Grade 6 Math Curriculum

Activities in the Mathematics grade 6 series cover: 

Number Sense and Numeration
  • Reading and writing numbers to 1,000,000
  • Place value to 1,000,000
  • Expressing numbers in standard and expanded form
  • Four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers
  • Comparing and ordering whole numbers
  • Special types of numbers (odd/even, prime/composite)
  • Rounding off whole numbers
  • Order of operations
  • Working with fractions- proper, improper, and mixed numbers
  • HCF (Highest Common Factor)
  • LCM ( Lowest Common Multiple)
  • Four operations ( addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using fractions
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Place value system of decimals
  • Rounding decimal numbers off
  • Four operations ( addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) using decimals
  • Introduction to percentage
  • Working with percentages
  • Introduction to ratio and proportion
  • Working with ratios and proportions
  • Read and write monetary values- extending knowledge to include values up to $10,000.00
  • Review concepts related to time
  • Review concepts related to distance & speed
  • Metric system units (linear, capacity & mass)
  • Review of perimeter concepts
  • Calculating perimeter of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles
  • Review of area concepts
  • Calculating area of triangles, quadrilaterals, circles
  • Review of volume concepts
  • Calculating volume of rectangular prisms
Geometry & Spatial Sense
  • Review of the terms and components that are used in geometry
  • Review of the tools which are used in Geometry
  • Angles: what an angle is, drawing & measure, classifications of angles
  • Classifications of polygons
  • Comparing geometric shapes and/or polygons- congruent and symmetrical
  • Transformational geometry
  • Introduction to the Cartesian plane
  • Plotting coordinates in the first quadrant of the Cartesian plane
Patterning & Algebra
  • Mathematical relationships in number patterns
  • Analyzing number patterns and identifying their ‘patterning’ rules
  • Creating number pattern
  • Concepts of algebra- variables, algebraic expressions, equations, and inequalities
  • Solving simple equations and inequalities
Data Management & Probability
  • Data and statistics
  • Graphing- types and their uses
  • Interpreting graphs
  • The concepts of probability
  • Calculating the probability of an event’s occurrence
Problem Solving
  • The rationale for problem solving and the important role it plays in everyday life
  • The processes required to solve problems
  • The various strategies that can be used to solve problems- depending upon the type of the problem you are challenged with