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6th Grade Math A

6th Grade Math is designed to provide students with a pedagogically sound math program. Each lesson is created so that students have multiple opportunities to practice the concepts and skills introduced. During this course, students will connect ratio and rate to whole number multiplication and division and use concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems. They will gain an understanding of division of fractions and extend the concept to the system of rational numbers, which includes negative numbers and mixed numbers. Students will write, interpret, and use expressions and equations throughout the course. Last, they will develop an understanding of statistical thinking.

Course Details

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to

  • Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems
  • Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions
  • Multiply and divide multi‐digit numbers and find common factors and multiples
  • Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers
  • 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
  • Develop understanding of statistical variability
  • Summarize and describe distributions

Required Materials

  • LMS Access
  • Standard laptop or desktop computers with Windows or Mac OS
  • High-speed internet connection (Cable, DSL)

Module Topics

  • Unit 1: Decimals, Fractions, unit Cubes and Volume
  • Unit 2: Ratios, Percentages, Measurements, Unit Conversions
  • Unit 3: GCF and LCM, Positive and Negative Numbers, Absolute Value
  • Unit 4: Ordered Pairs, Applications with Coordinates, Plotting and Ratios with the Coordinate Plane

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