• K-8 Grade

K-8 Grade

ELA/Social Studies

K-3

3-8

  • Choose a chapter book for students to read. Have students read the book for 30 minutes a day.  When the book is completed work with students on creating a book report.Book Report Ideas-
  • Scholastic Reading Opportunities: This site offers students in grade K-3 fiction and nonfiction texts with activities that support the text being read.  It incorporates science and social studies content.
  • News ELA
  • Magic Keys
  • Read WorksOpen Up Resources -Full curriculum and community resources
  • EpicRead alouds, videos, and activities
  • Storyline OnlineRead Alouds with activities
  • Library of Congress Educational ResourcesEducation Resources from the Library of Congress
  • Smithsonian Learning LabThe Smithsonian Learning Lab puts the treasures of the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex within reach. The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian’s expansive community of knowledge and learning.
  • PBS Learning MediaCurated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for teachers
  • National Geographic KidsExplore countries around the world, along with other National Geographic content
  • Indianapolis Public Library100+ Free Video Read Alouds
  • Digital Public Library of America- DPLA E-Learning Resources and Online Exhibitions
  • https://www.commonlit.org/en/intro

Math/Science

With the collaboration of all Natchitoches Parish K-8 schools and guidance from high school math teachers, we have added a list of math skills that are essential to maintain progressions from grade to grade. This is not an exhaustive list and does not represent all grade level content.  We have also updated the links to the math instructional videos and added additional science resources.

Kindergarten Eureka Math Module 5

Kindergarten Foundational Skills for 1st Grade Success

  • Count to 100 by tens and ones. 
  • Write numbers from 0 to 20.
  • Count to answer “How many?” questions.
    • Count objects up to 20
    • Count objects up to 10
    • When given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects. 
  • Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals. 
  • Add and subtract within 5.
    • e.g., “three and one” or 3 + 1 = 4
    • e.g., “four, take away one” or 4 – 1 = 3
    • Know all the different ways to make 5 (3 + 2= 5; 4+1=5)
  • Make and take apart numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by a drawing or equation (such as 18 = 10 + 8); understand that these numbers are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.

1st Grade Eureka Math Modules 4-6

1st Grade Foundational Skills for 2nd Grade Success

  • Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10.
  • Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false.
    • which of the following equations are true, and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8 – 1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2
  • Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. (8 + ? = 11)
  • Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used
  • Understand teen numbers are made up of 1 ten and some ones (11-19)
    • 15 is 1 ten 5 ones
    • 11 is 1 ten 1 one

Zearn Math

Natchitoches Parish has invested in school accounts for all schools, please use the login information provided to you by your child’s teacher.  If you do not have your child’s log-in information please contact your child’s teacher via email and/or Remind 101. 

Students can use paper and pencil to complete Zearn student notes and exit tickets. 

2nd Grade Zearn Math Modules 5-8

2nd Grade Foundational Skills for 3rd Grade Success

  • Add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers
  • Add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
  • Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s
  • Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form
  • Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100–900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100–900
  • Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit
  • Know the difference between rows and columns

3rd Grade Zearn Math Modules 5-7

3rd Grade Foundational Skills for 4th Grade Success

  • Multiply and divide within 100. By the end of grade 3, they know all products of two one-digit numbers from memory
  • Add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
  • Understand fractions (½ and ½ = 1 whole; how many 3rds = 1 whole.)
  • Can use a diagram to compare fractions using the symbols <, >, =
  • Can order fractions correctly on a number line with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 
  • Can find the area and perimeter of rectangles
  • Create equivalent fractions with denominators 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 
  • Understand that 5/1= 5; 8/1=8 etc…

4th Grade Zearn Math Modules 5-7

4th Grade Foundational Skills for 5th Grade Success

  • Add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers with sums less than or equal to 1,000,000
  • Read and write multi-digit whole numbers less than or equal to 1,000,000 in standard form, expanded form, and word form.
  • Compare whole numbers using >, =, and < symbols
  • Round whole numbers
  • Multiply 4 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers and 2 digit numbers by 2 digit numbers
  • Identify place value from 1 million to hundredths (65.08; the 8 is in the hundredths place)
  • Create equivalent fractions
  • Compare fractions using >, =, and < symbols
  • Add and subtract fractions with like denominators
  • Multiply a whole number by a fraction 5 × 1/8 = 5/8
  • Apply the concept of area and perimeter of rectangles in real-world math problems

*If your 4th grader does not know the products of two one digit numbers by memory (multiplication facts from 0 to 9), please spend time developing this essential skill.

5th Grade Zearn Math Modules 5-6

5th Grade Foundational Skills for 6th Grade Success

  • Multiply multi-digit numbers (368 x 453 =)
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths
  • Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
  • Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators
  • Create equivalent fractions
  • Simplify Fractions
  • Convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Multiply a fraction by a whole number
  • Multiply a fraction by a fraction
  • Calculate volume of rectangular prisms
  • Apply the concept of area and perimeter of rectangles in real-world math problems

*If your 5th grader does not know the products of two one digit numbers by memory (multiplication facts from 0 to 9), please spend time developing this essential skill.

6th-8th Grade

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/illustrative-math

Khan Academy is a free resource for students, teachers, and parents.

What is Khan Academy? We offer exercises, quizzes, and tests so students can practice and master skills, as well as instructional videos to help students learn or review material.

  • Khan Academy has a library of standards-aligned lessons covering kindergarten through early college math, grammar, science, history, AP® courses, SAT® preparation, and more.
  • Students can practice skills with exercises, quizzes, and mastery challenges and get immediate feedback and support.
  • Khan Academy is available in 40 languages
  • Students without laptops can access the Khan Academy website or use the Khan Academy app on smartphones

6th-8th Grade Paper-Based Option- Illustrative Math Student Practice Problems  Parents will need to create a free account. 

Solutions to practice problems with instructions can be found at this link: https://sites.google.com/view/mrmorgansmathhelp/home

6th Grade Foundational Skills for 7th Grade Success

  • Divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation
  • Compute quotients of fractions and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions
  • Solve one step equations
  • Simplify fractions
  • Convert between mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Plot positive and negative numbers on a number line
  • Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent. 

*If your child does not know the products of two one digit numbers by memory (multiplication facts from 0 to 9), please spend time developing this essential skill.

7th Grade Foundational Skills for 8th Grade Success

  • Solve multistep problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals) For example: If a woman making $25 an hour gets a 10% raise, she will make an additional 1/10 of her salary an hour, or $2.50, for a new salary of $27.50. If you want to place a towel bar 9 3/4 inches long in the center of a door that is 27 1/2 inches wide, you will need to place the bar about 9 inches from each edge; this estimate can be used as a check on the exact computation
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers
  • Simplify fractions
  • Order of operations
  • Constant of proportionality
  • Plot ordered pairs on a coordinate plane
  • Understand inequalities and their symbols

*If your child does not know the products of two one digit numbers by memory (multiplication facts from 0 to 9), please spend time developing this essential skill.

8th Grade Foundational Skills for 9th Grade Success

  • Solve linear equations
  • Solve problems involving volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres
  • Know sign rules
  • Read and decipher Word Problems
  • Add and subtract positives and negatives
  • Order of Operations
  • Plot ordered pairs on a coordinate plane
  • Understanding inequalities and their symbols

*If your child does not know the products of two one digit numbers by memory (multiplication facts from 0 to 9), please spend time developing this essential skill.

K-8 Science