Community ♦ Spirituality ♦ Academic Excellence

Sixth Grade

 

6th Grade Language Arts Curriculum
  • Grammar
  • Literary elements
  • Formal composition including, descriptive, narrative, expository, persuasive, and creative writing
  • Accelerated Reader 
  • Review of story elements
  • Vocabulary
  • Literature - based program using fiction, mythology, short stories, novels , and poetry
 
6th Grade Mathematics Curriculum
  • Operation with whole numbers, decimals, and percent concepts
  • Simple probability
  • Variables and exponents
  • Geometric concepts
  • Statistical analysis
  • Operations and integers
  • Solving simple equations
  • Mental Math
 
6th Grade Science Curriculum
  • Science Safety
  • Scientific method and Skills Ecology
  • Needs of living things
  • Cells, tissues, and organs
  • Classification of organisms
  • Simple organisms
  • Invertebrates and vertebrates
  • Plant structure and function
  • Human body
  • Fall Leaf collection
  • Spring Wildflower collection
  • Educational Field Trip
  • Life Science
 
6th Grade Social Studies Curriculum
  • Ancient Civilization and World Culture
  • Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China
  • Middle Ages
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Islamic Nations
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Map Skills
  • Time Period Newspapers
  • Geography
  • Continents
  • Educational Field Trip
 
6th Grade Foreign Language Curriculum
Spanish
  • Basic grammar, conversational structures, pronunciation, and vocabulary
  • Development of oral and written communication skills
  • Cultures of Spain and Latin America
  • Piata Fiesta to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
 
6th Grade Fine Arts Curriculum
Art
  • Continued skills in use of various media
  • Extend color studies using mixed media
  • Extend three dimensional design (ceramics)
Music
  • Choir
Drama
  • Play analysis
  • Voice and diction
  • Acting, pantomime
  • How to be a good audience member
Performance Opportunities
  • Choir, Saintly Singers, Band, Fall Play, and Spring Musical
 
6th Grade Physical Education Curriculum
  • Health class
  • Team Athletics - Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Field Hockey, Softball, Weight Training, Intramurals, Games, Track and Field, Cooperative Activities
  • Presidential fitness testing
 
6th Grade Enrichment Curriculum
Library
  • Book reviews
  • Historical Fiction, mythology, short stories, and novels
  • Research study and reference skills
Technology
  • Curriculum integration
  • Basic computer skills
  • Keyboarding
  • Word processing
  • Instructional Video Applications
  • Advanced computer applications
  • Internet Exploration
  • Developmentally appropriate software in various content areas