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

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