to the investigation. 

  7. G1.1S.C4.PO1: Communicate the results of an investigation using pictures, graphs, models, and/or words. 

  8. G1.1S.C4.PO2: Communicate with other groups to describe the results of an investigation.

  9. G1.2S.C1.PO1: Give examples of how diverse people (e.g., children, parents, weather reporters, cooks, healthcare workers, gardeners) use science in daily life.

  10. G1.4S.C1.PO3: Identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.

  11. G1.4S.C2.PO2: Identify similarities and differences between animals and their parents. (See 1CH-F4) 

  12. G1.6S.C1.PO3: Identify common uses (e.g., construction, decoration) of basic earth materials (i.e., rocks, water, soil). 

  13. G1.6S.C1.PO5: Identify ways to conserve natural resources (e.g., reduce, reuse, recycle, find alternatives).

  14. G1.4S.C1.PO2: Compare the following observable features of living things: movement - legs, wings; protection - skin, feathers, tree bark; respiration - lungs, gills; support - plant stems, tree trunks 

  15. G1.4S.C3.PO1: Identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment. 

  16. G1.4S.C3.PO2: Compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live. 

  17. G1.4S.C3.PO3: Describe how plants and animals within a habitat are dependent on each other. 

  18. G1.2S.C1.PO2: Identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations (e.g., Sally Ride [scientist], supports Strand 6; Neil Armstrong [astronaut, engineer], supports Strand 6). 

  19. G1.3S.C2.PO1: Identify various technologies (e.g., automobiles, radios, refrigerators) that people use. 

  20. G1.6S.C2.PO2: Compare celestial objects (e.g., Sun, Moon, stars) and transient objects in the sky (e.g., clouds, birds, airplanes, contrails). 

 

First Grade Social Studies Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 1.SS.C1.01: I can show ways of being a respectful member of a community. 

  2. 1.SS.C1.02: I can use rules for discussion when responding to others and building procedures.

  3. 1.SS.C1.03: I can compare my thoughts and opinions with others. 

  4. 1.SS.C3.01: I can understand and explain the importance of rules and laws in our community. 

  5. 1.SS.C3.02: I can explain the role and function of local governments. Key functions include but are not limited to make laws, carry out laws, enforce laws, manage conflicts, and protect the community. Key concepts include but are not limited to type of government and its leaders including the current Governor and President and Vice President of the United States.

  6. 1.SS.C3.03: I can explain how a community works together to accomplish necessary tasks (Community Group and Responsibilities).

  7. 1.SS.H2.01: I can describe ways to resolve conflicts, through cooperation and compromise, in communities.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 1.SS.E3.01: I can describe what is needed to produce goods and services in our community. 

  2. 1.SS.E3.02-03: I can explain how people in our community earn income. I can explain how people can be producers and consumers in our community.

  3. 1.SS.G3.01: I can explain why and how people, goods, and ideas move from place to place.

  4. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important. (Veteran's Day) 

  5. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important. (Thanksgiving, Native Americans, and Pilgrims) 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 1.SS.E1.01-02: I can identify skills and education needed for different jobs/occupations in our community. I can describe reasons to save or spend money.    

  2. 1.SS.E2.01-02: I can explain the difference between needs and wants. I can identify the importance of making decisions based on wants and needs.

  3. 1.SS.G3.02I can compare places past and present as it relates to content focus.  

  4. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important (American Symbols)

  5. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important (Martin Luther King Jr.).

  6. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important (Presidents and Leaders).         

  7. 1.SS.H4.01: I can identify key American symbols, documents, landmarks, holidays, and leaders. I can explain why they are important (AZ State Symbols).


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 1.SS.C3.03: I can explain how a community works together to accomplish necessary tasks (Earth Day, Community Clean Up, Recycle).

  2. 1.SS.G1.01: I can use and create maps to understand physical and human features in the world around me. 

  3. 1.SS.G1.02I can use a grid to locate places.

  4. 1.SS.G2.01: I can compare how human activities affect culture and the environment now and in the past.

  5. 1.SS.H1.01: I can use primary and secondary sources to explain how ideas and innovations can contribute to a community. 

  6. 1.SS.H4.02: I can use various texts to identify historical figures, past and present, and explain how they are important.

 

First Grade Writing Standards

Quarter 1 Standards: 
  1. 1.L.01a: The Highly Proficient student can use common, proper, and possessive nouns.

  2. 1.L.01b: The Highly Proficient student can use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops. We hop.).

  3. 1.L.01i: The Highly Proficient student can create a compound and complex sentence using correct punctuation and capitalization.

  4. 1.L.01k: The Highly Proficient student can write a paragraph with a main idea and supporting sentences of student-chosen topic using correct punctuation and capitalization.

  5. 1.L.02b: The Highly Proficient student can independently write sentences, using correct ending punctuation.

  6. 1.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can independently create functional writing and explain how it helps in the real world.


Quarter 2 Standards:
  1. 1.L.01c: The Highly Proficient student can use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; we hop). 

  2. 1.L.01e: The Highly Proficient student can create a sentence using 2 or more adjectives correctly.

  3. 1.L.02a: The Highly Proficient student can, when given a writing piece, identify all words that need to be capitalized (proper nouns, word ‘I’, months, days, holidays, abbreviations). 

  4. 1.L.02c: The Highly Proficient student can use commas in dates and to separate single words in a series. 

  5. 1.L.04: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. a. Use frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word. b. Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking). c. Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. 

  6. 1.L.05ab: The Highly Proficient student can independently create categories, using logical attributes, and list words in each category.

  7. 1.L.05d: The Highly Proficient student can distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings. 

  8. 1.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can independently write a narrative that includes a beginning, middle, and end. Must also include two sequenced events, temporal words, details and a sense of closure. 


Quarter 3 Standards:
  1. 1.L.01d: The Highly Proficient student can use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me; they, them, their; anyone, everything). 

  2. 1.L.01f: The Highly Proficient student can use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).
  3. 1.L.01ghi: The Highly Proficient student can use determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives), use frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward), and produce and expand complete simple and compound sentences.

  4. 1.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write an opinion on a topic of his/her choice, with at least three reasons to support it, and include topic and closing sentences. 

  5. 1.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently select a topic, research it and use the information to write a report using organization, pre-write, edit, and publish.


Quarter 4 Standards:
  1. 1.L.01j: The Highly Proficient student can create a declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentence using correct punctuation and capitalization.

  2. 1.L.05c: The Highly Proficient student can identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).

  3. 1.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can independently write an informative/explanatory text in which he/she names a topic, supplies some facts about the topic, and provide a sense of closure, using organization, pre-write, edit, and publish. 


Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
  1. 1.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because). 

  2. 1.W.05: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed. 

  3. 1.W.06: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. 

  4. 1.W.08: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

  5. 1.WF.01abc: The Highly Proficient student can write a paragraph using correct letter formation, spacing, and with correct grapheme awareness. Students should include correct punctuation.

  6. 1.WF.02ab: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate and apply sound-letter concepts when writing. a. Orally segment the phonemes in any single-syllable, spoken word. b. Demonstrate and understand that each syllable is organized around a vowel sound.

  7. 1.WF.03a: The Highly Proficient student can consistently spell common, regular, and single syllable words using a variety of phonemic and word analysis skills.  

  8. 1.WF.03b: The Highly Proficient student can spell on-level words with inflectional endings that change the base word.

  9. 1.WF.03c: The Highly Proficient student can consistently spell multi-syllable words correctly in their writing.

  10. 1.WF.03de: The Highly Proficient student can consistently spell on and above grade level words correctly.

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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