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Literacy Enrichment

Clever Parent Letter:   At Mease and Taft (K-4) we use Clever to help students sign into the various apps. This program allows students to sign in with one username and password for *most* apps. Above you will find the instructions to set-up and use Clever on your computer at home.  If you need the clever login please contact your child’s teacher.

New Sites Added after March 20, 2020

Newsela: Middle school has subscription (log in with Google); has free features as well.  Articles, quizzes, questions, for all subject areas (has articles in Spanish, too).

IXL:   Used mainly in literacy classes, but has math, Spanish, social studies, and science.  All can access 10 questions a day. Middle School has subscription. Login is lastname_firstinital year of grad@humboldtms and Chromebook login (example:  smith_j25@humboldtms.

Wacky Web Tales: create wacky stories by plugging in different parts of speech

Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress Practice Tests: 

Humboldt High School ELA Department:  Google Site: Book Review Competition


Primary Grades

Star Fall: free public service to teach children to read. Since then it has expanded to include language arts and mathematics for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade. 

ABC YA:  Educational Games for kids

Storyline Online: streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Seussville: Games, videos

Upper Elementary/Middle School

Into the Book PBS Wisconsin lessons in SPANISH & ENGLISH 

Middle & High School
Crash Course: Learning videos on the subjects of History, Science, and Literature 

Writing Prompts: list published by New York Times  (7-12th grade ELA)

Something for All Grades

Scholastic:  Day to Day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing. (SPANISH & ENGLISH) Reading Comprehension/Vocabulary-K-12 reading passages, with read aloud options. Also include vocabulary terms, and comprehension questions to support. Video option for parents/students to learn how to register for free registration:


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