Sixth grade students take either Math 6 or Accelerated Math 6. Placement is based on their class performance in fifth grade math as well as their fifth grade achievement test scores.
In Math 6, students expand their mastery of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and integers. They explore a variety of geometric topics involving area, volume, and measurement. Students also develop critical thinking and problem solving skills while working with ratios, functions, proportions, percents, probability, algebra, and graphs. Curriculum: McGraw Hill Reveal Math Course 1
In Accelerated Math 6, students develop skills using number sense, patterns, and algebraic thinking. They perform various operations using decimals, fractions, and integers. Students solve equations, inequalities, functions, and proportions as well as work with ratios and percents. Students explore geometric figures, their areas, measurements, volumes, and surface areas. Skills of interpreting and investigating data, statistics and probability are also developed. Curriculum: EnVision Math 2.7 Grade 7