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New eResource: Scholastic Teachables

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We are excited to announce that we have added a new eResource called Scholastic Teachables! Scholastic Teachables provides thousands of free printable activity sheets, lesson plans, reading passages, and more. It also has games and puzzles, clip art, and bulletin board ideas. Content is available for PreK - 8th grade. This database is great for parents, teachers, homeschoolers and students. Scholastic Teachables is free to use with a valid library card and can be accessed from home.

 

Accessing Scholastic Teachables

1. Go to the Research Page on the library's website.

2. The eResources on this page are listed in alphabetical order, so scroll down to the S's and then click on Scholastic Teachables

Screenshot of FRVPLD research page

 

3. A Scholastic Teachables login screen that requires you to put in a library card number. Enter a valid library card number and then click on "Log In."

Scholastic Teachables login screen

 

Using Scholastic Teachables

Once you log in, you should see the Scholastic Teachables homepage. The menu on the left hand side of the screen is the main tool you can use to navigate the website. You can view content by grade, subject area, type, theme, and more. There is also a search bar at the top of the screen that you can use to search for content using keywords. Also on the left hand side of the screen is a standards tool where you can input a standard and view available resources that fit that standard. There is also clip art and leveled learning kits that have multiple printouts and the printouts cater to different learning levels: below grade level, at grade level and above grade level.

Screenshot of Scholastic Teachables homepage

 

Once you choose a category or search for materials, you will see a results screen. You can scroll through and see the kinds of items that fit your search or chosen cateogry. Above the search results, you add additional filters to narrow the results down even more. 

Search results screen on Scholastic Teachables website

 

Once you see an item you want, simply click on the name of the item. A new screen will open and you can read more details about the item. To print that item out, click on the red "Open" button, and a new screen will open with the full item ready to print out. Just click print and it's yours!

Screenshot of an item description screen in Scholastic Teachables

 

Scholastic Teachables provides thousands of great, free printable resources, including: activity sheets, lesson plans, graphic organizers, mini books, student organizers/logs, and more. There are also lots of puzzles and games, clip art, bulletin board ideas, test prep resources, research and study tools, and more. his database is great for parents, teachers, homeschoolers and students. Access it for free now with a valid FRVPLD card. If you have any questions about Scholastic Teachables, please feel free to stop by the Children’s Desk, call us at 847-428-3661, or email us at librarykids@frvpld.info.