Sixth Grade Mathematics

Big Idea


Developing an understanding of operations on all rational numbers


  • Multiply and divide fractions
  • Represent rational numbers as fractions or decimals
  • Add and subtract integers and rational numbers
  • Find equivalent ratios
  • Solve decimal, percentage and rational number problems
  • Calculate rates

Writing, interpreting, and using mathematical expressions and equations and solving linear equations

  • Use variables, write expressions and equations, and combine like terms
  • Represent linear functions using tables, equations, and graphs
  • Solve equations

Describing three-dimensional shapes and analyzing their properties, including volume and surface area

  • Convert within measurement systems
  • Find volume and surface area

Other Resources

State Mathematics Grade Level Content Expectations for Sixth Grade 252kb PDF

State Mathematics Extended Grade Level Content Expectations for Sixth Grade 80kb PDF

Parent's Guide to the Sixth Grade Mathematics GLCEs 454kb PDF

CMP General Homework Tips External Link

CMP Mathematical Help – Grade 6 External Link

CMP Glossary External Link

CMP Mathematical Content by Strand External Link

CMP Other Areas of Interest External Link


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