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Roadmap to the Navigations Series: Grade 6 Curriculum Focal Points

Curriculum Focal Points: Grade 6 

Number and Operations 

Navigating through Number and Operations in Grades 6-8 

 

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 

Navigating through Number and Operations in Grades 6-8 

 

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

Algebra 

Navigating through Algebra in Grades 6-8 

 

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 

Navigating through Measurement in Grades 6-8 

 

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)

Navigating through Geometry in Grades 6-8 

 

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)

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