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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!

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Grade 5 Social Studies - Week Four

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

5thGrade Social Studies

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • use the following timelines, graphs, tables, charts, and maps.  

Objetivos de estudios sociales: Estudiantes podrán: 

  • usar líneas de tiempo graficas tablas, y mapas para interpretar datos históricos 

Websites to explore  
Arizona Digital Library- Contains historical maps and documents  
Maps IXL        
What is Geography? 

To access the articles, log into your Clever account and click on the Newsela app. 
How to Read a Weather Map 
Political Map of Africa 
Population Density of the World in 2016 
Google Redraws the Borders on Maps Depending on Who’s Looking 
Newsela en español 
Como leer mapas y globos terráqueos 
Norteamérica y su geografía física  

Achieve3000 para TWDL 
Trazando el futuro 

Books to Read 
Follow That Map! A First Book of Mapping Skills, Scot Ritchie 
Where on Earth? Atlas the World as You’ve Never Seen It Before, DK Books  
The Once Upon a Time Map Book, B.G. Hennessy 
Libros recomendados 
La historia del mundo en mapas   
Los superpreguntones: Atlas XXL Vox Editorial 

Screen-free Activities 
Create a map of your living space. Include a key, compass rose and, for an extra challenge, try to draw it to scale.  
Treasure map. Draw a treasure map for a member of your family. Include clues so that they can find your hidden “treasure.”  
Actividades fuera de línea  
Dibuja un mapa de el lugar en donde vives. Incluye los elementos de un mapa: leyenda, Para un reto, trata de dibujar to mapa a escala.  
Mapa de tesoro. Dibuja un mapa con pistas para que alguien en tu familia busca un tesoro escondido. Agrega pistas con rima y lugares  


Cartography. The science and art of map making.  

Cartografía. Ciencia y arte de hacer mapas geográficos.  

Political map. The graphic representation that shows how countries, cities or localities are divided.  

Mapa político. Es la representación gráfica que muestra cómo se dividen los países, ciudades o localidades entre sí. 

Physical map. A map that represents the geographical features of a given place. It is mainly characterized by a range of colors that represent different features.  

Mapa físico. Estos mapas representan el relieve de un lugar determinado. Se caracteriza por tener una simbología en colores donde va de la gama total de verdes hasta llegar a la gama total de cafés. 

Compass rose. A figure on maps to display the orientation of the cardinal directions 

Rosa de los vientos. Una imagen en un mapa que indica la orientación de los vientos.

Map Key or legend. A figure on maps to display the orientation of the cardinal directions 

Leyenda. Tabla en la que se explica el significado de los símbolos y códigos convencionales que aparecen en un mapa.  

Latitude. A figure on maps to display the orientation of the cardinal directions 

Latitud. Mide la distancia en grados de cualquier punto de la superficie terrestre al Ecuador.  

Longitude. A figure on maps to display the orientation of the cardinal directions 

Longitud. Mide la distancia en grados entre un punto de la superficie terrestre y el meridiano cero de Greenwich.  

Scale. The mathematical relationship that exists between real dimensions and those that in the picture that represent reality over a flat plane or a map.  

Escala. Relación matemática que existe entre las dimensiones reales y las del dibujo que representa la realidad sobre un plano o un mapa.  

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