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!

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Grade 7 Literacy - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board

7th Grade


Week 1 March 30-April 3

Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • Interpret the meaning of allusions by determining the word or phrase used in a text.
  • Interpret figures of speech by determining the word or phrase used in a text.
  • Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone by determining the word or phrase used in a text.
  • Organize information by using main idea of text.
  • Identify authors purpose by supporting with clear reasoning and evidence.

Empower Writing Activities

Reading Information Organization

Writing Grab Bag


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E.3 Interpret the meaning of allusions

E.5 Interpret figures of speech

E.7 Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone

J.2 Organize information by main idea

C.1 Identify Author’s purpose


“The Five best board games to play in coronavirus quarantine”

Introduction to found poetry

Read Work Activities

Technology bring past U.S. leader into the present

President Come Alive


Knowledge on the Go/Wit & Wisdom

Getting Started and Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3



SportsFigurativeLanguageActivityNoPrepColoringforTeens (1).pdf

Scholastic Learn At Home Projects

Celebrating Differences

What is the author’s purpose of this article?  How could you make a difference in your community by supporting the central idea of this article?  Be creative and design your project!

You Tube Videos

Allusion Examples literary devices

Figures of Speech

Author’s Purpose

The Author’s Purpose for Writing

What is Allusion? Chungdahm

Allusions Megan Turner PowToon


Allusions – a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication

Author's purpose - the author’s reason or intent for writing.

Main idea - the most important or central thought of a paragraph or larger section of text, which tells the reader what the text is about

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

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