While Riverview Community Schools is closed following Governor Whitmer’s announcement, there are many opportunities for students to continue their learning at home. These resources are intended to help students maintain skills. Below, please find resources to support your child at home. These resources are NOT required for students and participation will not impact their grades. We appreciate your partnership and support during this time.
If possible, we encourage you to frequently check Schoology. Many of our amazing teachers are posting activities and are communicating additional resources through their course page.
The resources listed under each department are used frequently in school can be accessed through ClassLink. https://launchpad.classlink.com/riverview. Be aware that some of these links and apps may not open on all devices. You may have to try multiple devices.
Unless otherwise noted, the additional resources listed may require you to create an account.
If you are having issues logging in, please contact your building’s principal or secretary.
Frontier (4-5) – Frontier taps into student interests and experiences to build confident, engaged writers.
eSpark (KDG-3) – eSpark automatically differentiates for your K-5 students based on their current needs, giving them targeted instruction in reading and math.
Raz-Kids (KDG – 5) – Online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes.
NewsELA (2-5) – Newsela is an education website focused on building student reading comprehension by providing high-quality new articles and real-time assessments for students. This site also includes content related to the curriculum being taught.
40 Writing Prompts (2-5) – This collection of descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive prompts sparks students” imaginations, scaffolds the writing process, and gets them prepared for the writing tests.
StarFall (KDG-3) – At Starfall, children have fun while they learn – specializing in reading, phonics & math – educational games, movies, books, and songs.
Imagine Math (4-5) – Imagine Math is an adaptive math program providing instruction, practice and help from live teachers.
eSpark (2-5) – eSpark automatically differentiates for your K-5 students based on their current needs, giving them targeted instruction in reading and math.
Eureka Math (KDG-5) – also known as EngageNY — is a complete, PreK through 12 curriculum that carefully sequences the mathematical progressions into expertly crafted modules. Eureka Math provides educators with a comprehensive curriculum, in-depth professional development, books, and support materials.
Khan Academy (KDG-5) – is a comprehensive math resource with videos for teaching concepts.
XtraMath (KDG-5) – is a free program that helps students master addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts.
M-STEP Math Practice (3-5) -Sample items to familiarize students with math type problems.
Discovery Education Science Techbook (2-5) – Science Techbook is an award-winning digital curriculum that builds context and drives understanding of 21st Century skills while providing students with relevant career connections.
• Newsela (2-5) – Newsela is an education website focused on building student reading comprehension by providing high-quality new articles and real-time assessments for students. This site also includes content related to the curriculum being taught.
• Brain Pop/Brain Pop Jr – Brain Pop is an educational website with animated videos, quizzes, puzzles, and related material in a variety of subjects.
• Mystery Science (KDG-5) – offers open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.
• Mystery Doug (KDG-5) – A starter list of K-5 science lessons that are easy to do at home.
• NBCLearn (KDG-5) – is the educational arm of NBC News dedicated to providing resources for students, teachers and lifelong learners.
• History of Kids (KDG-5) – You will find cool games, videos, worksheets on many historical events that will help you understand those that have gone before us.
• Seterra – Geography (KDG-5) – Test yourself on map place names and locations from both the past and present.
The Daily STEM (KDG-5) – is a one page weekly “newspaper” to help inspire kids to engage with STEM in the real world. Each issue can be printed or shared digitally. Literacy & STEM…better together!
Typing.com (2-5) – to practice typing skills
REMC 21 Things 4 Kids (5) – activities to integrate technology into the middle school classroom curriculum. Build knowledge and learn new tech skills for the 21st century. Be safe and secure online!
Artforkidshub (KDG-5) – Great site featuring “how to draw” videos.
cassiestephens.blogspot.com (KDG-5) – Cassie is a Tennessee art teacher. Her blog has several videos for creating art projects.
Incredibleart.org (KDG-5) – Site featuring free art lessons, art news and art resources.
Kennedy-Center – mo-willems/ (KDG-5) – Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.
METKids (KDG-5) – Kid friendly interactive site to discover The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Go Noodle (KDG-5) – Brief bursts of physical exercise add classroom fun, build brainpower
Open PhyEd (KDG-5) – Welcome to the Active Home resource center
Scholastic Learn At Home (KDG-5) – Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
Arcademic Skill Builders (KDG-5) – is a great place to practice math games to sharpen skills and become more fluent.
Rosetta Stone – Spanish (KDG-5) – the best way to learn a foreign language
Frontier – Frontier taps into student interests and experiences to build confident, engaged writers.
Lexia PowerUp Literacy (Reading Strategy Students Only) – Lexia is designed to help readers in grades 6–12 become proficient readers and confident learners.
Khan Academy – reviews grammar skills, providing PSAT practice
BrainPop – reviews grammar skills, providing PSAT practice
Students are also encouraged to read 20 minutes a day (IR book or book from home)
Imagine Math – Adaptive math program providing instruction, practice and help from live teachers
Big Ideas- Our online textbook. It has example videos, notes, practice problems and games to practice skills.
Discovery Education Science Techbook – Science Techbook is an award-winning digital curriculum that builds context and drives understanding of 21st Century skills while providing K-12 students with relevant career connections.
Newsela – Newsela is an education website focused on building student reading comprehension by providing high-quality news articles and real-time assessments for students.
https://online.seterra.com/ Test yourself on map place names and locations from both the past and present.
Duolingo – Duolingo is an online world language learning platform
Rosetta Stone – Rosetta Stone is an online world language learning platform
https://www.artforkidshub.com/ Great site featuring “how to draw” videos.
https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com/ Cassie is a Tennessee art teacher. Her blog has several videos for creating art projects.
https://www.incredibleart.org/ Site featuring free art lessons, art news and art resources.
https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/ Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/ Kid friendly interactive site to discover The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Daily STEM Challenges posted on Schoology, or found here: https://is.gd/dBI2Be
STEM Resources & Calendar for Middle Schoolers found here: https://is.gd/yokydc
http://dailystem.com/news/ The Daily STEM is a one page weekly “newspaper” to help inspire kids to engage with STEM in the real world. Each issue can be printed or shared digitally. Literacy & STEM…better together!
Typing.com https://www.typing.com/ (this is on ClassLink) to practice typing skills
REMC 21 Things https://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/ Welcome to FREE activities to integrate technology into the middle school classroom curriculum (grades 5-9). Build knowledge and learn new tech skills for the 21st century. Be safe and secure online!
MobyMax- MobyMax finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning. MobyMax’s adaptive curriculum creates an individualized education plan for each student. (Accessible through ClassLink for eligible students)
Read 180 – This is only available to students enrolled in the class.
Request courses for the 2020-2021 school year. High School course registration instructions can be found by doing the following:
• Click Riverview High School
• Click the Counseling tab o Selections are on the right of the webpage
Xello (Career Pathways) – Educational Development Plans (EDPs) are plans created by all students about career goals and action plans for reaching their goals. EDPs help students think about long-term education and career plans before entering high school. By going through this process, students learn more about themselves, consider different options for their future, and develop a more specific path for preparing for their career choice. Students will use their student ID for Username and birthdate (mmddyyyy) for Password. Once into Xello students will need to complete the eight About Me inventories and then eight Lessons.
• About Me inventories
School Subjects at Work
Discover Learning Pathways
Biases and Career Choices
Jobs and Employers
Explore Career Matches
Transition to High School
Cartoons for the Classroom includes political cartoons and discussion questions that students could write about.
Collegeboard provides students PSAT/SAT resources with access to Khan Academy for personalized learning.
Coursera – (MOOC) Opensource Postsecondary Courses – Many free here.
Focus & Concentration – Crash Course Study Skills
Albert has math practice and concept explanations per subject/grade level concepts.
Khan Academy is a comprehensive math resource with videos for teaching concepts. FAQ
• Algebra I
• Algebra II
• AP Statistics
Mathopolis has math Games, Story Problem of the Day, and skills practice
https://www.mathhelp.com/ Skills Practice with videos and online test. FAQ
College Board, PSAT/SAT & AP Resources with access to Khan Academy for personalized resources. FAQ
https://www.aplusclick.org/ Online practice.
http://www.mathtv.com/ Videos of teachers explaining math concepts and practice problems. FAQ
https://illuminations.nctm.org/Search.aspx?view=search&type=ac Online Interactives. Trouble Shooting
https://hippocampus.org/ Videos for upper el math standards by strands and concepts for all grade 8 – Calculus. Resource Support
• GeoPhysical Science – Bozeman Science
• GeoPhysical Science – Khan Academy
• GeoPhysical Science – PhET Activities and Simulations
• Biology – Bozeman Science
• Biology – Khan Academy
• Biology – PhET Activities and Simulations
• Biology – iBiology content videos
• Biology – AP
• Chemistry – Bozeman Science
• Chemistry – Khan Academy
• Chemistry – PhET Activities and Simulations
• Chemistry – AP
• Physics – Bozeman Science
• Physics – Khan Academy
• Physics – PhET Activities and Simulations
M-STEP Practice Science Grade 11
• M-STEP Practice Grade 11 Science
• M-STEP Practice Answer Explanations
• US History – Khan Academy
• US History – AP
• World History – Kahn Academy
Government and Politics
• US Government and Civics – Kahn Academy
Newsela is focused on building student reading comprehension by providing high- quality news articles and real-time assessments for students.
Art History – 12 museums are offering virtual tours online:
• British Museum, London
• Guggenheim Museum, New York
• National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
• Musée d’Orsay, Paris
• National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul
• Pergamon Museum, Berlin
• Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
• Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
• The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
• Uffizi Gallery, Florence
• MASP, São Paulo
• National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
• NYC’s Met Opera – Free Streaming here. Article about it here.
Yoga for teens
Body Weight Workouts with no equipment needed
Fresh Air Time – Go for a jog outside