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Shepaug Valley School Library: Primary Resources

Serving the teachers, staff, and students of Region 12

Free Resources for Primary School Teachers and Students

Audiobooks


Audiobooks for Grades K - 5

eBooks

eBooks for Grades K - 5

Author Websites and Activities

KidLit TV

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KidLit TV is a place to discover great children’s books
and connect with the people who create them.

Read Alouds



Streaming videos featuring celebrated actors

reading children’s books alongside
creatively produced illustrations.

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Curated database of streaming audiobooks.
Avail. till 8/31/20

AbdoZoom

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BreakoutEDU

BreakoutEDU Fun at Home - free digital games; no account required

BreakoutEDU Live - free daily challenges

BreakoutEDU - sign up for full access till end of school year (allow 24 - 48 hours for set-up)

Children's Books and Authors

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Discover materials that deepen connections to
children's books read throughout Region 12.
Avail. till 9/15/20

Flocabulary

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Flocabulary is a New York-based collaboration of
musicians and educators who bring educational
hip-hop to teachers and students.

(Avail. till 6/5/20)

FreedomFlix

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History units featuring ebooks, primary sources,
first-hand accounts and more for Grades 4 and up.

Username: Connecticut
Password: Libraries
(Avail. till 7/31)

Learn360

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Thousands of K-12 multimedia resources,
including videos and clips, interactives & more!

Username: learnonline2
Password: trial
(avail. till 6/15/20)

Newsela

 

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Newsela is a database of current
events 
stories for classroom use.
Stories can be accessed in different
formats by reading level.
Free till 6/30/20. 

ScienceFlix

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More than 50 complete units of study with hands-on
projects, videos, multiple text types, and more!

Username: Connecticut
Password: Libraries

(Avail. till 7/31)

TrueFlix

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Science and social studies; Grade 3+
Videos, eBooks, project ideas and more!

Username: Connecticut
Password: Libraries
Avail. till 7/31/20

Tumble Math

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Math picture books.
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

WideOpenSchool

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WideOpenSchool is a free collection of the
best online learning experiences for kids
curated by the editors at Common Sense.

Watch & Learn Library

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230+ videos to build knowledge and
vocabulary for Grades Prek - 3.

Username: Connecticut
Password: Libraries
(Avail. till 7/32/20)