Grade 6

BIBLE

  • understand that the Bible is one continuous story
  • identify Biblical history as God’s redemptive work
  • understand Christ is the fulfillment of God’s promises
  • recall who wrote the Bible, why it was written, where and when it happened, and what kind of books it contains
  • learn and understand Paul’s encouraging letter to the church in Colosse and what it means to be a Christian
  • learn and understand the Judean ministry of Jesus as he taught using parables
  • recall the stories of Jesus’ triumphal entry through the Passover
  • learn and understand the story of Pentecost and how the apostles began the spread of the gospel
  • learn and understand the stories of Paul’s missionary journeys and letters to the churches
  • read and learn about the book of Revelation
  • understand the context of Biblical history in the world

 

MEMORY WORK

Weekly verses are assigned and are from the NIV Bible.

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • view language in its entirety as a gift from God requiring careful stewardship
  • understand the unity and diversity of the carious components of English (writing literature, grammar, vocabulary, and speech) in the goal of effective communication
  • appreciate different literary genres (short story, poetry, nonfiction, drama, novels)
  • critique literature through scriptural principles and teachings
  • demonstarate oral reading ability
  • read a minimum of 2,000 pages of non-text novels for personal enjoument
  • prepare occasional reports on out-of-class reading
  • comprehend content vocabulary, and expand vocabulary usage and knowledge
  • understand and use basic spelling rules
  • demonstrate and use knowledge of the writing process
  • understand and apply the six writing traits in a variety of formal written assignments (personal marrative, expository, persuasuve, and comparison/contract essays, along with poems, short stories, speeches, and letters)
  • practice writing for differeing audiences (teachers, classmates, parents, principals, and community figures)
  • learn the research process and apply to a major research report, using available research tools
  • use reference materials correctly
  • identify parts of speech and use them correctly in writing
  • demonstrate knowledge of sentence structure
  • use public speaking skills while presenting a report on a notable person
  • practice speaking in from of audience

 

MATH

  • view math as a gift from God; understand that mathematics demonstrates truthfulness and order because God was its Creator
  • understand decimals and fractions in everyday applications
  • apply the concepts of ratio, proportion, and percent
  • know different strategies for mental math; apply estimation and approximation procedures
  • compute with whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, integers, and percents
  • determine equivalent forms of fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and percents
  • apply measurement concepts including conversion within a system
  • use the commutative and associative properties of addition and multiplication
  • use the distributive property of multiplication; understand and apply the order of operation
  • use prime numbers and factors
  • compute the perimeter, area, and volume of geometric shapes and figures
  • apply computational skills and problem-solving strtegies to both readl-world and non-routine problems
  • construct and analyze graphs, charts, and maps

 

SCIENCE

  • understand science as the study of God’s creation
  • understand weathering and erosion
  • understand and use graphs to display and interpret data
  • understand volcanoes and earthquakes
  • understand water systems
  • understand types, properties, and uses of minerals
  • understand types of rocks and the rock cycle
  • understand the structure of the earth
  • understand meteorology and its basic concepts
  • understand basic concepts of astronomy
  • understand the environment and its parts, how humans can affect it, and how we can do positive actions to save the environment

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • recognize the sovereign hand and presence of God throughout all history
  • review location of continents, countries, and major bodies of water
  • know geographical terms
  • understand the blend of physical features, natural resources, and nationalities that make our world unique
  • learn about, understand the culture and know the geographical features of ancient civilizations: Asian – Middle Eastern – European – African-American
  • realize the impact ancient civilizations have had on today’s world
  • identify significant persons throughout history