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
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.


Please email or call your teacher.

Grade 5 Literacy - Week Three

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

5th Grade Literacy

Week 3 April 20-26

Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • explain how structure comes together for a purpose in a text
  • describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described
  • compare and contrast overall structure
  • analyze similarities and differences in multiple accounts of the same event or topic
  • recall relevant and summarize information from different sources

Objetivos de lectoescritura: Estudiantes podrán:

  • explicar como la estructura de un texto se acoplan entre si para ofrecer la estructura general del texto.
  • describir el punto de vista de un narrador o locutor influye en la forma de describir los acontecimientos.
  • comparar y contrastar la estructura de dos textos.
  • analizar las semejanzas y diferencias en el mismo texto del mismo evento o tema.
  • recuerdan información relevante de diferentes fuentes de información.

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: “Recognizing Author’s Point of View”
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:
-Carta para padres de familia

Point of View
Match Cause and Effect
Problems and Solutions
Order of Events
Compare Information

Achieve3000 para TWDL
¿Tienes hambre? Sal al jardín

Read the text and complete the activities by clicking on the blue arrow. The activities are assigned in Newsela on Clever
Otters Play a Vital Role in Ecology of Rivers
New Jell-O Molds, Cookie Cutters Are Building Blocks for Playful Snacks
Tokyo's Digital Art Museum Invites You to Touch Everything You See
Newsela para TWDL
Especies claves
La palomita de maíz son una sabrosa merienda, pero puede ser una lección de ciencia
La gallería de retratos del Smithsonian reporta visitas record para ver las pinturas de los Obama

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.
The Trouble With Northrup/A Trampoline’s Highs and Lows/Jimmy Aaron’s Best Worst Day of 5th Grade
The Dog Did My Homework/Bigger
Benchmark Adelante para TWDL
Perspectivas de la revolución Americana
El Sendero de las lagrimas
Interpretación de nuestros sueños
La bella durmiente/El gato con botas

SuccessMaker, K-8
Practice 20 minutes each day

Actividades fuera de linea
Lee y responde. Lee por 20 minutes y responde en un diario. Escribe un resumen, conexión o cualquier otra cosa que te intereso.
Escribe una carta. Escribe una carta o correo electrónico a un ser querido o amigo. Describe tu experiencia en cuarentena y pregúntale acerca de su perspectiva.
Juega reportero. Pregunta a tus miembros de familia acerca de lo que piensan en lo que esta pasando en el mundo. Haz tu propio periódico con todas las entrevistas.

Handwriting Interactive Teaching Tool

Handwriting Activities Week 3
Activities broken down by days of the week.

Manuscrita en español para TWDL
Letra cursive animada (Satoruna Education, YouTube)
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.
Write a letter. Write a letter or email to a loved one or friend. Describe your experience during an ask questions about their perspective on what is happening in our world right now.
Play reporter. Ask your family members questions about how they feel and what they think about what is happening in the world right now. Create your own newspaper with their interviews.

Scholastic Learn At Home Projects
Explore something you are interested in on TrueFlix!

Sitios para explorar para TWDL
Juegos infantiles

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.

Benchmark Education Evaluaciones para TWDL
Entra a Clever y selecciona Benchmark Education
Entra a tu inbox y haz clic en assignments
Completa la evaluación que se ha asignado

Links and Apps


Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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Free Meals for Kids!

Free Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids

Free meals for all kids 18 and under! Find schedules at www.tusd1.org/GrabAndGo


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