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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 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.


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Grade 5 Literacy - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

5th Grade Literacy

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a text
  • compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a text
  • determine two or more main ideas by using key details
  • integrate information from 2 or more texts

Objetivos de lectoescritura: Estudiantes podrán:

  • explicar las relaciones o interacciones entre dos o mas individuos, eventos, ideas o conceptos en un texto.
  • comparar y contrastar do so mas personajes, escenarios o eventos en un texto.
  • determinar dos o mas ideas claves por medio de detalles claves
  • integrar información de 2 o mas textos.

Benchmark Education Home-School Letter
Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.
Go to your inbox and click on assignments.
Find the Home-School letter titled: “The U.S. Constitution: Then and Now.” Have your parents read the letter.

Benchmark Education Conexiones con el hogar para TWDL
Entra a Clever y selecciona Benchmark Education
Entra a tu inbox y haz clic en assignments
Abre lo siguente y comparte con tu familia:
Conexiones con el hogar- Carta para padres de familia

Determine Main Idea of a Passage
Organize Information by Main Idea
Understand Informational Passages (review)
Using Specific Vocabulary

Achieve3000 para TWDL
Estrella de fútbol prueba con el balompié
Los siguientes artículos se va tener que buscar:
La Guerra Civil y la reconstrucción: Dos grupos, derechos para todos
Las mujeres que ganaron el voto
Steinbeck a la venta
Las medallas de la libertad

Read the text and complete the activities by clicking on the blue arrow. The activities are assigned in Newsela on Clever.
It's Cloudy with a Chance of Iron Rain on a Hot, Faraway World
For "Chicken or Egg" Question, Scientist Offers a Simple Solution
Our Favorite Five-minute Break Ideas
In a First, Researchers Record Penguins Vocalizing Underwater
Newsela para TWDL
Alguien esta pegando sombreros de vaquero a las palomas de Las Vegas

Como sobrevivir la ola de noticias falsas y opiniones engañosas en el Internet

Benchmark Reading Selection
Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.
Go to your inbox and click on assignments.
Read the book and answer the questions in the back of the book.
Women Justices of the Supreme Court
Shaping the Constitution
James Madison, Father of the Constitution
Dred Scott

SuccessMaker, K-8
Practice 20 minutes each day

Empower Task Cards
Comprehension: Know-Wonder-Learned
Comprehension: Paraphrasing

Actividades Empower
Comprensión: Lo sabía, lo imaginé, lo aprendí
Comprensión: Me gusta parafrasear

Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool
Handwriting Activities Week 5
Activities broken down by different units of study

Manuscrita en español para TWDL

Letra cursive animada (Satoruna Education, YouTube)

Benchmark Adelante para TWDL
Juezas del Tribunal Supremo
Memorias de Palomino
Causas de la Guerra Civil
Opiniones sobre la Libertad de expresión

Actividades fuera de línea
Lee y responde (lectura y escritura) Lee un libro por 20 minutes y responde en un diario. Escribe un resumen, una conexión o cualquier otra cosa que le intereso.
Lee un articulo de periódico o revista. Explica en menos de 6 oraciones lo que leíste a un miembro de familia. En 4 oraciones o menos, comparte tu opinión sobre el relato.

Screen-free activities
Read and respond. Read for 20 minutes and respond in a journal. Write a summary, a connection or anything else that surprised you about what you read.
Read a newspaper or magazine article. In 6 sentence or less, explain what you read to a family member. In 4 sentences or less, share you opinion on the subject of the article.

Scholastic Learn At Home Projects
Explore something you are interested in on TrueFlix!
Use the Compare and Contrast map Student interactive

Sitios del internet
Into the Book- sitio bilingüe
A Green Mouse- practica de vocabulario y gramática
Aprender español

YouTube Videos
Reading Strategies

El Show de Gabby- Take the Stage Español PBS
El caso de la mochila con mal olor- Take the Stage Español PBS
Investigacion- BrainPop

Benchmark Universe Assessments
Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.
Go to your inbox and click on assignments.
Take the assessment assigned to you.

Exámenes de Benchmark Universe
En tu pagina de Clever, selecciona Benchmark Adelante. En tu Inbox, haz clic en assignments. Completa el examen que se le ha asignado.

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
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