• What will my child study in sixth grade?

Math

• Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers
• Find common factors and multiples
• Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions
• Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems
• Convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages
• Solve one variable equations and inequalities
• Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume
• Develop an understanding of statistical variability
• Summarize and describe distributions
• Graph ordered pairs in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane
• Analyze the relationship between independent and dependent variables using graphs and tables, and relate them to an equation.

English Language Arts

• Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems and literary nonfiction
• Determine the meaning of words used in a text including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
• Compare and contrast texts in different genres
• Analyze themes of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details
• Describe how a story’s plot unfolds and how it relates to the devolvement of the characters
• Explain an author’s point of view in a text
• Draw evidence from literary and informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research
• Conduct short research projects to answer a question
• Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences