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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!

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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.


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Grade 3 Social Studies - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board

3rd Grade

Social Studies

Week 1 March 30-April 3

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • develop questions about Arizona history, geography, government, and economics.
  • conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
  • use and construct maps and graphs to represent changes in Arizona over time.

Author Study – Byrd Bailor


Read about Byrd Bailor’s life and history


Research and make a list of all of Byrd Bailor’s books and make a Timeline of them by the dates they were published.




M.1 Read Realistic Fiction

B.1 Identify States of the West (Arizona)

J.1 Identify Facts and Opinions

D.2 Compare and Contrast





Read the text, there are no activities with this passage. You may practice Hello in the different Native language in the text.

Native American History: Diversity Among the Tribes

                            Reading Selection


Read about AZ State History


Listen to these Byrd Bailor Books:

The Way to Start a Day by Byrd Bailor

I’m in Charge of Celebrations

The Desert is Theirs

Think about which story you liked best.

Listen to “Everybody Needs A Rock”


           Indigenous  Peoples and Culture


This week you will begin learning about the Indigenous Peoples of Arizona.


This video goes over every tribe in Arizona.  During the coming weeks we will look at the tribes individually.  The video goes quickly so you will need to pause each slide so that you have time to read them.


Indigenous Peoples of Arizona

Vocabulary: indigenous, region, culture, tribe




Begin a journal comparing your life in Arizona now and how life in Arizona was in the past.  Your past character could be a Native American your age, an explorer, a child on a Wagon Train who has left friends and family behind, or someone you know of in Arizona’s past.


Illustrate the pages in your journal


You can make a journal with any paper you have, fold a few pieces together into a book.

 Learn At Home Projects


Research animals who live in Arizona.  Fold a paper into 4 squares.  Pick your favorite 4 animals and draw one in each square. Then write a 2-sentence caption about each one below it.



Write an opinion piece on your favorite Arizona animal. Be sure to use transition words in your paragraphs, Capitals and Periods, and good vocabulary.



Write five things you learned this week about Arizona

Draw the outline of AZ and show where the capital Phoenix should be, Tucson and the Grand Canyon

Make a Venn diagram of Arizona in the past and Arizona now

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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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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