Clover Garden follows all state standardized testing regulations and state standards in our classrooms. Part of our commitment to making sure our students are as prepared as possible for testing is to provide resources to our teachers and families. The resources listed below are filled with fun education, games, research resources, and more. Please take a moment to look through these tools with your
2020-2021 Testing Schedule
CommonLit: CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12.
NY Times Learning Network: A weekly collection of lesson plans, writing prompts and activities from The Learning Network, a site that helps educators and students teach and learn.
Scholastic Writing with Writers: Students work with authors and editors to develop writing skills. Favorite authors give tips and tricks for biography, descriptive writing, folktales, mystery, myths and more
ReadTheory: Free reading comprehension and writing exercises sure to help strengthen your reading skills.
ReadWriteThink: ReadWriteThink's mission is to provide educators, parents, and after-school professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
ReadWorks: ReadWorks is committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and student achievement gap. Driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks creates world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
Smithsonian TweenTribune: Free Smithsonian Teacher tools to use in the classrooms and at home.
ExploreLearning: Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom.
Mathalicious: Real-world lessons from Mathalicious help middle and high school teachers address the Common Core Standards while challenging their students to think critically about the world.
CueThink: An innovative application to improve critical thinking skills and math communication of students in grades 2-12. CueThink engages students who are already doing well and supports students who are slipping.
Thirteen.org: Get the Math combines video and web interactivity to help middle and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems.
MangaHigh: Mangahigh.com is one of the world’s first Game-Based Learning sites, where students learn Mathematics via purpose-built casual games that balance fun and learning.
Library of Congress: American Memory-Remaining Collections. We've migrated most of our American Memory collections to new presentations available online.
Biography.com: Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people.
Countryreports.org: CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world.
NOVA: NOVA is the most-watched prime time science series on American television, reaching an average of five million viewers weekly. This website has great articles, videos and more
Calacademy: Our mission is to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth
Smithsonian Science Education Center: This website is part of the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC), the only unit at the Smithsonian Institution that is solely dedicated to formal preK-12 science education reform.
PHET Interactive Simulations: PHET creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.