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Home-Based Learning Resources

 

     Home-Based Learning Additional Resources for Non-Student Days

This is a guide designed to help parents/guardians support their children during non-student days due to COVID-19 guidelines.  Please consider the following suggestions:


Create a consistent time for your child to complete their Home-Based Learning packets and contact their teacher if there are any questions.

 

Consider the following enrichment activities:

  • Independent or shared reading- ask a question about the book or read a book together
  • Creative writing, poetry, journaling, writing a letter or making a card for residents at Palm Village and Sierra View in Reedley.
    • Palm Village Resident, 703 W. Herbert, Reedley
    • Sierra View Resident ℅ Julia Duran or Kelly Brady, 1155 E. Springfield Ave., Reedley
  • Artistic/creative options -- drawing, painting, music, play-doh, puzzles, legos, dress up, cooking, photography, etc. 
  • Math journal -- what math problems can you create as you look around your house? (example: There are 15 pairs of socks, how many individual socks are there? How many more white socks than blue socks?) 
  • Science experiment or exploration

 

KCUSD Free WiFi Access is available in the staff parking lots at Reedley High School and Orange Cove High School, as well as the bus drop-off area at Dunlap School.
  • While parked in one of the areas listed above select KCUSD_Public from the WiFi options on your device
  • Accept the user agreement
  • Access the internet as needed
  • Normal security filters that apply to KCUSD internet usage are in place
  • To observe health guidelines, please stay in vehicle while accessing WiFi at the locations provided.  Additional locations are being added, so check back often.
     

For digital resources, first, visit your child’s school website to access programs and applications used by the site.

 

Additional Educational Websites:

 
 
Puente Tecnología- Family Literacy Resources for English Language Development
Rosetta Stone- Create an account to learn 
IXL- Math skills practice
Youcubed- Math games and activities to support learning K-12
KCUSD Math Virtual Manipulatives- Base ten blocks, coins, blocks, tangrams, rulers, fraction bars, algebra tiles, geoboards, geometric plane, and solids figures
Listenwise- Listenwise offers a curated collection of more than 2000 lessons featuring brief nonfiction audio stories for students in grades 2-12
PBS Kids- Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows

Scholastic Learn at Home- Every day includes four separate learning experiences

Scholastic Study Jams- For students in grades 3–6, the content covers more than 200 math and science for those grades

National Geographic Kids- Books, articles, photos, science experiments, etc

PhET Interactive Physics Simulations Free science and math simulations for teaching STEM topics, including physics, chemistry, biology, and math, from University of Colorado Boulder
Science Bob- A list of great science experiments with instructions

Scholastic - Poetry Workshop-  Poetry writing activities grades 6 -8

Poetry 4 Kids- Poetry writing elementary lessons

Code at Home- Learn computer coding
Epic is a digital library for kids age 12 and under