Parent & Afterschool Resources by Grade
|Grades 1 - 2|
|Grades 3 - 4|
|Grades 5 - 6|
|Grades 7 - 8|
|Grades 9 - 10|
|Grades 11 - 12|
Resources for Grades 3 – 4
Third and fourth grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.
|Activities & Projects|
Scientists have been making dinosaur discoveries for a long, long time. Explore this mysterious world by reading about dinosaurs, solving a crossword puzzle, and building your own puzzle.
We've all heard the expression “poetry in motion”—this activity gets children writing poems about grace and movement using photos of athletes.
|Games & Tools|
Children can use Trading Card Creators to answer questions about a book character’s appearance and actions, and to probe for thoughts, feelings, and motivations.
|Tips & How To's|
Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It’s part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.
Children can use this chart to keep track of the books, stories, and magazine articles that they read. This organizer can also help with comparison of different genres and formulation of opinions about the texts.
Discover several works of Kathryn Lasky, author of the popular Guardians of Ga'Hoole and the new Wolves of the Beyond series.
|Most Popular for Grades 3 – 4|
1 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
2 | Grades K – 12 | Tip & How-To
3 | Grades 3 – 12 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
5 | Grades K – 12 | Game & Tool
1 | Grades K – 6 | Tip & How-To
2 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool
3 | Grades K – 5 | Game & Tool
4 | Grades 2 – 4 | Tip & How-To
5 | Grades 3 – 8 | Game & Tool