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6th Grade Math Standards (Prior)

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6th Grade Measurement 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The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.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.



Measurement

Use strategies to estimate perimeter and area of rectangles.
6.4.1
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  1. Perimeter Explorer - Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the area and asked to calculate perimeters of the shapes. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Perimeter of a Square - Calculate the perimeter of a square with given dimensions. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Perimeter of a Rectangle - Calculate the perimeter of a rectangle with given dimensions. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Spy Guys Interactive - Area and Perimeter - Lesson 12 A video is available through this link
  5. Spy Guys Interactive - Relating Area and Perimeter - Lesson 13 A video is available through this link
Solve real-world problems involving elapsed time.
6.4.2
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  1. Bedtime Bandits - (students try to stay up as late as possible by blasting killer clocks that drop from the ceiling) After each stage, identifying the correct clock gets harder and harder. Eventually, students have to blast the clock that is "4 hours and 15 minutes past 2:30", for example. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Clockworks - Try to set the time on the clock. (select the challenge level) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Elapsed Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, time intervals from 1 hour to one minute This link includes something for the teacher to print
Convert from one unit to another within the same system (metric and customary).
6.4.3
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  1. Measure it - practice using a ruler [inches and centimeters] This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Measurement Equivalents - Match game with standard equivalent measurements, such as pounds, ounces, pints, cups, etc. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Practice converting from one metric unit to another with this java applet (length, area, volume, mass, or time units ) This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Teaching Measures - Choose from three modules; length, mass, and capacity. Each category offers several activities for your large screen display as well as supporting worksheets. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Select units of appropriate size and type to measure angles, perimeter, area, capacity, volume, and weight.
6.4.4
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  1. Alien Angles - estimate angles, without a protractor, ranging from 1-180 by dragging a movable line This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Banana Hunt - This game helps students practice the degrees of an angle This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Measuring Angles - Investigating angles and the use of a protractor This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Spy Guys Interactive - Volume and Displacement - Lesson 15 A video is available through this link
  5. Weight and Capacity - this video lesson explains weight and capacity and the units to measure each, and then gives your students the chance to show understanding on several quizzes. ( somewhat elementary ) A video is available through this link
Apply formulas to determine the area of rectangles and triangles.
6.4.5
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  1. Area Explorer - Students are shown shapes on a grid after setting the perimeter and asked to calculate areas of the shapes. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Area of an Irregular Rectangle - calculate the area of each figure given This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. The Pythagorean Theorem - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Pythagorean Explorer - find the length of a side of a right triangle by using the Pythagorean Theorem, and then check answers This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Shape Explorer - calculate areas and perimeters of the shapes This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Squaring the Triangle - learn about how the Pythagorean Theorem works, through investigating the standard geometric proof. Parameters: Sizes of the legs of the triangle. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Use scales to read maps.
6.4.6
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  1. Index of topics and quizzes offered by David J. Leveson at CUNY in Brooklyn, NY
  2. Latitude and Longitude quiz - online quiz that checks answers This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Map Reading Activities - practice reading maps using compasses, latitude, longitude and more This link includes something for the teacher to print
  4. Mathematics of Cartography - several map activity from Cynthia Lanius
  5. National Atlas of the United States
  6. Reading Map Symbols - identify symbols with words This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data This resource includes voice instructions for students
Solve real-world problems involving perimeter and area of rectangles.
6.4.7
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  1. JuniorArchitects - develop strategies for finding the perimeter and area for rectangles and triangles using geoboards and graph paper A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Shape Surveyor - you never know what you'll find if you dig geometry This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Solve problems involving ratio and proportion.
6.4.9
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  1. All About Ratios - a Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. All About Ratios : (Problem Solving) - A famous Texas chef has a secret recipe for her chili. When people ask her for it, she hands them a card with the complete recipe except for 1 detail. For the missing detail, she gives them a clue. Use ratios to discover the missing ingredient. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. All About Ratios - a Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. All About Ratios - links to several lessons by Cynthia Lanius A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. All About Ratios : (Problem Solving) - A famous Texas chef has a secret recipe for her chili. When people ask her for it, she hands them a card with the complete recipe except for 1 detail. For the missing detail, she gives them a clue. Use ratios to discover the missing ingredient.
  6. Comparing Ratios and Rates - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Determine the number based on the ratio - instruction and review, practice, and a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  8. Determining the Ratio - instruction and review, practice, and a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  9. Figure This: Math Challenge for Families - proportional reasoning
  10. Interpreting and Applying Proportions - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  11. Learning ratios and proportions through scale drawings - a text only lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  12. Math for Morons Like Us - a ThinkQuest entry on ratio
  13. Nutshell Math: Ratios and Proportion - video lesson with examples and sample problems A video is available through this link
    1. You Tube video of the same lesson - Instructor: Ms. Jenkins A video is available through this link
  14. Percentages and Proportions - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  15. Percents and Ratios - an index of pages that teach percent and ratio skills covered in K8 math courses - Each page has an explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about percents and ratios. (from AAA math) - instruction and review, practice, and a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  16. Percent with a Calculator - after the lesson there are problems to work This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  17. Practice with Ratios - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  18. Proportion Practice Test - thirteen multiple choice questions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  19. Proportions and Ratios - good explanation of means and extremes from Free Math
  20. Rags to Riches: Ratio and Proportion Quiz - quiz at Quia This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  21. Rates, Ratios, and Proportions - a two person quiz from Quia This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  22. Ratio/Proportion Problems from Ask Dr. Math - three pages of links to real-world problems
  23. Ratio & Proportion - math review practice exercises This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  24. Ratio & Proportion - A proportion is a name we give to a statement that two ratios are equal. (This is a 3 step lesson followed by a workout.)
  25. Ratio and Proportion - explanation and examples
  26. Ratio and Proportion - introduction, in depth explanation, examples and a workout of ten problems This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  27. Ratio and Proportion Quiz - play this game to practice writing ratios This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  28. Ratio Exercises : Dolls : Camera] | Same ratio -- Fish : Atom | Different ratio -- Spider : Lizard | Different ratio -- Dots : Stars | 2 Dolls for every 1 Camera | 3 Atoms for every 2 Fish | [How Many Spiders do You Have? | Which Way Gives More Pizza This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  29. Ratio Proportion Calculator - Enter the known and unknown values from your proportion problem. In classic algebraic format, place an x in the box where the value is unknown. Then select Calculate and click on it. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  30. Ratios - a six page module from Purple Math
  31. Ratios and Proportions - explanation with four sample problems This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  32. Ratios and Proportions - an interactive lesson in a slide show format This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  33. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Ratios and Proportions - an 18 slide PowerPoint show
  34. A PowerPoint show related to this standard Ratios and Proportion Review - a 12 slide PowerPoint show
  35. Review of Proportion - examples and practice problems
  36. Review of Ratios - examples and practice problems
  37. Skillwise: Ratio and Proportion - five part module; fact sheet, game, quiz, activity and worksheet
  38. Spy Guys Interactive - Ratio - Lesson 3 A video is available through this link
  39. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons Teaching Ratios and Proportions - suggestion for teachers and parents
  40. Using Proportions - online quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
  1. Measurement (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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