Math Syllabus

Norwayne Middle School 6th 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.


1st 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


2nd 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


3rd 9 Weeks

  • Ratio Tables
  • Rates and Unit Rates
  • Solving Equations using Addition or Subtraction
  • Solving Equations using Multiplication or Division
  • Volume of Rectangular Prisms
  • 3-Dimensional Figures and Nets
  • Surface Area of Prisms



4th 9 Weeks

  • Mean
  • Measures of Center/Variation
  • Mean Absolute Deviation
  • Stem-and-Leaf Plots
  • Histograms
  • Dot Plots
  • Shapes of Distribution
  • Box-and Whisker Plots
  • Inter-Quartile Range
  • Outliers




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