Classroom Resources

This is your one-stop shop for you to gather grade-level curricular content. Please check back frequently as new information is added regularly.

K–1

2–3

March is reading month. Plan to set aside time to read each day (30 min or more!) Keep filling in this reading log to keep track of all time spent reading.

Parent read aloud- chose a chapter book to read aloud with your child each day. Ask questions and discuss as you read. Make predictions for the next day.

Practice fluency- Have your child read out loud to you. Remind them to have the right volume and speed. Practice tricky sentences multiple times and model fluent reading for them.

There are many questions you can ask to help with deeper understanding/comprehension. Answer a few story structure questions from each topic.

Second and Third Grade Resources:

4–5

6–8

  • Read - 30 to 40 minutes from a book of their choice. Include the book, name, and the pages numbers that were covered. Students are to write down the unfamiliar words from the pages they have read. If students know all the words, they are expected to summarize the pages that have been read.
  • Social Studies - They can research Katherine Johnson, Misty Copeland, Hillary Clinton, and James Weldon Johnson. They can write their paper in cursive or type, making sure they use the following writing mechanics: appropriate capitalization, proper punctuation, indenting and correct spelling.
  • Writing - Write a daily reflection of their choice: 6th grade - four to six paragraph, 7th and 8th grades six to 10 paragraphs. When students return, they can submit their reflections for extra credit.
  • Cursive Writing - Write words in upper and lower case letters every day. For example, days of the week, months of the year, writing the Pledge of Allegiance, names of family members, etc.
  • MSTEP Websites for Practice Tests (6–8)

Mathematics
We recommend that you spend 45 minutes to an hour per day at least 3 to 4 days per week:

Khan Academy for Grades 6 & 7

  • Visit Khan Academy 6th Grade Math Website
    • Click on Ratios, Rates, and Percentages. Start with Intro to Ratios and Equivalent Ratios. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 1)
    • Scroll down to Visualize Ratios and Ratio Application. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 2).
    • Scroll down to Intro to Rates. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 3).
    • Scroll down to Intro to Percents and Percent, Decimal, Fraction Conversions. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 4).
    • Scroll down to Percent Problems and Percent Word Problems. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 5).
    • To challenge yourself, take the Unit Quiz at the bottom of the website page!

Khan Academy for Grade 8

  • Visit Khan Academy 8th Grade Math Website
    • Click on Numbers and Operations. Start with Repeating Decimals and Square Roots & Cube Roots. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 1).
    • Scroll down to Irrational Numbers and Approximating Irrational Numbers. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 2).
    • Scroll down to Exponents with Negative Bases, Exponents Properties Intro, Negative Exponents, and Exponents Properties. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 3).
    • Scroll down to Writing with Powers of 10, Scientific Notation Intro, Arithmetic with Numbers in Scientific Notation, and Scientific Notation Word Problems. Complete each practice section (on the right side of the page) then take the associated quiz (Quiz 4).
    • To challenge yourself, take the Unit Test at the bottom of the website page!

Science

Social Studies - All Grades
The following is a review of what we’ve researched during class.

  • List the first four African American mayors and their respective cities in the United States.
  • List the cities in numerical order (the highest number of residents to the lowest number of residents) during the mayor’s first year in office.
  • In your opinion, which mayor had the most challenging time during his leadership? Give your reason for your opinion.
  • In your opinion, which mayor had the least challenging time during his leadership? Give your reason for your opinion.
  • Compare one of these mayors with a current African American mayor. What makes them similar? What makes them different?