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Online Middle School 6th Grade Classes

6th grade boy student working on free laptopScience, Reading, Math & Social Studies Courses Form a Solid Foundation for the First Year of Middle School 

eAchieve Academy has an expansive selection of online 6th grade classes to ensure every student has an outstanding first year of middle school. Your 6th grader will be able to learn at his/her own pace, free from social distractions, in a safe and welcoming environment with top-notch instructors.

Online middle school courses lay the groundwork for success in high school & life outside academia.

Middle school is a critical point in your child’s development. Our core 6th grade online classes include programs designed to offer your child a well-rounded education. eAchieve Academy is focused on the holistic development of your child through a challenging online middle school program.

Online 6th Grade Courses Wisconsin6th Grade Online School Curriculum | eAchieve Academy

Do Middle School Students Focus Better in an Online Learning Environment?

Online learning eliminates the social distractions that cause many students to fall behind. So, yes, online learning enables students to better focus on their education.

At eAchieve Academy, there are a number of success indicating traits our students possess and use to do well in our virtual classrooms. Our education and counseling staff is along for the entire ride, working to make sure our 6th grade students stay on track and don't fall behind in their online courses.

Students who enroll in the online 6th grade program at eAchieve Academy take state-approved courses focused on helping them build their skills and knowledge. At this level, students are in the process of understanding how to write more complicated essays, set up and conduct simple science experiments, and learning to recognize important events and people in history.

Enrollment at eAchieve Academy is easy and free. Our enrollment options include: 

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Free of the distractions of a crowded class, our 6th grade students learn how to be independent in a world where dependence is often times unintentionally encouraged. Our instructors are always available for one-on-one help when needed. For shy children, and those not comfortable with raising their hands in class, an online learning environment gives them the opportunity to have their voices heard without fear of being ridiculed. Enroll with eAchieve Academy and see how much more your child can achieve in 6th grade! 

Excited to switch to the best online 6th grade program in Wisconsin? Contact eAchieve Academy today

 

Our 6th grade curriculum includes traditional middle school courses and many electives. The core courses are:

Middle School Reading Math Science Social Studies

 

Middle School Reading

Description:

This course is a year-long requirement for students in 6th grade. New 7th- or 8th-grade students who are below grade level in reading ability may also be enrolled in the class. Students will read a variety of fiction and nonfiction texts, accompanied by teacher-created instructional resources as well as supplementary programs like StudySync and Achieve3000. Most of the texts are excerpts from longer works by authors of recognized literary merit (not generic textbook passages). In semester 2, students will have an opportunity to choose a complete novel to read. Students will also learn and review basic grammar concepts, and work to improve their writing skills.

Learning Targets:

T1: Communication Target: Students can effectively communicate for a variety of purposes to a variety of audiences. (writing, speaking, digital media)

T2: Reading Target: Students can comprehend and evaluate both fiction and nonfiction texts.

T3: Language Target: Students can use a wide variety of words effectively, including general vocabulary and specific literary terms, and adhere to the standard rules of English grammar when communicating.

T4: Research & Inquiry Target: Students can conduct research for a variety of purposes (evaluating sources for validity and appropriateness), and provide accurate citations.


Prerequisites:

None

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level:

6, 7, 8

Math

Description:

Students will learn 6th grade math topics drawing from a variety of sources, including hands-on activities, interactive lessons, and practical math applications. Topics covered in semester are as follows.

Semester 1

  • performing operations with whole numbers, decimals, and fractions (including mixed numbers)
  • finding factors of whole numbers
  • estimating using whole numbers and decimals
  • exploring number patterns and properties
  • using fractions and decimals in real-world applications
  • generating and explaining equivalencies among fractions and decimals

Semester 2

  • applying proportional thinking to problem situations that include ratios and proportions and percents
  • identifying, labeling, and classifying geometric shapes that include angles, lines, segments, rays, circles, and polygons
  • finding equivalencies between metric and US Customary measures of length
  • finding perimeters and areas of polygons
  • making calculations with measures of time
  • defining and using basic concepts of probability which include finding probabilities of simple events and their complements and using tree diagrams
  • defining and using basic concepts of statistics which include using and creating appropriate representations that display data, including tally charts, frequency charts, line plots, stem and leaf diagrams, line graphs, bar graphs, and circle graphs
  • calculating the mean, median, mode, and range of data sets.

Learning Targets:

Operations and Properties with Whole Numbers

Introduction to Algebra

Operations and Properties with Decimals

Operations and Properties with Fractions

Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Geometry

Statistics and Probability

Integers and Functions

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level

6

Science

Description:

In this course the student will be exposed to introductory material in the areas of the scientific process, chemistry, physics, earth science, and biology. Specifically, the topics encountered are the nature of science, measurement, earth's surface, Earth's history, minerals and rocks, matter, energy, forces and motion, biological cells, reproduction and heredity, and interactions of living things. The students encounter the information through various print, audio, and video online sources, real time instruction, discussion board exchanges, and research for projects. Their achievement is assessed according to their grasp of the concepts and their ability to apply those concepts to real world situations. These assessments take the form of objective quizzes, journal writing, discussion board posts, project work, and written papers.

Learning Targets:

T1: Obtain and evaluate information through accepted science and engineering practices.

T2: Know, use, and interpret scientific concepts correctly and appropriately

T3: Recognize and apply crosscutting concepts as they appear in core scientific ideas as well as through time.

T4: Employ appropriate literacy skills through writing, reading, and discourse in scientific and engineering contexts.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Grade Level:

6

Social Studies

Description:

The purpose of this course is to introduce students the geography, history and culture of the western world. Throughout the first semester, students will study geography (both the physical and human aspects), North America, the Caribbean and South America. During the second semester, students will explore all of Europe, as well as Russia and the Caucasus. Students will understand the impact of geography on the history and culture of each region, and will develop an awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity.

Learning Targets:

  1. Writing: Develop a thesis, support with multiple forms of evidence, and provide analysis with an explanation in written form.
  2. Reading: Identify main ideas, analyze supporting details, and evaluate inferences within discipline-specific readings.
  3. Content: Apply content in order to evaluate relationships and draw conclusions.
  4. Communication: Produce clear and coherent communication in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and evidence.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Length:

Full Year

Grade Level:

6



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