Page  of

Suggestions for Educational Support

for Our Students and Their Families During Closure

Social Work Services

If you feel you need to talk to a social worker, please call the following, and either they will get in touch with you, or they will refer them to someone who will.  We will also refer students through Centerstone or the SIU Family Medicine Care-a-Van if that is where their regular services are.  The contacts are:

DENNING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 Non-Academic

Exercise

Stay on a normal schedule with consistent bedtimes

Limit screen time

Enjoy the outdoors

Eat a balanced diet

Read

Write

Play cards, board games, or work puzzles

Flashcards

Practice life skills: learn how to cook, do laundry, cleaning

Be creative: paint, sculpt, draw, or make something

Clean your room (You’re welcome moms! ☺)

Learn something new about your parents or siblings

Dramatic Play

Draw or Color

Academic

Practice:

Writing sentences

Printing

Read to and with your children

Websites:  

Smarty Ants

Prodigy

Dolch Sight Words

Go Noodle

ABC Mouse is offering a free 6 week trial

YouTube has a lot of videos which will read to your child. sing songs, exercise, practice skills, etc.

Please stay safe and HEALTHY!


FRANKFORT INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

Non-Academic

Exercise

Stay on a normal schedule with consistent bedtimes

Limit screen time

Enjoy the outdoors

Eat a balanced diet

Read

Write

Play cards, board games, or work puzzles

Flashcards

Practice life skills: learn how to cook, do laundry, cleaning

Be creative: paint, sculpt, draw, or make something

Clean your room (You’re welcome moms! ☺)

Learn something new about your parents or siblings

Dramatic Play

Academic

Note: All sites accessible on FIS school webpage

Math:

https://www.khanacademy.org/

https://www.reflexmath.com/

https://www.mathplayground.com/

https://www.coolmathgames.com/

https://www.mobymax.com/

https://www.gregtangmath.com/

https://play.prodigygame.com/

ELA:

https://www.spellingcity.com/

https://www.commonlit.org/

https://www.youngpoets.org/

https://www.getepic.com/

Science:

https://mysterydoug.com/

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/

https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/

https://mysteryscience.com/

Typing/Coding:

https://www.typingclub.com/

https://codespark.com/

https://code.org/

Art:

https://www.artforkidshub.com/

https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

PE/Recess:

https://www.gonoodle.com/

General/Cross Curricular:

https://www.brainpop.com/

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

https://pbskids.org/

https://www.funbrain.com/

https://www.roomrecess.com/

https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/

Anyone having trouble logging into school curricular sites such as Moby Max or Reflex may email Mr. Marks at jmarks@wfschools.org.  If you are having trouble logging into coding sites, prodigy, or typing club you may email Mrs. Karnes at kari.karnes@wfschools.org 


CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Suggested On-line Resources for At-Home Learning

Non-Academic

Exercise

Stay on a normal schedule with consistent bedtimes

Limit screen time

Enjoy the outdoors

Eat a balanced diet

Read – (anything – doesn’t have to be academic)

Avoid watching overexposure to the news media

Have conversations about feelings/fears related to the virus

Write – (keep a journal, write a letter)

Play cards, board games, or work puzzles

Practice life skills: learn how to cook, do laundry, balance a checkbook

Be creative: paint, sculpt, draw or make something

Practice Meditation or Mindfulness

Clean your room (You’re welcome moms! ☺)

Learn something new about your parents or siblings

Academic

     It seems like many of the educational sites around the web were created with either the elementary student or the college student in mind. But there are a number of sites that would be of interest to students in the middle school grades.

Shmoop - Shmoop offers an excellent collection of fun and lively study guides created by teachers and education experts. The site provides guides to literature, bestselling books, poetry, Shakespeare, U.S. history, civics, music, economics, and more.  https://www.shmoop.com/

Learn Out Loud - Learn Out Loud provides an extensive directory of free audio books, lectures, speeches, interviews, and other educational audio and video resources. All of the materials within the directory can be downloaded as mp3 files or streamed online. https://www.learnoutloud.com/Free-Audio-Video

Whyville - Whyville helps middle schoolers learn about art history, science, journalism, civics, and economics through exploration and communication. As Whyville citizens, students can play games, chat with friends, and much more. http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice

Book Builder - Middle schoolers who visit this site can create, publish, and share their own digital books online. They can also read free digital books created by other people.  http://bookbuilder.cast.org/

WritingFix - Sponsored by the Northern Nevada Writing Project, Writing Fix provides a place for young writers to improve their craft. Site resources include free prompts, lessons, articles, and other writing resources. http://writingfix.com/

Math Playground - This site is intended for elementary and middle school students (grades 6-8). Site visitors can play math games, solve logic problems, watch math videos, and much more. Lure of the Labyrinth - Created specifically for middle school students, this free online math game guides students through a digital labyrinth of math-based puzzles. Players must solve pre-algebra problems to save their missing pet and win the game.  https://www.mathplayground.com/

ARKive - ARKive is a lively science site devoted to the conservation of endangered species around the world. Educational resources include news, photos, videos, articles, reference materials, and more. https://www.wildscreen.org/arkive-closure/

Artopia - Designed for middle school students with an interest in visual and performing arts, this site displays important works of art and allows users to build their own portfolio of artwork. Artopia users can also critique art, watch movies, and view student art. www.knowitall.org 

Lure of the Labyrinth - Created specifically for middle school students, this free online math game guides students through a digital labyrinth of math-based puzzles. Players must solve pre-algebra problems to save their missing pet and win the game. http://labyrinth.thinkport.org/www/

Glogster - Glogster makes it easy for middle school students to get creative and express themselves through posters. Site users can create their own online posters using text, images, music, and video. https://edu.glogster.com/

Twrivia - Twrivia combines trivia with Twitter. A new trivia question is posted each day. Twitter users who answer the question correctly and quickly can earn a place on the site's leader board.

FreeDocumentaries.org - This site streams popular full-length documentaries and educational films. No download or registration is required. Guest post from education writer Karen Schweitzer. Karen is the About.com Guide to Business School. She also writes about pharmacy technician training for PharmacyTechnicianCertification.com.

SweetSites » Middle School Students - Sweet Search is a search engine from Dulcenia Media. The site is made specifically for students and parents looking for extra help at home. The links include items organized by subject area and include items such as math dictionaries, interactive science and geography activities and links to homework help by subject.

Dr. Math - Tutoring site that allows students to email questions and get responses .www.mathforum.org 

Merriam Webster - The most comprehensive dictionary on the internet. www.merriam-webster.com 

Encyclopedia for Kids - Free Encyclopedia for reference.  https://kids.britannica.com/

Word Whiz - Helps students build vocabulary and study skills.  https://www.acronymfinder.com/

Khan Academy -www.khanacademy.com 

Scholastic - offers free classes for at-home students. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Abcya - https://www.abcya.com/

Prodigy - prodigygame.com

Study - study.com  

Poetry Contest - Students can write their own original poems and submit them for a chance to be published in a book.

Go to https://www.poeticpower.com/enter-poetry-contest. Fill out the form including your poem and title.

School House Rock -

https://m.youtube.com/user/SchoolhouseRockTV1

Virtual tour websites include: 

https://adventuresinfamilyhood.com/20-virtual-field-trips-to-take-with-your-kids.html

https://www.tripsavvy.com/virtual-field-trips-for-kids-3129414

https://triblive.com/lifestyles/more-lifestyles/bored-kids-can-take-a-virtual-field-trip-via-zoo-websites/

Refer to Google Arts & Culture

Virtual DisneyWorld Rides - Virtual Disney World

Music/Band: Music Practice Apps For Student Musicians

https://www.musicedmagic.com/tales-from-the-podium/music-practice-apps-for-student-musicians.html

Tutor.com

All students in grades 7-10 have access to this program through funding from our Gear-Up grant.




FRANKFORT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

Non-Academic

Exercise

Stay on a normal schedule with consistent bedtimes

Limit screen time

Enjoy the outdoors

Eat a balanced diet

Read – (anything – doesn’t have to be academic)

Avoid overexposure to the news media

Have conversations about feelings/fears related to the virus

Write – (keep a journal, write a letter, college application/scholarship essays)

Play cards, board games, or work puzzles

Practice life skills: learn how to cook, do laundry, balance a checkbook

Be creative: paint, sculpt, draw or make something

Practice Meditation or Mindfulness

Clean your room (You’re welcome moms! ☺)

Learn something new about your parents or siblings

Apply for college or scholarships

Academic

http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/ - This site has free educational resources for all age levels, but has many viable options for high school students.

Math

Pre-Algebra worksheets: http://www.kutasoftware.com/freeipa.html

Algebra worksheets:  http://www.kutasoftware.com/free.html

Geometry worksheets:  http://www.kutasoftware.com/freeige.html

Algebra 2 worksheets:  http://www.kutasoftware.com/freeia2.html

Pre-Calc worksheets:  http://www.kutasoftware.com/freeipc.html

Calculus worksheets:  http://www.kutasoftware.com/freeica.html

English

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/478.Required_Reading_in_High_School

 https://k-12readinglist.com/reading-lists-for-high-school-students/reading-list-for-12th-grade-students-age-17-18/

 https://k-12readinglist.com/reading-lists-for-high-school-students/reading-list-for-10th-grade-students-age-15-16/

                        This allows students to look up short pieces of fiction and nonfiction texts that can be directly connected to standards or even mentor texts they’ve read in English class.  They have assessments to go along with each text.

                        This is grammar practice. They used this at CJHS, but it can be used at the secondary level too.

                        These are up-to-date news articles for students to practice close reading and to educate them on things happening in the world around them.

Science

Social Studies

Foreign Language

        https://www.spanishpod101.com/

        https://www.frenchpod101.com/

http://pigquiz.com/quiz/run/query/?start=true&quid=37310 

Vocational

Consumer Education

Fine Arts

SAT Preparation

*Due to current events, the SAT may be rescheduled from the April 14 School Day. * 

AP Testing Resources

*Due to current events, the College Board is working to make online AP testing that students can take for free at home.  They are also providing supplemental tools to help students study for AP exams.  More information is available at the following link:  https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/coronavirus-update