Wyoming - Mathematics: 6th Grade

  • Content Standards     Adopted: 2003

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

MA6.1: Students use numbers, number sense, and number relationships in a problem-solving situation.

MA6.1.1: Students use the concept of place value to read and write decimals (to 1000ths) in words, standard, and expanded form.

Comparing and Ordering Decimals
Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)
Treasure Hunter (Decimals on the Number Line)

MA6.1.2: Students multiply decimals (10ths & 100ths) and divide whole numbers by 2-digit divisors and divide decimals by whole numbers.

Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)
Multiplying with Decimals

MA6.1.3: Students represent the number line using integers.

Comparing and Ordering Integers
Real Number Line - Activity A

MA6.1.4: Students explain their choice of estimation and problem solving strategies and justify results when performing number operations with fractions and decimals in problem-solving situations.

Estimating Sums and Differences

MA6.1.5: Students identify prime and composite numbers and apply prime factorization to numbers less than 100.

Factor Trees (Factoring Numbers)
Finding Factors with Area Models

MA6.1.6: Students demonstrate an understanding of fractions and decimals by:

MA6.1.6.a: representing fractions as division of whole numbers;

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

MA6.1.6.b: converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions;

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers

MA6.1.6.c: simplifying fractions and mixed numbers;

Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)
Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)
Fractions Greater than One (Fraction Tiles)
Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

MA6.1.6.d: writing fractions in equivalent forms;

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

MA6.1.6.e: using parts of a set;

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)
Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)
Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)

MA6.1.6.g: converting between decimals (from .01 to .99), fractions and representing percentages.

Percents, Fractions and Decimals
Treasure Hunter (Decimals on the Number Line)

MA6.1.7: Students add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators.

Fractions Greater than One (Fraction Tiles)

MA6.2: Students apply geometric concepts, properties, and relationships in a problem-solving situation.

MA6.2.1: Students classify, describe, compare, and draw representations of 1- and 2- dimensional objects and angles.

Classifying Triangles

MA6.2.2: Students identify and classify congruent objects by properties appropriate to grade level.

Classifying Quadrilaterals - Activity A
Classifying Triangles
Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

MA6.3: Students use a variety of tools and techniques of measurement in a problem-solving situation.

MA6.3.1: Students apply estimation and measurement of length to content problems and express the results in metric units (centimeters and meters).

Measuring Trees

MA6.3.5: Students determine the area and perimeter of regular polygons and the area of parallelograms, with and without models.

Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)
Rectangle: Perimeter and Area

MA6.4: Students use algebraic methods to investigate, model, and interpret patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, and graphs in a problem-solving situation.

MA6.4.1: Students recognize, describe, extend, create, and generalize patterns, such as numeric sequences, by using manipulatives, numbers, graphic representations, including charts and graphs.

Arithmetic Sequences
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Finding Patterns
Geometric Sequences
Graphing Skills

MA6.5: Students use data analysis and probability to analyze given situations and the results of experiments.

MA6.5.1: Students systematically collect, organize, and describe/represent numeric data using line graphs.

Describing Data Using Statistics
Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)
Graphing Skills
Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

MA6.5.2: Students, given a scenario, recognize and communicate the likelihood of events using concepts from probability (i.e., impossible, equally likely, certain) appropriate to grade level.

Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)

Content correlation last revised: 3/29/2010