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Grade Six Parent Resources
Sixth grade mathematics is about (1) connecting ration and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems; (2) completing understanding of division of fractions and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, which includes negative numbers; (3) writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations; and (4) developing understanding of statistical thinking.
Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates (35 days)
How to use a Tape Diagram - video
Finding Equivalent Rations - website
Using a Double Number Line - video
Introduction to Unit Rate - video 
Ratios and Rates - video
Solving Ratio Problems Using Ratio Tables and the Coordinate Plane - video
Percent as a Rate Per 100 - video
Module 2: Arithmetic Operations Including Dividing by a Fraction (25 days)
Dividing Fractions Using a Model - video
Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers - video
Converting Fractions to Decimals - video
Dividing Decimals - website
Long Division - handout
Module 3: Rational Numbers (25 days)
Understanding Negative Numbers on a Number Line - video
Ordering Integers - game
Relationship Between Absolute Value and Order - video
Rational Numbers and the Coordinate Plane - video
Module 4: Expressions and Equations (45 days)
Introduction to Exponents (lesson 5) - video
Order of Operations (lesson 6) - video
Commutative Property of Addition and Multiplication (lesson 8) - video
Additive Property of Zero and Multiplicative Property of One (lesson 8) - video
Variables, Expressions and Equations (lessons 15-22) - video
Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems (25 days)
Area of a right triangle (lessons 1-6) - video
Area of polygons (lessons 1-6) - video
Area of a trapezoid (lessons 1-6) - video
Volume of prisms (lessons 11-12) - video
Surface area of a rectangular prism (lessons 13-20) - website
Module 6: Statistics (25 days)
Mean absolute deviation (lessons 6-11) - website
Mean, median and mode (lessons 6-11) - video
Mean by equally distributing (lessons 6-11) - video
Dot plots (lesson 20) - video
ESL Resources
Picture definitions of math words - website
Vocabulary - handout