GRADE 6 AT A GLANCE
Hampton School District
Grade 6 at a Glance
Reading Literature - genre exploration, character analysis, making personal connections, inferencing, analyzing multiple sources, and summarizing
Nonfiction/Informational - summarizing, using text-based evidence to support claims, research for science and social studies.
Speaking and Listening- collaborative discussion, summarizing, reporting on topics, adapt speaking to the task and audience
Process: brainstorm, use graphic organizers, draft, revise, conference, and edit
Product: narrative, informational, persuasive argument
Language - parts of speech, usage, punctuation, capitalization, spelling patterns, Spelling Connections, word origin
The Number System - Computational and problem solving skills with operations on decimals, fractions, absolute value, rational numbers, creating number lines, and the coordinate plane.
Ratios and Proportional Relationships - Ratio relationships, unit rates, and percents.
Expressions and Equations - Write, read, and evaluate expressions, and solve real world problems with equations and inequalities.
Geometry - Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.
Statistics and Proportional Relationships - Display and summarize numerical data sets, and develop understanding of statistical variability.
Cellular Biology - structure, characteristics, and systems of living things
Ecology - interactions of organisms including the human impact
Astronomy - solar system scale, sun/earth/moon relationships and gravity
Waves - simple models and digital vs. analog relationships
STEM and Scientific inquiry
Supporting Learning at Home
Homework is posted on Google Classroom.
Homework is given nightly in multiple subject-areas.
Students should read regularly at home.
Students may also be assigned book projects.
Homework is generally meant for students to do independently, but we encourage checking your child’s work.