Grade 6 Mathematics, Semester A

  • Date created

    June 29, 2020

  • Last updated

    March 31, 2021

Enroll in Grade 6 Mathematics with Dolphin STEM Academy

Course Overview

Mathematics is the study of the patterns around us. Using the tools in this course, you
will learn more about how to solve problems involving ratios, rates, fractions and
decimals. You will also explore number lines, the coordinate plane, and absolute value.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Analyze proportional relationships, and determine the ratios that describe them.
Use your own words to describe the relationship a ratio describes.
Apply arithmetic operations to decimals and fractions.
Work fluently with fractions and decimals, converting fractions to decimals and vice versa.
Solve common factors and multiples.
Visualize numbers and ordered pairs by using number lines and the coordinate plane.
Determine solutions to inequalities on number lines.
Evaluate expressions using absolute values.

General Skills

To participate in this course, you should be able to do the following:
Complete basic operations with word-processing software, such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs.
Perform online research using various search engines and library databases.
Communicate through email and participate in discussion boards.

For a complete list of general skills that are required for participation in online courses,
refer to the Prerequisites section of the Plato Student Orientation document, found at
the beginning of this course.

Credit Value

Grade 6 Mathematics A is a 0.5-credit course.

Course Materials

Notebook
Computer with Internet connection and speakers or headphones
Microsoft Word or equivalent
Microsoft Excel or equivalent

Course Pacing Guide

This course description and pacing guide is intended to help you stay on schedule with
your work. Note that your course instructor may modify the schedule to meet the
specific needs of your class.

Unit 1: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Summary

In this unit, you will explore basic principles of ratios and proportional relationships.
Using the skills you learn, you will be able to solve real-world problems that use ratios
and rates. For example, you’ll be able to convert feet into inches, double or halve
recipes, or describe a relationship between two objects using proportional language
(e.g., the building is twice as tall as the tree next to it).

Grade 6 Mathematics Semester A, Unit 1 Syllabus

Syllabus for Grade 6 Mathematics, Semester A, Unit 1

Unit 2: The Number System

Summary

In this unit, you will apply and extend your understanding of multiplication and division to
operations that involve decimals and fractions. You will also find common factors and
multiples.

Grade 6 Mathematics Semester A, Unit 2 Syllabus

Syllabus for Grade 6 Mathematics, Semester A, Unit 2

Unit 3: Visualizing Numbers

Summary

In this unit, you will apply and extend your understanding of numbers to the system of
rational numbers. You will explore solutions of inequalities on a number line. You will
use the coordinate plane, a useful tool for visualizing the behavior of equations, and
explore absolute values and their unique role in manipulating equations.

Grade 6 Mathematics Semester A, Unit 3 Syllabus

Syllabus for Grade 6 Mathematics, Semester A, Unit 3

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