Grades 6-8

Welcome to the middle school learning (grades 6, 7, and 8) family landing page. Please click on the links below to learn more about what to expect during your child's 6th, 7th, or 8th Grade experience.

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Understanding your child’s assessment

Additional Grade 6, 7, and 8 resources for family engagement

Education Nation’s Parent Toolkit The Parent Toolkit developed by Education Nation will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track progress at each stage. Growth charts, tips & guides, resources, and more are provided for topics related to academics, health/wellness, and social/emotional development. Multi-subject
Khan Academy Khan Academy offers free educational resources and tools to both students and parents. Resources range in topics from math to grammar. Students personalize their learning by studying at their own pace through practice exercises and instructional videos. Parents can monitor their child's success, while continuing their own education as a life-long learner. Multi-Subject
PBS PBS’s education media helps prepare children for success in school and opens them up to the world in an age-appropriate way. Multi-subject
Smithsonian Institute The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access uses all the Smithsonian offers to empower learners to explore their own interests and collaborate with others to bring ideas to life. Multi-subject
Read Write Think ReadWriteThink enables students to learn through free online literacy tools. While having fun completing the interactive tools, students can learn about a variety of literacy topics, such as language, writing poetry, and research. English Language Arts
PhET Interactive Simulations Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Weiman, PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. Math & Science
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives began in 1999 to develop a library of uniquely interactive, web-based manipulatives or concept tutorials for K-12 mathematics. Math
Hour of Code Hour of Code offers free educational resources and tools in Computer Science for schools, students and parents. The fun and creative activities for kids from 4 to 104 help nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. Computer Science