## Grade 6 Mathematics Overview

In sixth grade, students focus on

- building problem-solving skills and strategies
- comparing and ordering positive and negative numbers
- practicing operations with positive numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, and decimals
- using ratios, rates, and percents
- simplifying algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, using coordinates to create graphs, writing linear equations, and using tables and graphs to represent equations
- finding the areas of polygons and circles, finding perimeter and circumference, and finding the surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes
- applying statistical reasoning to data sets, and finding the mean, the median, and the mode of data sets

**Trimester 1**

Our focus is on number.

The following chapters will be covered:

Chapter 1: Positive Numbers and the Number Line

Chapter 2: Negative Numbers and the Number Line

Chapter 3: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Decimals

Chapter 4: Ratio

**Trimester 2**

Our focus is on number and algebra.

The following chapters will be covered:

Chapter 5: Rates

Chapter 6: Percent

Chapter 7: Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 8: Equations & Inequalities

Chapter 9: The Coordinate Plane

**Trimester 3**

Our focus is on geometry and data.

The following chapters will be covered:

Chapter 10: Area of Polygons

Chapter 11: Circumference and Area of Circles

Chapter 12: Surface Area and Volumes of Solids

Chapter 13: Introduction to Statistics

Chapter 14: Measures of Central Tendency

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