Secondary Resources

  • Learning Support Resources for Students in Grades 7-12

    Use these online resources to structure learning opportunities for students every weekday during our closure.

    Resources are listed alphabetically by category:

    • Advanced Placement (AP)
    • Arts
    • Career & Technical Education (CTE)
    • English Language Arts (ELA)
    • Math
    • Multiple Subject Areas
    • Music
    • Physical Education
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • World Language

    Learning Packets

    Secondary learning packets are also available electronically.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Arts

Career & Technical Education

English Language Arts (ELA)

  • Common Lit

    • Who: Grades 3-12
    • Purpose: Complete literacy instruction and activities.
    • Recommendation: Read one article every week and participate in the tasks connected with the article.

    King County Library System (KCLS)

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Access the eBook library.
    • Recommendation: Read for a minimum of 30 minutes every day. 
    • Instructions: Those who have opted in with the program may access their student account through the KCLS student portal using the following information:
      • Log-in: 415sn + ID number
      • PIN: Last 4 digits of ID number (if 3-digit ID number, precede with a “0”)

    Newsela

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Access nonfiction leveled text for all content areas.
    • Recommendation: Read one article every week.

    Scholastic Learn at Home

    • Who: Grades K-9
    • Purpose: Access literacy development skills activities.
    • Recommendation: Complete one activity every day. 
    • Instructions: Login using the following information:
      • Username: Learning20
      • Password: Clifford

Math

  • Illustrative Math Tasks

    • Who: Grades 6-12
    • Purpose: Develop conceptual thinking and reasoning in mathematics.
    • Recommendation: Complete one task every week.
    • Instructions: Download tasks online.

    i-Ready at Home

    • Who: Grades K-8
    • Purpose: Practice math and reading skills.
    • Recommendation: Complete one lesson in reading and math every day.
    • Instructions: Download printable activity packs for mathematics and reading.

    Mathematics Assessment Project (Lessons)

    • Who: Grades 6-12
    • Purpose: Develop an understanding of math concepts.
    • Recommendation: Complete one task every week.
    • Instructions: Visit the Mathematics Assessment Project website, go to the Lessons tab, and search by grades and content.

    Mathematics Vision Project: Algebra

    • Who: Algebra 1-2 students
    • Purpose: Review and practice Algebra 1-2 content.
    • Recommendation: Work on a part of a monthly module every day.

    Mathematics Vision Project: Algebra II

    • Who: Algebra 3-4 students
    • Purpose: Review and practice of Algebra 3-4 content.
    • Recommendation: Work on a part of a monthly module every day.

    Mathematics Vision Project: Geometry

    • Who: Geometry students
    • Purpose: Review and practice Geometry content.
    • Recommendation: Work on a part of a monthly module every day.

    Pearson Realize

    • Who: Grades 6-12
    • Purpose:  Review previous learning using online student accounts for math courses (Grade 6 through Algebra 3-4).
    • Recommendation: Visit the daily review.
    • Instructions: Search for “Kent SD 415-INT" and then use your normal district login information.

Multiple Subject Areas

  • Actively Learn

    • Who: Grades 3-12
    • Purpose: Develop reading and argumentative writing skills.
    • Recommendation: Read an article, watch a video, or complete a simulation and answer the connected questions every day.
    • Instructions: Complete the following steps to log in.
      • Log in via Clever with KSD login/password.
      • Choose independent reading.
      • Choose your grade level.
      • Choose an article of interest to read (read article review to help in selection).
      • While reading, respond to questions and prompts found within the article and on the margins.

    Discovery Education

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Develop literacy skills in all content areas through online articles.
    • Recommendation: Read an article every day.
    • Instructions: Use your Kent School District login information (the same username and password you use to login in on your district laptop).

    PBS Learning Media

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Practice reading and writing through visual media.
    • Recommendation: Watch every week and complete 4-5 questions from the support materials.
    • Instructions:
      • Visit the PBS Learning Media website.
      • Click on the appropriate subject and grade level.
      • Click on the topic/video you want to view.

Music

Physical Education

  • Dance Arts Toolkit

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Explore body movement through dance.
    • Recommendation: Complete 1-2 activities every day.

    OPEN Physical Education

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Encourage movement.
    • Recommendation: Complete 30 minutes every day.

    Simple Exercise Dice Game

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Complete exercise routines with a fun twist.
    • Recommendation: Complete 30-60 minutes every day.
    • Instructions: Use multiple dice or reroll single dice.

Science

  • American Association of Chemistry Teachers

    • Who: Chemistry students
    • Purpose: Review past material, preview upcoming material, and explore topics
    • Recommendation: Access an unlocked resource, choose one or two a week and complete the activity.

    BioInteractive

    • Who: Biology students
    • Purpose: Review past material, preview upcoming material, and explore topics
    • Recommendation: Access an unlocked resource, choose one or two a week and complete the activity.

    Khan Academy-Science

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Review past material, preview upcoming material, and explore topics.
    • Recommendation: Choose one or two tasks a week and complete the activity.

    PhET Interactive Simulations

    • Who: Grades 3-12
    • Purpose: Investigate science content and increase science skills.
    • Recommendation: Complete one simulation and/or visual experiment every week. 
    • Instructions: Search by grade level or subject area to find simulations of interest. Lessons may be found under the "For Teachers" tab. Students can follow a lesson or investigate on their own.

    The Physics Classroom

    • Who: High school Physics
    • Purpose: Supplemental instructional material for high school science students.
    • Recommendation: Review past material, preview upcoming material, and explore topics every week.

    Science News for Students

    • Who: Grades 6-12
    • Purpose: Read current event articles in science.
    • Recommendation: Choose an article every week and discuss with a family member or friend the claim of the article and whether you agree or disagree with the author's claim and why.

Social Studies

  • Annenberg Learner

    • Who: Grades 7-12; HiCap
    • Purpose: Learn about geography and history through interactive simulations.
    • Recommendation: Complete two activities every week.

    Big History Project

    • Who: Grades 8-12
    • Purpose: Develop an understanding of the interconnection between history and the sciences.
    • Recommendation: Complete two lessons every week.
    • Instructions: Create a free account and select student texts under classroom resources.

    Docs Teach: Primary Sources for SS

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Explore Historical Primary Source Document
    • Recommendation: Read one document every day.

    Teaching Tolerance

    • Who: Grades 3-12
    • Purpose: Learn tolerance through culturally relevant student texts.
    • Recommendation: Read one article every week.
    • Instructions: Create a free account and select student texts under classroom resources.

World Language

  • Duolingo (All Languages)

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Practice language.
    • Recommendation: Practice for 15-20 minutes every day.

    French: Apprende

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Listen to the French language and learn about current events.
    • Recommendation: Spend 15-20 minutes on it every day.

    French Course for Beginners

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Basic online French study
    • Recommendation: Visit the French Course for Beginners every day for 10-20 minutes.

    French Games/Activities & Short Stories

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: French language practice.
    • Recommendation: Play a game, complete an activity or read a story every day.

    Japanese: Erin's Challenge

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Learn Japanese.
    • Recommendation: Complete one lesson every day.
    • Directions: You must have Adobe Flash.

    Japanese: News Web Easy

    • Who: Advanced Japanese students
    • Purpose: Practice reading Japanese.
    • Recommendation: Practice every day.

    Japanese: NHK World

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Practice Japanese.
    • Recommendation: Practice every day.

    Japan Society NYC Lesson Videos

    Study Spanish

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Acquire language.
    • Recommendation: Practice every day.

    Quizlet

    • Who: Grades 9-12
    • Purpose: Practice any language through flashcards, diagrams, and study guides.
    • Recommendation: Practice every day.
Last Modified on September 23, 2020