###### 11 – 12 years

Sixth grade is a year of education for students ages 11–12. In many nations, it is the first year of middle school or the last year of elementary school.

#### Skills that Children Will Learn

• Division of whole numbers
• Division of fractions
• Operations with decimals
• Evaluating expressions w/ whole-number exponents
• Interpreting, ordering, and plotting rational numbers on a number line or on a coordinate plane
• Solving one-step algebraic equations
• Understanding & using ratio reasoning to solve problems
• Order of operations with exponents
• Simplifying & evaluating algebraic expressions
• Finding unit rates
• Calculating percent of a quantity
• Solving problems involving area of parallelograms and triangles
• Finding surface area and volume of cubes and rectangular prisms
• Writing and representing inequalities on a number line
• Analyzing the relationship between independent and dependent variables using graphs/tables
• Developing understanding of statistical variability
• Summarizing and describing data distribution
• Number Concepts (6 weeks)
• Rational Numbers on the Number Line (4 weeks)
• Expressions, Exponents & Properties (5 weeks)
• Equations & Inequalities (3 weeks)
• Ratios (8 weeks)
•  Data Analysis (5 weeks)
• Geometric Concepts