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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 I - Week Six

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Middle School ELD1

Week 6 May 11-May 15

Weekly Packet

Students will be able to:

  • show understanding of articles they read about holidays and celebrations by answering comprehension questions.
  • learn about the types of celebrations and write about celebrations they have personally experienced.
  • understand and use count and noncount nouns, adverbs of frequency and direct objects.
  • listen to a speaker talking about holidays and celebrations while answering a series of comprehension questions.
  • create their own celebration at home or make a presentation about a celebration familiar to them.

Reading & Writing
Go to Clever, login to newsela.com, read one of these articles about celebrations and do the activities:
Holidays and Important Colors
Too Old for Halloween?
Complete one of these readings about celebrations and do the activities:
The 4th of July
Birthdays around the World

Videos & Writing
Watch the videos about types of celebrations and write 3-5 sentences about a time that you celebrated something:
Kids Try Different Birthday Foods
Holiday Vocab in the United States
Holidays around the world

Watch 1 or more grammar videos and write 3-5 sentences using what you learned:
Sometimes, Always, Usually, Never: Adverbs of Frequency
Count and Noncount Nouns
Direct Objects

Grammar
Review these parts of speech. Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Count and Noncount Nouns
Adverbs of Frequency
Direct Objects

Listening
Listen to these audio clips about celebrations from Randall’s Listening Lab.
Write your answers and share them with your teacher.
Happy New Year
Happy Birthday
Party Time

Projects
Writing Project – Continue your daily journal writing by writing about what you did today or write about something you look forward to celebrating soon. What will you do? Who will you celebrate with?

Planning Project- *With parent permission, plan a Stay Home Party! Pick a theme and throw a party with the people in your house. Dress up, plan a menu, make invitations, get out games, stay inside and have a good time! Take photos of your party and send them to your teacher.

PowerPoint Project: Pick a holiday/celebration you are familiar with. Use PowerPoint or Google Slides to present that celebration. Tell the audience:
Who celebrates it?
What is the celebration about?
When is it celebrated?
Why is it celebrated? Does it have a special meaning?
How is it celebrated?
Use photos from Google Images to show detail.

Share this presentation with your teacher and your family, too!

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
Count and Noncount Nouns on BrainPOP
Adverbs on BrainPOP

Vocabulary

To celebrate (verb): to do something fun together, usually for a specific reason
Familiar (adjective): something/someone well known to you
To look forward to (verb): to be excited about something happening in the future

Presentation (noun): a speech where something is explained in detail
Invitation (noun): a written, detailed way of asking someone to come to an event
Party Theme (noun): a setting where everything is related to a specific subject/style

Links and Apps

Clever
Clever

Scholastic Learn At Home
Scholastic at Home

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