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6th - 8th Grade Resources

Kahn Academy Kids

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a free, fun, educational program designed to inspire students to become learners for life.

Common Lit

Common Lit

An adaptive reading program with leveled comprehension questions.

iReady

iReady

Engaging, personalized instruction and targeted resources for Mathematics and Reading.

Save with Stories

Celebrities Read Stories

Celebrities reading stories to kids #savewithstories.

Brain Pop

Brain Pop
The site includes video, game, quiz, and activity sections for science, health, writing, reading, social studies, and math.  

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Storyline Online

Storyline Online

The Daytime Emmy nominated, Storyline Online, features celebrated actors including Viola Davis, Kristen Bell, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin,

Newsela

NewsELA 

Newsela offers students up-to-date, high-interest articles that meet students right at their level.

Math Prodigy

Math Prodigy

Prodigy is an adaptive game-based learning program that makes math learning fun and challenging.

Youcubed

YouCubed

This page offers high level math tasks by grade level.

Mystery Science

Phet Science

PhET is a suite of research-based interactive computer simulations for teaching and learning physics, chemistry, math, and other sciences.

code.org

Code.org

Code.org provides activities to teach the fundamentals of computer science.

Science Experiments

PBS News Hour

Current events stories and broadcasts from KPBS. PBS NewsHour offers news updates, analysis, live studio interviews, discussions, and more.

Nat Geo

National Geographic

Explore National Geographic resources based on grade level.

Keyboarding without tears

Keyboarding Without Tears

This site offers the first step in digital learning for K–5 that teaches typing, general computer readiness, and more.

Geek Gurl Diaries

Geek Gurl Diares 

Geek Gurl Diaries Carrie Anne is a self-described geek, and has a collection of video logs about using and making technology, along side interviews with inspirational women in the fields of computing, science, technology, and engineering. 

Typing Club

Typing Club

Learn touch typing for free.

Scholastic

Scholastic

Scholastic learn at home provides daily lesson that span from literacy, math, science and social studies.

Epic for Kids

Epic

All 2-5 teachers should have accounts for their students that can be used at home on their student ipad

Hands On Activities

Hands-On Activities

Compilation of hands-on activities families can do at home.

Funbrain

FunBrain

Funbrain is a site for online educational games for kids of all ages. Subjects include math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.

NYC Dept of Education

NYC Learn at Home

Grade level and subject area resources for Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies designed for learning at home.

Ted Ed

TED Ed

TED's youth and education initiative — aims to spark and celebrate the ideas and knowledge-sharing of teachers and students around the world.

Youtube

YouTube Science

Nova

Nova Science Videos

NOVA is the most-watched prime time science series on American television

Geogebra

Geogebra

GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package.

Duolingo

Duolingo

Learn 30+ languages online with bite-size lessons based on science.

Books for Middle School

34 Refreshing and Relatable Books for Middle School

Books a Million

40 Books for Middle-School Readers

Genres including novels, memoirs, poetry, and historical nonfiction.

Readling List

Reading Lists for Middle School Students

121 Book Ideas for Kids

121 Books for Students

List includes book series, graphic novels, and classics. 

Busuu

Busuu

Free live language lessons available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. 

Rockalingua

Rockalingua

Music based Spanish learning.

Math for Kids

Cool Math for Kids

This site contains math games by topic and by grade.

Frontiers

Frontiers for Young Minds

Distinguished scientists write about their cutting-edge discoveries in accessible language for young readers, and then kids provide feedback. 

Geo Focus

Geography Focus

This YouTube channel is all about Geography. The videos include profiles of countries and regions, descriptions of important landmarks and geographical features.

The Brain Scoop

The Brain Scoop

Emily Grassley, chief curiosity correspondent for the Field Museum in Chicago, shares the work and research of natural history museums with the world.

Sci Show

Sci Show

This YouTube channel is all about what makes the universe tick.

Science Max

Science Max

Watch science experiments at home. 

Mike Likes Science

Mike Likes Science

Math and science raps and science inspired music videos.

Free School

Free School

FreeSchool is a safe and friendly place to expose children to famous art, classical music, children's literature, and natural science in an age-appropriate and kid-accessible way.

Quizes

Science Quizzes from Nat Geo

Find out how much you know about sharks, space, or other science topics, and then share the most interesting facts you learned.

Brain Pop ELL

Brain Pop ELL

Brain Pop ELL has English learning lessons by level. They have their regular lessons by subject available in Spanish

Adventure Academy

Adventure Academy

Adventure Academy is a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game with a focus on academic subjects like math, language arts, science, and social studies.

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Reading IQ

Reading IQ

Reading IQ is the complete digital library that your child can access at any time.

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