• 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.

    The overarching goal of CMP is to help students and teachers develop mathematical knowledge, understanding, and skill along with an awareness of and appreciation for the rich connections among mathematical strands and between mathematics and other disciplines. The CMP curriculum development has been guided by our single mathematical standard:

    All students should be able to reason and communicate proficiently in mathematics. They should have knowledge of and skill in the use of the 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 technical proficiency. 

     Welcome to CMP3 Message            


    CMP3 Unit

    Family Letter

    Content Overview

     Helpful Links, Connections & Extensions
    (SCASD accounts only) 


    1. Prime Time

    factors & multiples



    Prime Time Letter


    Number theory, factors, multiples, primes, composites, prime factorization; order of operations, distributive property.
     Prime Time  


    2. Comparing Bits & Pieces

    ratios, rational numbers, equivalence



    Comparing Bits & Pieces Letter


    Ratio, unit rate, rate tables, rational numbers, decimals, percents, equivalence, absolute value, number line.


    3. Let’s Be Rational

    fraction operations



    Let's Be Rational Letter



    Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division of fractions, fact families.


    4. Covering & Surrounding

    2-dimensional measurement



    Covering & Surrounding Letter


    Area and perimeter relationships, area and perimeter of polygons, surface area and volume of rectangular prisms.
     C & S  


    5. Decimal Operations

    computing with decimals & percents



    Decimal Operations Letter


    Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals, estimation; solutions for a % of b = c
     Decimal Ops  


    6. Variables & Patterns

    focus on algebra



    Variables & Patterns Letter


    Variables, variable expressions, equations, inequalities; representations of relationships in tables, graphs, equations.
     V & P  


    7. Data About Us

    statistics & data analysis



    Data About Us Letter


    Analysis 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 value



    What Do You Expect? Letter


      Probability models, experimental and theoretical probability, analysis of compound events.  

    What Do You Expect?

    What Do You Expect? 

    List of Materials necessary for each Investigation Problem

    How Random is a Coin Toss?  Dr. Persi Diaconis discusses his findings in this video.  Thanks to Garrettt Gess for this viewpoint.

    Probability Tool (Investigations 3, 4. & 5)

    Pascal's Triangle Video (Inv. 5) 


Last Modified on August 5, 2020