Sixth Grade

English Language Arts


While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to:

  • Support ideas and arguments using evidence from multiple credible sources
  • Use technology tools to communicate effectively with others
  • Write complete, effective sentences.paragraphs, and essays for a variety of purposes
  • Analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone
  • Read a variety of genres (including types of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry)and identify the components that make each unique
  • Analyze literary elements and their contributions to the text
  • Prove central theme and main idea by providing support details from text

Energy and the Environment


While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to:

  • think big and toward the future as they explore sustainable solutions to our energy needs and investigate the impact of energy in our lives and in the world.

Math


While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to comprehend:

  • Surface area and volume
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Ratios and rates
  • Fractions, decimals, and percents
  • Angles
  • Order of operations
  • Probability
  • Number Sense
  • Math Facts

Science


While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to:

  • Use past failures to revise and improve design and experimentation
  • Analyze data to accurately explain their findings in an experiment and show supporting evidence
  • Use the appropriate tool and measurements so they can accurately describe, represent, and analyze phenomena in the physical world
  • Create and interpret multiple types of graphs when provided an experimental process
  • Create a model representation to explain processes

Social Studies


While in our classrooms, your student will be learning about these topics and developing the ability to:

  • Interpret and use key features of a map
  • Compare and contrast different points of view
  • Analyze the cause and effect of a conflict
  • Demonstrate effective collaboration skills
  • Summarize main idea through clear and coherent writing on a topic
  • Use text features to support comprehension of informational text
  • Summarize the main idea of a topic