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The following resources are listed to give parents easy access to age-appropriate tools. Any class-specific logins or instructions can be found on your RenWeb account
 

PS/PK

Vooks - https://www.vooks.com/
Streaming service dedicated to promoting literacy through animated kids books.
Story online https://www.storylineonline.net/
Fave kids books read by famous people
 

Pre-K

Fun brain Jr. A fun place to learn: http://www.funbrainjr.com/games
ABCya! Learning games and apps for kids https://www.abcya.com/grades/prek
These games and activities enhance math, reading, cognitive and problem-solving skills
Starfall! https://www.starfall.com/h/index-kindergarten.php
Include delightfully animated songs, mathematics and reading activities
 

KG

Starfall  https://www.starfall.com/h/index.php
Interactive games and videos focusing on language arts and mathematics.
BrainPop Jr https://jr.brainpop.com/
Educational videos, games, and activities covering math, reading and writing, social studies, science.
IXL  https://www.ixl.com/
Students will be practicing math and language arts skills. 10-15 mins daily
Raz-Kids https://www.raz-kids.com/
Students will listen, read and take quizzes at the end of the reading. 10-15 mins daily
Abcya https://www.abcya.com/
 

Grade 1

Raz Kids - https://www.raz-kids.com/
Online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
Science A-Z - https://www.sciencea-z.com/
provides a library of developmentally appropriate content to teach students science concepts, literacy skills, and the practices of science and engineering through printable and digital books and other resources.
Spelling City - https://www.spellingcity.com/
Improve knowledge of vocabulary words with spelling practice from VocabularySpellingCity.
BrainPOP Jr.  https://jr.brainpop.com/
Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology
IXL - https://www.ixl.com/
 IXL provides personalized learning in more than 8,000 topics, covering math, language arts, science, and social studies.
Math Playground - https://www.mathplayground.com/
Cool math games that will help the children to understand in a fun and easy way how the most used mathematical operations works.
ABCya! - https://www.abcya.com/
ABCYA is a leading educational game channel for kids! Meeting the need of families, we recommended smart study through playing math, sudoku games. It stimulates children's learning and supports development of the brain.
Kahoot! https://kahoot.com/
is a game-based learning platform that makes it easy to create, share and play learning games or trivia quizzes in minutes.
Vooks - https://www.vooks.com/
Streaming service dedicated to promoting literacy through animated kids books.
Quizlet https://quizlet.com/latest
Quizlet gives you a specialized learning mode, flashcards, randomly generated tests, and collaboration tools for classmates to help you study those words.
ScratchJr- https://www.scratchjr.org/
Coding is the new literacy! With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games.
 

Grade 2

ABCya! www.Abcya.com 
These games and activities enhance math, reading, cognitive and problem-solving skills.
BrainPOP Jr.  https://jr.brainpop.com/
Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology (videos span 3-5 minutes, follow-up activities can take 10-15 minutes)
Education.com  www.Education.com 
Educator-created supplemental resources, lesson plans and project-based learning activities. (Each level per quest can take up to 15-20 minutes)
IXL  www.ixl.com 
Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts practice website with questions based off of Virginia Standards and Skills (each activity can take up to 15 minutes per standard/skill)
Typing.com  www.Typing.com 
Free typing tutor teaching the basics of typing, such as home row keys, to more advanced facets such as problem keys, and speed drills. (Each lesson takes 3-5 minutes)
Play Prodigy  www.Play.prodigy.com
Exciting math games for students.
SpellingCity  www.Spellingcity.com 
An interactive site filled with games to practice spelling words! 
Zoom Video conference software  www.zoom.us 
We will use this primarily for video conferences or holding classroom meetings.
 

Grade 3

Reflex Math: https://accounts.explorelearning.com/reflex/student
Division practice, roughly 15-20 minutes a day
Kahoot: www.kahoot.com
Quizzes, studying, games, etc  ~10 minutes
BrainPop: https://jr.brainpop.com/
I have created an account for our class to login at home for free!  This is great for teaching content and reviewing
Typing Practice: typing.com/join#5D9DF60E0AD06 
Helping with keyboarding skills, 10-15 minutes daily)
Epic!: https://www.getepic.com/students
This is a great resource for listening and reading, already use during reading groups
Read aloud stories: https://www.storylineonline.net/
Math, Science, Social studies, Math Comprehensive personal learning resources: https://www.ixl.com/
Scientific documentaries K-12 resources: https://curiositystream.com/educators/k-12
Stem and Coding: https://www.tynker.com/
Math and reading skills’ building: https://login.i-ready.com/
 

Grade 4

Kahoot: www.kahoot.com
BrainPop: Brainpop.com
MathXL: http://www.mathxl.com/home_school.htm
ABCya!: https://www.abcya.com/grades/4
ABCya! Offers math games, ELA games, and typing practice.
Ducksters: https://www.ducksters.com/
NatGeo Kids: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Reading, writing, and current events
NewsELA: Newsela.com
Reading comprehension and current events. Can differentiate for leveled readers.
 

Grade 5

Splash Learn - www.splashlearn.com -
A colorful, fun way for students to build and master math skills
Math Playground - https://www.mathplayground.com/
Fun math games that will help the children to practice mathematical operations
Reflex Math: https://accounts.explorelearning.com/reflex/student (for multiplication and division fact fluency)
Khan Academy - Khanacademy.org 
For overall math review
Kahoot - www.kahoot.com 
Free game-based learning platform that makes it fun to learn
Seterra - https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3138
Map quiz games to help learn world geography
Sporacle - https://www.sporcle.com/games/scole9179/identify-the-midwestern-states
Children can quiz themselves on their knowledge of the Midwest States
 

Grades 6-8

Seminar
Typing Club: http://alfatihacademy.typingclub.com
 
Math
Grade 6
Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/
CK-12: https://www.ck12.org/student/
NCTM illuminations: https://illuminations.nctm.org/
Grade 7
For Algebra students:
Geogebra: https://www.geogebra.org/
Grade 8
Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/
CK-12: https://www.ck12.org/student/
NCTM illuminations: https://illuminations.nctm.org/
For Algebra students:
Geogebra: https://www.geogebra.org/
 
Social Studies
Grade 6
Liberty Kids (on YouTube)
CrashCourse US History (on YouTube)
Quizizz.com
Grade 7
CrashCourse US History (on YouTube)
Quizizz.com
Grade 8
CrashCourse Government (on YouTube)
Quizizz.com
 
Science
Grade 6
Science A-Z: https://www.sciencea-z.com
NASA: https://www.nasa.gov/
Quizlet (to make online vocab cards): https://quizlet.com/
Phet Simulations:
https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/build-an-atom
AND: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/energy-forms-and-changes/latest/energy-forms-and-changes_en.html
Grade 7
Amoeba Sisters: (YouTube videos)
Classification, Kingdom Protista, Protists and Fungi, Bacteria (updated)j, Archaea
Grade 8
Phet Simulations: https://phet.colorado.edu/
Physics Classroom: https://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Specifically for Newton’s Laws:
https://www.physicsclassroom.com/Physics-Interactives/Newtons-Laws
 
English
Grade 6
Quizizz - 6th Grade Collection
Practice skills in an interactive quiz game style (10-15 mins weekly).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the quiz games. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
CommonLit - 6th Grade Collection
Practice reading comprehension (15-20 mins 1-2x a week).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the texts or questions. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
IXL - 6th Grade Collection
Practice ELA skills (10-15 mins weekly). 
Students do not have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the practice questions (scores will not be saved when closed).
Journaling - Link to Slides
Writing prompts (15-20 mins 2-3x a week).
The link for the Slides can be accessed by anyone with the link.
Khan Academy - https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar
Practice grammar skills (10-15 mins weekly).
Students have access using their AFA email. Students who used this site last year already have their accounts ready. Otherwise, students will find an invitation in their email.
Hoopla - https://www.hoopladigital.com/
Find ebooks to read and add to your reading goal (20-30 mins daily).
You can use THIS resource FCPS put together or Common Sense Media’s List to find book titles.
Students can make a free account.
 
Grade 7
Quizizz - 7th Grade Collection
Practice skills in an interactive quiz game style (10-15 mins weekly).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the quiz games. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
CommonLit - 7th Grade Collection
Practice reading comprehension (15-20 mins 1-2x a week).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the texts or questions. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
IXL - 7th Grade Collection
Practice ELA skills (10-15 mins weekly). 
Students do not have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the practice questions (scores will not be saved when closed).
Journaling - Link to Slides
Writing prompts (15-20 mins 2-3x a week).
The link for the Slides can be accessed by anyone with the link.
Khan Academy - https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar
Practice grammar skills (10-15 mins weekly).
Students have access using their AFA email. Students who used this site last year already have their accounts ready. Otherwise, students will find an invitation in their email.
Hoopla - https://www.hoopladigital.com/
Find ebooks to read and add to your reading goal (20-30 mins daily).
You can use THIS resource FCPS put together or Common Sense Media’s List to find book titles.
Students can make a free account.
 
Grade 8
Quizizz - 8th Grade Collection
Practice skills in an interactive quiz game style (10-15 mins weekly).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the quiz games. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
CommonLit - 8th Grade Collection
Practice reading comprehension (15-20 mins 1-2x a week).
Students already have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the texts or questions. Scores will not be tracked unless the student logs in.
IXL - 8th Grade Collection
Practice ELA skills (10-15 mins weekly). 
Students do not have accounts, but they do not need to log in to access the practice questions (scores will not be saved when closed).
Journaling - Link to Slides
Writing prompts (15-20 mins 2-3x a week).
The link for the Slides can be accessed by anyone with the link.
Khan Academy - https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar
Practice grammar skills (10-15 mins weekly).
Students have access using their AFA email. Students who used this site last year already have their accounts ready. Otherwise, students will find an invitation in their email.
Hoopla - https://www.hoopladigital.com/
Find ebooks to read and add to your reading goal (20-30 mins daily).
You can use THIS resource FCPS put together or Common Sense Media’s List to find book titles.
Students can make a free account.
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