Skip to main content

Sixth Grade Curriculum Overview

English Language Arts


     I. READING
          a. Comprehension – literal and figurative
          b. Structure of Literature
          c. Conflict and Resolution
          d. Protagonist/Antagonist


    II. COMPOSITION
          a. Persuasive
          b. Descriptive
          c. Narrative
          d. Expository
          e. Poetic


   III. SPEAKING AND LISTENING
          a. Comprehension
          b. Summary Reports
          c. Discussion and Debate


    IV. LANGUAGE
          a. Spelling and Vocabulary
          b. Grammar and Usage
          c. Punctuation


Mathematics – Advance 1


     I. NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS
          a. Numeration
          b. Basic Operations
          c. Properties of Numbers and Operations
          d. Estimation


    II. ALGEBRA
          a. Ratios and Proportional Reasoning
          b. Patterns, Relationships, and Functions
          c. Variables
          d. Expressions and Equations
          e. Inequalities


   III. GEOMETRY
          a. Basic Terminology
          b. Properties and Relationships of Lines
          c. Properties and Relationships of Angles
          d. Properties and Relationships of Polygons
          e. Pythagorean Theorem
          f. 3D Figures
          g. Coordinate Geometry


    IV. MEASUREMENT
          a. Measuring Physical Attributes
          b. Conversion of Systems of Measurement
          c. Perimeter, Area, Surface Area, and Volume
          d. Similarity and Problem Solving
          e. Measurement Instruments


     V. STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
          a. Data Collection and Representation
          b. Data Sets and Characteristics
          c. Probability of Chance
          d. Probability Model


    VI. PROBLEM SOLVING
          a. 4-Step Process
          b. Strategies

 

History – Ancient Civilization


Science – Molecules to Organisms

 

ELECTIVE COURSES: Each student is given the choice to take 1-2 elective course, depending on whether the course is yearlong or semester only. Elective courses are designed to allow students to make choices for their learning interest. Certain courses are Monday through Friday; Monday, Wednesday, Friday; or Tuesday, Thursday. Elective courses are every day from 10:05AM – 10:55AM. For more details on elective courses, please click here.

 

                                                                                                                                             10/2018