Sixth Grade Course of Study

English

  • A compilation of various literary pieces
  • Writing paragraphs
  • Expressive writing: Narration
  • Creative Writing
  • Writing to Inform: Exposition
  • Persuasive writing
  • Writing a report
  • Grammar Skills

Pre-Algebra

  • Interpreting Data and Statistics
  • Decimals
  • Integer and Equations
  • Fractions
  • Proportions and Percentages
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Functions & Graphing

Ancient Civilization

  • The World past & present
  • The development of Societies
  • Early Middle Eastern & North African Civilizations
  • The Foundation of the Western Indies
  • Early Asian Civilizations
  • Rome – A World Power

Earth Science

  • Plate Tectonics
  • Minerals
  • Weathering and soil formation
  • Erosion and deposition
  • Oceans
  • The Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Ecosystems and Biomes
  • Energy resources

Reading

  • Vocabulary development, improved reading comprehension and introduction to good literature

Art History

  • Students are introduced to various artistic media and art periods

Study Skills

  • Test taking strategies
  • Cornell note taking
  • Organizational hints
  • Transitional tips

Physical Education

  • Exercise and fitness
  • Team sports
  • Swimming

Computers

  • Students refine keyboarding skills

Manners

  • Secular ethics and violence reduction program
  • Classroom manners, respecting elders, eating manners, the golden rule, honesty, appropriate language, temper control, sportsmanship

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