Math

In Grade Six Mathematics many new concepts are introduced to students.  It is important that students have a solid grasp of grade five material in order to use their prior knowledge and build on their experiences to explore and understand the Grade Six Curriculm. The Homework Book Page on this website will contain important weekly Grade Five review of concepts directly related to the area we are currently studying in Grade Six, as well as a parent/gaurdian letter that contians activites for practicing the concepts students are learing in Grade Six at Home.

The following is a summary of the Strands, Units and Lessons that students will be learning in each term this year.

Term One

Strand: Data Management and Probability

Math Makes Sense UNIT 5: Data Management

  • Conducting a Survey
  • Constructing and Interpreting Graphs
  • Interpreting Data
  • Finding the Median

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Playing With Letters

Strand: Number Sense and Numeration

Math Makes Sense UNIT 2: Whole Numbers

  • The lessons in this unit will consist of:
  • Exploring One Million
  • Understanding Large Numbers
  • Comparing and Ordering Numbers
  • Exploring Multiples
  • Prime and Composite Numbers
  • Using Mental Math
  • Order of Operations
  • Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
  • Multiplying Whole Numbers
  • Dividing by a 2-Digit Number

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: At the Apiary

Strand: Patterning and Algebra

Math Makes Sense UNIT  1 : Number Patterns

  • Input and Output Machines
  • Number Patterns
  • Patterns in Division
  • Solving Equations

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Crack the Code

Strand: Geometry and Spatial Sense

Math Makes Sense UNIT 3: Geometry

  • Investigating Angles
  • Classifying Figures
  • Constructing Figures
  • Illustrating Objects

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Angle Hunt

Strand: Measurement

Math Makes Sense UNIT 9: Perimeter and Area (Volume to be covered Term 2)

  • Perimeter
  • Exploring Area
  • Area of a Parallelogram
  • Exploring Rectangles and Triangles

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Stationary Design

Strand: Number Sense and Numeration

Math Makes Sense UNIT 4: Decimals

  • Numbers in the Media
  • Exploring Thousandths
  • Comparing and Ordering Decimals
  • Rounding Decimals
  • Adding and Subtracting Decimals
  • Multiplying Decimals by 10, 100, 1000 and 10 000
  • Dividing Decimals by 10, 100, 1000 and 10 000
  • Multiplying Whole Numbers by 0.1, 0.01, and 0.001
  • Multiplying Decimals by a One Digit Whole Number
  • Dividing Decimals by a One Digit Whole Number
  • Dividing Decimals

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Harnessing the Wind

 

Term Two

Strand: Number Sense and Numeration

Math Makes Sense UNIT 8: Fractions, Percents, Ratios and Rates

  • Equivalent Fractions
  • Relating Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
  • Comparing and Ordering Mixed Numbers
  • Technology: Mixed Numbers on a Calculator
  • Adding Fractions
  • Subtracting Fractions
  • Exploring Percents
  • Relating Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
  • Fraction (denominator of 10, 100, 1000) to decimal
  • Estimating and Finding a Percent
  • Exploring Ratios
  • Equivalent Ratios
  • Exploring Rates

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Read the Label!

Strand: Data Management and Probability

Math Makes Sense UNIT 11: Probability

  • Describing Probabilities
  • Probability and Percent
  • Tree Diagrams
  • Conducting Experiments

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Alien Encounters

Strand: Patterning and Algebra

Math Makes Sense UNIT 10: Patterns in Number and Geometry

  • Representing Patterns
  • Relating Graphs and Input/Output Machines
  • Patterns in Geometry

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: (TBA)

Strand: Measurement

Math Makes Sense UNIT 9: Volume

  • Volume of Triangular Prism
  • Surface Area of a Triangular Prism

Math Makes Sense UNIT 6: Measurement

  • Surface Area of Rectangular Prism
  • Volume of a Rectangular Prism
  • The Cubic Meter
  • Capacity and Volume

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: (TBA)

Geometry and Spatial Sense

Math Makes Sense UNIT 7: Transformational Geometry

  • Rotations
  • Combined Transformations
  • Similar Figures
  • Rotational Symmetry

(From Unit 5: Graphing On a Coordinate Grid)

Learning will be assessed through:

  • Quiz
  • Open Ended Problem Solving Task
  • Test
  • Unit Problem: Art and Architecture

One response to “Math

  1. what happened to the math playground multiplication game? i kinda liked it and was going to practise on it . . .

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