Sixth Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 21st June 2024

Daily Assignments will begin on September 3rd for the 2013/2014 school year.

The following is a preview of: Sixth Grade

Grade Level – If you are not on the correct grade level, please contact us.

Help – Read the help section to familiarize yourself with the system

Course Pages – We recommend visiting each of the Course pages. These are located on the right hand side of this page under “My Courses.”

School Supplies – We recommend getting the following

  • Lined paper appropriate for your grade level
  • Pens and pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons and markers (grades K-6)
  • Paint supplies such as watercolors, acrylics, brushes, small canvases
  • Drawing Paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Protractor (grades 7-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Printer paper

Software – For grades 3 and up, we recommend the following types of

  • Word processor such as Microsoft Word
  • Slide Presentation software such as Power Point
  • Email account, network, or online storage/file system for sharing work between student and parent/teacher
  • A drawing program such as Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP, or FireAlpaca

This Years Curriculum
Palomar K12 curriculum for Sixth Graders is a packed day of reading, writing, thinking, and strategizing. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 6

  • Determine the theme or central idea of a text and how it conveys particular details
  • Cite textual evidence to support analysis of a text
  • Describe how a particular text’s plot unfolds and how characters respond or change as the plot changes
  • Analyze how a particular part of a text fits into the overall structure
  • Compare and contrast a text verses an audio, video, or other media
  • Read and comprehend various texts for grade level

Language Arts 6

  • Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence
  • Write informative and explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information using charts, tables, graphics, and multimedia
  • Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences and events using descriptive details and well-structured sequences
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the style is appropriate to task
  • Use technology, to produce and publish writing and collaborate with others
  • Conduct short research projects, and gather information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility of sources, and quote from the sources
  • Draw evidence from literary sources to support analysis, reflection, and research
  • Grade level spelling words

Math 6

  • Ratios and proportional relationships
  • Understand ratio concepts and use ration reasoning to solve problems
  • Extend previous understanding of multiplication and division to divide fractions
  • Compute multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples
  • Algebraic expression: solve one variable equations and inequalities
  • Solve real-world mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume

History/Social Studies 6

  • World history and geography of ancient civilizations
  • The Paleolithic era to the agricultural revolution
  • Geographic, political, economic, and social structures of early civilizations
  • Geographic, political, economic, and social structures of ancient Greece, India, China, and Rome

Science 6

  • Plate tectonics and Earth’s structure
  • Topography of the Earth’s surface
  • Heat (Thermal Energy and Physical Science)
  • Energy in the Earth System (Sun, solar, ocean currents, etc.)
  • Ecology, how organisms in the ecosystem exchange energy and nutrients
  • How sources of energy and matters differ in amounts, distribution and usefulness
  • Investigations and experimentation

Visual and Performing Arts 6

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 6

  • Calisthenics