Grade 6 Curriculum

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In Grade 6, students begin to take part in activities that enhance social responsibility. Tests and exams become more common this year, as students prepare for high school.


Goals for a Grade 6 Student

English 6 Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 6 student:

• Read various story genres, such as fantasy, humour, adventure, and biographies

• Understand different text forms such as oral text and written text

• Use literary devices, sensory detail, and figurative language

• Summarize stories and identify the main parts of a book

• Recall and retain what is read, including facts and the main idea

How your English tutor will help:

✔ Practice basic writing skills such as proper punctuation, accurate spelling, contractions, and use of writing trains

✔ Introduce the use of similes, metaphors, and other literary devices

✔ Practice letter-writing strategies, including greeting, content, and closing

✔ Provide feedback on student’s writing

Math 6 Curriculum

Expectations of a Grade 6 student:

• Solve questions with fractions, decimals, and percentages

• Explore proportions and ratios

• Apply concepts of factors, multiples, and prime numbers

• Understand how to measure angles and identify their properties 

• Use mental math and patterns to solve problems

How your Math tutor will help:

✔ Use reasoning to make connections and problem solve

✔ Challenge student to justify mathematical ideas and decisions

✔ Teach mental math strategies to make sense of quantities and differences

✔ Introduce multiple math strategies in one problem, such as order of operations

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