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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's learning at home. You will find the objectives: the specific skills that your child will be able to do. Then you will find a selection of lessons and activities which help your child master those skills. If you run into technical issues or other difficulties with any of these, simply move on and choose another. These activities fit into the Sample Dailly Schedule.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Your child DOES NOT have to complete all activities listed for each subject.
  • Activities have been identified to give your child choice and variety.
  • Your child's teacher may suggest other activities more appropriate for your child.


Please email or call your teacher.

Grade 3 Literacy - Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

3rd Grade Literacy

Week 2 April 6-10

3er grado Literatura

semana 2 6 a 10 de abril

 Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to: 
  • ask and answer questions about literary texts, referring to text for specific details to support your answer.  
  • compare and contrast the themes, settings and plots of written stories.
  • state an opinion and give reasons that support my opinion.

Objetivos: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • preguntar y responder a los textos para obtener detalles para apoyar sus respuestas.
  • comparar y contrastar los temas, escenarios y tramas de historias escritas.
  • expresar una opinión y dar razones que respalden mi opinión.

Benchmark Education

Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.

Go to your inbox and click on assigned book.

Read the books and answer the questions on the back of the book.

Educación Adelante

Vaya a Clever y seleccione la aplicación Adelante.

Vaya a su bandeja de entrada y haga clic en las tareas.

Lea el libro y responda las preguntas que están al final del libro.


Read the text and complete the activities by clicking on the blue arrow. The activities are Power Words, Write, and Quiz. The texts below are in pairs, a fiction and nonfiction text.

“Anansi and Turtle: A Carribean story”

“Elephant and the Rain Spirit: an African Bush story”

Newsela español 

Lea el texto y termine las actividades haciendo clic en la flecha azul. 

“La historia de por qué tienen rayas las cebras” 

“Científicos estudian las manchas de jirafas bebés y sus mamás”

“Los niños fotografían animales salvajes en la escuela durante la noche”

Benchmark Reading Selection

Why Mosquitos Buzz in People’s Ears

The Bremen Town Musicians

Ostrich’s Long Neck

How Rabbit Lost His Tail

Habitats of Africa

Adelante selección de lectura

Por qué los mosquitos nos zumban en los oídos

Los músicos de Bremen

Como conejo perdió la cola

Los hábitats de África

SuccessMaker, K-8

Go to Clever and select the SuccessMaker app.

Practice 20 minutes each day.

Achieve 3000

Vaya a Clever y seleccione la aplicación Achieve 3000

Practica leyendo a lo mínimo 20 minutos cada día.


Opinion riting prompt: Did elephant do good by claiming a waterhole? State your opinion in an essay and provide reasons from “Elephant and the Rain Spirit: an African Bush story” to support your opinion.

Compare and Contrast Paragraph- after reading two of the Newsela stories compare the stories. The picture included has sentence frames you may use. Also, it includes a sample paragraph.

Writing Journals Prompts

Create your own comic strip

Venn Diagram Activity and Instructions

Other Reading Options

Read books from your local library! (*library card required)


Pregunta de escritura de opinión: Debería tu escuela permitir teléfonos celulares. Da tu opinión en un ensayo y da razones del artículo “¿Deberían permitirse teléfonos celulares en la escuela?” para apoyar tu opinión.

Otras opciones de lectura

!Lee libros de tu biblioteca local! (* se requiere tarjeta de biblioteca)

Scholastic Learn At Home Projects

Explore something you are interested in on TrueFlix!

Interactive Games

Comparing characters

Achieve 3000 lectura en casa

Explore algo interesante para leer y hacer en Achieve3000

Benchmark Universe Assessments

Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.

Go to your inbox and click on assignments.

Take the assessment assigned to you.

Vaya a Clever y seleccione la aplicación Adelante.

Vaya a su bandeja de entrada y haga clic en las tareas.

Tome la evaluación que le fue asignada.

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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

Free Meals for Kids!

TUSD Grab And Go Meals for Students
Grab-And-Go Info

Grab-And-Go Meal Routes resume Jan. 4. If you have questions or want information about alternative pick-up options, please email


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