Kindergarten Resources

Here are resources for use with students in Kindergarten.

Mathematics:
KHAN ACADEMY
Parents you can help your Kindergarten Student to become a student in the KHAN Kindergarten class where you will be taught math lessons and given the opportunity to practice what you learn.

2) Enter your class code and press “Add”.
Class code: 9R9D5REG

3) If you don’t already have an account, press “Create a new account”. Enter your date of birth, then sign up using Google, your school email, or by creating a username.

4) Enter your grade and course. Now you’re ready to start learning!

Your Kindergarten Teacher will be able to review your work and contact you with suggestions and guidance.

Reading:

READWORKS

Reading Comprehension Instruction that Works
Log on to ReadWorks.org to access our FREE library of content, curriculum, and tools.  The nonprofit ReadWorks partners with K-12 teachers across the country to solve our nation’s literacy crisis.

ReadWorks does this by bridging the gap between research and practice in reading comprehension instruction. We leverage cognitive-science research to create high-impact instructional materials and tools that are designed for immediate use within the practical realities of current U.S. classrooms. As a result, over 1 million teachers and 13 million students are using ReadWorks to improve teaching and learning in their classrooms today.



BOOKFLIX:
Paired fiction and nonfiction popular texts that engage readers and support literacy. Helps students build foundational skills through making connections, building background knowledge, and building vocabulary. Read aloud feature can be disabled as readers progress. Lexile reading levels included.

Parents you can go to BOOKFLIX by going to INFOhio CLICK HERE and clicking on Bookflix.
If you are asked for a password use:
Username: jeffhs
Pass word: falcons

We have chosen one topic per week to explore. In each topic we have chosen five pairs of books.
When you complete a pair of books there are short exercises to the left of the books to complete.
Week of April 14th: Animals and Nature: 
  • And Then It's Spring and How Do You Know It's Spring
  • The Ant and the Grasshopper and  Inside an Ant Colony  
  • Antarctic Antics and  Antarctica
  • You're in: Bear Has a Story to Tell and   How Do You Know It's Winter?
  • Bear Snores On and A Bear Cub Grows Up
Week of April 20th: Earth and Sky
  • Chicken Little and What Is Gravity?
  • Come On, Rain! and Rainy Weather Days
  • The Curious Garden and Our Earth: Helping Out
  • The Dot and All the Colors of the Rainbow
  • Hansel and Gretel and We Need Directions!
Week of April 27th: People and Places
  • Amazing Grace and Jackie Robinson: A Life of Determination
  • Antarctic Antics and Antarctica
  • Children Make Terrible Pets and Pets at the White House
  • I'm Brave! and How Things Work: Fire Trucks
  • John, Paul, George & Ben and Benjamin Franklin
ABOUT BOOKFLIX:
Good news!  INFOhio (www.infohio.org) has subscribed to a fun, new reading program that you and your child can access from home!  Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Your children can access Scholastic BookFlix anywhere there is an Internet connection.  This interactive resource will help them get excited about reading and books and extends learning beyond school hours.  BookFlix includes:

  • 141 classic video storybooks each paired with a related nonfiction eBook.
  • Spanish language versions of 38 pairs.
  •  Read-aloud supports so students can hear each book narrated and also hear definitions of key words and directions for each activity.
  •  Educational games and activities so children can show what they have learned.
  • Safe, age-appropriate web links selected by Scholastic’s editors so kids can extend their learning on a topic.
  • Meet the author section to learn more about the author of each fiction book.

 Scholastic BookFlix is specifically created to support non-, beginning and reluctant readers – it’s the perfect resource for independent reading practice at school and at home! 


Things to do with your child:

VISIT THE ZOO

Activities | San Diego Zoo Kids

kids.sandiegozoo.org › activities
activities. fun art and crafts. Colorful activities from crafts to conservation.

National Zoo:

Educational Activities You Can Do at Home



EXPLORE Many Different Topics
WORLD BOOK EARLY LEARNING (if you are asked for a Username and Password use: jeffhs / falcons)

Choose two videos, two games, two stories and two activities per week.

Explore the solar system. Visit and find out about planets. Explore the night sky.

Solar System Scope

Online 3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky in real-time - the Sun, planets, dwarf planets, comets, stars and constellations.


NASA's Deep Dive Planetary Website

Launched in October 1998, the Solar System Exploration website is a real-time, living encyclopedia of the robotic exploration of our solar system. We provide the public with reliable, accurate, up-to-date information about the planets, moons, asteroids, comets and everything else in our solar system. We also provide a complete historical record of deep space exploration.



APPS FOR PARENTS TO USE TO TEACH YOUNG CHILDREN:

RelationShapesTM

Promote young children’s visual-spatial reasoning and creative problem-solving skills through open-ended play

Download RelationShapesTM for FREE! GO TO THE WEBSITE


Duck Duck Moose apps encourage kids to explore and learn in a safe and fun environment. We work with educators and do lots of play-testing with kids to ensure our apps are frustration free for little fingers and full of whimsy and wonder for all to enjoy. -- GO TO WEB SITE