• math Mathematics - Grade 6

    In Grade 6, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (1) connecting ratio and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems; (2) completing understanding of division of fractions and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, which includes negative numbers; (3) writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations; and (4) developing understanding of statistical thinking.

    Grade 6 Overview

    Ratios and Proportional Relationships

    * Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

    The Number System

    * Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.

    * Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples.

    * Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.

    Expressions and Equations

    * Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.

    * Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.

    * Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables.


    * Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.

    Statistics and Probability

    * Develop understanding of statistical variability.

    * Summarize and describe distributions.


    Scope and Sequence

    Topics 1-8  - Topics: 1 (Algebra: Understand Numerical and Algebraic Expressions), 2 (Algebra: Solve Equations and Inequalities)  3 (Rational Numbers)  4 (Algebra: Coordinate Geometry)  5 (Algebra: Patterns and Equations), 6 (Fluently Divide Whole Numbers)  7 (Fluently Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Decimals) 8 (Common Factors and Multiples)

    Topics: 9-16   Topic 9 (Ratio Concepts and Reasoning) 10 (Ratio Concepts: Rates) 11 (Ratio Concepts: Percent)  12 (Divide Fractions by Fractions) 13 (Solve Area Problems) 14 (Solve Surface Are and Volume Problems) 15 (Measures of Center and Variability) and 16 (Display and Summarize Data)   



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