Math Learning Tools: Grade 6


Grade 6 Investigations
Data About Us Bits & Pieces Part 2
Bits & Pieces: Part 1 How Likely Is It?
Coverings & Surroundings  




Data About Us
Students will learn about formulating questions, gathering, organizing, representing, and analyzing data as well as interpreting results from data.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
1 - Looking at Data 1.1 Organizing Your Data Exploring Histograms (NCTM) Histogram
Activities
  6.D.1
1.2 Interpreting Graphs Bar Graphs (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2
1.5 Experimenting with the Median Plop It (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2
2 - Types of Data 2.2 Counting Pets Bar Graph (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2
3 - Using Graphs to Group 3.1 Travelling to School Stem and Leaf Plotter (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2
3.2 Jumping Rope Stem and Leaf Plotter (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2
5.3 Data with the Same Mean Plop It (Project Interactivate)     6.D.1, 6.D.2

 



Bits & Pieces: Part 1
Students will learn how to move among fractions, decimals, and percents, and how to compare and order rational numbers.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
2 - Comparing Fractions 2.2 Finding Equivalent Fractions Fraction Bars (Project Interactivate)     6.N.4, 6.N.5, 6.N.7
2.4 Comparing Fractions to Benchmarks Bounded Fraction Pointer (Project Interactivate)     6.N.4, 6.N.5, 6.N.6
3 - Cooking with Fractions 3.2 Baking Brownies Fraction Sorter (Project Interactivate)     6.N.4, 6.N.6
4 - From Fractions to Decimals 4.3 Using Decimal Benchmarks Number Pan Balance (NCTM)     6.N.5, 6.N.7
5 - Moving Between Fractions and Decimals 5.2 Writing Fractions as Decimals Number Pan Balance (NCTM)     6.N.5, 6.N.7
6 - Out of One Hundred 6.1 It's Raining Cats Cats DataBase (Tabletop)     6.N.5, 6.N.7
6.2 Dealing with Discounts
6.3 Changing Forms (Launch)
Fraction Model (NCTM)     6.N.4, 6.N.5
6.4 It's Raining Cats and Dogs Percentages (Virtual Manipulatives)     6.N.4, 6.N.5

 



Coverings and Surroundings
Students will explore area and perimeter relationships in polygons and circles.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
3 - Constant Area, Changing Perimeter 3.1 Building Storm Shelters Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives)     6.M.1
4 - Constant Perimeter, Changing Area 4.1 Fencing In Spaces Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives)     6.M.1
4.2 Adding Tiles to Pentominoes Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives)     6.M.1

 



Bits & Pieces: Part 2
Students will gain understanding and skill with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions and decimals, and with solving percent problems.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
2 - More About Percents 2.1 Finding Percents Fraction Model (NCTM) 6.N.4, 6.N.5
2.2 Finding a General Strategy Percentages (Virtual Manipulatives) More About Percents   6.N.4, 6.N.5
2.4 Making Circle Graphs Pie Chart (Virtual Manipulatives) 6.N.4, 6.D.2
5 - Finding Areas and Other Products 5.2 Discounting Brownies Multiplication of Fractions (Virtual Manipulatives) 6.N.14

 



How Likely Is it?
Students will explore reasoning about uncertainty, experimental and theoretical probabilities, equally-likely and unequally-likely events.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
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The alignments on this page are based on work done by the Boston Public Schools and the Educational Development Center (EDC) and funded by a No Child Left Behind grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education.