Elementary Resources

  • Learning Support Resources for Students in Grades K-6

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

    Resources are listed alphabetically by category:

    • Art, Music & Physical Education
    • Math
    • Multiple Subject Areas
    • Reading & Writing
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • STEM

    Learning Packets

    Elementary learning packets are being mailed to families and are available electronically.

Art, Music & Physical Education

Math

Multiple Subject Areas

  • i-Ready at Home

    • Who: Grades K-8
    • Purpose: Develop literacy and math skills.
    • Recommendation: Complete one reading and math lesson every day.
    • Instructions: Printable activity packs are available.

    Actively Learn

    • Who: Grades 3-12; HiCap
    • Purpose: Develop reading and writing skills by reading articles, watching videos or completing simulations.
    • Recommendation: Read an article, watch a video, or complete a simulation and answer questions.
    • 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: Online articles for literacy instruction in all content areas.
    • 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 weekly and complete 4-5 questions from the support materials.

    Virtual Field Trips

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Visit more than 30 locations (San Diego Zoo, Yellowstone National Park, and more) from your computer.
    • Recommendation: Virtually visit one location a week. 

Reading & Writing

Science

  • Elementary GLOBE

    • Who: Grades K-4
    • Purpose: Enhance science knowledge and understanding.
    • Recommendation: Choose one module and complete it.

    National Geographic Kids

    • Who: Grades K-6
    • Purpose: Enhance science knowledge and understanding.
    • Recommendation: Select at least one topic and explore it.
    • Instructions: Create an account.

    Wonderville

    • Who: Grades K-6
    • Purpose: Enhance science knowledge and understanding.
    • Recommendation: Choose at least one game or a video to play or watch.
      Instructions: Create an account.

    Exploratorium

    • Who: Grades K-6
    • Purpose: Enhance science knowledge and understanding.
    • Recommendation: Select one activity to complete. 
    • Instructions: Create an account.

    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.

Social Studies

  • ProQuest CultureGrams

    • Who: Grades 3-8
    • Purpose: Explore maps and articles on social studies topics.
    • Recommendation: Read one article 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.

STEM

  • CODE

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Develop coding and computer skills.
    • Recommendation: Complete at least one lesson a week.

    Izzit

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Develop financial literacy skills and explore other subjects.
    • Recommendation: Watch one video every week.
    • Instructions: Use the Subject/Grade chart to choose the most appropriate videos.

    TeachEngineering

    • Who Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Explore engineering design.
    • Recommendation: Visit the TeachEngineering website to complete at least one lesson a week.

    Typing Club

    • Who: Grades K-12
    • Purpose: Learn and improve typing skills.
    • Recommendation: Complete one lesson every day.

    Learning.com EasyTech

    • Who: Grades 2-6
    • Purpose: Learn and practice word processing in real-life situations while mastering touch typing.
    • Recommendation: Complete one typing exercise every day.
    • Instructions: Use your student Clever login to access this resource from home.
Last Modified on May 4, 2020