Igo 5th Grade


Upcoming Dates

  • March 11-18 Spring Break
  • March 21 Girls' Spinal Screenings
  • March 22 Mayborn Museum Field Trip
  • March 23 Class Picture Day and Bluebonnet Breakfast
  • March 30 EAFK Compassion and Middle School Visit

Teacher Teams

What we are Learning...

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)


5.9B describe the flow of energy within a food web, including the roles of the Sun, producers, consumers, and decomposers


5.10A define income tax, payroll tax, sales tax, and property tax;

5.10B explain the difference between gross income and net income;


5.2Aii-decoding multisyllabic words with closed syllables, open syllables, VCe syllables; vowel teams, including digraphs and diphthongs

5.2Bi- spelling multisyllabic words with closed syllables, open syllables, VCe syllables, r-controlled syllables

5.10A- explain the author’s purpose and message within a text (for a variety of texts)

5.8C- analyze plot elements, including rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution


5.12B-compose informational texts, including brief compositions that convey information about a topic, using a clear central idea and genre characteristics and craft

5.11B- develop drafts into a focused, structured, and coherent piece of writing by:

5.11Bi- organizing with purposeful structure, including an introduction, transitions, and a conclusion, and

5.11Bii- developing an engaging idea reflecting depth of thought with specific facts and details

5.11C- revise drafts to improve sentence structure and word choice by adding, deleting, combining, and rearranging ideas for coherence and clarity

Social Studies

5.2A- analyze the causes and effects of events prior to and during the American Revolution, including taxation without representation resulting from the French and Indian War and the colonist response to taxation such as the Boston Tea Party

5.2C- summarize the results of the American Revolution, including the establishment of the United States

5.2B- identify the Founding Fathers and Patriot heroes, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, the Sons of Liberty, and George Washington, and their motivations and contributions during the revolutionary period

5.20A- identify significant examples of art, music, and literature from various periods in U.S. history such as “Yankee Doodle” and “Paul Revere’s Ride”.

Suggestions to Support your Child at Home

  • Read with your child and discuss the text or story.
  • Prepare meals and discuss process, changes in states of matter, and proportion.
  • Discuss Taxes with your child.
  • Discuss the role of government for your family.
  • Look for examples of landforms. Was it a result of Earthly changes?

Jarrell ISD Classlink Online Home Resources

  • Reading: Amplify
  • Math: Reflex and STMath
  • Think Central
  • Quizlet
  • Google Classroom
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