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Building Language Through Barrier Games

More Traditional Language Arts from Ca Dept of Education

  • Curriculum Associates Free Downloadable Reading Packets Printable at-home activity packs that are designed to provide students with valuable self-directed exercises and practice during extended absences from school. Each pack is designed to reinforce key concepts for a given grade. i-Ready’s engaging online lessons can support at-home learning.
  • Myon a student-centered, personalized literacy environment that gives students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books.
  • Starfall Reading a free public service to teach children to read. It includes language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade. Starfall emphasizes phonemic awareness, systematic sequential phonics, and common sight words in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity.
  • StoryKit is a simple storybook creation app, with a private online sharing tool. It caters to students in grades 1-4 and above, and allows them opportunities to create stories, add pictures, and infuse recordings of their own voices.
  • Core Knowledge provides open access to an exemplary curriculum for preschool through eighth grade.
  • Open Culture allows visitors to download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Below, you’ll find great works of fiction (, poetry (, and non-fiction (, by such authors as Twain, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Orwell, Vonnegut, Nietzsche, Austen, Shakespeare, Asimov, HG Wells & more.
  • Librivox – Free Public Domain Audiobooks features recordings of books in the public domain ( read by volunteers from around the world.
  • CommonLit – Free reading passages in all literacy and nonfiction genres for grades 3-12.
  • ReadWriteThink Free Mobile Apps helps students engage in literacy learning using tablet devices. No internet connection is required once the apps are downloaded. Offers resources for grade levels K-12.
  • ReadWorks, driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks aims to create world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. They leverage cognitive-science research to create high-impact instructional materials and tools that are designed for immediate use within the practical realities of current U.S. classrooms.


ABC Mouse is offering a free 30 day trial. Code: Starfall

Khan Academy offers free online lessons for students of all ages

PBS Kids has pre-made at home-learning schedules which will change every week.  Broken down into PreK-3rd, K- 12th, and 9 -12th.  Visit

Outschool has live online classes for Ages 3-18 spark your child’s curiosity with access to 10,000 small group video chat classes—created and taught by inspiring teachers. Start learning for as low as $5/class. Fun classes like Harry Potter, , Dungeons and Dragons, Fortnite, Lego, Pokémon, Minecraft, cats, dogs, unicorn, adventure, World Languages, Art, Music, English, Math, Life Skills and much more!

Pinterest has tons of ideas that are fun and educational! 

Scholastic Learn at Home releases free daily courses, activities for PK-6 kids home from school.  here are five days worth of classes, divided up into the Pre K-K, grades 1 & 2, grades 3-5 and grade 6+ levels, on the “Learn at Home” website. The site promises “15 more days of thrilling learning journeys are ahead” so check back regularly for the latest activities. Each course includes articles, stories, videos, learning challenges and even virtual field trips with up to three hours of content per day. New users will need to create a free BookFlix account to access the content. A special username and password has been made public for anyone to use for free, which can be found on the Learn at Home grade level landing pages.