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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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 7 Literacy - Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

7th Grade Literacy

Week 2 April 6 – April 10

 

Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • compare and contrast two or more central ideas in a text. 
  • match causes and effects in informational texts. 
  • match problems with their solutions by providing a summary of the text. 
  • distinguish facts from opinions in an informational text. 

Polishing Your Writing Skills 

For Social Studies, you read the Newsela article  

Write a summary of the article.  Compare and contrast how attitudes changed and stayed the same over time include evidence from the article in your summaryBegin with a graphic organizer (Use a Venn diagram, T-Chart, or a web).

 

Newsela 

Determine cause and effect 

“Video games strain Italian internet as coronavirus keeps kids home” 

Determine fact from opinion 

“Ex-CDC head Tom Frieden says kids may be secret coronavirus carriers” 

After reading the two articles compare and contrast two or more main ideas relates between the two texts 

Assessment 

Compare and contrast two central ideas from two different readings on this menu chart.  Write a summary of one of the readings you completed from this menu by matching three problems with their solutions.

Knowledge on the Go/Wit & Wisdom 

Lesson 4 Part 1 

Lesson 4 Part 2 

Lesson 5 Part 1 

Lesson 5 Part 2 

Vocabulary 

Cause-and-Effect: noting a relationship between actions or events such that one or more are the result of the other or others. 

Fact: something that actually exists; reality; truth. 

Opinion: a belief or judgment that rests on grounds insufficient to produce complete certainty.

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