Grades 3-6

It is important to keep consistency for your student during these challenging times. We recommend creating a daily routine for your student. The schedule can be flexible to meet the needs of your family. The resources below may be helpful to incorporate into a daily routine. We will continue to add resources, so please check back. If your student's teachers have provided resources, you will continue to have access to those as well.

Reading

  • Lexia, Newsela, or Readworks: 40 minutes per week

  • Independent reading (read aloud, if needed): 30 minutes per day

  • Other reading activities (e.g. Epic, ): 30 minutes per day

  • A sample schedule can be found here

Math

  • iXL: 40 minutes per week

  • Other math activities (e.g. SplashMath): 30 minutes per day

A note on privacy...

The following links are provided as optional online learning providers for parent(s)/guardian(s) to explore as potential self-directed learning activities. These optional online providers are not in anyway affiliated with Mt. Greylock Regional School District, and the District does not assume any legal liability for the linked optional third party learning providers.

Google Classroom allows students to communicate with teachers, participate in discussions as well as view and submit assignments. Students sign in to their Google Classroom created and monitored by their classroom teacher.

Subject(s): General Management

Students sign in to their Google Drive documents here.

Subject(s): General Management


Lexia® Core5® Reading supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5.

Subject(s): Reading

Link to Reading Street content here. Students may login using their district accounts.

Subject(s): Reading

IXL offers more than 7,000 practice modules on Common Core pre-K through high school math and language skills. It also features language arts, science, and social studies for second- through eighth-graders.

Subject(s): Math, Reading

BrainPOP is an animated education site for kids covering a wide range of topics such as science, social studies, English, math, arts, music, health, and technology.

Subject(s): All

Use: District Owned (Use your MGRSD account to access school passwords XXXXX)

Typing Club provides free typing practice to help increase typing ease and fine motor skills.

Subject(s): Writing

Mystery Science has short videos based on science questions with follow up discussion and activities.

Subject(s): Science

Newsela offers authentic and engaging texts at a variety of reading levels.

Subject: English Language Arts

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Parents/Guardians can learn to use Khan Academy by following this link: https://bit.ly/2QaeHkR.

Subject: Math, Social Studies, Science, SAT/ACT Prep, Coding, and Computer Science.

Discovery Education provides thousands of resources, lessons and videos across all areas of the curriculum.

Subject(s): All

Google Earth provides resources to explore and learn about the Earth.

Subject(s): Science




iCivics Games

Founded by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, iCivics provides effective innovative, freely accessible resources that enhance practice and inspire classrooms.

Subject: Social Studies

Code.org is committed to providing students of all ages with the opportunity to learn about coding.

Subject(s): Coding



Common Sense Media provides resources on digital citizen and supporting families with engaging in technology.

Subject(s): Family Support

GoNoodle provides movement and mindfulness activities for kids of all ages.

Subject(s): Physical Activity

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS features educational games, videos, and other activities, centered mostly on animals and the natural world. Kids also can get a virtual tour of different countries, featuring fun facts and other information. They can contribute to the site by posting comments (which are moderated), answering quizzes, and submitting photos.

Subject(s): Science, Social Studies and Reading

Millions of Smithsonian digital images, recordings, texts, and videos in history, art and culture, and the sciences.

Subject(s): Social Studies, Science

Starfall.com® opened in September 2002 as a public service to teach children to read. Since then it has expanded to include language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade.

Subject(s): Reading, Math

Scholastic is providing free cross-curricular home learning resources including stories and videos. Many of their texts also include a 'text-to-speech' feature and the ability to adjust the reading level.

Subject(s): Reading, Social Studies

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.

Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.

Subject(s): Coding

ReadWorks is committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and student achievement gap. Driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks creates world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.

In a perfect world, time away from school and other obligations creates more time for independent reading. Set up a Student Library for your child so they can keep reading, keep learning, and keep growing.

Subject(s): Reading

TedEd is a youth and education iniative. It incorporates videos and lessons to support learning.

Subject(s): All

Time for Kids is a kid friendly version of Time magazine. It provides information for kids that explains the world around them while exposing them to news literacy.

Subject(s): All