Grade 6

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Below you can find out a little more about school life and what we get up to in Grade 6

Homeroom Teacher

Ms Ms Judalyn Villareal

Grade 6 Teacher

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Curriculum Overview

Language Arts

Grammar

Students will build on grammar practice in grade 5 to include:

  • Use of correct capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing
  • Understanding of Pronouns – subjective, objective, possessive and intensive
  • Use correct punctuation to include commas, parentheses, and dashes 

Reading

  • Quote text to show evidence.
  • Summarize ideas/themes
  • Analyse developments
  • Interpret words and phrases
  • Analyse texts structure
  • Point of view, purpose, content and style

In addition to course textbooks class novels will include:

  • Bridge to Terabithea (Katherine Patterson) 
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

Speaking & Listening

  • Apply clear and persuasive conversation
  • Integrate diverse media
  • Evaluate points of view, reasoning, + use of evidence and rhetoric
  • Adapt speech to contexts

Writing

  • Support claims with evidence
  • Informative/explanatory
  • Use of narratives
  • Establish task, purpose, and audience
  • Use technology to produce and publish
  • Focused questions
  • Gather information to assess credibility and accuracy
History
  • Explain what history is
  • Analyze and interpret timelines, artifacts, secondary and primary sources
  • The History of Medicine Ancient – Renaissance
  • Understand the causes and consequences of the Age of Revolution in the late 18th and early 19th centuries
  • Analyze the influence of the  French, American revolutions, on the transformations in Europe and the world
  • Analyze the geographic, political, economic, social, and religious structures of the civilizations of Ancient India

 

Geography
  • Analyze theories that explain how the Earth is formed; explain development of life on Earth; describe and interpret the geological timescale
  • Understand that the Earth is being changed by natural processes and human activities
  • Explain the different ways how humans are connected to each other
  • Compare different types of maps; interpret and analyze different information given on a map
  • Use a map accurately to locate places and measure distances between two points on a map
Physical Education
  • Use their hands to pass and receive at speed combined with running and changes in direction.
  • Implement controlled foot-dribbles or dribbles; dribble with dominant hand while changing speed.
  • Perform a legal underhand serve with control for net and wall games such as badminton or volleyball.
  • Employ correct techniques and methods of stretching.
  • Exhibit personal responsibility, demonstrating respect for facilities and exhibiting safe behaviour.
  • Demonstrate respect for self and others by following the rules
Art

Drawing

  • Explore and begin to develop the qualities of line and shape.
  • Identify different views in perspective drawing; front, side, back, and bottom view. 
  • Demonstrate how to draw one and two point perspective.

Painting

  • Explain abstract painting and differentiate abstract and abstract figurative painting.
  • Apply skills and techniques using different materials in abstract painting.
  •  Learning color combination from primary to secondary and discovering new colors in painting.

Arts and Crafts

  • Create an artwork utilizing materials and invent a unique design.
Science

Life Science 

  • Classify organisms according to Domain and Kingdom Systems
  • Explain the parts/ structures involved in the senses of hearing and seeing
  • Demonstrate the proper way of taking care of the eyes and ears

Physical Science

  • Learn how to use basic tools to measure physical quantities like mass, length and volume
  • Classify matter according to mixtures and pure substances
  • Investigate the properties of light and sound

Earth and Space Science

  • Understand how natural resources are classified, utilized and practice ways to protect, and conserve them for the future generations/ sustainability
  • Identify the parts of the ocean floor and explain how the ocean water moves
  • Investigate the different ocean water ecosystems (intertidal zone, coral reefs etc.)
  • Compare the different members of the Solar System and the Universe
Mathematics

Number system

  • Be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and compare whole numbers and decimals, rational numbers, and fractions; Integers; Absolute value

Relationships between variables

  • Understand, determine and write dependent and independent variables

Ratios and Rates

  • Model and write equivalent ratios
  • Find and use unit rates
    and percentages
  • Transform units of measurement

Geometry

  • Find area of 2D shapes
  • Find surface area and volume of 3D shapes

Expressions and Equations 

  • Write and evaluate exponents
  • Solve equations and inequalities

Data

  • Display data in dot plots
  • Understand the mean and centre of data
  • Display data in box plots
ICT

Microsoft Excel

  • Discuss MS Excel toolbars
  • Merge cells and wrap text
  • Format cells, rows, columns
  • Insert tables, pictures, clip arts, shapes
  • Insert graphs, equations and symbols
  • Work with formulas
  • Introduce basic Statistical Analysis using MS Excel
  • Print a file
KP

Geography

  • Draw and identify the Philippine Islands.
  • Learn the Geographical Features of the Philippines.
  • Know the Legendary story of Panay Island in the Visayas (Maragtas Epic Story)

Culture

  • Discover the Life of Early Filipinos (Stone Age, New Stone Age, Metal age).
  • Lear the basic Filipino language (Ilonggo)

History

  • Explain the reasons of the Spanish, Japanese and American Occupation; Including the life of Dr. Jose Rizal 

Government

  • Explain the structure and function of the Philippine Government. Describe the forms of government and systems of Education for Early Filipinos