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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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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 II - Week One

Printable Version - Week One Learning Board (in PDF)

Middle School

ELD II

 

Week 1 March 30 – April 3

Students will be able to:

·       Learn and use important vocabulary about social media in reading, writing, and listening activities.

·       Use modals and past perfect tense correctly.

·       Respond to questions regarding social media, using supporting details.

Reading & Writing

 

Choose two articles. Read each article from newsela.com, complete the quiz and writing activity.

The Coronavirus - It's Okay to be Afraid

Tik-Tok - A Popular Music App 

Baby Shark - A Viral Kid's Song

Go to Clever, then login to IXL, complete at least 3 days of 1 or 2 of these:

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Beginner/Intermediate)

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Intermediate/Advanced)

Videos & Writing

 

Watch the video and write 1-2 paragraphs about why middle school students should or should not be allowed to use TikTok.

Everything To Know About TikTok

Phrases, vocabulary, and sentence starters to help:

In my opinion...

I believe that students in middle school should/should not be allowed to use TikTok because...

Grammar

Write your answers for both worksheets on a piece of paper and then check your answers.

Worksheet on using modal Should Have

Worksheet on using Past Perfect

Spend at least 15 minutes on the website Grammaropolis.

Look for “modals”.

Listening

Listen to these clips about social media and movie show times, answer the questions, and share your answers with your teacher.

Listen and Answer: Social Media

Listen and Answer: Movie Show Times

 

Projects

Create a 30 second “TikTok” to a popular song or sound and share with teacher or your class only

Create a daily diary and record what you do each day (Video: How to Write a Diary)

Write fictional stories about what is happening in your world right now

Games

Social Media Word Search

Nitro Type Typing Practice

Academic Vocabulary

Persuasive writing – writing that is used to convince others to agree with the author’s opinions and ideas

 

Examples - specific items that represent a topic or idea

 

Social Media - websites and applications that let users to create and share content or to participate in social networking and conversation.

Features - important parts or details

 

Viral (internet context) – a popular image, video, or meme that is quickly shared and spread on the internet

Viral (health context) – of or related to a virus (a type of illness that infects others)

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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

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Free Grab-and-Go Meals for Kids

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