Mission US engages students in the study of transformational moments in American history. Each mission consists of an interactive game and a set of curriculum materials that are aligned to national standards and feature document-based activities.
- PBS LearningMedia is a 100% free digital tool used by thousands of Kentucky educators for classroom instruction, and KET is now encouraging parents to also use these resources to facilitate learning at home.
- Easy to use, and you can filter resources by grade and subject.
On-Air At-Home Learning Starts March 30
Tune-in, Watch, Learn
Beginning Monday, March 30, KET’s normal weekday program lineup that airs on the main KET channel from 7/6 am to 5/4 pm will be replaced with a special lineup containing programming specific to at-home learning for PreK-third grade, grades 4-8, and grades 9-12.
Sample Instructional Resources
In light of changing learning models around the state and nation during this unprecedented time, the KET Education Team is extending the deadline for our annual KET Young Writers Contest. With a new deadline for entry of May 1st, 2020 teachers, parents, and students have additional time to explore their creativity in writing and illustrating.
When you’re watching shows on KET, engaging in discussion or related activities before, during, and/or after the show can help you remember what you’ve learned. Check out these discussion questions and activities for any show you watch on KET – no Internet needed – to take what you just watched to the next level.
Use what you know about percents, ratios, and proportions to figure out the sale price in this real-world application of math. See if you can figure out how the sales clerk calculated the correct price for the shoes their customer likes. Combining percents can be tricky!
Explore Edgar Allan Poe’s famous short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Students will analyze the story and consider why it remains popular today, discover its connections to music, and examine how Poe hooks readers from the very first sentence.
Think about the relationships between weight and size of similar objects. This interactive exercise focuses on using critical thinking and estimation skills to examine the relationships between weight and size of similar objects. You will predict how many mini and regular gummy bears it takes to have the same mass as a super bear.
Dive into the week’s biggest stories and events with KET’s News Quiz. In this edition, explore COVID-19, International Women's Day, eAthlete health, hippos in Columbia, the Holi Festival, seagull food, felt boots in Russia, how to win a Picasso painting, hand washing, National Reading Month and more.