Learning at Home Resources for High School (Grades 9-12)

Learning at Home Resources for High School

Also check out Read, Wonder, & Learn – a growing collection of online videos & resources for all grade levels!

Kahn Academy has free online classes for all main subjects grades K-12, with video lessons and practice problems. The website is now also sharing recommended schedules for students working at home.

Crash Course has hundreds of short online lessons in a large variety of subjects ranging from computer science to film history to biology.

Writing Lessons

Diary writing prompt with Veera Hiranandani

Author Erin Entrada Kelly shares the contents of her notebooks

Author Elly Swartz shares tips on how to use emotion in your life to create authentic characters

Author Liz Garton Scanlon shares a video lesson on writing an ETHEREE — a ten line poem in which each line is one syllable longer than the last.

Joyce Sidman shares an amazing collection of poem starters for aspiring poets.

Here’s a poetry lesson from Kathryn Apel – writing a didactic cinquain! 

If you’re stuck at home, it’s a great time to start a writer’s notebook! Author & Poet Amy Ludwig VanDerwater has a whole collection of posts from different writers, called “Sharing Our Notebooks.” 

Author Madelyn Rosenberg shares a collection of writing prompts.

Author and poet Laura Shovan shares a collection of poetry mini-lessons on her website! 

Drawing/Art Lessons

Illustrator Kelley McMorris shares a video about how she illustrates a book cover.

Illustrator Jarrett Lerner shares drawing tips and techniques.

STEAM Resources

Desmos is a free online graphing calculator.

Symbolab is a great resource for checking answers to math problems, from pre-algebra through calculus.

NASA has an amazing collection of stories, videos, and activities for students in all grade levels.