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Learning resources brought to you by Tucson Unified's Curriculum and Instruction

Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

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Grade 1 Science and Social Studies - Week Six

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

1st Science & Social Studies
Ciencia y Estudios Sociales

Week 6 May 11 - 15
Semana 6 11– 15 de mayo

Week 6 Theme: Interdependence of Animals, Habitats and Societies

Students will be able to:

  • group animals according to specific characteristics
  • identify different living habitats for animals globally
  • identify characteristics of the environment that made the Ancient Egyptians want to live there
  • create a model for a specific habitat

Semana 6 tema: Interdependencia de los hábitats de animales y las sociedades.

Los alumnos podrán:

  • agrupar animales de acuerdo a características especificas
  • identificar diferentes hábitats de animales globalmente
  • identificar características del medio ambiente que hicieron que los egipcios vivieran en el río Nilo.
  • crear un modelo para un hábitat en específico.

Virtual Field Trips

The Children's University of Manchester – Ancient Egypt (Read and explore this site with your child)

Discovering Egypt

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Ciencia y Estudios Sociales

Viajes virtuales

El Antiguo Egipto

Visita los tesoros de Egipto – National Geographic

Repase estas páginas con su hijo/a.

¿Qué significa hábitat? y tipos de hábitat


Ancient Egypt's Dependence on Environment: Think about the Nile River. If you want, do some research online.

Why did the Ancient Egyptian's build their civilization on the Nile River? What do you think the Nile River could provide the Ancient Egyptians?


La dependencia del Egipto Antiguo en el medio ambiente: Piensa en el río Nilo. Si quieres investiga en línea.

¿Por qué los antiguos egipcios construyeron su civilización a orillas del río Nilo? ¿Qué es lo que el río Nilo podía proveer a los antiguos egipcios?

Outside Learning

Desert Habitats- Go outside and find rocks, sticks, succulents, and sand to make a mini-desert habitat. Cut out paper animals that live in the desert and add them to your desert habitat.

Aprendizaje al aire libre

Hábitats del desierto- Ve afuera y encuentra piedras, palitos, suculentos y arena para hacer un Hábitat del desierto en miniatura. Recorta animales de papel que vivan en el desierto y agrégalos a tu hábitat del desierto.

Summer Bridge Workbook

Pages that connect with this content:

Page 141 – Animals Around the World

Summer Bridge Workbook

En tu libro en inglés de Summer Bridge encontraras contenido que va con esta unidad.

Page 141 – Animals Around the World (Animales alrededor del mundo)

Art Lesson

Draw your own Cartouche from Ancient Egypt

Using the video, study how to write different hieroglyphics from Ancient Egypt, and then try writing your name in hieroglyphics.

Lección de Arte

Escribe tu propio catucho

Tabla de jeroglíficos

Usa el video y la tabla y estudia los diferentes jeroglíficos del antiguo Egipto. Trata de escribir tu nombre en jeroglíficos.


Build It: Hands-on Activity:

Using materials at home

Pick a habitat – create a diorama of the habitat

Use this website lesson to help: Shoebox Habitats

Construye en casa

Usa materiales que tengas en casa

Escoge un hábitat – crea un diorama o maqueta de un hábitat: ejemplos de dioramas

Como hacer un dioarama paso a paso

Learning Lessons:

Lessons to take your Learning Deeper

Classifying Animals – lesson

Discover Ancient Egypt - lessons

Profundiza tu aprendizaje

Paseos Virtuales - Amigos del al Egiptologia

Clasificación de animales vertebrados.

Social Studies

Build IT: Hands-On Activity:

Build a pyramid just like the Ancient Egyptians- Egyptian pyramids had 4 triangular sides.

Pyramid printable – cut and fold

Estudios Sociales

Construye: Manualidades

Construye una pirámide como la del Antiguo Egipto, las pirámides egipcias tenían 4 lados triangulares.

Pirámide con base cuadrada para armar

The easiest Rubik's Cube solution is available in many languages. Learn it quickly memorizing only a few algorithms.

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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Free Meals for Kids!

Free Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids

Free meals for all kids 18 and under! Find schedules at www.tusd1.org/GrabAndGo


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