Grade Range: 
 6 
Prerequisites: 
 None 
Course duration: 
 One year 

Course Description: 
 Math 6th is the first middlelevel core math course that addresses the Common Core State Standards. Instruction focuses on (1) connecting ratio and rate to wholenumber multiplication and division and using concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems; (2) completing an understanding of division and fractions and extending the notion of number to the system of rational numbers, including negative numbers; (3) writing, interpreting, and using expressions and equations; and (4) developing an understanding of statistical thinking. 
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides: 
 Big Ideas Math Course 1: A Common Core Curriculum, CA, Big Ideas Learning, 2015. 