Grades 5 - 8

General & Cross-Content Sites

Online research sites, learning games, and reading resources.

Khan Academy offers math and science practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that allows learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

MobyMax finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning. MobyMax’s adaptive curriculum creates an individualized education plan for each student, allowing gifted students to progress as quickly as they like while simultaneously ensuring that remedial students get the extra instruction they need.

Students automatically work on the Math, ELA, Social Studies and Science lessons that are perfect for them. That way, they are always engaged and challenged, never facing material that is too difficult or easy for them.

GoNoodle engages kids every month with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts.

The website provides physical activity, nutrition, family engagement, screen time, and mindfulness resources, as well as other health education materials and video for online education. PHS will frequently update the site during the school closure, so be sure to check the site often for new opportunities to continue learning and practicing healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Darebee is an independent global fitness resource. Darebee is a non-profit and also an ad-free and product placement-free website. Darebee includes 100’s of workouts at a variety of levels, healthy meal plans and other nutritional information to support an active and healthy lifestyle.

Reading & Literacy Sites

Create an account to view and/or print reading passages. Many students already use this in their classrooms. Includes nonfiction and fiction passages, reading comprehension guides and questions, some e-books, and text to speech for many items.

Newsela provides a large collection of student-friendly articles focused on current events and news. Most articles have the option to change the reading level difficulty and include comprehension questions.

NoRedInk helps students practice their grammar and writing skills through a variety of interactive activities! NoRedInk's Grammar & Conventions activities have students work with engaging and often humorous sentences that incorporate their favorite characters, musicians, athletes, books, movies, sports teams, and celebrities.

State standards practice and instruction for reading; Designed for K-8 school. High quality content. Easy to use. Computer or tablet.

Storyline Online is a children's literacy website created by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, which provides free storytelling videos and resources for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading in children.

Math Sites

Buzzmath is an online interactive math learning application offering over 10 000 dynamic activities for Grades 3 to 8 through a unique universe with characters.

SplashLearn is a curriculum-aligned learning program that covers kindergarten to grade 5 math skills through engaging games. This is a program we currently use and every student has a password for this site already.

Science & Social Studies Sites

Free science lessons by grade level.