6th Grade Math

Full Year


Prerequisites Needed: None
Prerequisites For: None

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

  1. Operations and Properties with Whole Numbers
  2. Introduction to Algebra
  3. Operations and Properties with Decimals
  4. Operations and Properties with Fractions
  5. Ratios and Proportional Relationships
  6. Geometry
  7. Statistics and Probability
  8. Integers and Functions