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MahometSeymour Schools

Curriculum

Mathematics  Grade 6 Accelerated


Tools for Problem Solving

The learner will be able to use the four step plan
for problems solving.

The learner will be able to employ estimation of
sums, differences, products and quotients.

The learner will be able to choose appropriate method
to solve problems using estimation.

The learner will be able to evaluate expressions
using the order of operations.

The learner will be able to evaluate simple numeric
and algebraic expressions.

The learner will be able to apply powers and
exponents in evaluating expressions.

Applications with Decimals

The learner will be able to compare and order
decimals.

The learner will be able to round decimals.

The learner will be able to estimate with decimals.

The learner will be able to multiply decimals,
including powers of 10.

The learner will be able to divide decimals.

The learner will be able to express standard form
numbers in scientific notation and vice versa.

The learner will be able to round decimal quotients
to specified places.

The learner will be able to use proportions to change
metric units of length, capacity, and mass.
The learner will
be able to express fractions as decimals (terminating or repeating).

Statistics and Data Analysis

The learner will be able to learn to interpret line
graphs and bar graphs.

The learner will be able to organize data in
frequency tables.

The learner will be able to choose appropriate scale
and intervals for data.

The learner will be able to construct line plots.

The learner will be able to find the mean, median,
and mode of a set of data.

The learner will be able to construct stem and leaf
plots.

The learner will be able to make predictions from
graphs.

The learner will be able to interpret potential for
misleading data.
The learner will
be able to construct and interpret box and whisker plots.

Patterns and Number Sense

The learner will be able to apply divisibility tests.

The learner will be able to find the prime
factorization of a composite number.

The learner will be able to recognize and extend
sequence.

The learner will be able to find the greatest common
denominator and least common multiple of two or more numbers.

The learner will be able to express fractions in
simplest form.
The learner will
be able to illustrate the meaning of percent.

The learner will be able to express fractions as
percents.
The learner
will be able to express percents and decimals as fractions.

The learner will be able to solve problems by using
an equation.

The learner will be able to change units in the
customary system.

The learner will
find the probability of a simple event.

The learner will be able to read and write integers.

The learner will be able to find the opposite and
absolute value of an integer.

The learner will be able to compare and order
integers.

The learner will be able to graph points on a
coordinate plane.

The learner will be able to add, subtract, and
multiply integers using models.

The learner will be able to add, subtract, multiply,
and divide integers.

The learner will be able to solve equations with
integer solutions.

The learner will be able to use negative exponents.

Investigations in Geometry

The learner will be able to measure angles using a
protractor.

The learner will be able to classify angles.

The learner will be able to identify polygons.

The learner will be able to discover the sum of the
angle measure of any polygon.

The learner will be able to classify triangles and
quadrilaterals.

The learner will be able to identify regular
polygons.

The learner will be able to understand the making of
a tessellation.

The learner will be able to create Escherlike
drawings by using translations.

The learner will be able to create Escherlike
drawings by using reflections.

The learner will be able to find the area of rectangles
and parallelograms.
The learner will be able to find the square roots of
perfect squares.

The learner will be able to use the Pythagorean
Theorem to find the length of a missing side of a right triangle.

The learner will be able to find the area of
triangles and trapezoids.

The learner will be able to find the area of circles.

The learner will be able to find the surface area of
a rectangular prism.

The learner will be able evaluate numerical and
algebraic expressions by using the order of operations.
The learner will be able to identify and solve
equations.

The learner will be able solve equations using the
addition, subtraction, multiplication and division properties of equality.

The learner will be able to solve problems by working
backward.

The learner will be able to write algebraic
expressions and equations from verbal phrases and sentences.

The learner will be able to solve twostep equations.
The learner will be able to solve problems by using
an equation.
The learner will be able to find the perimeter and
area of rectangles, squares, and parallelograms.
The learner will be able to identify and solve
inequalities.

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The learner will be able to estimate sums,
differences, products and quotients of fractions and mixed numbers.

The learner will be able to add and subtract
fractions and mixed numbers.

The learner will be able to multiply fractions and
mixed numbers.

The learner will be able to find perimeter and
circumference.

The learner will be able to divide fractions and
mixed numbers.
The learner will be able to use + and x properties
to solve problems.

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Using Proportional Reasoning

The learner will be able to express ratios as
fractions and determine whether two ratios are equivalent.
The learner will be able to determine unit rates.

The learner will be able to solve proportions.

The learner will be able to solve problems involving
scale drawings.

The learner will be able to express fractions as
percent and vice versa.

The learner will be able to express decimals as
percent and vice versa.
The learner will be able to express percent
greater than 100% and percent less and 1% as fractions and decimals.
The learner will be able to find percent of a
number.
The learner will be able to solve problems using
the percent proportions.

The learner will be able to estimate percent by
using fractions and decimals.
The learner will be able to construct a circle
graph and interpret a circle graph.

The learner will be able to predict actions of a
larger group by using a sample.

The learner will be able to find the percent of
increase or decrease.

The learner will be able to solve problems
involving sales tax and discounts.

The learner will be able to solve problems
involving simple interest.



