Where Faith and Knowledge Meet
St. Robert Catholic School
Sixth Grade

Our curriculum at this level includes, but is not limited to, providing instructions that will enable students to…

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Identify the key elements that make up a story, such as the characters, the setting, the story line, the conflict, and the final resolution to the conflict.
  • Analyze the writing techniques used by the author, such as why the author gave human qualities to inanimate objects to communicate an idea.
  • Compose an essay about what they think may have prompted the author to write the poem using verses from the poem to support their analysis.
  • Understand and use the different forms of writing, such as persuasive and descriptive writing.
  • Compare and contrast the different genres in literature, such as biography, narrative, and poetry.

MATHEMATICS

  • Find the angle in a given figure that has a measure of 90 degrees.
  • Compute a person’s hourly wage his current pay and percent of raise.
  • Find the value of a third property when the numerical values of the first two properties are known.
  • Calculate the likelihood of rolling a specific number with one dice roll.
  • Compare two sets of fractions by division when one of the denominators is unknown.

SCIENCE

  • Identify the correct terminologies to complete given sentences about earthquakes.
  • Define terms and phrases used to describe volcanoes.
  • Write a narrative to explain the similarities between soft drinks and elements found in volcanoes.
  • Answer questions to demonstrate an understanding of concepts related to the Earth's crust.
  • Identify nonrenewable and renewable resources and provide examples of each one.

HISTORY & SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Read a book chapter about England during the late eighteenth century and write a narrative about the effects of societal changes on its citizens.
  • Read a book chapter about the beliefs of people in ancient Europe and explain theories about how people in this era viewed Earth’s place within the universe.
  • Become familiar with the power and role of state and federal government.
  • Identify in a map of North America and South America regions that were controlled by Portugal.
  • Identify the role of Hernando Cortes in the Spanish conquest of Central and South America.

 

 

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