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

We've provided a rich selection of free, fun online learning sources in English language arts (ELA), math, science, and visual arts to supplement your learning. These are organized by grade level. Click the grade level for your child to get started!

Learn from Home - PreK

Learn from Home - Grades K-2

Learn from Home - Grades 3-5

Learn from Home - Grades 6-8

Learn from Home - Grades 9-12

How to Use This Page

This page contains a "menu" of lessons and activities for this week. You will find the objectives: the specific skills that you work on. Then you will find a selection of lessons and activities which help you practice and master those skills. If you run into technical issues or other difficulties with any of these, simply move on and choose another.

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ELD II- Week Four

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

High School ELD 2

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Weeklypacket

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • show understanding of two articles about being at home by answering comprehension questions.
  • understand and write a variety of sentences correctly after watching videos about simple, compound and complex sentences.
  • write about their concept of home vs house after reading and seeing videos about the topic.
  • use new vocabulary after listening to recordings about the home and family.

Reading & Writing

Read the newsela.com articles about homes and do the activities:

Garden Reminds Refugees of Home

Going "Home" for the First Time

Go to Clever, then login to IXL, complete at least 2 days of week 4 for 1 of these:

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning plan (Beginner/Intermediate)

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning plan (Intermediate/Advanced)

Videos & Writing

Watch 1 or more videos about types of sentences and write 3-5 sentences about what you learned:

What is a Sentence?

Simple and Compound Sentences

Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

Watch the videos about what home means, then write 5 sentences about what “home” means to you:

Definition of Home

Home

Ted Talk: Where is Home? Where Do You Belong?

Grammar

Review sentence structure and sentence types. Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. Share your answers with your teacher.

Simple Sentences

Compound Sentences

Complex Sentences

Listening

Listen to these clips about living in an apartment, a family’s history, and staying in the home of an American family from Randall’s Listening Lab, write your answers, and share them with your teacher.

Great Apartment Living

Our Family Roots

Homestay

Projects

Writing project – Continue your daily journal writing by writing about what you did today about your past home. What made that place feel like home? Do you feel at home now? Has it been difficult to create a new feeling of home?

Making a house a Home project - Reflect on the things inside your house and the people, too! Make a list of 15 things that make your house a home. Next to each thing, say why it makes you feel the way it does, and why is it so important to you. Without it, would your house still feel like home?

Cooking project – What meal makes you feel at home? Ask your family if you could cook that meal together. Send the recipe to your teacher.

Artproject – Using a shoebox and things you find around the house, create a room you love in the shoebox. Make it a room you’d like to live in or spend time in. What kinds of things are in the room? Why do you love it?

Example #1 Example #2 Example #3

Games

Click on the link below. You may create an account to remember your progress. Spend 10 minutes every day practicing your typing skills.

Typing Game Link - Typing Club

Go to the first lesson and click on the space bar.

Typing Game Link - Dance Mat Typing

Grammar Games – Brain Pop app available on Clever

BrainPOP Tense Review

BrainPOP Adverbs review

Vocabulary

refugee (noun): aperson who is forced to leave their country in order to be safe.

discover (verb): to find out about something for the first time

homestay (noun): time spent in another country with a family who is local.

reflect (verb): to think about deeply

meal (noun): theplate of food eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner

comforting (adjective): something that makes you feel better

Links and Apps

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StudentVUE

Clever

Log-In Questions? See instructions on our Learn From Home page.

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