Math Lessons for a Living Education

Grade Six Content

Lesson 1: Working with Whole Numbers

Lesson 2: Whole Numbers in the Real World

Lesson 1: Working with Whole Numbers

Multiplication and division facts are reviewed throughout.

Lesson 5: Working with Factors

Lesson 7: Using Factors and Multiples in Operations

Lesson 8: Review of Fraction Concepts

Lesson 9: Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Page 120: What are ratios?

Lesson 15: Percents

Lesson 16: Using Decimals and Percents in the Real World – Savvy Shopping

Lesson 17: Comprehensive Review of Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Lesson 12: Decimal Basics

Lesson 13: More Work with Decimals

Lesson 14: Using Decimals in the Real World

Lesson 16: Using Decimals and Percents in the Real World – Savvy Shopping

Lesson 17: Comprehensive Review of Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Lesson 20: Graphs and Charts

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Lesson 18: Geometry

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Lesson 18: Geometry

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Lesson 20: Graphs and Charts

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Pages 246 – 249: Hourly wages

Page 257 – Checking accounts

Lesson 16: Using Decimals and Percents in the Real World – Savvy Shopping

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Curricular Competencies

Reasoning/Analyzing

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Page 32: critical thinking exercise

Pages 34, 35: story problems

Pages 28, 63, 64: rounding

Mental Math strategies reviewed throughout.

Pages 45 – 47: calculator skills

Page 233: using a calculator to work with decimals

Pages 32, 33: critical thinking – what operation do I use? (parts 1 and 2)

Page 53: averaging ages of family members

Understanding/Solving

Pages 34-43: story problems

Lesson 16: Using Decimals and Percents in the Real World — Savvy Shopping

Page 168: Focus exercise: story problems

Page 169: research exercise

Page 179: Hands-on fraction manipulatives

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Communicating/Representing

There are many opportunities to explain mathematical concepts throughout.

Page 152: How does knowing your multiplication facts … help you?

There are many opportunities to verbalize mathematical thinking throughout.

Page 105: reducing prime numbers diagrams

Page 18: make flashcards

Pages 65 – 68: Roman numerals

Pages 74, 79, 80: fraction diagrams

Page 95: factoring chart

Pages 112, 113 – various diagrams

Page 182: Use Your Noodle – draw a doodle!

Page 179: fraction manipulatives

Connecting/Reflecting

Page 23: division tricks

Page 28: oral review

Page 32: critical thinking exercise

Page 152: How does knowing your multiplication facts … help you?

Page 32: critical thinking exercise

Page 86: bookshelf illustration

Page 150, 151: The World Around You!

Page 238: Math Connections (units of measure)

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