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    Phase 1

    Geometry (30 – 45 Minutes Daily)

    • Complete the Changes in One Dimension activity and the Changes in Two Dimension Activity.
    • You will probably want to break up the three parts of this activity and stretch it out over a five day learning period.
    • If you do not have access to a graphing calculator at home, use the calculator application on the Desmos website.

    Online Resource Available

    Imagine Math

    • Access Imagine Math through RapidID on the Arlington ISD website.
    • An online, supplemental software program for students in pre-K through grade and 2 and grade 3+ that teaches the skills and knowledge essential to future success in mathematics.
    • Imagine Learning at Home was developed to support students and parents at The website provides resources for parents and educators to access and use Imagine Math at home.

    Accommodation Resources in Mathematics for Struggling Learners

    English II (45 Minutes Daily)

    • Keep an "At-Home Journal", writing at least 20 mins a day about your experience and reflections of our country’s/district’s response to this pandemic.
    • Research pandemics and find out how they were handled historically.
    • Watch at least one newcast daily, and keep a journal summarizing the information distributed and your reactions. Make sure to alternate the news stations you watch. (Could work in appeals/rhetoric here for English 3/4)
    • Visit Kelly Gallagher’s Article of the Week, choose an article to read each day and write the one-page reflection outline in each article. (Parents may need to pre-read articles for appropriateness beforehand.)
    • Find and watch a TED talk on a subject that interests you. Download the transcript of the TED talk and analyze how they structured the speech. What made it effective? What was the speaker’s main point? How did they build and support that point? Did they use cause and effect structure/problem solution?
    • Research a topic that interests you and find ways of keeping up with information that is meaningful to you. Build a spreadsheet of information if you need it. Write down notes. Use a note-taking app like Evernote, One Note or Google Keep. Create graphs or graphic organizers. Decide how you might want to share this information: write a blog post, create a Google slideshow, create a Youtube video, etc.

    Accommodation Resources in Reading Language Arts for Struggling Learners

    • Teen Book Cloud - Explore this online collection of enhanced novels, ebooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks, which offers teens and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content.
    • Ted Talk Recording Form - Use this organizer when reviewing Ted Talk videos. 
    • Journaling Tips - Review these ideas on how to create and keep a journal.

    Online Resources for English Language Learners

    The following language supports can be utilized across all content areas (ELAR/SLAR, Math, Science, and Social Studies).

    Biology (30 – 45 Minutes Daily)

    • Locate a nutritional facts label on a food product. Compare the functions of different types of biomolecules, including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids.
    • Research whether enzyme supplements will help someone lose weight. Create an infographic on your findings.
    • Create a family tree using photos of various family members. Identify the traits that are inherited from one family member to another, such as eye color, ear lobe shape, widow's peak, etc. Then, pick one of those traits, and create a pedigree chart showing at least three generations, marking who had which phenotype. Next, identify components of DNA and how information for specifying the traits of an organism is carried in the DNA.
    • Create an infographic on your position on whether energy drinks (external stimuli) should be regulated for children based on impacts (responses) on the human body and maintaining homeostasis.

    Online Resources Available

    • Access HMH Texas Biology Student Textbook through RapidID on the Arlington ISD website for supplemental reading.
    • Explore Amoeba Sisters Biology Playlist on YouTube.
    • Explore PBS Media Learning-High School and NOVA Science Now for interactive games and videos.
    • Explore Biology concepts using interactive games and virtual labs at BioMan Biology.
    • Participate in citizen science projects at zooniverse.org to help scientists and researchers around the world carry out important research such as tracking and tagging penguins in remote regions, analyzing fossils to measure climate change, and reading brain scans to identify markers for brain diseases.

    Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC) (30 – 45 Minutes Daily)

    • Create a video using household items to demonstrate one or more of Newton’s 3 laws of motion.
    • Build or draw a roller coaster to illustrate energy transformations and the law of conservation as the height of the initial drop changes.
    • Research the pH scale. Create a poster for your family that shows what common food, cleaning products, and medicines are classified as acids and bases. Include a picture of the pH scale.
    • Create a “Household Chemicals Safety Manual”.Your manual should provide specific information on the proper use of common household chemicals. Your manual should also include information on the risks that are associated with the misuse of these chemicals.

    Online Resources Available

    • Access McGraw-Hill Integrated Physics and Chemistry Student Textbook through Canvas on the Arlington ISD website for supplemental reading.
    • Access ChemMatters to read about chemical concepts and how these applications affect the world around you.
    • Explore PBS Media Learning-High School and NOVA Science Now for interactive games and videos.
    • Watch STEM demonstrations in the space station with STEMonstrations by NASA.

    Chemistry (30 – 45 Minutes Daily)

    • Research how to make a simple cartesian diver. Use the cartesian diver to show and explain the relationship between volume and pressure to a friend or family member by making a brief video of it in action.
    • Create a poster for your family that shows what common food, cleaning products, and medicines are classified as acids and bases. Include a picture of the pH scale.
    • Create a “Household Chemicals Safety Manual”. Your manual should provide specific information on the proper use of common household chemicals. Your manual should also include information on the risks that are associated with the misuse of these chemicals.
    • Investigate various chemistry concepts using virtual lab experiments with ChemCollective.

    Online Resources Available

    • Access Pearson Texas Chemistry Student Textbook through RapidID on the Arlington ISD website for supplemental reading.
    • Access ChemMatters to read about chemical concepts and how these applications affect the world around you.
    • Explore PBS Media Learning-High School and NOVA Science Now for interactive games and videos.
    • Join Tyler DeWitt in learning more about chemistry with clear explanations, modeling, and lots of examples that go step-by-step.

    Accommodation Resources in Science for Struggling Learners: 

    World History (45 Minutes Daily)

    • Draw a comic strip about a historical event that you have learned about this year.
    • Make a list of five important historical figures that you have learned about this year. Add a summary about something important that each person did. If you need to research them, find multiple reliable sources online to confirm that your research is accurate.
    • Find a historical political cartoon. Analyze it and explain the point of view of the cartoon. Then, create your own political cartoon about an event, current or past that you learned about.
    • Create a timeline of a major event in history’s past. Include events, dates, explanations, and an illustration to represent it.

    Accommodation Resources in Social Studies for Struggling Learners

    • Countries Continent Graphic Organizer - This resource will help organize information when comparing and contrasting two countries or continents.
    • Timeline - Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text. Adding an image for each label makes a timeline more visually appealing.

    TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS

    • FYI - Resources in this section may require login using your AISD Student Google Account. You may need to log out of any non-AISD accounts first.