Mathematics 6

The aim of the K-12 Mathematics program is to prepare individuals who value mathematics and appreciate its role in society. The K-12 Mathematics curricula are designed to prepare students to cope confidently and competently with everyday situations that demand the use of mathematical concepts including interpreting quantitative information, estimating, performing calculations mentally, measuring, understanding spatial relationships, and problem solving. The Mathematics program is intended to stimulate the spirit of inquiry within the context of mathematical thinking and reasoning.”

 

Mathematics 6 Aims and Goals

Mathematics 6 is part of the core curriculum for this grade.  Students will explore this course through independent studies, mathematical interactive games, simulations and investigations on the following topics.


Course Information / Course Units

Unit 1 Patterns and Equations – (6 weeks)

Ins and Outs of Math (2 weeks)

Plotting Our Points (2 weeks)

Graphs and Equations (2 weeks)

 

Unit 2 Understanding Number – (6 weeks)

The Numbers Game (2 weeks)

Multiples and Factors (2 weeks)

Integers (2 weeks)

 

Unit 3 Decimals – (3 weeks)

To the Point Numbers (3 weeks)

 

Unit 4 Angles and Polygons – (4 weeks)

Angles and Polygons (4 weeks)

 

Unit 5 Fractions, Ratios, and Percents – (6 weeks)

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers (2 weeks)

Understanding Ratios (2 weeks)

Working with Percents (2 weeks)

 

Unit 6 Geometry and Measurement – (4 weeks)

More on Polygons (2 weeks)

Perimeter, Area and Volume (2 weeks)

 

Unit 7 Data Analysis and Probability – (4 weeks)

Data & Graphs (2 weeks)

Probability (2 weeks)

 

Unit 8 Transformations – (3 weeks)

Transformations (3 weeks)