• 5 th Grade Reading and Writing Syllabus 2020-2021
    The following units/topics will be studied in the order listed from August through May.
    Unit 1: What Do Good Readers and Writers Do (18 days)
    Unit 2: Understanding Genre Characteristics (Folktales, Fables, Legends, Myths, Tall Tales) (24days)
    Unit 3: Literary Elements (14 days)
    Unit 4: Author’s Purpose (17 days)
    Unit 5: Structure and Features to Achieve Purpose (14 days)
    Unit 6: Word Matter – Language for Purpose (20 days)
    Unit 6: Literary Elements (14 days)
    STAAR Countdown (16 days)
    Unit 7: Argument (18 days)
    Unit 8: STARR Countdown (20) days

    Unit 9: Inquiry and Research (10 days)

    5 th Grade Social Studies Syllabus 2019-2020
    The following units/topics will be studied in the order listed from August through May.
    Unit 01: Thinking Like a Geographer (14 Days)
    Unit 02: Thinking Like a Historian (14 Days)
    Unit 03: Coming to America: Exploring and Colonizing America (14 Days)
    Unit 04: Unrest and Rebellion: Fighting for Independence (17 Days)
    Unit 05: A New Nation: Founding of the United States (21Days)
    Unit 06: An American Identity: Becoming the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave (17 Days)
    Unit 07: Migration Westward: Expanding the United States (18Days)
    Unit 08: Civil War: Dividing and Rebuilding the Union (20 Days)
    Unit 09: A New Century: Transitioning to a Modern America (10 Days)
    Unit 10: Challenging Times: Emerging as a World Power (18 Days)