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5th Grade

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 5.2.B

demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
  • (i) spelling multisyllabic words with closed syllables; open syllables; VCe syllables; vowel teams, including digraphs and diphthongs; r-controlled syllables; and final stable syllables;

  • (ii) spelling words with consonant changes, including/t/ to/sh/ such as in select and selection and/k/ to/sh/ such as music and musician;

  • (iii) spelling multisyllabic words with multiple sound-spelling patterns;

  • (iv) spelling words using advanced knowledge of syllable division patterns;

  • (v) spelling words using knowledge of prefixes; and

  • (vi) spelling words using knowledge of suffixes, including how they can change base words such as dropping e, changing y to i, and doubling final consonants; and

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 5.11.D

edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  • (i) complete simple and compound sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;

  • (ii) past tense of irregular verbs;

  • (iii) collective nouns;

  • (iv) adjectives, including their comparative and superlative forms;

  • (v) conjunctive adverbs;

  • (vi) prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;

  • (vii) pronouns, including indefinite;

  • (viii) subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences;

  • (ix) capitalization of abbreviations, initials, acronyms, and organizations;

  • (x) italics and underlining for titles and emphasis and punctuation marks, including quotation marks in dialogue and commas in compound and complex sentences; and

  • (xi) correct spelling of words with grade-appropriate orthographic patterns and rules and high-frequency words; and

5th Grade Writing - Affixes Lesson
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