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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 5 ELD - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board (in PDF)

5th Grade


Week 1 March 30 – April 3, 2002


 Cengage Reach Parent Letter


Cengage Reach Parent Letter (translate)


You must first login to in order to open the links on Cengage Reach website.






Ask your teacher for your login and password if needed.

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

·   I will be able to identify the plot (specific events, problems and solutions) from a fictional text.

·   I will be able to tell the difference between nouns that become plural by adding –s/-es and irregular plural nouns. 

·   I will be able to explain the meaning of grade-specific academic vocabulary and symbols with instructional support. (math, science, social studies)

Reach Reading Selection

Log in to Read the Book

Read the story Hawk and the Squirrel on page 152.

To hear the song, click on the MP3.

Read page 154 to learn about plot

Log in to open the Practice Page
Retell the story by filling out Practice book 3.2.

Read the story Coyote and the Badger in the book on pages 158-171.

Click to hear the story read out loud.

Click for Comprehension coach to record reading the story and questions to help with understanding.

Review key points of story using Practice book 3.4

Add to the concept map as you read through the unit using  Practice book 3.7


Plural Nouns - Read p 183

Practice Book Activities

Practice book 3.3 nouns

Practice book 3.11 plural nouns


Khan Academy explains plural nouns

Introduction to singular and plural nouns

Practice: plural and singular nouns


Look at the diagram on p 153 and p 155





Food chain









Read Living Things p 177-180 and notice the key words.

Play Vocabulary Game 1

Build a Food chain-game (Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center)

Oral Language


Tell someone an original story.

Tell someone a summary of the Coyote and the Badger.



Do you think the desert ecosystem is a difficult place for animals to survive? Write a paragraph. Use Key Words to explain why or why not.

Personal Narrative – using RAFT

Role: myself

Audience: family or friend

Form: personal narrative

Topic: Events last week

 Scholastic Learn At Home Projects

Explore something you are interested in on BookFlix!

Explore the games, videos and find out more information on farm animals.


Links and Apps


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