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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.

Questions?

Please email or call your teacher.

Grade 3 Social Studies - Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

3rd Grade Social Studies

Week 2: April 6-10

 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. 
  • understand text features. 

All about Economics! 

Take a look at these videos to learn more about economics: 

Spending and Saving 

Goods and Services 

Resources for Kids

Virtual Field Trips - Arizona 

Learn all about one of the 7 wonders of the world The Grand Canyon! 

Grand Canyon Virtual Field Trip 

 

Choose another virtual field trip to learn more about Arizona 

Newsela – Reading - History of Arizona 

Log into Clever and select the Newsela app. 

Read the chosen texts: 

Annotate Text Features 

Look for Power Words 

Take the quizzes 

“The Battle of Picacho Pass in Arizona, the westernmost battle of the Civil War”  

“The start of the cattle industry in Arizona”

Economics Project 

Have you ever thought about starting your own business?  

After reading about and watching the videos of Economics, start brainstorming about a business you might want to start! Here is a worksheet to help you with your planning.  

Newsela – Reading - Economics and Government 

Log into Clever and select the Newsela app. 

Read the chosen texts: 

Annotate Text Features 

Look for Power Words 

Take the quizzes 

Articles: 

“What is economics?” 

“How Government works: Comparing governments” 

Journals 

Write in a journal 5 facts you learned about the Grand Canyon. 

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 

Learn about your state! Find the answers to all of the questions on the worksheet to learn more about Arizona

Writing and Research 

Conduct online research to learn more about another state.  

Write an opinion paragraph on why Arizona is a better place to live than the other state you researched. Be sure to use transition words, capitals and periods, and interesting vocabulary. 

Social Studies Learning Games 

Check out Mr. Nussbaum’s website for many Social Studies Learning Games! 

https://mrnussbaum.com/games/social-studies-games 

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

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 foodservcies@tusd1.org.

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