6.NS: Number Sense

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.

 Adding and Subtracting Integers
 Adding on the Number Line
 Addition of Polynomials
 Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

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., –(–3) = 3), and that 0 is its own opposite.

 Adding and Subtracting Integers
 Adding on the Number Line
 Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
 Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I

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
 Estimating Population Size
 Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)
 Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
 Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)
 Modeling Fractions (Area Models)
 Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

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.

 Absolute Value with Linear Functions
 Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
 Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

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.

 Estimating Sums and Differences
 Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
 Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)
 Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)
 Modeling Fractions (Area Models)
 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals
 Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)

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

 Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)
 Factor Trees (Factoring Numbers)
 Finding Factors with Area Models

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.

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios
 Proportions and Common Multipliers
 Road Trip (Problem Solving)

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

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Household Energy Usage
 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).

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Estimating Population Size
 Part-to-part and Part-to-whole Ratios
 Proportions and Common Multipliers
 Road Trip (Problem Solving)

6.C: Computation

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

 Adding Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
 Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)
 Dividing Fractions
 Dividing Mixed Numbers
 Estimating Sums and Differences
 Fractions Greater than One (Fraction Tiles)
 Fractions with Unlike Denominators
 Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Modeling Fractions (Area Models)
 Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)
 Multiplying Fractions
 Multiplying Mixed Numbers
 Multiplying with Decimals
 Subtracting Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
 Sums and Differences with Decimals

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

 Dividing Mixed Numbers
 Fractions with Unlike Denominators
 Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 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

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

 Order of Operations

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.

 Adding on the Number Line
 Order of Operations
 Solving Algebraic Equations II

6.AF: Algebra and Functions

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.

 Equivalent Algebraic Expressions I
 Equivalent Algebraic Expressions II
 Modeling the Factorization of x2+bx+c
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions I
 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions II
 Solving Algebraic Equations II

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.

 Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side
 Solving Equations on the Number Line

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.

 Compound Inequalities
 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Solving Equations on the Number Line
 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

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.

 Modeling One-Step Equations
 Solving Algebraic Equations II
 Solving Equations by Graphing Each Side
 Solving Equations on the Number Line

6.AF.6: Write an inequality of the form x > c, x ≥ c, x < c, or x ≤ 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.

 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
 Comparing and Ordering Decimals
 Compound Inequalities
 Exploring Linear Inequalities in One Variable
 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
 Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
 Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable

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)
 Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)
 Points in the Coordinate Plane

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)
 Points in the Coordinate Plane
 Points, Lines, and Equations
 Slope

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.

 Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
 Points, Lines, and Equations
 Slope

6.GM: Geometry and Measurement

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.

 Unit Conversions

6.GM.2: Know that the sum of the interior angles of any triangle is 180º and that the sum of the interior angles of any quadrilateral is 360º. Use this information to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

 Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles
 Polygon Angle Sum
 Triangle Angle Sum

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.

 Points in the Coordinate Plane

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.

 Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)

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

6.DS: Data Analysis and Statistics

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.

 Box-and-Whisker Plots
 Describing Data Using Statistics
 Mean, Median, and Mode
 Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
 Polling: City
 Polling: Neighborhood
 Populations and Samples
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Real-Time Histogram
 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

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

 Box-and-Whisker Plots
 Histograms
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Mean, Median, and Mode
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

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
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
 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.

 Box-and-Whisker Plots
 Mean, Median, and Mode
 Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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