Sixth Grade

Religion

RCL Benziger, Blest Are We
RCL Benziger, Family Life
Committee For Children, Steps to Respect

  • Units: faith, prayer, worship, and personal choices
  • Basic history of Catholicism 
  • Books of the Bible
  • Bible stories
  • Retreats
  • Catholic Social Teaching
  • Service Learning Projects

Language Arts

Houghton Mifflin, Jensen’s Vocabulary English

  • Root words and their history  
  • Greek
  • Daily Oral Language  
  • Vocabulary 
  • Essays
  • Stories
  • Letters
  • Reports  
  • Six Trait Writing
  • Writing process 
  • Grammar

Literacy

Prentice Hall

  • Units: oral traditions, myths, and American short stories
  • Novels
  • Poetry
  • Shakespeare's plays
  • Independent reading

Science

McGraw Hill Education, Earth & Space Science
Scholastic, Science World

  • Washington State Standards 
  • Earth science: meteorology, geology, astronomy, oceanography, resources, and human impact on the earth
  • Units: space systems, history of Earth, Earth's systems, weather and climate, human impacts
  • Scientific inquiry
  • Scientific observation
  • Laboratory experiments

Math

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, GO! Math
IXL Learning, IXL Online

  • Common Core Math Standards
  • Problem analysis
  • Apply operations
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Percentages
  • Rational numbers
  • Ratios and rates
  • Measurement
  • Algebra: expressions, equations, inequalities, relationships between variables
  • Area, surface area, volume
  • Data displays and measures of center
  • Variability and data distributions
  • Catholic Identity integration

Social Studies

MacMillan McGraw Hill, Our World

  • Cradles of civilization through 14th century Africa
  • Economics  
  • Debate skills
  • Map skills

Music

  • Create, perform, and respond to music 
  • Individual and ensemble vocal and instrumental performances
  • Types and styles of music
  • Cultural and historical pieces
  • Musical skills and techniques
  • Elements of music

Physical Education & Health

Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Dynamic Physical Education

  • Washington Standards for Health and Fitness
  • Ice skating
  • Motor skills
  • Movement concepts
  • Sportsmanship
  • Equipment
  • Games and sports
  • Offensive, defensive, and cooperative strategies
  • Fitness activities
  • Nutrition
  • Foundations of health
  • Body systems
  • Health risks

Spanish 1: Beginners

Prentice Hall, Realidades 1 text and practice book

  • Prayer
  • Calendar and weather
  • Special days and celebrations
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Verb conjugation
  • Structure of sentences
  • Use their knowledge in daily living situations

Spanish 2: Advanced

Prentice Hall, Realidades 1 text and practice book

  • Prayer
  • Calendar and weather
  • Special days and celebrations
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Verb conjugation
  • Structure of sentences
  • Use their knowledge in daily living situations

Technology

  • Integrated lessons
  • IXL Math
  • Computer basics and application
  • Digital communication tools
  • Web design and coding
  • Graphics and design
  • Integrated lessons
  • Digital citizenship
  • Technology systems and operations

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