Norwayne Middle School 6^{th} Grade Math Syllabus
Course Description: In Grade 6, instructional time will focus on four critical areas: (1) connecting ratio and rate to whole number multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems; (2) completing understanding of division of fractions and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, which includes negative numbers; (3) writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations; and (4) developing understanding of statistical thinking.
1^{st} 9 Weeks
 Whole Number Operations
 Prime Factorization
 Greatest Common Factor
 Least Common Multiple
 Add/Subtract/Multiply Divide Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Add/Subtract/Multiply Divide Decimals
 The Distributive Property
 Write and Evaluate Expressions
 Factor Expressions
 Power of Exponents
 Order of Operations
 Properties of Operation
 Write Equations and Inequalities with 1 Variable
 Identify Dependent/Independent Variables

2^{nd} 9 Weeks
 Area of Parallelograms
 Area of Triangles
 Area of Trapezoids
 Area of Composite Figures
 Coordinate Plane
 Ratios and Rates
 Comparing and Graphing Ratios
 Percent Operations
 Covert Measurement Units
 Integers and their Opposites
 Fractions and Decimals on Number Line
 Absolute Value
 Comparing and Ordering Integers
 Horizontal/Vertical Number Lines
 Plot and Interpret Inequality on Number Line

3^{rd} 9 Weeks
 Ratio Tables
 Rates and Unit Rates
 Solving Equations using Addition or Subtraction
 Solving Equations using Multiplication or Division
 Volume of Rectangular Prisms
 3Dimensional Figures and Nets
 Surface Area of Prisms

4^{th} 9 Weeks
 Mean
 Measures of Center/Variation
 Mean Absolute Deviation
 StemandLeaf Plots
 Histograms
 Dot Plots
 Shapes of Distribution
 Boxand Whisker Plots
 InterQuartile Range
 Outliers
