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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Grade 8

Learn from Home - Grades 9-12
Grade 9
Grade 10
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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.


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Kindergarten Science - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

Kinder Science

Week 5 May 4 - 8

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • understand the difference between living and non-living organisms.
  • discover the needs of living organisms.
  • identify traits that are passed on to their offspring.
  • observe how their traits help them survive in their environment.

Objetivos de Ciencia: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • entender la diferencia entre los seres vivos e inertes.
  • descubrir las necesidades de los seres vivos.
  • identificar los rasgos que se heredan a los hijos/descendientes.
  • observar como sus características del ser vivo lo ayudan a sobrevivir en su medio ambiente.

Reading Benchmark Advance
Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app. Go to your inbox and click on assignments. Read or listen to the book and answer the questions.
A plant has needs
A tree can grow
Life with our sun
Staying Well
Lectura con Benchmark Adelante
Soy un animal
El jardín
Un árbol puede crecer
Animales de colores
Los hogares de los animales

Offline Activities
If you have a pet at home, name some characteristics that help your pet be the way it is. If you don’t have a pet, think about your favorite animal and name some of its characteristics or descriptions to an adult.
Actividades sin internet
Si tienes una mascota en casa, describe algunas de sus características que lo ayudan a ser como es. Si no tienes una mascota, piensa en tu animal favorito y menciona algunas de sus características a un adulto.

Write a vocabulary word on a piece of paper, ask your child to identify the sound of the first letter on the word (challenge the student to try to do the same with the rest of the words).
Select a word, parent makes the sounds of each of the letters in the word, ask your child to write as many letters he/she hears.
Write the words on a piece of paper, ask your child to trace each letter with his/her finger or with different color crayons.
Escriba una de las palabras de vocabulario en una hoja de papel, pídale a su hijo/a que haga el sonido de la primera letra de la palabra (rete a su hijo/a a que trate de hacer lo mismo con el resto de las palabras de vocabulario).
Seleccione una palabra, el padre de familia hace los sonidos de cada una de las letras de la palabra, pida a su hijo/a a que escriba cuanto sonido escuche.
Escriba las palabras de vocabulario en una hoja de papel y pida a su hijo/a a que trace las letras con su dedo o con diferentes colores.

Scholastic Learning at Home Projects
TrueFlix (BookFlix) Username: Learning20
Password: Clifford
Go to week 3 and select Day 12
Healthy Habits
Healthy Smile Video
Watch the video and demonstrate the correct way of brushing your teeth.
Scholastic proyectos en español
Cepillar dientes
Los niños pueden practicar como lavar sus dientes apropiadamente siguiendo los pasos de esta actividad.

Plant adaptations (adaptation)
Did you know some plants have hydraulics, can spin, explode, and resurrect? Watch the video, select the plant that you were most impressed by and orally explain to a family member what it does.
Videos en español
Adaptación de plantas-Plantas carnívoras (adaptación)
¿Sabías que algunas plantas comen insectos? Escucha y observa acerca de las plantas carnívoras. Haz un dibujo de la que más te impresionó y explica a un adulto lo que puede hacer.

Plum's Creature Connector
Help plants and animals get what they need to survive (game).
Activity with the family
Pretend to be an animal and adapt its characteristics like walking or running.
Biodiversity-Living things around us
Use the bingo game to find living things around you.
PBS en español
Actividad con la familia
Pretende ser un animal y adapta sus caracteristicas al caminar, correr, o actuar.
Biodiversidad-Seres vivos a nuestro alrededor
Usa la tarjeta de Bingo para buscar seres vivos a tu alrededor.

Science Links
After reading the Staying Well story in Benchmark; watch the series of handwashing videos and show a family member how you wash hands Hand washing video
Conexiones con ciencia
Acabe con los microbios-Lavar las manos
Después de mirar el video, muestra a un adulto como se lavan las manos correctamente.

Videos de YouTube
Seres vivos e inertes
Mira el video e identifica las características de un ser vivo y un ser inerte.

Living and Non-Living Things
Cut, separate the pictures according to living and non-living things, and have a discussion.
Seres vivos e inertes
Corta y separa los dibujos de acuerdo con seres vivos e inertes. Entonces discuta.

Living seres vivos
adaptation adaptación
Non-living inertes
survive sobrevivir
Structures estructuras
Habitat hábitat

Links and Apps


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