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## 6th Grade Math

What we do:

• Part 2 of two-year program of pre-algebra
• Mastery with logic, problem-solving strategies, and making math-related connections to the world beyond the classroom
• Whole number operations, basic arithmetic operations, estimation, and complex problem-solving using whole numbers or decimals
• Comparing and ordering fractions and finding fraction/decimal equivalents
• Computation of percentages, interest, and compound interest
• Number theories and properties, order of operations, property of zero, distributive, associative, commutative, and identity properties
• Evaluation of simple numerical phrases with one or two algebraic variables
• Squares of whole numbers, Pythagorean Theorem
• Use of both metric system and system of measurement commonly used in the United States
• Linear measurement including perimeter, patterns, functions, and algebra

How we do it:

• Small group and whole class instruction
• Exploration with manipulatives
• Inquiry-based projects
• Daily homework
• Tests and quizzes