On Our Way to English-Fifth Grade
Year at a Glance
1st Nine Weeks
3rd Nine Weeks*
Theme: Roman Road to Freedom
Big Question: What is freedom?
Social Studies TEKS 5.2AB; 5.16A
Theme: By the People
Big Question: How does our government help us?
Social Studies TEKS 5.17AB
Week 9-Review, Assess and Reteach
Theme: A Growing Nation
Big Question: How did our country grow and develop?
Social Studies TEKS 5.4AG
Theme: Technology Matters
Big Question: How has technology changed our lives?
Social Studies TEKS 5.14E; 5.24B
Week 27-Review, Assess and Reteach
2nd Nine Weeks
4th Nine Weeks
Theme: Now Hear This!
Big Question: How does sound affect your life every day?
Science TEKS 5.6A(CSCOPE Unit 4); 5.10A (CSCOPE Unit 11)
Theme: In the Deep
Big Question: How are plants and animals affected by their environment?
Science TEKS 5.9A (CSCOPE Unit 9); 5.10A (CSCOPE Unit 11)
Week 18-Review, Assess and Reteach
Theme: Earth, Moon, and Sun
Big Question: What can we learn from exploring the solar system?
Science TEKS 5.8CD (CSCOPE Unit 7)
Theme: Pulse of Life
Big Question: What characteristics do all living things share?
Science TEKS 5.9BD (CSCOPE Unit 9)
Week 36-Review, Assess and Reteach