Math Learning Tools:
Grade 6 

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, equallylikely and unequallylikely
events.
Investigation 
Lesson 
Tool 
Worksheet 
Assessment 
Standards 
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