Although PWCS is unable to provide instruction or class assignments to students while schools remain closed, our School Division hopes that the suggestions for optional learning activities posted here will help parents support student learning until schools re-open. Please remember that use of these materials and participation in these activities are optional and neither grades nor course credit will be awarded.



  Scholastic Learn at Home: Free Resources for School Closures
Scholastic Magazines at home!   
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

  PBS KIDS has a variety of free resources to support families

Sign up for the PBS Kids Newsletter. Daily emails to assist students with “activities and tips to help kids learn at home.” 
https://pbskids.org/

  Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. 
Access through Clever!

  Virtual Field Trips
 Virtual Field Trips are excellent during this time of social distancing!
https://www.weareteachers.com/best-virtual-field-trips/ 

  Choice Boards


Choice Boards are for grades 1-5 in all subjects.
Students can pick what they want to learn in each subject each day.
Remember if they have choice (but from what you approve) they take ownership of it and tend to enjoy it 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Y5oiOU97NRP6EOIZT3lmAPg4PvEFmiZmYhp1neOn9hA/mobilebasic

  Ed Helper

Daily Free Learning Workbooks for Teachers to Share with Parents while Schools are Closed
- Kids will actually do these!
https://www.edhelper.com/teacher-education/Daily-Free-Learning-Workbooks-for-Teachers-to-Share-with-Parents-while-Schools-are-Closed-Kids-will-actually-do-these.htm

  Study Jams
A website with review songs for all subject areas
http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/

  Boom Cards
https://wow.boomlearning.com/signin/student
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Science Specific:

  National Geographic For Kids
Have an animal lover at home? Or a child who enjoys learning about other cultures?  
National Geographic for Kids is the place to go!
 
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com

  OLogy American Museum of Natural History

“Welcome to OLogy! A science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History.”  https://www.amnh.org/explore/ology

  MysteryScience
" Mystery Science provides open and go lessons to inspire kids to love science."
https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning


Math Specific:

 ABCYA

ABCYA is a great game based learning site. We use this often in the classroom! 
https://www.abcya.com/grades/1/numbers

  Dreambox
Dreambox through Clever!

  Stop The Clock Game
Stop the clock when the hands match the time you hear.
 In this crazy clock game, students will practice telling
time to the nearest five minutes. 

https://www.education.com/game/stop-the-clock/

  Stop The Clock Game
A variety of cool math games
https://www.coolmathgames.com/

  Sheppardsoftware Math Activities
Review math skills in a game format. Click on this link and look for
the math topic that you need to practice. 

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm


Social Studies Specific:

  History for Kids
Love History Try this one. 
https://www.historyforkids.net


Language Arts Specific:

  Storyline Online

Stories read aloud by celebrities. 
https://www.storylineonline.net/


  ABCYA

ABCYA is a great game based learning site. We use this often in the classroom. 
https://www.abcya.com/grades/1/letters

 




Up and Active:

Cosmic Kids Yoga - Yoga sessions that tell a story while going through the moves.
 Available on YouTube and Amazon Prime Videos. 
https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

GoNoodle.com -provides active brain breaks to get your kiddo up and moving throughout the day! 

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Jack Hartmann - creates songs/dances for students based on learning topics!
You can find his videos on YouTube!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVcQH8A634mauPrGbWs7QlQ