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 II - Week Two

Printable Version - Week Two Learning Board (in PDF)

Middle School ELD II

Week 2 April 6 – April 10

Students will be able to: 

  • learn and use important vocabulary about world migration and immigration in reading passages, videos and worksheets. 
  • use subordinate conjunctions to complete sentences. 
  • respond to questions about migration in writing, speaking and various media. 

Reading & Writing 

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

Child Migrants from South America 

South American Migrants Reach Mexico 

Teenager Migrates to US Alone 

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

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Beginner/Intermediate) 

IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Intermediate/Advanced) 

Videos & Writing  

Watch the following videos about refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers and write a summary of what you learned:  

Watch: Asylum Seekers 

The Difference between Refugees, Migrants, and Asylum Seekers 

Children and Teens Immigrate Alone  

Grammar 

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

Worksheet-Subordinate Conjunctions-Reason 

Worksheet-Subordinate Conjunctions-Time 

Worksheet-Subordinate Conjunctions 

Listening 

Listen to these clips about taking a trip on the bus and traveling on an airplane from Randall’s Listening Lab, write your answers and share them with your teacher. 

Listen and Answer: Bus Trip  

Listen and Answer: Travel on Sky Airlines 

Projects 

Do two or three of the following: 

Writing Project – Continue daily journal entry by writing what you do every day (Don’t know what to write? Write a one-page diary entry or letter from the point of view of a child migrant or refugee traveling alone.) 

Listening & Speaking Project – Interview someone you live with or a relative over the phone. Pick someone who has immigrated to the United States, or even someone who has moved a lot.  Think of 10 interesting questions to ask them about their experience. (For example: What was it like to move somewhere completely new? Were you alone, or did you travel with others?) 

Games 

Click on the link below. You may create an account to remember your progress. Spend 10 minutes every day practicing your typing skills. 

Typing Game Link - Typing Club 

 

Go to the first lesson and click on the space bar. 

Typing Game Link - Dance Mat Typing 

 

Subordinating Conjunction Kahoot Quiz  

Go to Kahoot and enter pin # 0187018 

Art Project – In the Newsela article you read, Taylor Diaz wants to welcome immigrants. Taylor Diaz says,  

“They are our neighbors. They should be treated fairly.”  

For an art project, create a poster, welcoming immigrants to their new country.  Use any size of paper or create one digitally on the computer through Microsoft Word.  

 

Vocabulary

Migrant (N): a person who goes from one place to another especially to find work 

Refugee (N): someone who has been forced to leave a country because of war or for religious or political reasons 

Emergency (N): an unexpected and usually dangerous situation that calls for immediate action 

Immigrate (V): to come to a country to live there — often + to 

Asylum Seeker (N): a person who has left their home country as a political refugee and is seeking asylum in another. 

Kit (N)[count]: a set of tools or supplies that a person uses for a particular purpose or activity 

Links and Apps

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