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```					                                                  ZILLAH 6th GRADE EXPECTATIONS
MATH                           Least Common               explore squares and       READING                         review recurring       WRITING
Denominator                 square roots and the                                        themes
   apply these concepts        Pythagorean Theorem                                       use information to
to sequencing,             find area of triangles,                                     support
simplifying ratios and      circles, and trapezoids                                   summarize reading
fractions and               as well as estimate the                                     passage
exploring                   area of irregular                                         explain the
relationships among         shapes                                                      significance
fractions, decimals,       compute the volume                                      produce written, oral,
probability and             and surface area of                                      and /or creative
percents                    rectangular prisms                                       project
   use arithmetic              and cylinders                                           develop an increased
operations on integers                                                               vocabulary
and be introduced to                                                                review and expand        Students will:
function operations                                   Students will:                 the use and               demonstrate the
Students will:                 (input/output) as well                                 demonstrate and              understanding of            ability to write a
 explore techniques for       as graphing ordered                                      increase ability to         writing conventions,        coherent 5-paragraph
problem solving,            pairs on the                                             read with                   content, organization,      essay or letter in the
basic equations, and        coordinate system                                        comprehension,              and style                   expository and
finding the areas of        including                                                develop an                                              descriptive modes
parallelograms              transformations                                          appreciation of                                       demonstrate an
 perform operations          solve one and two-                                       diverse genres, and                                     awareness of correct
with decimals               step equations and                                       become versed in the                                    grammar, mechanics,
including conversions       inequalities                                             use of literary                                         and usage of the
between fractions and      convert verbal                                           terminology                                             English language
decimals as well as         expressions and                                        reinforce a variety of                                 demonstrate an
within the metric           equations to algebraic                                   genres                                                  awareness of the
system                     be introduced to                                          biography                                             correct spelling of
 create various ways          graphing equations                                        autobiography                                         words deemed
of displaying data as      review fraction                                           drama                                                 appropriate for 6th
well as analyze and         operations                                                short story                                           graders
make predictions           use proportional                                          essay                                               demonstrate the
based on given data         reasoning to solve                                        folklore                                              ability to peer and
and displays                problems including                                        informational                                         self-edit their writing
 use number patterns          scale, conversions,
 identify the elements
and prime                   and percent
factorization to find      explore patterns as
 review
Least Common                they pertain to angles,
 compare
Multiple, Greatest          polygons, symmetry,
and transformations                                       review author’s
Common Factor, and
purpose
SOCIAL STUDIES                    Analyze the ethnic         with United States       three types of            design, build, and use             surface maps,
groups, customs,           culture.                 invertebrates              complex machines:                  forecast
languages,                Study significant       describe the               friction, efficiency            Severe Storms:
hobbies, and               time periods in          distinguishing                                                thunderstorms,
religions that make        Latin American           characteristics of       EARTH SCIENCE                        hurricanes,
culture.                  Learn about major        and echinoderms                                               tropical storm,
 Compare and                things that are         identify examples of                                          warm air, cool air
contrast Canadian          important to Latin       the three types of                                       identify, demonstrate,
culture with               American                 invertebrates                                             and build replicas of
United States              economies.              predict, infer, and                                       Earth’s layers, plates,
Specific Skills: Map               culture.                  Write a report on a                                                                earthquakes, and
skills, chart and graph           Study significant          Latin American           animal adaptations                                        volcanoes: working
skills, critical thinking,         time periods in            country.                                                                           went system, and
writing, and forming                                                                                                                             monitoring through
reports.
UNITED STATES                                                                                                                                   identify and describe
important things      SCIENCE
 Identify the states                                                                                                                         the characteristics of
that are important                                                           Student will be able to:
that make up the
northeast, south,
to Canadian                                                                   identify the                   igneous rocks,
economy.                                                                        characteristics and           sedimentary rocks,
Midwest, and west                                                                                                                        metamorphic rocks,
regions of the                                                                                             interrelationships of
LATIN AMERICA                                                                        the:                          and the rock cycle:
United States.
 Learn the                                                                         Ocean Floor:                hardness scale, where
 Identify what the                                                                                                                           found, uses, and
four regions base
countries in                                                                     which includes
Mexico, Central                                                                     features, abyssal         fossils
their economies            America, South                                                                                               participate,
on.                                                                                                            plain, mid-ocean
America, and                                                                        ridge, trench,            demonstrate, problem
 Analyze the                   Caribbean and be                                                                                              solve, describe and
different ethnic                                 Students will be able to:                                     seamount, and
able to label the      recognize that                                              atoll                     use magnets to build
groups, customs,                                                                                                                         and explore motors.
languages,
countries on a           animals have the                                        Ocean
map.                     same basic needs                                           Ecosystems:              demonstrate
hobbies, and             Learn the capitals                                                                                             following directions
religions that make                               distinguish between                                         environmental
of the Latin             vertebrate and                                             conditions,               with hands on
up United States           America countries                                 Student will be able to:                                    building of a spinning
culture.                                            invertebrate animals.                                      intertidal zone,
and be able to                                     build a more                                              coil motor
 classify (group)                                            coral reef, estuary
label the capitals       animals                     complete                    Atmosphere:                demonstrate basic
CANADA                             on a map.                                            understanding of                                         knowledge and
 Learn what a                                          Research a particular                                       layers,
 Analyze the ethnic        animal and
buoyancy using the             thermosphere,             understanding of the
Canadian province                                                                   Laser/STC kits                                           use of battery and
groups, customs,         communicate orally                                         mesosphere,
is and be able to              languages,                                         design, build, and use                                    current
label the Canadian                                      the findings                                               stratosphere,
hobbies, and                                         simple machines:
provinces on a                                        describe the important                                      troposphere, air
religions that make                                  fulcrum, effort arm,           mass
map.                                                    characteristics of
up Latin American                                    resistance arm,             Weather
 Learn the capitals             Culture.
sponges, cnidarians,
pulley, wheel, and
of the Canadian                                         and worms                                                  Predictions:
 Compare and             compare and contrast
axel                           meteorologists,
provinces and be               contrast Latin                                     design, build, and use
able to label the                                       the structures in the                                      station model,
American culture                                     inclined planes;
capitals on a map.                                                                  wedges, and screws

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