Student Engagement Websites
Frankfort 157-C Students & Parents,
During this mandated school closure we would like to provide opportunity for students to remain engaged in learning as much as possible. On this page you will find a variety of free website links that offer learning and practice. In addition to the links below, each teacher will be providing continuation of learning activities that are pertinent to their class. Please visit your child’s teacher webpage to learn about more learning opportunities that are available. Thank you for assisting your child in remaining engaged in their learning during this time.
ISBE has added a site for students and parents to continue learning during school closures. The link can be found here.
(Student log-in) Zearn allows students to complete independent digital activities which reinforce Eureka math lessons.
Khan Academy Offer practice exercises and instructional videos. There are short lesson in the form of videos. It also includes practice exercises.
Math puzzles, games and worksheets based on skills.
Math lessons and games broken down by topic.
Games sorted by skills. Skills are labeled with grade levels.
Provides educational games and activities sorted by standard.
Computer science for all ages.
(Teacher must provide class log-in) Teachers can assign topics based on standards. Teacher must have made class code for student to make a free account.
SmartMusic is a web-based suite of music education tools that support efficient practice, helping musicians to develop and grow.
National Geographic for Kids
Mystery Science activities
Some sites may require flash to be enabled on your device/browser.
Create crossword puzzles by entering your own words or play the puzzles that are already provided. Choose puzzles by grade and topic.
Mix and match affixes and root words, and then insert the words into a paragraph using context clues to put them in the correct place.
Students organize words by their connotation, from negative to positive, or relative register, from informal to formal. They add a statement explaining their placement of the words.
Use inferring skills to identify character traits to create a Biocube.
This tool allows students to create their own character cards by using inferring skills. Specific prompts ask students to describe the character, examine his or her thoughts and feelings, or explore how he or she develops over time.
Young learners employ inference skills when using clues to figure out what is in the bag.
Encourage students to think critically by comparing characters, important events, and key concepts or ideas.
Everyone's favorite resource high interest topics and current events. Articles available at different Lexile levels.
Similar to NEWSELA, but with paired texts and links for literature.
This site from the Library of Congress is a great way to access primary resources in a simple formats for elementary and middle school students.
A fantastic collection of first person accounts throughout history, as well as analyzing different points of view about events.
Check out the awesome articles about Smithsonian Museum exhibits, research, and more.
This resource is ideal for finding reference texts to complement your units.
WTTW PBS Learning
This tool can be used as a graphic organizer for stories with a circular plot structure.
This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline for one of three types of comparison essays: whole-to-whole, similarities-to-differences, or point-to-point.
Identify the key features of the plot with this interactive tool.
This tool prompts students to add key information from a text to create one of the following maps: character, conflict and resolution, or setting.
History for kids
ENCORE & PE Bingo