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Grade 6

  • English - Core Classes
  • Math - Core Classes
  • Science - Core Classes
  • Social Studies - Core Classes
  • Exploratory Wheel
Tab 1
Core Classes- LCY0100 English Language Arts, Grade 6
This is a standards-based course required of all students in Grade 6. It includes all areas of Language Arts - reading, writing, and oral communication. Through a variety of texts, students will develop critical thinking and analytical skills that are required for success in college, career, and life.

Core Classes - LLH0430 - English Language Arts Grade 6: Writing Workshop (Semester 1 & 2)
This course supports students’ development as writers. Students will demonstrate increasing sophistication in all aspects of language use, from vocabulary and syntax to the development and organization of ideas. Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences as well as learn to research information..
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Core Classes - MMX0650 Mathematics Grade 6 (Year)
This course is required for all students in Grade 6. The emphasis is on developing proficiency with concepts and skills in Number System, Expressions and Equations, Ratio and Proportional Relationships, Geometry, and Statistics and Probability through our enVision Math program which aligns to the Common Core Standards.
Core Classes-MMP0600 Math Grade 6: Math 6 Practicum (Semester 1) / Workshop (Semester 2)
This course enables students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers by providing opportunities to strengthen skills through standards-based math lessons and units to include performance assessments. This is a supplemental course to the regular mathematics course.
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Core Classes - SIM0503 Science Grade 6 (Year)
The curriculum for Grade 6 is Physical Science.

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) lays out the disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts that students should master in preparation for college and careers.
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Core Classes-CHW0600 - Social Studies Grade 6 (Year)
This yearlong researched-based course focuses on the historical, cultural, and political perspectives of various ancient world civilizations. Students will become familiar with and use primary and secondary sources to examine diversity, commonalities, dynamics, and interaction of cultures, past and present. Students will also use a variety of resources to produce projects, which shows their understanding of the link between of the past and modern civilizations.
Tab 5
Students will choose to explore 4 out of the 6 different areas of the following courses:
• Family & Consumer Science
• Physical Education
• Technology
• Mad Science
• Study Skills
• Leadership

Students will rotate quarterly. Listed are brief descriptions of the courses.

TMG0300 Family & Consumer Science: Students will focus on developing a positive self-concept by using effective communication skills in peer and family relationships. Instructional activities may include: career readiness, basic sewing, effective decision making and management skills, applying food preparation and meal management principles in preparing and serving meals.

Requirements: 100% on Kitchen Safety Test & fully covered shoes. *A supply list will be given on the first day of class.

• PEP0010 Physical Education: This course will focus on physical fitness, conditioning and testing, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and sports and games with an emphasis on teamwork through participation in a variety of physical activity experiences.

XWG0003M Mad Science: This is a hands on lab skills class focusing on inquiry, covering topics such as: marine science, pollution, and solar energy.

XWG0003A Study Skills: This class will address some of the WICR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration & Reading) strategies. Strategies include Cornell Note taking, organization, higher level questioning and participating in collaborative activities.

XWG0003L Leadership: This course is designed to help students develop leadership skills by focusing on:
This course is designed to help students develop leadership skills by focusing on goal setting and self-awareness. Communication skills will be embedded in the units throughout the quarter.

*Exploratory Wheel courses subject to change pending teacher allocation
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