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Elementary ELAR Resources

September 20, 2020
Sunday

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Little Brown Young Readers     

  • Grade Levels:  K-2
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Online playlist of read alouds teachers can have students listen to and respond.
  • Language:  English

BrainPOP Jr.     

  • Grade Levels:  K-3
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free School and Family Access while their campus is closed- Must Create Account
  • Description:  Brain POP is accessible through any screen device and a perfect solution for distance learning plans. Brain POP is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated films for students in grades K-12. BrainPOP Jr. is designed specifically for students in K-3. BrainPOP Jr. gently encourages young learners to ask questions and form their own ideas. In addition the site offers quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English & Reading, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music.
  • Language:  English/Spanish

 


Starfall       ​​​​

  • Grade Levels:  PK-1
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code: Free - Expanded version available by subscription. 
  • Description:  Alphabetic principle, high-frequency words, vocabulary, and comprehension games and printable resources
  • Language:  English

Teach Your Monster to Read     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-1
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free - Must create an account.
  • Description: Free computer games for reinforcing letters, sounds, and sight words. Includes a classroom toolkit for teachers with printable resources, physical games, and tabletop games. 
  • Language:  English

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  • Grade Levels:  PK-2
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code: AOFLUNICEF - Parents must create account and can add their child(ren). 
  • Description:  Online games, books, puzzles,and songs to support early elementary students. Teachers and parents can have access to printables and assign lessons to students.
  • Language:  English/Spanish

Storyline Online     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-5  
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description: Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Each book includes supplemental curriculum to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners. 
  • Language:  English

Florida Center for Reading Research     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-5
  • Audience:  Teachers
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Reasearch-based activities for students to play to build alphabetic knowledge, phonological awareness skills, vocabulary, fluency, phonics, and comprehension.
  • Language:  English

Scholastic Learn at Home     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-5
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Provides students with 20+ days' worth of exciting learning journeys that span content areas. Students will have access to approximately three hours of meaningful and engaging learning opportunities per day, including projects based on articles and stories, virtual field trips and reading challenges.Accessible on any device.
  • Language:  English

CLI Engage     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-1
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Free resources and tools for teachers and families to use for early childhood. Parents can access printables, activities, and videos to use with their children. Activities are aligned to the Pre-K guideline as well as the kindergarten TEKS.
  • Language:  English/Spanish

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  • Grade Levels:  PK-2
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free for one year for teachers and one month for parents
  • Description:  Streaming library of storybooks, brought lo life.
  • Language:  English

Headsprout     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-5
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free - Teachers must create an account  (Teachers will have free access until the end of the school year (2020). They will need to create an account and add their students.)
  • Description:  Online resource that helps build early literacy skills such as phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency and vocabulary development. For upper elementary, teachers can access lessons to build comprehension.
  • Language:  English

Really Great Reading Letter Tiles     

  • Grade Levels:  PK-5
  • Audience:  Students
  • Access Code:  Free through May 30, 2020
  • Description:  Students can use the letter tiles via a tablet or laptop to build words. Various letter tiles are available including basic tiles, vowel teams, prefixes and suffixes.
  • Language:  English

News ELA     

  • Grade Levels:  3-12
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Entire product suite free through the end of the school year
  • Description: Engage students with thousands of texts on topics they care about while building background knowledge and vocabulary. Access current event articles at multiple reading levels, reading comprehension quizzes and writing prompts.   
  • Language:  English

Time for Kids     

  • Grade Levels:  K-5
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free for the remainder of the school year (2019-2020)
  • Description:  Digital library that provides access to issues of Time for Kids.  Teachers or parents will have to select grade band to review the digital magazine.
  • Language:  English

Hickman County Schools     

  • Grade Levels:  K-5
  • Audience:  Teachers
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Lesson plans for teaching phonics
  • Language:  English

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  • Grade Levels:  K-1
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Online Elkonin boxes, alphabet tiles, spelling activities  
  • Language:  English

Smarty Ants  

  • Grade Levels:  PK-2
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free while schools remain closed.  Request must be made at the district level.
  • Description:  Designed to build reading skills and accelerate learning in an engaging, interactive online learning environment through animated, game-like activities. (Phonemic awareness, phonics, letter knowledge, structural analysis, comprehension)
  • Language:  English/Spanish

Heart Word Magic  

  • Grade Levels:  K-2 
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Online videos to help students learn to read and spell high frequency words, especially those that aren't decodable.
  • Language:  English

Turtle Interactive  

  • Grade Levels:  PK-1
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students, Parents
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description: YouTube channel consisting of nursery rhyme songs  
  • Language:  English

Writing with Ralph  

  • Grade Levels:  3-8
  • Audience:  Teachers, Students
  • Access Code:  Free
  • Description:  Ralph Fletcher, author and writing mentor, presents weekly writing lessons for students.
  • Language:  English

 

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