Sixth Grade Math

STILL UNDER A LOT OF CONSTRUCTION

Below is the Common Core 6th grade curriculum guide that my district is using.  We are using Singapore math and there are a lot more strategies and hands on activities.  My goal is to get all of my activities posted for all the sections and add new activities that I find during the school year.

Unit 1: Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples

Review

2.5 (5A) – 6.NS.2

Chapter 1 Positive Numbers and the Number Line

1.1   The Number Line (6.NS.6)

  • Represent numbers on a number line, Write statements of inequality comparing two whole numbers using the symbols > and < , Represent fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals on a horizontal number line , Represent fractions, mixed numbers and decimals on a vertical number line , Write statements of inequality for two fractions or two decimals using the symbols > and < , Compare numbers in different forms

1.2   Prime Factorization

  • Identify composite numbers , Write a composite number as a product of its prime factors

Activities: https://www.box.com/files/0/f/0/All_Files#/files/0/f/368805369/Prime_Factorization

1.3   Common Factors and Multiples (6.NS.1), (6.NS.4)

  • Identify the common factors of two whole numbers , Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers , Use the greatest common factor with the distributive property , Find the common multiples of two numbers , Find the least common multiple of two whole numbers , Hands on Activity-Find common factors and the greatest common factor of 2 numbers

Activities:  https://www.box.com/files#/files/0/f/375499127/1/f_3046723969

1.4   Squares and Square Roots

  • Find a square of a whole number , Find a square root of a perfect square

Activities: https://www.box.com/files#/files/0/f/342054003/Square_Roots/f_2757819761

1.5   Cubes and Cube Roots

  • Find a cube of a whole number , Find a cube root of a perfect cube , Evaluate numerical expressions that contain exponents

Unit 2: Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers

Chapter 2 Negative Numbers and the Number Line

2.1 Negative Numbers (6.NS.5)

  • Recognize the use of positive and negative numbers in real-world situations
  • Represent negative numbers on a number line
  • Write statements of inequality using the symbols > and <
  • Interpret and explain statements of order for positive and negative numbers in real-world situations
  • Hands on Activity-Represent Negative Numbers on a Number Line and Compare Two Negative Numbers Using > and <

2.2 Absolute Value (6.NS.6a), (6.NS.7a,b,c,d) (6.NS.8)

  • Write the absolute value of a number
  • Use absolute value to interpret real-world situations

MISSING: 6.NS.6b

Chapter 9 The Coordinate Plane

9.1 Points on the Coordinate Plane (6.NS.6c)

  • Find the coordinates of points on a coordinate plane
  • Draw and identify polygons on a coordinate plane
  • Hands on Activity-Identifying Quadrilaterals Drawn on a Coordinate Plane

9.2 Length of Line Segments (6.NS.8)

  • Find the lengths of line segments on the x-axis and y-axis
  • Find lengths of line segments parallel to the x-axis and y-axis
  • Plot points on a coordinate plane for a real-world problem and solve it

9.3 Real-World Problems: Graphing (6.NS.8)

  • Graph and equation on a coordinate plane

Unit 3: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by  fractions

Chapter 3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Decimals

 PK

  • Add and subtract decimals (6.NS.3)

3.1 Dividing Fractions (6.NS.1)

  • Divide a whole number by a unit fraction
  • Dividing a whole number by a proper fraction
  • Divide a fraction by a fraction
  • Divide a fraction by an improper fraction or a mixed number
  • Hands-On Activities-Dividing whole numbers by a fraction, dividing fractions, dividing fractions with a remainder, division involving whole numbers and fractions

3.2 Multiplying Decimals (6.NS.3)

  • Multiply tenths by a whole number
  • Multiply hundredths by a whole number
  • Multiply tenths by tenths
  • Multiply decimals by decimals with one decimal place
  • Multiply decimals with one or more decimal places
  • Hands-On Activities: Find the Factors of a Decimal

3.3 Dividing Decimals (6.NS.3)

  • Divide a whole number by a decimal with one decimal place
  • Divide a whole number by hundredths
  • Divide tenths by tenths
  • Divide hundredths by hundredths
  • Divide hundredths by tenths

3.4 Real-World Problems: Fractions and Decimals (6.NS.3)

  • Multiply decimals to solve real-world problems
  • Divide decimals to solve real-world problems
  • Divide a whole number by a fraction to solve two-step problems
  • Divide a whole number by a fraction to solve multi-step problems
  • Decide whether to round up or down to solve real-world problems
  • Divide a fraction by a whole number to solve real-world problems
  • Divide a fraction by a  fraction to solve real-world problems

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