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!

Learn from Home - PreK
Infants, Ones, Twos
Ages Three-Five

Learn from Home - Grades K-2
Kindergarten
Grade 1
Grade 2

Learn from Home - Grades 3-5
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

Learn from Home - Grades 6-8
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

Learn from Home - Grades 9-12
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 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.

Grades 4-5 Band and Orchestra - Weeks Two and Three

Elementary Band & Orchestra Activities Board

Developed by the TUSD Music Staff

Every week, the TUSD Fine and Performing Arts Department will share a new activity board for our at-home musicians. Make sure to share your music learning with your teacher and let them know if you would like more musical enrichment experiences!

Pick two or more activities to do! Share what you did with your teacher.

Music Theory

Look around your house and pick 10 different objects. Write the names of those objects down. Then using the notes you’ve learned in class write down rhythms for those words.
Example: kitchen table =    

Guided Listening

Listen to 2 different performances of the same piece of music. Who did you listen to and what did they perform? How were the performances the same? How were they different? Which one did you like the best? Share with your teacher.

Practice at Home

Practice a short portion of any music. After playing/singing it one time, try to improve something using practice ideas your teacher uses in class. Send a recording of your practice session to your teacher if you can and share what you tried to improve.

Music History

Research the story behind The Star Spangled Banner and why the lyrics were first written. Listen to 2 or 3 performances of the national anthem. How were the performances the same? How were they different? Which one did you like the best? Share with your teacher.

Interview/Discuss

Musical Family Tree: List your relatives and then ask them what musical instrument(s) they have played. Make sure to also write down how long they played the instrument and how old they were when they played. Share with members of your family and your teacher.

Vocabulary

Think about the terms used in music to indicate speed (tempo). Write down at least five different tempo terms, define them in your own words, and then add an example of each tempo outside of the music classroom (in your house, outside, etc). Share your responses with your teacher.

Write/Respond

Choose a specific establishment (shopping mall, law firm, doctor’s office, sports stadium, fast food restaurant, fine dining establishment) and imagine you were in charge of choosing the music for it. Explain how music can affect one’s mood. Explain what type of music you’ll use and why.

Perform/Compose

Perform one of your pieces in 3 different rooms in your house. How did the sound of your performance change in the different rooms? In which room did you like the sound the best? Why? Share recordings of your performances and your answers with your teacher.

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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

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