English Language Arts/Reading
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing
Daily lunch 'doodles' with Mo Willems - author of the Pigeon books!
A great website - prek-5th grade for all the things! Reading, Math, Art and more!
A fun resource for practicing reading and math while getting movement in at the same time! Free for 21 days.
This resource allows parents to type in words (such as sight words), and allows students to practice their handwriting with the correct format.
A unique resource in support of literacy and critical thinking
accessed via Clever
Several creative activities
RCS Math program. Students online assignments are based on individual needs. Accessed through Clever.
Math is Visual Math Flips
Watch the video and print a copy of the cards and use them with your children.
Math Before Bed
Math discussion visuals and prompts that kids and parents will enjoy.
Use the prompts and pics from the esti-mysteries....so much fun to solve the mystery at the end!
YouCubed: Week of Inspirational Math:
Excellent task and activities that promote the beauty and wonder in math!
Practice math fact fluency
Practice math fact fluency
Prodigy Math is a fantasy-based web and app game that covers skills learned in grades one through eight
(added March 30th) NEW
Challenges and Virtual Resources
The Kid Should See This (K-12)
A collection of kid-friendly videos that are a smarter and more meaningful way to learn science
Science Snacks (K-12)
Fresh, exciting science activities based in amazing phenomena
The Wonder of Science (K-12)
Phenomena, videos, and resources for science
FREE science lessons with videos and handouts
PhET Simulations (K-12)
Free online simulations for science and math
CK-12 Exploration (K-12)
Free physics and chemistry simulations
Study Jams (Math and Science—K-8)
A place to learn, review, and practice science and math topics with videos, slideshows, and songs
Eight Awesomely simple science experiments you can do at home
Journal or make video diaries and save newspapers, magazines, etc and some of the work you did at home for us to bury an MSE time capsule when we return. These will serve as primary sources for the future to examine and analyze.
Gallopade Online (accessed through Clever)
Amazing facts about animals, science, history, and geography along with fun competitions and games
(parents, please review before allowing your child to watch, just in case) (added March 30- NEW)
Explore the Planetarium, Yellowstone National Park, etc! (added March 30- NEW)
K-12 interactive lessons for learning all math concepts
Explore the Zoo or Aquarium
This website has a ton of music games and ideas
Username: Mcfaddenschool Password: brainpop
Study Island (Grades 3-5)
All subjects- accessed through Clever
STEM Activities and Crafts
Filter by grade band, topic, and type of activity
Engage all learners with a hip-hop video covering the lesson
40 Science Websites to keep kids engaged and entertained at home
Study Packets and Games
Learn a Foreign Language!
Download the app Duolingo
(added April 3-NEW)
Read-alouds by McFadden Teachers
(this list will grow, so stay tuned!)
A message from Mrs. Frazier-
McFadden Physical Education Resources
Please tweet me pictures or videos of your Fit Family!
Concepts of Focus:
Endurance Jump Rope Challenge
Dance Party Ideas
Locomotors & Movement Ideas with Sock Balls
You will need to tie your sock into a knot to create a ball.
TOSS & TRY:
One Minute Fitness Challenges
Grades K-2 –
- Go on a ‘Shape Hunt’ inside your home! Ask your child to identify as many shapes as possible in common household objects.
- Cover a tray or cookie sheet with flour or whipped cream. Have your child use their index finger to practice writing letters!
- Have your child write about a movie or tv show they have watched. Encourage them to include one sentence about the beginning, the middle, and the end of it!
- Collect a few household items, such as a pillow, pencil, magazine, etc. Encourage your child to measure the objects using paper clips!
Grades 3-5 –
- Encourage your child to create a daily schedule! Provide simple rewards if they follow it.
- Have your child write a description of someone living in your house without stating his or her name. At the next family meal, have your child read his or her description aloud to see whether everyone else can guess the identity of the person!
- While watching the weather on your local news, encourage your child to make a graph of the different temperatures over a few days. Have them analyze the changes!
- Press the mute button on your tv and turn on the closed captioning. Have your child read the dialogue of his or her favorite show!