Grade 6

Grade Level Curriculum – Grade 6

Religion:

  • The Old Testament
  • Respect Life Curriculum on Abortion and Adoption
  • Family Life

Literature and Language Arts:

  • Novel Based Units With Related Projects
  • Journaling Activities
  • Independent Reading Program
  • Writing Projects including monthly Short Essays
  • Speeches and Presentations
  • Vocabulary Development and Spelling
  • Grammar Lessons
    • Punctuation
    • Capitalization
    • Parts of Speech
    • Word Usage
  • Biz Town
    • Interviewing Skills
    • Job Application
    • Resume Writing
    • Letter to the Editor

Math:

  • Focus on Mastering and Reinforcing elementary topics before introduction of Algebra. Topics:
    • Order of Operations
    • Exponents
    • Graphing
    • Decimals
    • Fractions
  • Weekly Worksheets to Reinforce Non-Calculator Skills
  • Daily Homework
  • Daily Participation

Science:

  • Focus on Interactive, Hands-On Learning. Topics:
    • Chemical Building Blocks
    • Chemical Interactions
    • Motion, Forces and Energy
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Sound and Light
  • Examples of Labs and Projects:
    • Create Your Own Bubble Formula
    • Bottle Rocket Design and Launch
    • Electromagnetic Fishing Derby
  • Gizmos – Online Science Simulation Labs
  • Field Trips (alternating years):
    • Crystal Caves
    • Lock and Dam