Camden-Rockport Middle School

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Math
Grade 6
 
Description:

COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: Sixth Grade Mathematics

LENGTH OF TIME: Full Year (60/65 minutes every day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students in grade 6 finish the final year of the EveryDay Math program. This curriculum develops four mathematical strands: Number & Operation, Geometry & Measurement, Data Analysis & Probability, and Algebra. The primary focus of the sixth grade year is on rational numbers and an introduction to understanding algebraic equations.  The Everyday Math program uses an instrumental approach that revisits topics regularly through activities that explore a wide variety of mathematical content to ensure full concept development.

 

KEY VOCABULARY:

Absolute value

Congruent

Quadrant

Adjacent (angles, sides)

Coordinate

Quotient

Algebraic expression

Corresponding (angels, sides)

Reciprocal

Average

Equation

Regular polygon

Axes (axis)

Function

Tessellation

Base (in exponent)

Reflection symmetry

Square root

Benchmark

Rotation symmetry

Expression

Bisect

Ordered pair

Variable

Circumference

Prime number

Volume

Commutative property

Prime factorization

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENTS:

Daily warm-ups

Frequent quizzes

Summary discussions

Group work

Unit tests

Unit projects

Problem of the Week challenges

Continental Math League challenges

NECAP tests given in fall

NWEA tests given fall & spring

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

EveryDay Math, Grade 6

Math Minutes Grade 6-8

AIMS Historical Math

The Best of Continental Math

Quia website with links and activities

Revised 8/12

 

 
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