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                             Year Overview

Academic

1st Nine Weeks

Rational Number Relations 

• Classify and order rational numbers-
• Use equivalent forms of fractions, decimals and percents
Integer Operations 
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers

Multiply and Divide Positive Rational Numbers 

2nd Nine Weeks

Ratios, Rates and Proportions 
• Solve problems involving ratios and proportions
• Convert units using proportions and unit rates
Percent as a Ratio 
• Solve problems to find the missing information, ie percent, whole or part

3rd Nine Weeks

Equivalent Expressions 
• Simplify expressions using order of operations (include whole number exponents) and properties of operations
• Factor numbers into their prime factors
Equations and Inequalities 
• Write one-variable, one-step equations and inequalities
• Represent solutions on a number line
• Write a real-world problem given a 1-variable, 1-step equation
Linear Relationships
• Differentiate between additive and multiplicative relationships
• Identify independent & dependent quantities from tables & graphs, and then write an equation describing the relation
• Graph points in all four quadrants

4th Nine Weeks

Representing and Describing Data 

• Summarize numeric and categorical data
• Represent numeric data graphically
• Interpret numerically the graphical representation of data
• Determine whether situations yield variable data
Geometry 
• Extend knowledge of triangles and their properties
• Write and solve equations involving area and volume
Personal Financial Literacy 
• Explore
o Checking accounts
o Debit cards vs credit cards
o Credit history
o Paying for college
o Careers and salaries

Pre-Ap/

1st Nine Weeks

Rational Number Relations 
• Classify and order rational numbers
• Create visual representations of sets of rational numbers
• Use equivalent forms of fractions, decimals and percents
Integer Operations 
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers

Multiply and Divide Positive Rational Numbers 

2nd Nine Weeks

Ratios, Rates and Proportions 
• Solve problems involving ratios and proportions
• Convert units using proportions and unit rates
Percent as a Ratio 
• Solve problems to find the missing information, ie percent, whole or

part

3rd Nine Weeks

Equivalent Expressions 
Simplify expressions using order of operations (include whole
number exponents) and properties of operations
• Factor numbers into their prime factors
Equations and Inequalities
• Write one-variable, one-step equations and inequalities
• Represent solutions on a number line
• Write a real-world problem given a 1-variable, 1-step equation
Linear Relationships
• Differentiate between additive and multiplicative relationships
• Identify independent & dependent quantities from tables &
graphs, and then write an equation describing the relation
• Graph points in all four quadrants

• Determine constant rate of change from various representations

4th Nine Weeks

Representing and Describing Data 
• Summarize numeric and categorical data
• Represent numeric data graphically
• Interpret numerically the graphical representation of data
• Determine whether situations yield variable data
Geometry 
• Extend knowledge of triangles and their properties
• Write and solve equations involving area and volume
Personal Financial Literacy 
• Explore 1) checking accounts, 2) Debit cards vs credit
cards, 3) Credit history, 4) Paying for college, and 5)
Careers and salaries
Circles 

• Determine the circumference and area of circles

Academic 1st Nine Weeks With Book Chapters

Rational Number Relations 

• Classify and order rational numbers   lesson 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
• Use equivalent forms of fractions, decimals and percents  lesson 9.1, 9.2
Integer Operations 
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers  lesson 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4

Multiply and Divide Positive Rational Numbers lesson 6.1, 6.2, 6.3,

Pre- Ap/ Par. 1st Nine Weeks with Book Chapters

Rational Number Relations 

• Classify and order rational numbers  lesson 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 , 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

• Create visual representations of sets of rational numbers

• Use equivalent forms of fractions, decimals and percents  lesson 9.1, 9.2

Integer Operations 

• Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers  lesson 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4

Multiply and Divide Positive Rational Numbers   lesson 6.1, 6.2, 6.3,


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6th Grade Mathematics Syllabus

2017 – 2018


Course Description and Textbook:

The sixth grade mathematics curriculum consists of the four following components: Numerical Representations and Relationships, Computations, Geometry and Measurements, and Data Analysis and Personal Financial Literacy. Throughout each of these components, we will be focusing on students establishing and expanding students’ problem solving and critical thinking skills.

The textbook that will be used for this course is Texas Go Math Grade 6, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. To access the online version of this textbook, use www.myhrw.com.

Username: __________________________________________

Password: ___________________________________________

Supplies:

1-inch Math Binder

Red Grading Pen

2 packages (100+ sheets) of notebook paper

Personal Pencil Sharpener (optional)

#2 Pencils, sharped

Box of Tissues (classroom use)

Folder with 2 Pockets

Expo Markers (classroom use)

9-Weeks Grading Period Calculations:

Tests – 50%

Students will take assessments at the end of each unit. Students will have many opportunities to demonstrate a mastery of the concepts taught. Tests, when assigned, will be on Fridays or Wednesdays.

Daily Work/Quizzes – 30%

Students have the opportunity to demonstrate their learning through completing daily work (classwork) and Quizzes.

Homework – 20%

The purpose of homework is to promote and enhance high quality learning and achievement. Assigned homework is due at the beginning of the next class, with all work shown. Late homework must be submitted before the next progress reporting date. Late submissions will receive 50 points off.

Make-Up Tests and Re-Tests:

Make-Up tests will be given before or after school in a designated math teacher’s classroom. You must schedule a time with your teacher to take the make-up test.

Re-Tests will also be given before or after school in a designated math teacher’s classroom. A re-test allows a student the opportunity to improve a failing grade on a test to a passing score. In order to re-test, a student must complete test corrections, which will be turned in the day of their re-test. Please consult the Student Handbook to further review the current policy.

Campus Rules (4 P’s)

Be Punctual

Be Polite

Be Prepared

Be Productive

Classroom Procedures:

Complete all work in pencil, unless otherwise instructed.

Grade homework in pen or colored pencil.

Keep your notebook in order at all times.

Write all daily assignments, quiz, and test dates in your planner.

Keep notes and in-class Warm-Ups in your binder. Your binder will remain in the classroom.

Cheating – Each party will receive a zero and will be disciplined according to the school’s cheating policy. This applies to homework, daily work, quizzes, and tests.

Consequences for not following procedures can include a lunch detention, a phone call home, or an office referral.

Substitute Policy

Spring Branch Middle School has a no tolerance policy concerning unacceptable behavior in the classroom while a substitute is covering for the regular teacher.  Should a student disrupt the class, show disrespect toward a substitute, or be reported to the regular teacher by the substitute for infraction of any rules, the student will be written up and referred to the assistant principal for discipline.

Tutorials

Students may attend any 6th Grade Teacher’s tutorial.

Kate Waldorf                      Room 310                          kate.waldorf@springbranchisd.com               Tuesdays at 7:50 - 8:20am

Tiffany Gless                      Room 309                          tiffany.gless@springbranchisd.com                Tuesdays at 3:45 - 4:25pm

Damara Gulec                    Room 311                          damara.gulec@springbranchisd.com             Thursdays at 3:45 - 4:25pm

Conferences

Ms. Waldorf, Ms. Gless, and Mrs. Gulec are available for individual conferences (in person, by phone, or via e-mail). All teachers have their conference period during 6th Period.

Regular Bell Schedule: 1:45pm – 2:35pm

Advisory Bell Schedule: 1:57pm – 2:41pm


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Tiffany Gless Room 309 
tiffany.gless@springbranchisd.com 


conference period will be during 6th period. 

Regular bell schedule: 1:45-2:35
Advisory bell schedule: 1:57-2:41

Tiffany Gless - Math

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                     Weekly Assignments

Dates: August 21- 25, 2017

Pre- ap

Monday- classroom rules 

homework- get syllabus signed

Tuesday-classroom rules 

homework- get syllabus signed

Wednesday- integers

homework- worksheet

Thursday- opposites and absolute value

homework- worksheet

Friday-compare and order integers

homework- worksheet


Academic

Monday- classroom rules 

homework- get syllabus signed

Tuesday-classroom rules 

homework- get syllabus signed

Wednesday- division review

homework- worksheet

Thursday- integers

homework- worksheet

Friday- opposites and absolute value

homework- worksheet


Websites:

http://apex.com

http://khanacademy.com

http://discoveryeducation.com

Test Dates

Academic- Unit 1- Sept. 15th 

 

Pre-Ap- Unit 1- Sept. 13th

 

 

 

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Students may attend any teachers tutorials.

7:50-8:20  Tuesday Ms. Waldorf             Rm. # 310

3:45-4:25  Tuesday Ms. Gless                Rm. # 309

3:45-4:25  Thursday Mrs. Gulec             Rm. # 311

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