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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

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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.
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Middle School ELD III-IV - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Middle School ELD 3-4

Week 5 May 4-May 8

Weekly Packet

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • read and analyze short stories.
  • write complete sentences using the simple past, present perfect and past perfect tenses.
  • respond to reading selections or videos related to family by writing a summary.

Reading & Writing
To access the articles, log into your Clever account and click on the Newsela app.
Choose three (3) or more of the following articles and stories to read and write a short summary of each:
Mystery About Family Roots Inspires Writer In First Novel
"Sesame Street" Welcomes a Muppet In Foster Care to its Inclusive Cast
Story: Translating Aunt Edna
Story: The Grandad and the Dandelion

Videos/Writing
On a piece of paper, answer these questions after watching both of these videos:
Conflict Resolution With Siblings - Give a specific example of how you could use the advice given in this video. How might it help? What might you say?
Ted Talk: What Kids Can Teach Adults - Do you agree or disagree with this speaker? Why or why not? What things would you like to teach to adults?

Projects-Family Poster
Create a small poster of a family from a TV show, book or movie.
Who are the family members?
How do the family members interact and support each other?
What problems does each family member have?
How do they solve their problems?

Vocabulary

Conjunction (noun): a word that connects other words, phrases, clauses, or sentences. "And," "while," and "because" are some conjunctions
Roots (noun): the ancestors of a person, where a person comes from
Inclusive (adjective): including everyone; especially allowing and accommodating people who have been left out

Conflict (noun): a problem or argument in a story

Heritage (noun): the background that a person comes from that includes family traditions, achievements, beliefs, etc.
Foster (verb): to provide parental care to a child though not related by blood or legal ties

Links and Apps

Clever
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