SCASD 6th Grade Mathematics Resources include:
- *Connected Math Project: Homepage
- IXL (for State College): Sign-In Page
- Khan Academy (for help and tutorials): Homepage
*The main resource in 6th grade is CMP3, the Connected Mathematics Project.
- Weekly Challenge (when available): MathCounts Problem(s) of the Week
Content OverviewHelpful Links, Connections & Extensions(SCASD accounts only)
1. Prime Time
factors & multiplesNumber theory, factors, multiples, primes, composites, prime factorization; order of operations, distributive property.
2. Comparing Bits & Pieces
ratios, rational numbers, equivalenceRatio, unit rate, rate tables, rational numbers, decimals, percents, equivalence, absolute value, number line.
3. Let’s Be Rational
fraction operationsAddition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions, fact families.
4. Covering & Surrounding
2-dimensional measurementArea and perimeter relationships, area and perimeter of polygons, surface area and volume of rectangular prisms.
5. Decimal Operations
computing with decimals & percentsAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals, estimation; solutions for a % of b = c
6. Variables & Patterns
focus on algebraVariables, variable expressions, equations, inequalities; representations of relationships in tables, graphs, equations.
7. Data About Us
statistics & data analysisAnalysis of data distributions, including shape; measures of center (mean, median, mode); variability (range, inter quartile range, mean absolute deviation).
*8. What Do You Expect?
probability & expected valueProbability models, experimental and theoretical probability, analysis of compound events.
How Random is a Coin Toss? Dr. Persi Diaconis discusses his findings in this video. Thanks to Garrettt Gess for this viewpoint.