Math – 6th Grade Math Lesson Plan

Sixth Grade Mathematics

  • Unit 1 – Ratios And Rates and Proportions

This unit discusses finding greatest common factors using a list of factors and using prime factorization, finding the least common multiple using a list of multiples and using prime factorization. It also covers real world examples, comparing using multiplication, three ways to write ratios, simplifying ratios, finding unit rates, defining proportions, solving problems using proportional relationships, and divisibility rules.

 

  1. Acellus Lab-Ratios, Rates and Proportions
    1. List of Factors
    2. Using Prime Factors
    3. List of Multiples
    4. Using Prime Factorization
  2. IXL- Ratios and Proportions
  3. Quiz -Ratio’s and Proportions
  4. Another way of looking at the Greatest Common Factor After watching the video write in your notebook what is the common factor of three numbers shown.
  5. Understanding more about prime factors. (You will need a pencil and paper for practice. You will be asked to pause the video. Do the assignment and show it to your teacher, then resume the video)
  6. Prime factor trees. There will be examples for you to practice, you will need pencil and paper. (Don’t be afraid to ask for help if you still don’t get it.)
  7. Do you have it yet? Here’s more. Greatest Common factor notes.
  8. Use your IPad and play game “Math Factor II” Your goal in this game is to play until you reach a high score of 110 on level 1. Show you score to your teacher.
  9. Use your Ipad and play game “Multiplication Training” –Settings=4’s. Play until you have 5/5 on the Statistics chart. Show the result to your teacher.
  10. Watch: Understanding the least common multiple. Ask you teacher to give you a different set of multiples to work with other than the ones in the video, just for practice.
  11. Ask you teacher work with you if this work sheet on least common multiples is confusing.
  12. Prime factor trees. There will be examples for you to practice, you will need pencil and paper. (Don’t be afraid to ask for help if you still don’t get it.)
  13. Ask your teacher for the password to the “Common Factor” quiz and take the quiz.
  14. Use your Ipad and play game “Multiplication Training” –Settings=6’s. Play until you have 5/5 on the Statistics chart. Show the result to your teacher.
  15. Multiplication Song Drill -3’s, 4’s 5’s 10’s
  16. Use your Ipad and play game “Multiplication Training” –Settings=7’s. Play until you have 5/5 on the Statistics chart. Show the result to your teacher.
  17. Use your IPad and play game “Math Factor II” Your goal in this game is to play until you reach a high score of 110. On level 3. Show your score to your teacher.
  18. Watch: What is a ratio? After reviewing the video. Write the definition of ratio in your notebook.  Also watch this:  Ratios
  19. Use your IPad to play the game “Thinking Blocks.” –Use the first model to find the missing quantities. Play until you have four stars. Show the stars to your teacher.
  20. Use your Ipad and play game “Multiplication Training” –Settings=8’s. Play until you have 5/5 on the Statistics chart. Show the result to your teacher.
  21. Watch: What is a ratio? After reviewing the video. Write the definition of ratio in your notebook.  Also watch this:  Ratios
  22. Use your IPad to play the game “Thinking Blocks.” –Use the first model to find the missing quantities. Play until you have four stars. Show the stars to your teacher.
  23. Acellus Lab
    1. Real World Example
    2. Compare Using Multiplication
    3. Three Ways to Write Ratios
    4. Simplify Ratios
    5. Find Unit Rates
  24. IXL- Practice
    1. Unit prices with fractions and decimals (6-V.3)
    2. Unit prices with customary unit conversions (6-V.4)
  25. Watch: What is a ratio? After reviewing the video. Write the definition of ratio in your notebook.  Also watch this:  Ratios
  26. Exploring Learning Gizmo Complete the Percents, Fractions and Decimals exercise.
  27. Acellus Lab
    1. Define Proportions
    2. Solve Problems Using Proportional Relationships
    3. Divisibility Rules
  28. Tricks to divisibility
  29. IXL -Practice
    1. Percents of numbers and money amounts (6-S.4)
    2. Percents of numbers: word problems (6-S.5)
    3. Which is the better coupon? (6-V.1)
    4. Unit prices: which is the better buy? (6-V.2)
    5. Sale prices (6-V.5)
    6. Sale prices: find the original price (6-V.6)
    7. Percents – calculate tax, tip, mark-up, and more (6-V.7)
    8. Convert and compare customary units (6-T.3)
    9. Convert, compare, add, and subtract mixed customary units (6-T.4)
    10. Multiply and divide mixed customary units (6-T.5)
    11. Customary unit conversions involving fractions and mixed numbers (6-T.6)
    12. Convert and compare metric units (6-T.7)
    13. Convert between customary and metric systems (6-T.8)
    14. Get the password for the “Quiz” Ratios from your teacher and take the quiz.
  30. Actively Learn Math Related Reading (Raising Men)
  31. Gizmo Lab – Percents and Proportions. Assessment Quiz.

Unit 2. Fractions, Decimals and Percents

This unit covers changing decimals to fractions by writing what we say, and changing fractions to decimals by finding equivalent fractions, by dividing the numerator by the denominator, and by memorizing benchmark fractions. Also covered are converting percents to fractions and vice versa, converting percents to decimals and vice versa by using equivalent fractions and by moving the decimal. Other topics include percents greater than 100% and less than 1%, finding percent of a number using bar graphs, proportions, and multiplying by a decimal, solving percent problems, and the connections among fractions, decimals, and percents.

  1. Acellus Lab- Fractions, Decimals and Fractions
    1. Decimals to Fractions-Equivalent Fractions
    2. Decimals to Numerator/Denominator
    3. Decimals to Fractions-Benchmark Fractions
  2. IXL Practice-Fractions, Decimals and Percents
    1. Divide whole numbers by unit fractions using models (6-L.1)
    2. Reciprocals (6-L.2)
    3. Divide whole numbers and unit fractions (6-L.3)
    4. Divide fractions (6-L.5)
    5. Estimate quotients when dividing mixed numbers (6-L.6)
    6. Divide fractions and mixed numbers (6-L.7)
    7. Divide fractions and mixed numbers: word problems (6-L.8)
    8. Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two fractions (6-O.7)
    9. Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two fractions: word problems (6-O.8)
  3. Changing a decimal to a fraction.
  4. Watch: Decimal Song
  5. Decimal to Fractions, one more time!
  6. Bench mark decimals commonly used (Write 5 common benchmark decimals in your notebook with today’s date.
  7. Acellus Lab: 8-15 as listed below
  8. Changing percents to Fractions
  9. Changing Decimals to fractions  and watch video (Percent and decimals)
  10.  Percents Greater Than 100% and Less Than 1%
  11. Percent of a Number – Bar Diagrams
  12. Percent of a Number – Proportions
  13. Percent of a Number – Multiplying by a Decimal
  14.  Solving Percent Problems
  15. Connection Lesson-Fractions, Decimals, Percents
  16. IXL-Practice
    1. Divisibility rules (6-C.1)
    2. Division patterns with zeroes (6-C.2)
    3. Divide numbers ending in zeroes: word problems (6-C.3)
    4. Estimate quotients (6-C.4)
    5. Divide whole numbers – 2-digit divisors (6-C.5)
    6. Divide whole numbers – 3-digit divisors (6-C.6)
    7. Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two whole numbers (6-O.1)
    8. Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two whole numbers: word problems (6-O.2)
  17. Actively Learn Math Reading – Article given by teacher.
  18. Gizmo Lab – Dividing Fractions

Unit 3. Decimal Computations

This unit discusses adding and subtracting decimals, a review of whole number multiplication, multiplying and dividing decimals by whole numbers and by decimals, and the standard algorithm for dividing whole numbers.

       1. Acellus Lab-Decimal Computations

A.  Add Decimals
B. Subtract Decimals

2.  IXL -Decimal Computations

A. Add and subtract decimal numbers (6-G.1)

B. Add and subtract decimals: word problems (6-G.2)

C. Estimate sums and differences of decimals (6-G.3)

D. Maps with decimal distances (6-G.4)

3.Your teacher will review how to multiply whole numbers. Watch this video if you still don’t understand (Multiplying Decimals by Whole Numbers-Acellus)

4. Acellus Lab

A. Multiplying Decimals by Decimals

B. Multiply and Divide Decimals by Powers of 10

C. Divide decimals by whole numbers

D. Divide Decimals by Decimals

5. IXL-Practice

A. Estimate products of decimal numbers (6-H.1)

B.  Multiply decimals (6-H.2)

C. Inequalities with decimal multiplication (6-H.3)

D. Division with decimal quotients (6-H.7)

E.  Inequalities with decimal division (6-H.8)

F.  Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two decimals (6-O.4)

G. Add, subtract, multiply, or divide two decimals: word problems (6-O.5)

H. Perform multiple operations with decimals (6-O.6)

6. Gizmo Lab-Multiplying with decimals

7.  Actively Learn- Assignment given by teacher.

Unit 4. Fractions

This unit covers multiplying fractions by whole numbers and by fractions, simplifying before multiplying fractions, reviewing mixed numbers and improper fractions, multiplying mixed numbers, dividing whole numbers and fractions by fractions, dividing mixed numbers, and the connection between multiplying decimals and fractions.

1.  Acellus Lab- Fractions

           A. Multiply Fractions by Whole Number

                 B. Multiply Fractions by Fraction

C. Simplify Before Multiplying Fractions
D. Review Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions
E. Multiply Mixed Numbers
F. Divide Whole Numbers by Fractions
G. Divide Fractions by Fractions
H. Divide Mixed Numbers
I. Connection Lesson- Multiply Decimals & Fractions

2.   IXL

            A. Divide decimals by whole numbers (6-H.4)

            B Divide decimals by whole numbers: word problems (6-H.5)

            C.Multiply and divide decimals by powers of ten (6-H.6)

  3. Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers

              4.  Multiply Fractions by Fractions

  5.  Gizmo-   Adding Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
                      Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)
                      Multiplying with Decimals
                      Subtracting Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
                      Sums and Differences with Decimals

              6.  Actively Learn- Assignment given by teacher.

Unit 5.  Expressions

This unit covers the parts of an expression, writing verbal phrases as expressions, using exponents, numerical expressions, order of operations, algebraic expressions, substitution, the identity properties, using the distributive property to multiply mentally, to rewrite expressions, and to factor expressions, and equivalent expressions.

1. Acellus Lab

A. Parts of an Expression
B. Write Verbal Phrases as Expressions
C. Using Exponents
D. Numerical Expressions – Order of Operations
E. Algebraic Expressions – Substitution
F. Identify Properties
G. Distributive Property – Multiply Mentally
H. Distributing Expressions Video
I. Distributive Property – Rewrite Expressions
J. Distributive Property – Factor Expressions
K.Equivalent Expressions
L. Writing Addition and Subtraction Expressions Video
M. Writing and Expanding Multiplication Expressions Video
N. Factoring Expressions Video
O. Writing Division Expressions Video
P. Prepare for a review of all that we covered so far. There will be 60 problems. Log into Acellus with your password and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

2. IXL

A.Write multiplication expressions using exponents (6-D.1)

B.Evaluate exponents (6-D.2)

C.Find the missing exponent or base (6-D.3)

D.Exponents with decimal bases (6-D.4)

E.Exponents with fractional bases (6-D.5)

    3. Gizmo-   Pattern Flip (Patterns)

    4. Actively Learn- Problem solving given by teacher.

6. Equations

This unit discusses solving equations with substitution, solving and writing one step addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division equations, and solving equations with decimals, with fractions, with fractions using the lowest common multiple, and with cross products.

  1.  Acellus Lab

A.Solve Equations with Substitution
B.Solve One Step Addition Equations
C.Write One Step Addition Equations
D.Solve One Step Subtraction Equations
E.Solve One Step Multiplication Equations
F.Write One Step Multiplication Equations
G. Solve One Step Division Equations 
H. Write One Step Division Equation
I. Solve Equations with Decimals
J. Solve Equations with Fractions
K. Solve Equations with Fractions Using the LCM
L. Solve Equations with Cross Products
M.Multi-Step Problems in the Real World Video
N. From Equations to Inequalities Video
O. Writing and Graphing Inequalities in Real-World Problems Video 1 Video 2
P. Prepare for a unit review. This review will have 26 problems. Log into Acellus and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

   2. IXL

A. Does x satisfy an equation? (6-Z.1)

B. Which x satisfies an equation? (6-Z.2)

C.Solve one-step equations with whole numbers (6-Z.6)

D.Solutions to inequalities (6-AA.1)

E. Solve one-step inequalities (6-AA.4)

3.Gizmo Lab-  Points in the Coordinate Plane

4. Actively Learn-Assignment given by teacher.

Unit 7. Functions

This unit discusses function tables, geometric and arithmetic sequences, function rules, writing equations representing functions, graphing linear functions, real world functions (tables and graphs), inequalities, writing and graphing inequalities, and solving one-step linear inequalities.

1.Acellus Lab

A. Function Tables
B. Geometric and Arithmetic Sequences
C. Function Rules
D. Write Equations Representing Functions
E. Graph Linear Functions
F. Real World Functions – Tables and Graphs
G. Inequalities
H. Write Inequalities
I. Graph Inequalities
J. Solve One-Step Linear Inequalities
K. Prepare for a unit review. This review will have 20 problems. Log into Acellus and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

2.IXL Practice

A.Model and solve equations using algebra tiles (6-Z.4)

B.Write and solve equations that represent diagrams (6-Z.5)

C.Solve one-step equations with whole numbers (6-Z.6)

D.Solve one-step equations with decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers (6-Z.7)

E.Solve one-step equations: word problems (6-Z.8)

F.Write inequalities from number lines (6-AA.2)

G.Graph inequalities on number lines (6-AA.3)

3. Gizmo: One step equations

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor

Unit 8. Integers, Coordinate Plane

This unit covers real world situations where graphing is useful, graphing, absolute value, comparing and ordering, defining rational numbers, comparing and ordering rational numbers, and locating and graphing ordered pairs.

  1. Acellus Lab

A.Real World Situations
B. Graphing
C. Absolute Value
D. Compare and Order
E. Define Rational Numbers
F. Compare and Order Rational Numbers
G. Locate Ordered Pairs
H. Graph Ordered Pairs
I. Prepare for a unit review.This review will have 16 problems. Log into Acellus and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

2. IXL Practice

A.Solve one-step equations: word problems (6-Z.8)

B.Identify independent and dependent variables (6-BB.2)

C.Find a value using two-variable equations (6-BB.3)

D.Solve word problems involving two-variable equations (6-BB.4)

E.Complete a table for a two-variable relationship (6-BB.5)

F.Write a two-variable equation (6-BB.6)

G.Identify the graph of an equation (6-BB.7)

H.Graph a two-variable equation (6-BB.8)

I.Interpret a graph: word problems (6-BB.9)

J.Write an equation from a graph using a table (6-BB.10)

3.Gizmo Lab-    Using Algebraic Equations
                        Using Algebraic Expressions

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor.

Unit 9 Area

This unit presents a review of polygons and discusses area of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids, finding missing lengths of parallelograms, triangles, and trapezoids, polygons on the coordinate plane, and area of composite figures.

  1.   Acellus Lab

A. Review of Polygons
B. Area of Parallelograms
C. Find Missing Lengths of Parallelograms
D. Area of Triangles
E. Find Missing Lengths of Triangles
F. Area of Trapezoids
G. Find Missing Lengths of Trapezoids
H. Polygons on the Coordinate Plane
I. Area of Composite Figures
J. Prepare for a unit review.This review will have 18 problems. Log into Acellus with your password and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

2.  IXL Practice

A. Area of rectangles and squares (6-FF.2)

B  Area of triangles (6-FF.3)

C. Area of parallelograms and trapezoids (6-FF.4)

D. Area of quadrilaterals (6-FF.5)

E. Area of compound figures (6-FF.6)

F.Compare area and perimeter of two figures (6-FF.10)

3. Gizmo

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor

10. Volume and Surface Area

This unit discusses three-dimensional figures, volume of rectangular and triangular prisms, finding the missing dimensions of prisms, nets, surface area of rectangular prisms, and surface area of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, and pyramids, all using nets.

1. Acellus Lab

1. Three-Dimensional Figures
2. Volume of Rectangular Prisms
3. Volume of Triangular Prisms
4. Find Missing Dimensions of Prisms
5. Nets
6. Surface area of Rectangular prisms 
7. Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms using nets
8. Surface Area of Triangular Prisms Using Nets
9. Surface Area of Pyramids Using Nets
10. Prepare for a unit review.This review will have 18 problems. Log into Acellus with your password and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

3. Gizmo

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor

2. IXL Practice

A. Volume of cubes and rectangular prisms (6-FF.14)

B. Objects on a coordinate plane (6-X.1)

C. Distance between two points (6-X.5)

D. Nets of three-dimensional figures (6-EE.3)

E. Surface area of cubes and rectangular prisms (6-FF.15)

F. Volume and surface area of triangular prisms (6-FF.16)

3. Gizmo

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor

11. Exploring Statistics

This unit covers statistical questions, measures of center (mean, mode, and median), measures of variation, mean absolute deviation, choosing appropriate measures, shape of data, line lots, histograms, and box plots.

  1. Acellus Lab

A. Statistical Questions
B. Measures of Center – Mean
C. Measures of Center – Mode
D. Measures of Center – Median
E. Measures of Variation
F. Mean Absolute Deviation
G. Choose Appropriate Measures
H. Shape of Data
I. Line Plots
J. Histograms
K. Box Plots
L. Prepare for review.This review will have 112 problems. Log into Acellus and take the review. (Acellus Review set by instructor)

2. IXL Practice

A. Calculate mean, median, mode, and range (6-HH.1)

B. Interpret charts to find mean, median, mode, and range (6-HH.2)

C.Mean, median, mode, and range: find the missing number (6-HH.3)

3. Gizmo: Mean, median,mode and range

4. Actively Learn- Activity given by instructor