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.

Questions?

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Middle School ELD III-IV - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board (in PDF)

Middle School

ELD III/IV

Week 1 March 30 – April 3

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to:

·       Identify the themes and main ideas of different readings.

·       Use strong adjectives.

·       Write complete paragraphs using vivid vocabulary, clear organization and transitions, and correct grammar and spelling.

 

Reading & Writing

Choose 2 articles, read them, identify the main ideas and themes.

Kids Want More Female Superheroes

How to be a good friend

Time Magazine for Kids

Do Dogs Have Rights?

Videos & Writing

Watch at least 2 of the videos and summarize what you learned.

Main Idea songs to help you understand

Main idea and finding evidence detective

Ultimate Main Idea Song

Citing Text Evidence Review

Grammar

Complete by writing your answers on a separate piece of paper.

First Conditional Worksheet

Second Conditional Worksheet A

Second Conditional Worksheet B

Go to Grammaropolis and complete the adjective games/activities.

Grammaropolis

IXL:  Language Arts

Complete the following skills:

B1: Matching Themes

B2: Determine Themes

A1: Main Idea

D1: Compare and Contrast

Projects

Complete one of the following projects:

Diary Writing

Write a diary to record what you do each day. Include events, thoughts and feelings.  Write at least 1 paragraph for each day this week.  Before you start, watch the video Video: How to Write a Diary.

Fictional Writing

Write a fictional story that follows the topic of viruses, pandemics, and/or quarantine. Create your own female superhero with picture, abilities, and story.

Games

Scavenger Hunt: Find as many female superheroes on TV or in books as you can.

Super Hero Crossword

Nitro Type Typing Practice

 

 

Vocabulary

Characteristics - Special qualities that make a topic unique

Predict – make an informed guess based on the clues in the story (Inference)

Examples- specific items that represent a topic or idea

Features - important parts or details

Descriptive - information or details to explain a topic more visually

 

Theme - an overall idea learned by understanding the characters’ actions and how the characters develop and learn from their actions

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

Log-In Questions? See instructions on our Learn From Home page.

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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