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#### Curriculum Focal Points: Grade 6

Number and Operations

 Overview Introduction (pages 1-11), Chapter 1 (pages 13-14), Chapter 2 (pages 35-44), Chapter 3 (pages 75-84) Operations "Linden's Algorithm" (pages 48-50) "Linden's Algorithm Revisited" (pages 51-54) "Erica's Algorithm" (pages 55-59) Division "Keonna's Conjecture" (pages 60-61) Problem Solving "Fraction Situations" (pages 64-72)

Number and Operations

 Proportional Reasoning "Buying Pizza" (pages 85-89) Ratio "Exchanging Currency" (pages 90-92)

Algebra

 Overview Introduction (pages 1-6), Chapter 1 (pages 7-8), Chapter 2 (pages 19-20), Chapter 3 (pages 37-38), Chapter 4 (pages 59-62) Relationships "Exploring Houses" (pages 9-12) Formula Development "Building with Toothpicks" (pages 13-17) Equations "Tiling Tubs" (pages 63-64)

#### Connections to the Focal Points: Grade 6

 Area/Volume "Estimating" (pages 16-18) Units of Measure "Appropriate Units" (pages 19-21) Tools "Protractors" (pages 22-23) Estimation "Estimating in Context" (pages 24-25) Area Formulas "Piecing Ideas Together" (pages 35-36)

 Geometric Properties "Geodee's Sorting Scheme" (pages 13-15) Triangle Properties "Exploring Triangles" (pages 16-18) Similarity "Exploring Similar Figures" (pages 19-20) Classification "Using Venn Diagrams to Reason about Shapes" (pages 23-24) Symmetry "Understanding Types of Symmetry" (pages 52-53) Spatial Reasoning "Exploring Shapes with Tangrams" (pages 61-62)