May 18, 2020

Friday, May 22 | Grade 9 through Grade 12

Free at-home learning curriculum for Arizona teachers, parents, and students.

At Home Learning

This module is part of At Home Learning, a partnership between Arizona Public Media and Arizona PBS providing free weekly curriculum and programming for Arizona at-home learners which adheres to Arizona's state curriculum. Visit the At Home Learning portal to access schedules and additional resources.

What to look for today

Learn more about poet Lorraine Hansberry, Tucson remembrances of the Korean War and behind-the-scenes animal interactions at the North and South Poles. You’ll then have the opportunity to soar with eagles and explore the rich rainforests of Suriname. Revisit the Polio-epidemic, enjoy the conclusion of Little Women, team-up with scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan, and experience WWII history as Latino Americans serve their new country by the hundreds of thousands - yet still face discrimination and a fight for civil rights in the United States.

Programming Highlights

The Polio Crusade: American Experience (Full Episode)

Little Women (Clip)

Secrets of the Dead: Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (Preview)

Latino Americans: War and Peace (Full Episode)

Latino Americans: The New Latinos (Full Episode)

Additional Resources & Activities

Friday on PBS 6

12:00 p.m.

Tucson Remembers: The Korean War

The Korean War, Part 2

The Korean War in Pictures | Korea: The Never-Ending War - Media Gallery
1:00 p.m.

Spy in the Wild, a Nature Miniseries

The Poles

Tracking Polar Bears | The Great Polar Bear Feast - Video
2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.

Expedition With Steve Backshall

Suriname - Ghost River

South America - Interactive Map

Friday on PBS 6 Plus

1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.

Little Women on Masterpiece

Part Three

Defying Convention | Little Women - Video
3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.

Latino Americans

War And Peace

Stories of Arrival - Multi-Media Lesson
5:00 p.m.

Latino Americans

The New Latinos

Puerto Rican Perspectives - Lesson Plan

Make Home Routines Educational Encourage your kids to take breaks from watching television to engage in other activities, such as helping you cook, sorting and folding laundry, or playing a board game. You can turn everyday home routines into educational conversations about measurement, sorting, classifying shapes and counting. Read more tips about managing screen time here. Make Adjustments for Those With Special Needs As any parent or caregiver knows, disruptions to a routine are hard on a child, and they’re especially difficult for children with Autism or special needs. Thankfully, you know your child, you know their routine, and you know how to best support them. We asked experts how else parents can support their children and one tip they had was for parents to create a pseudo-structure that mirrors their normal routines and to keep “active times” the same, moving with your child’s rhythm. See how else you can support your child here.
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