Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Topic 5: Understand and Use Ratio and Rate

This week we started topic 5 in 6th grade math.  Topic 5 focuses on understanding and using ratio and rate.  We will practice ten specific skills in this topic:

5.1:  Understand Ratios
5.2:  Generate Equivalent Ratios
5.3:  Compare Ratios
5.4:  Represent & Graph Ratios
5.5:  Understand Rates & Unit Rates
5.6:  Compare Unit Rates
5.7:  Solve Unit Rate Problems
5.8:  Ratio Reasoning:  Convert Customary Units
5.9:  Ratio Reasoning:  Convert Metric Units
5.10:  Relate Customary & Metric Units

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Topic 4: Representing and Solving Equations and Inequalities


This week we begin practicing topic 4 skills.  Topic 4 is about representing and solving equations and inequalities.  Specifically, we will practice the following ten skills:

4.1:  Understand equations and solutions.
4.2:  Apply properties of equality.
4.3:  Write and solve addition and subtraction equations.
4.4:  Write and solve multiplication and division equations.
4.5:  Write and solve equations with rational numbers.
4.6:  Understand and write inequalities.
4.7:  Solve inequalities.
4.8:  Understand independent and dependent variables.
4.9:  Use patterns to write and solve equations.
4.10:  Relate tables, graphs, and equations.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Topic 3: Numeric and Algebraic Expressions




This week in math we begin topic 3. We will practice the following seven skills:

3.1) Understand and represent exponents.
3.2) Find greatest common factor and least common multiples.
3.3) Write and evaluate numerical expressions.
3.4) Write algebraic expressions.
3.5) Evaluate algebraic expressions.
3.6) Generate equivalent expressions.
3.7) Simplify algebraic expressions.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Topic 2: Integers & Rational Numbers










Our second topic is about integers and rational numbers. We will focus on six specific skills. In topic 2, students will:

2.1) Understanding integers.
2.2) Representing rational numbers on the number line.
2.3) Identifying the absolute values of rational numbers.
2.4) Representing rational numbers on the coordinate plane.
2.5) Finding distances on the coordinate plane.
2.6) Representing polygons on the coordinate plane.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Topic 1: Use Positive Rational Numbers





Welcome to 6th grade math. Our first topic is computation fluency. Students will practice using positive rational numbers. More specifically, students will:

1.1) Fluently add, subtract, and multiply decimals.
1.2) Fluently divide whole numbers and decimals.
1.3) Multiply fractions.
1.4) Understand division with fractions.
1.5) Divide fractions by fractions.
1.6) Divide mixed numbers.
1.7) Solve problems with rational numbers.