• Math:   math
     
    6th Grade Students will be continuing to use the enVision 2.0  Math Program this year. This program encourages students to use real world situations to guide them as they solve problems. Students will work with a partner or in small groups with the guidance of a teacher to strategize, plan, and solve problems.  Students will be encouraged to use:  www.pearsonrealize.com  which provides students with online math practices, games, "Practice Buddy", assessments, math tools, glossary, video help and a student e-text.
     

    Topics that will be covered this year include: 

    • Algebra:
      • Algebraic Equations
      • Solve equations and inequalities
      • Coordinate geometry
      • Patterns and Equations       
    •  Divide Whole Numbers - fluently
    •  Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals - fluently
    •  Divide fractions by fractions
    •  Ratios:  Rates and percent
    •  Solve surface area and volume
    •  Measures of variability
    • ·Display and summarize data

     

     
     
    Science:   science
     
     This year, 6th graders will discover the world of science through the Next Generation Science Standards. Students will concentrate on asking questions, developing hypotheses, testing models, making evidence-based arguments and learning other skills that "real scientists"use all the time.  These practices and critical thinking are what scientists actually use to do their jobs. As educators, our goal is to improve students knowledge and performance in STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math subjects, so that they can be better prepared for college and the advancing job market.
     
     
     Students will be required to keep an "Interactive Notebook" to record their questions, data and research for each activity that we explore.
     
    Our Units of study are: 
    • Matter and Its Interactions
    • Energy and Forces in Motion
    • Space Systems and Exploration
    • Earth Systems 
     
     
     
     
    Social Studies:     Egypt  
     

    As we travel back in time through social studies, sixth grade students will enjoy many opportunities to learn about ancient civilizations of the world. This year students will recreate a miniature Stonehenge to making videos with "Claymation" videos of mummies as they study that allows them to gain an understanding of early civilizations in the world.  Students will be responsible for keeping a well organized notebook for note taking.  Students will work cooperatively in groups on many activities and projects that will guide them to a better understanding of each ancient culture.

     Units of study this year:

          -People of the Stone Age

          -Ancient Mesopotamia

          -Ancient Egypt

          -Ancient Greece

          -Ancient Rome