Academic Standards

6.NS.1: Understand that positive and negative numbers are used to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge). Use positive and negative numbers to represent and compare quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.

6.NS.2: Understand the integer number system. Recognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself (e.g., â??(â??3) = 3), and that 0 is its own opposite.

City Tour (Coordinates)

Real Number Line - Activity B

6.NS.3: Compare and order rational numbers and plot them on a number line. Write, interpret, and explain statements of order for rational numbers in real-world contexts.

Comparing and Ordering Decimals

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

Estimating Population Size

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals

Ordering Percents, Fractions, and Decimals Greater Than 1

6.NS.4: Understand that the absolute value of a number is the distance from zero on a number line. Find the absolute value of real numbers and know that the distance between two numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference. Interpret absolute value as magnitude for a positive or negative quantity in a real-world situation.

Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

Real Number Line - Activity B

6.NS.5: Know commonly used fractions (halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, eighths, tenths) and their decimal and percent equivalents. Convert between any two representations (fractions, decimals, percents) of positive rational numbers without the use of a calculator.

Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

6.NS.6: Identify and explain prime and composite numbers.

Factor Trees (Factoring Numbers)

Finding Factors with Area Models

6.NS.7: Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers from 1 to 100, with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor.

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)

6.NS.8: Interpret, model, and use ratios to show the relative sizes of two quantities. Describe how a ratio shows the relationship between two quantities. Use the following notations: a/b, a to b, a:b.

Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios

Polling: Neighborhood

6.NS.9: Understand the concept of a unit rate and use terms related to rate in the context of a ratio relationship.

Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios

Polling: Neighborhood

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

6.NS.10: Use reasoning involving rates and ratios to model real-world and other mathematical problems (e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations).

Estimating Population Size

Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios

Polling: Neighborhood

Road Trip (Problem Solving)

6.C.1: Divide multi-digit whole numbers fluently using a standard algorithmic approach.

No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)

6.C.2: Compute with positive fractions and positive decimals fluently using a standard algorithmic approach.

Adding Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Multiplying with Decimals

Sums and Differences with Decimals

6.C.3: Solve real-world problems with positive fractions and decimals by using one or two operations.

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)

Multiplying Fractions

Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Multiplying with Decimals

Sums and Differences with Decimals

6.C.4: Compute quotients of positive fractions and solve real-world problems involving division of fractions by fractions. Use a visual fraction model and/or equation to represent these calculations.

Dividing Fractions

Dividing Mixed Numbers

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)

6.C.5: Evaluate positive rational numbers with whole number exponents.

6.C.6: Apply the order of operations and properties of operations (identity, inverse, commutative properties of addition and multiplication, associative properties of addition and multiplication, and distributive property) to evaluate numerical expressions with nonnegative rational numbers, including those using grouping symbols, such as parentheses, and involving whole number exponents. Justify each step in the process.

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)

Order of Operations

6.AF.2: Apply the properties of operations (e.g., identity, inverse, commutative, associative, distributive properties) to create equivalent linear expressions and to justify whether two linear expressions are equivalent when the two expressions name the same number regardless of which value is substituted into them.

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)

6.AF.3: Define and use multiple variables when writing expressions to represent real-world and other mathematical problems, and evaluate them for given values.

6.AF.4: Understand that solving an equation or inequality is the process of answering the following question: Which values from a specified set, if any, make the equation or inequality true? Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true.

Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

Solving Two-Step Equations

6.AF.5: Solve equations of the form x + p = q and px = q fluently for cases in which p, q and x are all nonnegative rational numbers. Represent real world problems using equations of these forms and solve such problems.

Adding on the Number Line

Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations

Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side

Solving Two-Step Equations

6.AF.6: Write an inequality of the form x > c, x â?¥ c, x < c, or x â?¤ c, where c is a rational number, to represent a constraint or condition in a real-world or other mathematical problem. Recognize inequalities have infinitely many solutions and represent solutions on a number line diagram.

Compound Inequalities

Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

System of Two Quadratic Inequalities

6.AF.7: Understand that signs of numbers in ordered pairs indicate the quadrant containing the point; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes. Graph points with rational number coordinates on a coordinate plane.

City Tour (Coordinates)

Real Number Line - Activity B

6.AF.8: Solve real-world and other mathematical problems by graphing points with rational number coordinates on a coordinate plane. Include the use of coordinates and absolute value to find distances between points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate.

City Tour (Coordinates)

Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)

Pythagorean Theorem with a Geoboard

Real Number Line - Activity B

6.AF.9: Make tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with whole-number measurements, find missing values in the tables, and plot the pairs of values on the coordinate plane.

Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)

Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios

Points, Lines, and Equations

Polling: Neighborhood

6.GM.1: Convert between measurement systems (English to metric and metric to English) given conversion factors, and use these conversions in solving real-world problems.

6.GM.3: Draw polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; use coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate; apply these techniques to solve real-world and other mathematical problems.

City Tour (Coordinates)

Pythagorean Theorem with a Geoboard

6.GM.4: Find the area of complex shapes composed of polygons by composing or decomposing into simple shapes; apply this technique to solve real-world and other mathematical problems.

Area of Triangles

Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)

6.GM.5: Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths using unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths (e.g., using technology or concrete materials), and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths of the prism. Apply the formulas V = lwh and V = Bh to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths to solve real-world and other mathematical problems.

Balancing Blocks (Volume)

Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)

Fraction Artist 2 (Area Models of Fractions)

Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A

6.GM.6: Construct right rectangular prisms from nets and use the nets to compute the surface area of prisms; apply this technique to solve real-world and other mathematical problems.

Surface and Lateral Areas of Prisms and Cylinders

Surface and Lateral Areas of Pyramids and Cones

6.DS.1: Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for the variability in the answers. Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.

Mean, Median, and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Real-Time Histogram

6.DS.2: Select, create, and interpret graphical representations of numerical data, including line plots, histograms, and box plots.

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Describing Data Using Statistics

Histograms

Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)

Mean, Median, and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Populations and Samples

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

6.DS.3: Formulate statistical questions; collect and organize the data (e.g., using technology); display and interpret the data with graphical representations (e.g., using technology).

Box-and-Whisker Plots

Describing Data Using Statistics

Graphing Skills

Histograms

Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Real-Time Histogram

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Time Estimation

6.DS.4: Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context in multiple ways, such as: report the number of observations; describe the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement; determine quantitative measures of center (mean and/or median) and spread (range and interquartile range), as well as describe any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered; and relate the choice of measures of center and spread to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

Describing Data Using Statistics

Mean, Median, and Mode

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

Correlation last revised: 10/22/2014