Sixth Grade Curriculum

Below are standard courses and homeschool curriculum for Sixth Grade.

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Reading/Literature 6

  • Daily reading of classic literature from our library or yours
  • Log and track your progress

Language Arts 6

  • Strengthen, edit, and revise grammar and writing
  • Argumentative essays
  • Narrative essays
  • Creative writing
  • Digital presentations
  • Improve writing using research, dictionary, and thesaurus
  • Cite bibliographic references and sources
  • Increase vocabulary and spelling
  • Cursive writing

Math 6

  • Ratios and proportions
  • Ratios and real world problems
  • Percents
  • The coordinate plane and plotting points
  • Graphing ordered pairs on the coordinate plane
  • Positive and negative numbers
  • Writing and evaluating expressions
  • Writing equations from word problems
  • Substitute values for variables
  • Generate and recognize equivalent expressions
  • Solve one variable equations
  • Solve multiplication algebra equations
  • Expand knowledge about area and volume
  • Understand and recognize statistical questions
  • Graphing data by making line plots, charts, and tables

History/Social Studies 6

  • Geography of ancient civilizations
  • Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution
  • Political, economic, and social structures of ancient civilizations
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient India
  • Ancient China
  • Ancient Rome

Science 6

  • Plate tectonics and Earth’s structure
  • Topography of the Earth’s surface
  • Heat (thermal energy)
  • Ecology
  • How energy and matter differ in amounts and use
  • Improve investigative and research skills

Visual and Performing Arts 6

  • Dance, music, art
  • Drawing (traditional and digital)
  • Art projects
  • Museum tours

Physical Education 6

  • Calisthenics
  • Build stamina and flexibility
  • Stretching and calisthenic techniques
  • Record and track your progress

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