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Mrs. E. Figueroa

Welcome to my classroom.

Today is the beginning of an exciting school year!

 

 

Social Studies (4th Six Weeks)

Chapter 5 - Revolution and the Republic of Texas

Lesson 1 - Conflict Leads to Revolution

Lesson 2 - The Battle of the Alamo

Lesson 3 - Victory of San Jacinto

Lesson 4 - The Republic of Texas

Chapter 6 - The Road to Statehood

Lesson 1 - The Rise of the Lone Star State

Lesson 2 - The Mexican War

 

 

Social Studies (5th Six Weeks)

Chapter 7 – New Challenges for Texas

Lesson 1 – Texas and the Civil War

Lesson 2 - Reconstruction

Lesson 3 – The Indian Wars

Chapter 8 – A Growing State

Lesson 1 - The Texas Cattle Industry

Lesson 2 – The Texas Railroad Boom

Lesson 3 – Texas Gold!

Lesson 4 – Changes and Growth

 

 

Social Studies (6th Six Weeks)

Chapter 9 – Hard Times at Home and Abroad

Lesson 1 – World War I and the 1920’s

Lesson 2 – Difficult Times

Lesson 3 – World War II and Changes Ahead

Chapter 10 – Texas Today

Lesson 1 - The Economy of Texas

Lesson 2 – Texas Cultural Expressions

Lesson 3 – Life in Texas Today

Chapter 11 – Texas Government

Lesson 1 – Governing Texas

Lesson 2 – Active Citizenship in Texas

 

 

 

 

4th Six Weeks READING

WEEK 1

Module 5 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: The Beatles Were Fab

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Text Structure, Figurative Language

***Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -ity, -ty

***Spelling: -ed, -ing

WEEK 2

Module 5 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: Let’s Dance Around the World

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Central Idea, Text and Graphic Features

***Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -er, -or, -ist

***Spelling: final long e

WEEK 3

Module 5 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: The Art of Poetry

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Elements of Poetry, Figurative Language, Theme

***Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - Prefixes: un-, in-

***Spelling: Changing final y to i

WEEK 4

Module 6 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: Mariana Trench

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Central Idea, Text and Graphic Features, Text Structure

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary - Greek Roots auto, bio, photo, graph

***Spelling: /k/, /ng/, /kw/

WEEK 5

Module 6 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: Weird and Wondrous Rocks

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Elements of Poetry, Author’s Craft, Text Structure

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -ness, -ment

***Spelling: Final /j/ and /s/

WEEK 6

Module 6 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: Grand Canyon: A Trail Through Time

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Similes and Metaphors, Author’s Craft

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary - Prefix: inter-

***Spelling: re-, un-, dis-

4th Six Weeks Test


 

5th Six Weeks READING

WEEK 1

Module 7 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: Thunder Rose

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Figurative Language, Characters, Adages and Proverbs

***Vocabulary Strategy: Analogies

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -ion

***Spelling: -ful, -less, -ness, -ment

WEEK 2

Module 7 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: In the Days of King/Adobe & A Pair of Tricksters

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Theme, Figurative Language, Characters

***Vocabulary Strategy: Analogies

***Generative Vocabulary – mis-, pre-, dis-

***Spelling: vccv pattern and closed syllables

WEEK 3

Module 7 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: Ten Suns: A Chines Legend

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Text and Graphic Features, Media Techniques, Literary Elements

***Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - -ity, -ty

***Spelling: vcv pattern, open or closed syllables

WEEK 4

Module 8 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: Eco-Friendly Food

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Author’s Purpose, Ideas and Support, Text and Graphic Features

***Vocabulary Strategy: Analogies

***Generative Vocabulary – Latin roots port, dict

***Spelling: /k/, /ng/, /kw/

WEEK 5

Module 8 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: Kids Rock Nutrition/Bug Bites

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Media Techniques, Central Idea, Ideas and Support

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary – sub-, fore-

***Spelling: vccv pattern

WEEK 6

Module 8 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: Now You’re Cooking

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Idioms, Text and Graphic Features, Point of View

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary – meter, therm, phon, tele

***Spelling: vcccv patterm

5th Six Weeks Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6th Six Weeks READING

WEEK 1

Module 9 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: Luz Sees the Light

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Text and Graphic Features, Theme, Idioms

***Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms and Antonyms

***Generative Vocabulary - -able, -ible

***Spelling: vv pattern

WEEK 2

Module 9 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: Sea Turtle Patrol/How Can We Reduce Household Waste?

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Figurative Language, Summarize, Text and Graphic Features

***Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms and Antonyms

***Generative Vocabulary – -ful, -ous, -less

***Spelling: final Schwa + /r/ sound

WEEK 3

Module 9 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: Seeds of Change

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Text Structure, Author’s Craft, Literary Elements

***Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - -en, -ic

***Spelling: final Schwa + /l/ sound

WEEK 4

Module 10 (Week 1) 

***Story of the Week: The History of Communication

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Text Structure, Central Idea, Text and Graphic Features

***Vocabulary Strategy: Analogies

***Generative Vocabulary – tele, port, graph

***Spelling: three syllable words

WEEK 5

Module 10 (Week 2) 

***Story of the Week: Dolphin Dinner

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Media Techniques, Central Idea, Text Structure

***Vocabulary Strategy: Reference Sources

***Generative Vocabulary – il-, ir-

***Spelling: words with silent consonants

WEEK 6

Module 10 (Week 3) 

***Story of the Week: Cooper’s Lesson

***Critical Vocabulary:  

***Comprehension: Plot, Point of View, Author’s Craft

***Vocabulary Strategy: Frequently Misspelled Words

***Generative Vocabulary – in-, im-

***Spelling: prefixes

6th Six Weeks Test

 

 

4th Six Weeks

Week

1

Week

2

Week

3

Week

4

Week

5

Week 6

Problem Solving-

Multi-Step  

Basic Facts-

Fluency

Problem Solving-

Multi-Step

 Basic Facts-

Fluency

Problem Solving-

Multi-Step  

Basic Facts-

Fluency

Problem Solving-Multi-Step

Basic Facts-

Fluency

Problem Solving-Multi-Step

Basic Facts-

Fluency

T

E

S

T

Skills-

Personal 

Financial Literacy

Skills-

Fractions

On a

Number Line

Skills-

Fractions, Addition, and Subtraction

Skills-

Data Analysis

Skills-

Patterns

&

Relationships

Concept-

Perimeter

Concept-

Area

Concept-

Angle Measurement

 

Concept-

Division

Concept-

Review

 

 

4th Six Weeks Science

 

Week:

Lesson:

Vocabulary:

Week 1:

What are the properties of soil?

Humus, texture, loam

Week 2:

What are weathering, erosion, and deposition?

Crust, landform, weathering, erosion, deposition

Week 3:

What are natural resources?

Renewable resource, nonrenewable resource, ore, conservation

Week 4:

How do people change Earth’s surface?

Pollution, reclamation

Week 5:

REVIEW

 

Week 6:

Six Weeks Assessment

 

 

 

 

4th Six Weeks

Grammar/Writing

4.1

         

Skill: Relative Pronouns and Adverbs

Clauses (W306)

 

Relative Pronouns (W307)

Relative Adverbs (W308)

Spiral Review: Preposition and Prepositional

Phrases

 

Connect to Writing: Using Relative Pronouns

and Adverbs

                                                        

4.2

 

Skill: Abbreviations/ Prepositional Phrases

Prepositions

 

Abbreviations

Prepositional Phrases

Abbreviations Mailing Addresses

Prepositional Phrases to Provide Details

Abbreviations for Time and Measurement

Spiral Review: Adverbs /Irregular Verbs

 

Connect to Writing: Prepositions & Prepositional

Phrases/ Using Abbreviations

                               

4.3

 

Skill: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives &

Adverbs

Comparative Forms of Adjectives

Superlative Forms of Adjectives

Comparative & Superlative Forms of Adverbs

Spiral Review: Abbreviations

 

Connect to Writing: Comparative & Superlative

Adjectives and Adverbs

                               

                               

                               

4.4

Skill: Negatives

Contractions with Not

 

Using Negatives

Avoiding Double Negatives

Spiral Review: Relative Pronouns and Adverbs

 

Connect to Writing: Using Negatives

                               

                               

                               

4.5

 

Skill: Punctuation

End of Sentence Punctuation

Capital Letters & Punctuation in Quotations

Punctuation for Effect

Spiral Review:  Adjectives





 

Connect to Writing: Using Punctuation Correctly

 

                               

                               

4.6

Skill: Commas

 

Commas with Direct Speech and Names

Commas in Compound Sentences

More Uses of Commas

Spiral Review:

Comparative & Superlative Adjectives and

Adverbs

 

Connect to Writing: Using Commas

 

4.7

Skill:  Proper Mechanics/ Frequently Misspelled Words

Capitalization and Writing Titles

Spelling: Homophones

End Punctuation

Commas Before Coordinating Conjunctions

Spelling: Words with Suffixes

Pronoun Contractions

Connect to Writing: Using Correct Spelling Using Proper Mechanics

 

4th Six Weeks Test

 

                               

                               

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