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Elementary Resources

NEW! Thanks to a special partnership with SCS, parents, students and teachers now have access to DreamBox Learning! DreamBox is a digital Math program for grades K-8 that combines fun, engaging activities with a rigorous, standards-based curriculum. DreamBox also adapts lessons and learning paths based on the needs of each learner. Access it here.


K-2 Daily Fun with Phonics From the SCS Early Literacy Team: Get fun, simple, family-friendly literacy activities to help students practice foundational literacy skills at home.

Achieve 3000
Free access to Actively Learn, Literacy at Home and printable packets for students

Videos with quizzes and other activities for a wide variety of topics

E- Learning for Kids
Educational games for students

Scholastic Learning
Literacy activities for students

Phonics practice and other literacy activities for grades PreK-2

Time for Kids
Engaging articles/topics of current events with videos and informational texts

Tween Tribune- Smithsonian
Engaging articles and texts for students to read and respond to questions


Videos with quizzes and other activities for a wide variety of topics

For K-5 students
*access with student clever account

National Geographic
Free interactive articles, pictures, quizzes and other cool stuff

PhET Interactive Simulations
Free science and math simulations for students

Scholastic Pathways
Free, engaging science activities

Studies Weekly
Online text and resources
*access with student clever account

Videos with quizzes and slideshow presentations to reinforce science concepts


i-Ready provides grade level standards-based literacy and Math lessons that can be assigned by the teacher. Once students have taken the placement exam, students will be automatically provided lessons based on their individualized instructional needs.
*access with student clever account


Cairn Guidance Non-Traditional Health Education Prompts

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Darebee Workout
You’ve seen the workouts! This offers 33 full videos of entire workouts that can be easily followed.

Move to Learn

This website provides activities and games to reinforce vocabular and reading/listening in all languages offered in SCS.
Provides practice on grammar and information about the culture


Art of Education University
Visual art lessons and activities with instructional resources

Crayola: At Home Learning
Instructional resources for parents and students around visual art and arts integration

National Gallery of Art and NGAkids Interactives
Entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history with a variety of art-making tools and computer-based activities that encourage exploration and creativity
This resource is used by SCS Orff Music teachers as part of instruction. This resource contains standards-aligned activities that will foster instruction across all four learning domains: Perform, Respond, Create, and Connect. Lesson modules change each week so that students will receive a new lesson each week and continue to work on foundational skills, such as steady beat, singing and creativity.
This resource lets students explore the elements of music while learning how to conduct.
This resource helps students learn about the instruments of the orchestra. Students can also try making their own instruments out of items they can find at home.

Allows unlimited practice on each topic for mastery of the concept

Videos with quizzes and other activities for a wide variety of topics

Great Minds
Free lessons, activities and remediation for Eureka Math

Illustrative Mathematics
Provides free Math tasks for students

Khan Academy
Free access to Knowledge on the Go (Eureka Math video lessons)

Online instructional tool with video lessons
Free video lessons
Open middle contains problems that assess procedural and conceptual understanding. They support the Common Core State Standards and provide students with opportunities for discussing their thinking.


Videos with quizzes and other activities for a wide variety of topics

Economics Modules for grades 4-5 with discussion questions and online simulations
*access with student clever account

Online textbooks and assessments for grade 3 with texts for students to read and engage in activities
*access with student clever account

Studies Weekly
Online textbooks and assessments for students to read and engage in activities
*access with student clever account


Print and audiobook reviews, features, interviews, spotlights and classroom connections. Booklist and Book Links replica digital editions, which can be read on desktop or mobile devices.

Britannica Online
The website of Encyclopedia Britannica, with more than 120,000 articles that are updated regularly. It has daily features, updates and links to news reports from The New York Times and the BBC. (Username – shelby / Password – county)

Britannica ImageQuest
Millions of royalty free images on one site and from 60 of the world's most respected image libraries.

Junior Library Guild Digital
Unlimited access to eBooks and audiobooks

Memphis/Shelby County Public Library
Provides access to online books, magazines, databases and newspaper articles. Library card registration is available online.

TEL (Tennessee Electronic Library)
Online library that gives Tennessee residents access to magazines, journals, newspapers, essays, e-books, primary source materials, test preparation, homework help, genealogy records, career search, and more!

World Almanac for Kids
Provides a wealth of elementary-level content, including engaging illustrated articles, videos, interactives, Fun Facts and more for helping young children develop online research skills. (Username: shelbycty-elem / Password: digital)

Follet Books
Free access to eBooks from Lightbox and AV2 World Languages. Lightbox offers over 1,000 PreK-12 titles in Science, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and more. AV2 World Languages features high-interest titles in 10 different languages with full audio support.

Offers thousands of resources like databases, eBooks, primary source content, eLearning solutions, and more.

Junior Library Guild Digital
Unlimited access to eBooks and audiobooks

ReadyRosie Early Literacy Lessons
ReadyRosie provides videos in English and Spanish simple and fun instructional activities that parents can then replicate with their own children at home.