COVID-19 School Closure Homework/Resource Downloads

COVID-19 School Closure Downloads & Resource


The following resources are only suggestions and are not mandatory.

April is Poetry Month! Click here for some activities!

VOOKS– Storybooks brought to life!

A kid-safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks.

Enjoyed by millions of children every week, trusted by parents, and loved by teachers.


Apps for Autistic Learners:

Apps for Learners with Writing Difficulties:

Until we can welcome you back to Symphony Center, we’d like to share the following ways that you can experience the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from home:

Free Handwriting Practice Packs
Downloadable PDFs provide practice writing legibly in manuscript or cursive. Whether you currently teach Zaner-Bloser Handwriting or not, writing fluently is a skill all students can learn to master with dedicated practice.

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Manuscript Practice Pack
Manuscript Paper Templates
Cursive Practice Pack
Cursive Paper Templates
Grade K Activities is now free

Peggy Notabart Museum is offering Virtual Story Time! Listen to “Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep” on their Facebook or YouTube channel.

From the Actuarial Foundation:

Expect the Unexpected with Math 
workshops targeting students in grades 6th-8th.  These workshops are free, but a login is required to access the materials.  The login is a randomly generated user ID, so no names or personal data is collected from the student.  The ID gives a way for the student’s progress to be saved between sessions.

There is also the Math Academy for younger grades:

Sample Schedule from Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescent

Enrichment Learning Resources provided by cps. Packets are available for each grade level. 

Scholastic Learn at Home

Illinois State Board of Education has provided a list of free resources 

Virtual Tours of Museums 

A compilation of resources from a librarian specializing in young adult and teen resources. 

Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone:
Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser. 

You may also sign up for Internet Essentials from Comcast. New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of internet service. Visit for details.

Free Rosetta Stone: Rosetta Stone is offering 3 months free for students! Click on the link below.