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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Learn from Home - Grades 3-5
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Learn from Home - Grades 6-8
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Learn from Home - Grades 9-12
Grade 9
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Grade 12

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 I - Week Four

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Middle School ELD1

Week 4 April 27-May 1

Weekly Packet

Learning objectives: Students will be able to:

  • read and listen to stories about the meaning of home according to others and write what home means to them.
  • increase their vocabulary about the home by watching videos and listening to recordings.
  • use count and non-count nouns/quantifiers correctly.
  • understand and write a variety of sentences correctly after watching videos about adjectives and the simple present, simple past, and future tenses.
  • label traditional home vocabulary in the house.

Reading & Writing
Read 1 of the newsela.com articles about homes and do the activities:
Garden Reminds Refugees of Home
Going "Home" for the First Time

Read 1 of the following articles and answer the questions:
Time to Brush His Teeth
Joanna's Kids
Jose Eats a Biscuit    

Videos & Writing
Watch the videos about what home means and then write 3-5 sentences about what “home” means to you:
0 - 100 What Does Home Mean to You?
What Does Home Mean to You?
Watch 1 or more grammar videos and write 3-5 sentences about what you learned:
Adjectives and Nouns Song for Kids
Simple Past, Present, and Future Tense

Grammar
Review these parts of speech and verb tenses. Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper. Share your answers with your teacher.
Count and Non-count Nouns/Quantifiers
Adjectives

Simple Present or Simple Past

Listening
Listen to these clips about staying in the home of an American family, renting an apartment and going to a class reunion from Randall’s Listening Lab, write your answers, and share them with your teacher.
Homestay
Apartment For Rent
Going Home: Class Reunion

Projects
Writing Project – Continue your daily journal writing by writing about what you did today. (Or, write about your favorite room in your house? Why is it your favorite room? What do you do there? Who are you with?)
Vocabulary Project – Using sticky notes, label things around the house. (For example: drawer, couch, sink, dishwasher, etc.)
Things around the house word list
Art Project – Using a shoebox and things you find around the house, create a room you love in a shoebox. Make it a room you’d like to live in or spend time in. What kinds of things are in the room? Why do you love it?

Example #1 Example #2 Example #3

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
Grammar Games – BrainPOP app available on Clever
BrainPOP Simple Present
BrainPOP Past Simple Be

BrainPOP Simple Past

Vocabulary

Create (verb): to make yourself with your own ideas
Garden (noun): a place to grow fruits, vegetables and other plants
Homestay (noun): a time spent in another country with a family who is local

Label (verb): to put a mark or sticker on something
Refugee (noun): a person who is forced to leave their country in order to be safe
Discover (verb): to find out about something for the first time

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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