Learn From Home

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

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

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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.


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Grade 3 Science - Week Three

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

3rdGrade Science and Social Studies

Week 3 April 20-26

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • enduring Understandings: Human, animal and environmental interactions are interdependent.
  • develop questions about Arizona history, geography, government, and economics.
  • conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
  • use STEM principles in Science.
  • conduct experiments.
  • esarrollar y responder a preguntas sobre el estado de Arizona.
  • conducir proyectos de investigación breves sobre un tema
  • usar principios de STEM (las siglas en inglés para ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas)

Author Study – Gerald McDermott

Listen to these books by Gerald McDermott
Coyote a Trickster Tale
Zomo the Rabbit

Escucha las siguientes leyendas
El conejo y el coyote
El árbol

How can people affect their environment by building bridges? What do people gain, how does it affect the animals, structures where it is built?
Materials: Use 30 pieces of spaghetti, 6 pieces of yarn or twine and 3 pieces of tape
How long can you make a bridge between two objects before it collapses?

Usando 30 piezas de espagueti, 6 piezas de hilo y 3 piezas de cinta, ¿cuál es el puente más largo que puedes hacer entre dos objetos antes de que se derrumbe?
¿Cómo pueden las personas afectar su medio ambiente por medio de la construcción de puentes? ¿Qué gana la gente? ¿Cómo afecta a los animales y las estructuras donde se construyen?

Newsela – Social Studies

Log into your Clever account and read the following articles. Complete the activities by clicking on the blue arrow on the right.

“The job of the president”
How a bill becomes a law

Folleto de Viaje
Imagina que estas planeando hacer un viaje al Gran Cañón con tu familia o amigos. Usa información del sitio para incluir datos importantes, lugares para visitar y equipo para traer. Escriba la información en forma de un folleto
Gran Cañón

Reading Selection - Science

Monarch butterflies are in danger

Think about how humans have disrupted the lifecycle of the butterflies. How can we solve this problem? Write down your ideas.

Virtual Field Trip
Choose another virtual field trip to learn more about Arizona
Check out Mr. Nussbaum’s website for many Social Studies Learning Games!
Estado de Arizona
Haz una investigación del estado de Arizona. Presenta la información en un organizador grafico ‘pizza’ y comparta con alguien en tu familia. Incluye la siguiente información en cada pedazo de su pizza dividida en seis pedazos, por un lado: historia, geografía, flora y fauna, minería, agricultura, turismo.

Estado de Arizona

Think about the job of the President. What would you do if you were president? What laws would you make? Write 1 paragraph in your journal.
Illustrate the pages in your journal
You can make a journal with any paper you have, fold a few pieces together into a book.
Escritura de diario- escriba cómo personas de diferentes lugares del mundo formaron comunidades: cuál era el medio ambiente, los animales de la región, etc. Piensa en lugares y países que puede haber estudiado o visitado.
Ilustra las páginas en tu diario
Puedes hacer un diario con cualquier papel que tengas, doblar algunas piezas para hacer un libro.

Learn At Home Projects
Research how are humans and animals are interdependent in their environment. Make a Cause and Effect Chart showing your findings.

Vocabulary: interdependent, environment, adaptations, habitat

Investiga cómo los humanos y los animales son interdependientes en su ambiente. Usa un organizador gráfico de causa y efecto para mostrar tus hallazgos.
Organizador gráfico para causa y efecto
Vocabulario: interdependiente,
medio ambiente, adaptaciones, hábitat

Science Writing
There are lots of potential threats to the environment like pollution and deforestation. Some people even believe that the environment will be damaged beyond repair for your generation. What will you do to keep the environment safe for you and future generations?
Write three or more paragraphs on your ideas for keeping the environment safe.
Read about animals becoming extinct
What we lose when animals become extinct

Existen muchos peligros probables para el medio ambiente, como la contaminación y la deforestación. Algunos creen que el medio ambiente será destruido sin posibilidad de reparación para tu generación. ¿Qué harías para mantener el medio ambiente seguro?
Escribe tres o más párrafos sobre las ideas para mantener el medio ambiente seguro.

Science Topics
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tales
Try this fun experiment/observation!
You can download it to a device to take with you!

Brainpop-Método científico
Usa el método científico para averiguar a cual chicle le dura más sabor

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