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Math 6 Part 1
LI.MAT.200608.1.PE
Course Length: 1 Semester
Has Textbook: Yes
Math 6 Part 1 will provide a solid foundation in mathematics by covering topics such as decimals, fractions, expressions, equations, graphing, measurement, and statistics. This course will introduce students to ratios, percentages, and geometry, and will also teach students how to collect and interpret data and display their findings through graphs. Students will learn to recognize patterns and to work with variables. Prime numbers, factoring, and divisibility rules will be covered as well, and students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
It is recommended that students possess a solid understanding of the concepts covered in Math 5 or equivalent course work before enrolling in this course.


Course Objectives

Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills

  • Solve whole numbers.
  • Estimate and round with whole numbers.
  • Use properties of numbers to solve problems.
  • Solve open-ended questions using different strategies.
  • Determine the value of exponents.
  • Evaluate expressions using order of operations.
  • Solve decimals.

Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills

  • Find the mean, median, mode, and range of a set of data.
  • Create and interpret frequency tables and line plots.
  • Create and interpret bar graphs, line graphs, and circle graphs.
  • Create and interpret stem-and-leaf plots.
  • Recognize misleading graphs and statistics.
  • Describe patterns of a set of numbers and data.
  • Solve expressions containing one variable with mental math.

Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills

  • Use divisibility rules to solve problems.
  • Calculate prime numbers and prime factorization.
  • Use the knowledge of factors to find the Greatest Common Factor.
  • Use factors to find equivalent fractions.
  • Estimate with proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.
  • Find the Least Common Multiple using lists of multiples.
  • Convert between fractions and decimals.

Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills

  • Solve fractions with like and unlike denominators.
  • Solve equations containing mixed numbers.
  • Measure elapsed time.
  • Solve equations involving proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers.
  • Change units in the customary system.

Course Materials

  • Prentice Hall Mathematics (textbook) 

*Available as an iText course