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Summer Learning Resources
Summer Learning Resources
We've compiled a list of websites and online resources for our students to use over the summer. Keep Learning! And remember to READ every day! See you in August!

Math

https://www.khanacademy.org/

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/-interactive manipulatives

https://www.mathgames.com/-math games with real value

http://www.wouldyourathermath.com/-fun problem-solving challenges

http://mrnussbaum.com/-Mr. Nussbaum’s games

http://www.freerice.com-wonderful resource for a variety of subjects that also donates to a good cause when used


Language Arts/English

http://www.goodreads.com/genres/young-adult -list of young adult literature for ages 13-18

https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/middle-school-nonfiction-list of YA nonfiction books

https://booksinthemiddle.wordpress.com/category/nonfiction-titles/-nonfiction titles for middle schoolers

http://time.com/100-best-young-adult-books/

https://www.flocabulary.com/

https://www.vocabtest.com/middle_school/-vocabulary practice for middle schoolers

https://readtheory.org/

http://www.wonderopolis.org -fun reading topics


Science

https://quizlet.com some suggested topics for life science: (cells, cell processes, genetics/heredity, classification, scientific method, plants, microorganisms, animals, ecosystems)

www.brainpop.com

https://www.flocabulary.com/


Social Studies

https://www.flocabulary.com/

https://www.c-span.org/

https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/-digital learning from PBS

https://historyexplorer.si.edu/-Smithsonian’s history explorer

https://www.loc.gov/-Library of Congress

https://www.archives.gov/- National Archives digital US History documents/resources


Elective/Encore/Enrichment

https://artfulparent.com/

http://www.crayola.com/for-parents.aspx

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/family-art-projects/?lp=true

https://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/families/out-about/experiencing-art/making-art-a-part-of-your-teens-life

https://www.rulergame.net/ Reading a ruler: Metric and Inches

http://www.onlytypinggames.com/  Have fun practicing typing skills

http://www.typing-lessons.org/  Free online typing lessons and typing exercises for beginners

http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/  Free online typing program; offers choice of languages


Library

Summer Reading! Your MCPS Middle School Librarians have compiled suggestions for great summer reads! Find them here: http://www.blacksburgmiddlelibrary.com/uploads/2/4/5/5/24555768/summer_reading.pdf


Stay informed with news from these sites:

Time for Kids

CNN’s Student Kids

Smithsonian Magazine’s Tween Tribune


Review class material with Online Crossword Puzzles from the New York Times


Guidance

Continue to explore interests and abilities related to future careers at http://www.vaview.vt.edu/

Students can also access their Career Cruising account through their PowerSchool portal page by clicking the arrow in a box icon at the top right part of the page.