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6th-12th Grade Resources

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We have compiled learning activities and digital resources that are aligned with the Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards to continue and reinforce your child's education. Parents and caregivers should promote good screen time practices when students are online continuing their studies, playing games, or socializing with friends and family. 

For any resource below, please note that while appropriate within the context of a unit or lesson, books, articles, and reading passages may contain language and content that will require additional review to ensure the selection is suitable for your child.

bilingual   Resource available in multiple languages.

Digital Lessons

  • Duolingo (6th-12th)  bilingual
    Free foreign language classes for over 20+ languages, including personalized lessons starting at beginner level.
  • GreatMinds (K - 12th)
    Knowledge-building resources from Eureka Math® (for Grades K–12),  English language arts curriculum Wit & Wisdom® (K–8), and PhD Science™ (3–5). Customized by grade and module, these consistent and coherent video lessons, delivered by experienced teachers, are viewable on any device. Coordinating activities are also available with each module.

  • Khan Academy (K - 12th) bilingual
    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. Khan Academy tackles math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Suggested Student schedules
  • Wide Open Schools (K - 12th)
    A free collection of the best online learning experiences for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media. 

English Language Arts

  • CommonLit (3rd - 12th)  bilingual
    This site offers over 2,000 free reading and writing lessons. The lessons are available digitally and many are also available to download and print. 

  • Find a Book (K - 12th)
    Find a Book is a book search that connects students with books based on their reading levels and interests.
  • Neuhaus Academy (9th - 12th)
    Free vocabulary tutorials focused on meaning and usage, as well as pronunciation and spelling.

  • The Story Starter (6th - 12th)
    The Story Starter randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters. Use the story starters to help students become more creative with their writing.
  • Youngzine (6th - 12th)
    Youngzine is a one-of-a-kind Web site where children can learn about current news and events shaping their world -- in a simple, engaging and interactive manner.

Fine Arts and Virtual Tours

  • Google Arts & Culture (9th-12th)
    Google Arts & Culture is an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks housed in the initiative's partner museums.
  • The Virtual Instructor (6th-12th)
    Free art lessons, drawing lessons, painting lessons and digital art. Over 300 video tutorials! Learn how to draw and paint online. 

Mathematics

  • Algebra Nation (6th-12th)
    Free, digital access to 5,000+ engaging videos as well as digital practice problems available to all students in middle and high school. Free tutoring is available from 2 - 8pm CT every night on the Algebra Student Wall. Families and students can access Algebra Nation for free online and on all iOS/Android mobile devices. Contact your school to get your child's login information.
  • Desmos (6th-12th)
    Desmos is a free extremely user-friendly, online graphing calculator that students can use to graph functions, plot data and evaluate equations. The site also includes math examples and even creative art—so students can get the most out of the calculator.
  • Geometry 3-D Shapes Interactive (9th-12th)
    The Annenberg Learner: Geometry 3-D Shapes Interactive is a free learning website where students can learn about solids or three-dimensional geometric shapes and the academic vocabulary used to describe them. Additionally, students can learn how to calculate surface area, volume, and explore the mathematical properties of 3-D figures.
  • Prodigy (6th-8th)
    Math games that adapt to suit your child’s learning level.

  • SolveMe (6th-12th)
    Helps students get practice in solving equations in a fun and engaging way that is appealing to students.

  • Geogebra (Geometry, Algebra, Statistics, and Calculus)
    A free online graphing calculator and simulator for Geometry, Algebra, Statistics, and Calculus.
  • Math Warehouse (Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Calculus)
    Provides notes, graphics, interactive learning tools and worksheets for high school math content.

Science

  • CODE.org (K-12th)
    This site introduces students to this growing field by engaging videos, introductory tutorials, and quick courses. CODE.org also offers a full curriculum that starts at the beginner level on to the more rigorous advanced placement level.
  • Exploratorium Science Activities (6th-8th)
    These experiences provide students with the opportunity to engage with science and engineering practices and cross-cutting concepts all while addressing core disciplinary ideas. 
  • Google Science Journal (9th-12th)
    By using the sensors built into smartphones, iPads, Chromebooks, and other mobile devices, students can make real-time and real-world observations of their current environments with the Google Science Journal application. 
  • SciWorthy (6th-12th)
    Scientific articles that tell you about what scientists do, why they did it, and the results they got, in everyday language.
     
  • STEM Activities for Kids (1st - 8th)
    This online site interactive program engages students in hands-on activities using STEM.

Social Studies

  • iCivics (6th-12th)
    iCivics provides engaging civics education through online games, which transform abstract concepts like voting into real-life problems.
  • Mission US (10th) 
    Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history.

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