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Connected Math Program • CMP3 Grade 6 Homepage  ~ concepts, explanations, worked homework examples and background
• CMP3 Goal ~ All students should be able to reason and communicate proficiently in mathematics. They should have knowledge and skill in the use of vocabulary, forms of representation, materials, tools, techniques and intellectual methods of the discipline of mathematics, including the ability to define and solve problems with reason, insight, inventiveness and proficiency.

 Unit Parent Letter Concept Overview Prime Time factors & multiples Number theory: factors, multiples, primes, composites, prime factorization Order of operations, distributive property Comparing Bits & Pieces ratios, rational numbers, equivalence Ratio, unit rate, rate tables, rational numbers decimals, percents, equivalence, absolute value Let's Be Rational fraction operations Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions, fact families (algebra) More emphasis on division of fractions, estimation and properties of operations Covering & Surrounding 2-D Measurement Area/ perimeter relationships, nets, surface area, volume of rectangular prisms (including fractions) Decimal Operations computations with decimals & percents Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division Solutions for a % of b = c Variables & Patterns algebra focus Variables, expressions, equations, inequalities, relationships in tables, graphs, equations Data About          Us statistics and data analysis Analysis of data distributions, including shape, measures of center and variability (range, mean absolute deviation, IQR, histograms, box plots)