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6th Grade Math Standards (Prior)

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6th Grade Geometry Skills
Prior Standards Implementation



The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.



Please go to Current 6th Grade Math Standards for current resources.



Geometry

Identify parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting lines.
6.3.1
Use ordered pairs to describe given points in Quadrant 1 of a coordinate system.
6.3.2
AT
  1. Billy Bug - Guide Billy to the coordinates hiding the food. coordinates 0-10 | coordinates 0-5 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Create a Haunted House...if you dare! - Follow directions to sharpen your graphing skills, create a cool haunted house and then morph it using math. Expressions, Equation Solving and Graphing in the Coordinate Plane - The Haunted house and many more coordinate plane practice problems
  3. Graphing Applet - interactive site which identifies the ordered pairs of points students click on - Advanced version of the same applet This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Graphing Equations and Inequalities Unit Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Graphing Ordered Pairs - explanation and interactive practice This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Graphing Skills - What's the point? find the point on the grid (choose Easy for Quadrant 1 problems)
  7. Grid Graph - identify and plot points on a grid This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Reading a Grid - Find Hurkle behind the grid. Type ordered pairs to find him This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Simple Coordinates Game - Students investigate the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or requesting that a particular point be plotted. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Simple Maze Game - Students investigate the first Quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system by directing a robot through a mine field laid out on the plane. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  11. Spy Guys Interactive - Using Ordered Pairs - Lesson 18 A video is available through this link
  12. What's the Point? - Find the x-y point on a grid This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  13. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Worksheet Generator - Print your own blank coordinate plane worksheets, you determine the number of grids on a sheet and whether the grids are numbered or not. This link includes something for the teacher to print
  14. Advanced (all 4 Quadrants used)
    1. Catch the Fly - [ all 4 quadrants are used] Use the keyboard to enter the x and y values of an ordered pair to help the fly catch a bug. No score is kept, each question is essentially a one question game. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    2. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Coordinate Plane Practice - [ all four quadrants are displayed on each slide ] students type ordered pairs in the blocks on this interactive PowerPoint show
    3. General Coordinates Game - Students investigate the Cartesian coordinate system through identifying the coordinates of points, or requesting that a particular point be plotted. ( all 4 quadrants utilized ) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    4. Maze Game - Students use their knowledge of points on a graph to move a robot to the target, while avoiding mines. ( all 4 quadrants utilized ) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    5. Stock the Shelves - You are the clerk. Stock the shelves using a special coordinate plane. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Classify two-dimensional geometric figures using properties.
6.3.3
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  1. Identify Polygons - Names of polygons by number of sides and angles
  2. Identify Shapes - Recognize properties and names of shapes
  3. Name that Polygon - Identify name of given polygon components This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Pete's Polygons - learn about closed figures called polygons This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Polygon Playground - arrange designs with online movable polygons - hundreds of polygons to drag anywhere you want This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Sam's Similar Shapes - learn about shapes that are different sizes but the same shape This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Triangle Identification - identify the triangle given its angles This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Triangle Identification - identify the triangle given its number of sides This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Identify the results of transformations of two-dimensional figures (e.g., slides/translations, flips/reflections, and turns/rotations).
6.3.4
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  1. Cube - Find out which colors will be on opposite faces of a cube whose faces are shown unfolded. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Flip, Slide, or Turn - six flash movies allow you to watch the path an object takes while it is being transformed A video is available through this link
  3. Flips, Slides, and Turns - a manipulative which allows you to view the effect of applying reflection, translation, and rotation transformations This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Mathematical Movements (Flips, Slides and Turns) - [ designed for 3rd grade ] a 25 page lesson with printables An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  5. Measuring Turns - what would shapes look like if rotated This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Motion in Geometry - a 127 slide PowerPoint show
  7. Slides, Flips, and Turns - lesson plan with links to four printables A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. Spy Guys Interactive - Slides and Flips - Lesson 17 A video is available through this link
  9. Transformations - a Flash movie which demonstrates flips, slides, and turns A video is available through this link
  10. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Transformations - [ designed for 7th grade ] a 21 slide PowerPoint show produced by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  11. Translations - a seven stage lesson on flips, slides and turns
  12. Wrapping Paper Patterns - decide which figures would result from a flip, a slide, or a turn This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Use spatial reasoning to identify the three-dimensional figure created from a two-dimensional representation of that figure (i.e., cube, rectangular prism, pyramid, cone, or cylinder).
6.3.5
G
  1. 3-D Object Viewer - Students may explore a variety of 3-D objects and their accompanying 2-D views. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Building Houses with Side View - student constructs a block figure (dynamic, perspective drawing) to match (10 different figures) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Coloring 3-D sides - [ UK spelling on this site ] Find the red sides shown in a series of 2-D drawings and click on the right face of the 3-D model to color it red. 20 questions This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Coloring 2-D sides - Use the colored portion of the 3-D object to color the correct side of the 2-D drawing. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Cube - Find out which colors will be on opposite faces of a cube whose faces are shown unfolded. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Guess the View - Students are given a 3-D view of an object, and then given a 2-D view of the object. Students must choose which of 6 views is being displayed from a list. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Plot Plans and Silhouettes - from Shape and Space in Geometry - the student task is to come up with plot plans that could match the given silhouettes. Background information is available at another page . This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Rotating Houses - Students are presented with a 3-D figure created with blocks that can be rotated and flipped using a mouse. The figure must be rotated until it matches a 2-D representation of one of the views. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Classify angles as acute, obtuse, right, and straight.
6.3.6
G
  1. Acute One Or An Obtuse One? - [ grades 5-8 ] six page worksheet to print and use in class This link includes something for the teacher to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Angle Classification: Acute, Right, Obtuse - explanation and questions to answer
  3. Angles - Students practice their knowledge of acute, obtuse and alternate angles.
  4. Angles - Interactive game to help recognize angles.
  5. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Angles - a twenty slide PowerPoint show with a quiz to be used as a whole class activity
  6. Basic Geometric Figures - a TAKS worksheet to print and use in class This link includes something for the teacher to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  7. Classifying Angles - quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Geometry Building Blocks: Classifying Angles - explanation and drawings
    1. Examples to go with the lesson above
    2. Quiz to follow the lesson This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. How Do We Measure Angles? - six page worksheet to print and use in class This link includes something for the teacher to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  10. Measuring Angles - use a virtual protractor This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  11. Names of Angles - definition and drawings of each type
  12. Protractor - learn how to position and read a protractor in order to measure an angle, and how to use either scale on the protractor This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  13. Right, Acute, and Obtuse Angles - sort angles into appropriate containers This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  14. Right, Acute, and Obtuse Angles - figures are shown, decide which is the proper angle This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  15. Teacher Tube Videos - links to nine videos on angles A video is available through this link
  16. Triangle Explorer - Students learn about areas of triangles and about the Cartesian coordinate system through experimenting with triangles drawn on a grid. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  17. Triangles Side-By-Side - use geometric vocabulary to describe properties of triangles This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  18. Types of Angles - definitions, and drawings of each type
  19. Spy Guys Interactive - Working with Angles - Lesson 16 A video is available through this link
Classify quadrilaterals using their defining properties.
6.3.7
G
  1. Construction of Bicentric Quadrilateral - a mathematical droodle This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Interactive Quadrilateral - drag the dots This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Java Sketchpad to Explore Shapes This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    1. Isosceles Trapezoid
    2. Parallelogram
    3. Rectangle
    4. Rhombus
  4. Practice With Quadrilaterals - a twelve question quiz with drawings This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Quad Squad - a quick lesson on classifying and describing quadrilaterals
  6. Quadrilateral Family - from regents prep
  7. Quadrilateral Matching - concentration style quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Quadrilateral Quest - interactive lesson, drag and drop activity This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Quadrilateral Sorter - click on a shape to find out about it This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Quadrilaterals - a sixteen slide PowerPoint show
  11. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Quadrilaterals - a twenty slide PowerPoint show
  12. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Quadrilaterals - a twenty-six slide PowerPoint show produced by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  13. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Quadrilaterals II - a twenty-eight slide PowerPoint show
  14. Quadrilaterals Explained - from Math is Fun
  15. Quadrilaterals Quiz - six multiple choice questions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  16. Quadrilaterals - explanation, examples and questions to answer
  17. Quadrilaterals - a wikipedia entry with a large number of drawings
  18. Shapes: Quadrilaterals - explanation and questions to show understanding This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  19. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons What's My Quadrilateral - three different teaching ideas A lesson plan can be found at this site
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
  1. Geometry (Grades 6,7,8) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data

Review Help

Practice Tests!
  1. Chapter Tests - Glencoe Math
  2. Houghton Mifflin Mathematics Test Prep Practice
  3. Self Check Quizzes - Glencoe Math
Released Tests & others
  1. FCAT Sample Test Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  2. FCAT Sample Answer Book - [ 2008 ] sample questions and test taking tips An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  3. Sixth Grade Math - Read each question and choose the best answer. Then mark the circle next to the letter for the answer you have chosen. ( from Texas )
  4. Texas end-of-year Math test 2003
  5. Texas end-of-year Math test 2004
Various Review Aids
  1. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Geometry Jeopardy - Topics covered: Polygons & Transformations, Circles, Symmetry, Lines & Angles, and Triangles & Congruency
  2. Junior High Math Interactives - includes interactive math activities, print activities, learning strategies, and videos that illustrate how math is used in everyday life.
  3. Math Olympics - Answer 20 multiple choice questions correctly to win the Math Olympics. Topics range from basic computation and general math knowledge to word problems with percentages, ratios, and fractions. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. A video is available through this link Math TV: Video Word Problems - [ Grades 5+ ] Math TV is a project whose goal is to help middle school students learn how to solve challenging word problems. Each of the nineteen math problems comes with step by step video solution, follow up problems, an online calculator, and sketch pad.
  5. A video is available through this link Solve It! - Math Videos provide problem solving practice for students in grades 3 to 6. Each of the thirteen sets contain five multistep word problems with step by step video solutions. Concepts include basic operations, algebraic reasoning, money, fractions, percent, perimeter, area, proportional reasoning, and measurement.
A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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