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6th Grade Curriculum

6th Grade Curriculum

RELIGION
Faith First (published by RCL)
  • Gift of Faith
  • God’s Own Word (Old/New Testament Bible)
  • Covenant – Prophetic Books
  • Mystery of God – Trinity
  • Salvation History
  • Stewardship
  • Saint Project
  • Season of Advent/Christmas
  • Liturgical Year
  • Gospels
  • Types of Prayers
  • P.A.C.E.
  • Passover
  • Season of Lent
  • Holy Week/Easter
  • Parables
  • Ten Commandments
  • Making Moral Choices
  • Family Life
  • Beatitudes
  • Baptism/Confirmation
  • Eucharist
  • Attend Mass Weekly
  • Service Hours Required
LANGUAGE ARTS
Grammar For Writing (Published by Sadlier)
  • The Writing Process/Composition with Technology Integration
  • Effective sentences and word choice
  • Sentence variety and structure
  • Effective paragraphs and essays
    • Saint research report, descriptive story, friendly letter, persuasive essay
  • Subject-Verb agreement
  • Parts of Speech
  • Punctuation / Capitalization
 
LITERATURE
Literature (by Prentice Hall)
  • Variety of fiction and non-fiction stories
  • Novel “The Giver”
  • Dramatic Play
  • Poetry
  • Accelerated Reader –5 novels per trimerster
  • Vocabulary Workshop (by Oxford-Sadlier)
  • Scope Literary Magazine
 
MATH
  • Decimals
  • Patterns/Variables
  • Fractions
  • Adding/Subtracting Fractions
  • Multiplying/Dividing Fractions
  • Ratios/Proportions/Percents
  • Data/Graphs
  • Geometry
  • Measurements
  • Integers
 
HONORS MATH
Math 7/8 with Pre-Algebra (published by Saxon)
  • Number Theory
  • Graphs
  • Geometry
  • Word Problem Solving Strategies
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
Ancient Civilization (published by Prentice Hall)
  • World Geography
  • Defining culture both past and present
  • Early Man
  • Agricultural Revolution
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Ancient India
  • Ancient China
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • “Walk Thru Ancient World” Presentation Day
 
SCIENCE
Discovery Education Next Generation Science
  • Branches of Science
  • Scientific Method
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Timeline of Earth’s Geologic History
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Volcanoes
  • Natural Disasters – their causes, effects and way to prepare for each
  • Pollution and Air Quality
  • Recycling
  • Types of Energy
  • Tides and Waves
  • Life at the Ocean’s Edge
  • Seasons
 
Students also attend Outdoor Science School