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6th Grade Mathematics

Mathematical Practices

  1. Makes sense of problems and perseveres in solving them
  2. Reasons abstractly and quantitatively
  3. Constructs viable arguments and critiques the reasoning of others
  4. Represents thinking with visual models and equations
  5. Uses appropriate tools strategically
  6. Attends to precision

Number Sense and Operations

  1. Performs all four operations with fractions, decimals, percents and integers to solve problems
  2. Identifies and uses factors, multiples, and prime factorization
  3. Understands and uses the inverse relationships of addition/subtraction and multiplication/division with whole numbers
  4. Understands and uses ratios and proportions to represent quantitative relationships


  1. Demonstrates understanding of linear relationships
  2. Solves one step equations with one variable
  3. Uses tables, graphs, and equations to model linear relationships
  4. Uses proportional relationships to solve problems

Geometry and Measurement

  1. Precisely describes the properties of and classifies relationships among two- and three-dimensional objects
  2. Uses formulas accurately (area, surface area, volume)
  3. Understands relationships among units and converts from one unit to another within the same system

Data Analysis and Probability

  1. Collects, organizes, and interprets data
  2. Uses probability to make and test conjectures about the results of experiments and simulations
  3. Creates and uses graphical representations of data
  4. Finds, uses, and interprets measures of center and spread