Learn From Home Resources

*Dear Star Families- This document was created to provide you with resources for your students to be able to continue to learn from home.  During a time of unknown, it is important to provide your child with structure and routines. We hope you will find these resources helpful until we can get back to our regular school schedule. More resources will be added over the next few days.

Sample Daily Schedule for kids

Sample schedule  Sample Daily Schedule

Click below on your grade level or specials:

TK

Kindergarten

1st grade

2nd grade

3rd grade

4th grade

5th grade

Art

Spanish 

SEL

Learning Resources for ALL ages:

Resource:

Link:

Age of Learning resources

-ABC Mouse

-Adventure Academy

-Reading IQ

Click here to view login information

BrainPop

URL: https://www.brainpop.com and https://jr.brainpop.com/

Username: natomascharter19

Password: natomascharter19

BreakOUT Edu

https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome

Mystery Science

https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning

Scholastic

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

Virtual Field Trips/Museum Tours

Virtual Museum Tours

Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links

P.E./Movement

Gonoodle.com

Sami’s Circuit YouTube Channel

Sami is going virtual! Subscribe to get notifications for live videos, positive messages, and healthy ways for kids to spend time at home!

Yoga

Literacy / Library:

Things to do:

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Weeks 4-5 Travel the World

Miss Elsa on YouTube:

-Miss Elsa’s chickens!

-TK-2’s Jory John unit: Goodnight Already!   I Love You Already!    Come Home Already!    The Good Egg    The Cool Bean     The Bad Seed   

Mr. Strazzo’s Picture book read aloud playlist

-Grades 3-5’s Allen Say unit: Tree of Cranes,

-Chapter book read-alouds: Matilda by Roald Dahl (chapter 1; chapter 2; chapter 3; chapter 4), and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (chapter 1, chapter 2, chapter 3; chapter 4).

-Picture book read-alouds: The Undefeated,

(These recordings are unlisted on YouTube; please only share them with NCS families, to respect copyright)

Reading:

*OverDrive: on a phone, download the Sora app, or on a computer, go to sacramentok12ca.libraryreserve.com Select our school (Natomas Charter #19), then enter your login credentials (email Mrs. Prettol for your student’s username and password)

*Capstone Interactive eBooks:  choose "Capstone Interactive" and click "Log In"  UN: continue  -- PW: reading

*Access more ebooks thanks to Junior Library Guild ; Free audiobooks from Audible ; Free digital libraries from ABDO: preK-8, or grades 5-12

*Resources for literacy, access to books/online storytime, as well as other online educational resources 

Diane Alber, Author (I’m Not Just a Scribble, A Little Spot of…): https://www.facebook.com/imnotjustascribble/

Information about free ebooks on amazon, upcoming live read-alouds daily on Facebook (will be uploaded to YouTube). Great books which target social-emotional skills

Research:

Database for TK-2 from ABDO

PebbleGo:  for K-3, in English & Spanish, for information on Science, Social Studies, Health, Animals, and Biographies. Click "Sign In": Username: engaged  -- Password: learning

PebbleGoNext: for grades 3-6, for information on Science, Social Studies, and Biographies. Click "Log In": Username: engaged -- Password: learning

Kids InfoBits introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!

Math

Math Choice Menu (K-5)

Art

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Learning Resources by Grade Level

TK

*Please continue to check your email for updates from your student’s teacher

Daily Class Meeting

10:00-10:30

Office Hours

Please email your teacher for questions or to get support

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

Math:

Science/Social Studies

  • Class code: star1234

ELA

Other:

  • Build and create with anything--legos, blocks, magnatiles, recyclable materials, art supplies, blankets and furniture--the sky’s the limit!
  • Resources (A variety of Symbaloo links for you :)
  • Exercise each day (walk, ride a bike, do yoga, dance, make an indoor obstacle course…)
  • Want to connect with other TK friends? Consider utilizing Google Duo to talk in pairs during the day.

Please continue to check your email for links to learning resources too!

Kinder

*Please continue to check your email for updates from your student’s teacher

Daily Class Meeting

10:00-10:30

Office Hours

Please email your teacher for questions or to get support

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

iReady:

  • Individual student paced lessons for both math and reading (see individual login sent home via email and paper copies)
  • Access through iPad app or https://login.i-ready.com/

Reading:

  • Strazzo class code: strazzo1234
  • Lack class code: lack1234
  • Phillips class code: phillips2124

Writing:

  • Keep a journal that uses a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing

Other:

  • Work on your 3D animal model for our kindergarten zoo project
  • Practice kindergarten sight words
  • Build and create with anything--legos, blocks, magnatiles, recyclable materials, art supplies, blankets and furniture--the sky’s the limit!

1st Grade

*Please continue to check your email for updates from your student’s teacher

Daily Class Meeting

10:00-10:30

Office Hours

Please email your teacher for questions or to get support

Ahmad Office Hours Sign up

Bacharach: Mondays 11:30-12pm OR by appointment

Jankay: By appointment

Perry: By appointment

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

iReady:

  • Individual student paced lessons for both math and reading (see teacher for individual login)
  • Access through iPad app or https://login.i-ready.com/

Math:

Reading:

  • Perry Class Code: ygw8236
  • Ahmad Class Code: ged4167
  • Bacharach Class Code: rrs4273
  • Jankay Class password: iay6278
  • Perry class code: wantrain9468
  • Ahmad classroom password: proudworm
  • Bacharach Class Code: crowblue1928
  • Jankay Class password: jankay19-20

Science:

Writing:

Miscellaneous:

  • Seesaw
  • ABCya
  • Fluency and Fitness
  • Build and create with anything--legos, blocks, magnatiles, recyclable materials, art supplies, blankets and furniture--the sky’s the limit!

2nd Grade

*Please continue to check your email for updates from your student’s teacher

Daily Class Meeting

10:30-11:00

Office Hours

Please email your teacher for questions or to get support

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

Reading 

  • Steinlein class code: steinlein2
  • Vasquez class code: star1920
  • Rojas class code: rojas2
  • Mize class code: msmize
  • Steinlein class code: xev7341
  • Vasquez class code: ygb9334
  • Rojas class code: pgr9885
  • Mize class code: xqp5067

Math 

Writing 

  • Write a letter about what you are doing this week
  • Write a narrative story about “a day without adults”
  • Research a hero on biography.com and write an informational paragraph about them
  • Focus on key life events, education, accomplishments, fun facts, and how they made a positive difference
  • Start brainstorming ideas for your second opinion writing topic
  • Focus on a specific opinion with reasons and examples

Theme

Miscellaneous

3rd Grade

*Please continue to check your email for updates from your student’s teacher

Daily Class Meeting

9:30-10:00

Office Hours

Ms. Kummer

10:30-11:00

Wed. & Fri.

Mrs. Caraballo

2:00-2:30

Tues. & Thurs.

Mrs. Perez

1:30-2:00

Tues. & Thurs.

Mrs. Monroy

1:30-2:00

Tues. & Thurs.

Click HERE for links to your class meeting and office hours

iReady

Google Classroom

Reading

  • Caraballo class code: caraballo18
  • Monroy class code: monroy3
  • Kummer class code: kummerc6

  • Caraballo class code: azi4630
  • Monroy class code: pbm7461
  • Kummer class code: azv4595
  • Perez class code: kdb7003

  • Caraballo class code: M7ZGYZ
  • Kummer class code: S5BJTV
  • Perez class code: RC77UK
  • Monroy class code: PRP89V

  • Code: VSCFree90
  • Monroy: students sign in using Gmail account (school account)

  • Perez class code: nsmskj

Math

  • Monroy log in found on log in cards sent home
  • Kummer logins sent to parent emails
  • Perez logins were sent home and through email

  • Log in with google (school email)
  • Caraballo: student PINS sent home last week (please email if you need)
  • Kummer: Student pins in email to parents

  • Link to Khan Academy’s proposed learn-from-home daily schedule
  • To join Ms Kummer’s class, enter the class code BZDYCABW
  • To join Mrs. Monroy’s class, enter the class code 68MJ62ZR

Science

  • Mystery Science

Writing
(If you want, create a google doc to share with your teacher)

  • Keep a daily journal of activities you are doing at home.
  • Write an opinion piece about if you like learning from home or learning at school.
  • Write a book review about a book you are reading.
  • Write a story about an exciting event that you took part in while learning at home.
  • More links to writing prompt ideas:

Theme: Natural Disasters

P. E.

Extras

  • ABCya
  • Typing.com
  • Typingclub.com
  • typinggames.zone
  • Ratatype

Literacy Workbook (Grades 3-4)

4th Grade

*Please continue to check your email for links to learning resources

Daily Class Meeting

Fassler and Sjol

12:30-1:00

Office Hours

Sjol-9:00-10:00

Semple-8:00-9:30

Fassler-2:00-3:00

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting and office hours

Here are some things to get you started:

Google Classroom 

Reading

  • “Super Scholars” code: ZRGRD5 (All 4th graders)
  • Sjol Class Code: yki4564
  • 4th Grade Class Code: BKRMX7

Math

Science

Extras

  • Chores & Learning

5th Grade

*Please continue to check your email for links to learning resources

Daily Class Meeting

12:00-12:30 M, W, F

Office Hours

12:00-1:00

Tues. & Thurs.

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting and office hours

3-week learning guide

Literacy Workbook (Grades 5-8)

              Ms. Dahilig’s class code:  dotcoat1

             Ms. Dahilig:  log in using school Google account

Ms. Dahilig’s class code:  xza7391

Mr. Fowler’s class code: tbq1282

Mr. Vue’s class code: yte6205

ELA/ Writing :

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/

https://storycharmed.com/

https://thinkwritten.com/writing-prompts-for-kids/

Science

Art

Weekly Class Meetings

TK-Thursday 11:00-11:30

Kinder-Thursday 11:00-11:30

1st-Thursday 10:00-10:30

2nd-Thursday 9:30-10:00

3rd-Tuesday 10:30-11:00

4th-Tuesday 11:00-11:30

5th-Tuesday 10:00-10:30

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

Directed Drawing Video Tutorials

31 Creative Drawing Prompts

Explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art - https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/

  • Explore The Met using an interactive map
  • Watch behind-the-scenes videos that feature kids just like you
  • Travel through more than 5,000 years of art in a  time machine
  • Discover fun facts about works of art—from dragons to dancers, mummies to masks and more!
  • Try out creative projects for at home or in the galleries

Art of Education printable  “What is It?” drawing prompts

Social-Emotional Learning

Weekly Class Meetings

TK-Tuesday 3:00-3:30

Kinder-Tuesday 3:00-3:30

1st-Tuesday 3:30-4:00

2nd-Wednesday 3:00-3:30

3rd-Wednesday 3:30-4:00

4th-Friday 3:00-3:30

5th-Friday 3:30-4:00

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

Ms. Hines’ Counseling Corner Website:   Resource Page

Coronavirus Resources

Identifying Emotions

Growth Mindset

             -Free weekly printables on Fridays, Free Parent’s Guide with email sign-up

Gratitude

Kindness and Empathy

Mindfulness and Yoga

Parenting Support

Spanish

Weekly Class Meetings

TK-Tuesday 11:00-11:30

Kinder-Tuesday 11:00-11:30

1st-Tuesday-10:00-10:30

2nd-Tuesday-9:30-10:00

3rd-Thursday-10:30-11:00

4th-Thursday-11:00-11:30

5th-Thursday-10:00-10:30

Click HERE for a link to your class meeting

Spanish with Sra Quant

  • Videos used in class for our Spanish lessons
  • Performance songs
  • Zumba/dance videos
  • Audio books (Spanish with English translation)
  • Señor Wooly link, schedules  for 3rd - 5th access to accounts, and tips

Baby Radio on YouTube for Kids

Rockalingua - some free content

  • Games, Songs & Videos

Abcya.com  - Games

  • Spanish Bingo
  • Pasé Adelante

Duolingo is an app where you child can practice their Spanish daily. It’s a great vocabulary builder