# Mrs. McQueen

## Knowing & Growing Our Mindset

## Welcome to 6th grade!

**'News and Noteworthy'**

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*Hooray!! We successfully completed the first week of 6th grade! While some may have experienced some glitches, that is quite normal for middle school and working through them together is the key component for success to be achieved. Thank you all for working with us. We appreciate you and our students. *

*We are spending some time exploring Growth Mindset while also getting used to our new textbooks. The following website has some wonderful resources regarding growth mindset (particularly geared towards math).*

*Student resources can be accessed here.*

*https://www.youcubed.org/resource/student-resources/*

*Parent resources can be accessed here. *

*https://www.youcubed.org/resource/parent-resources/*

*Students tore out pages 1-36 of their textbook and were directed to place those pages in a 3-ring binder. It is critical that they bring their binder to class each and every day with those pages in it. Class work and homework will be assigned on pages 1-36.*

**Canvas**

We are utilizing Canvas this year which is an electronic platform. Students will be able to find information, access resources, documents, and assignments using Canvas. Parents can observe students. Your student should have already done this through their social studies class and have information for you to sign up as an observer on their Canvas account.

## General Math

**Monday:** *Absolute Value,* Lesson 1.3

**Tuesday & Wednesday: ***Greatest Common Factor, *Lesson 2.1* *

**Thursday: **Review for Uniit Test 1A ** **

**Friday: Unit Test 1A **

Students are responsible for understanding the concepts/standards on pages 1-36 of their textbook that SHOULD be in their 3-ring binder.

**The standards of the unit that we are addressing this week are:**

**MGSE6.NS.4-7**

***If more detail of these standards is needed, I have included a link for your reference.**

**https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Grade-6-8-Mathematics-Standards.pdf**

**Since I 'loop' skills and concepts through a nine week period, please be reminded that any low grade will be adjusted when a student shows mastery.*

## Accelerated Math

**Monday:** *Absolute Value,* Lesson 1.3

**Tuesday-Wednesday: ***Greatest Common Factor, *

Lesson 2.1

**Thursday: **Review for Unit Test 1A

**Friday: ****Unit Test 1A **

Students are responsible for understanding the concepts/standards on pages 1-36 of their textbook that SHOULD be in their 3-ring binder.

**The standards of the unit that we are addressing this week are:**

**MGSE6.NS.4-7**

***If more detail of these standards is needed, I have included a link for your reference.**

**https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Documents/Grade-6-8-Mathematics-Standards.pdf**

**Since I 'loop' skills and concepts through a nine week period, please be reminded that any low grade will be adjusted when a student shows mastery.*

## Web Links

**All concepts/skills related to MATH Georgia Standards of Excellence:**

https://www.georgiastandards.org/Georgia-Standards/Pages/Math-6-8.aspx

**Integers:**

http://www.mathguide.com/lessons/Integers.html

*Fun Interactive Practice Integer Operations Game*

http://www.mathnook.com/math/bike-racing-math-integer.html

**Visual Fraction Models for Division of Fractions**

Singapore Math-Dividing Fractions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_11SEY-P_h0

Division Step 1 – Model Dividing Fractions by Fractions (Multiply by the reciprocal/invert and multiply) and Rewrite Using Common Denominators

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBxPYosbyWw

Division of Fractions Using Number Lines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFesOB9ikUs&list=PL53C84823EA44BCB3

Division Array Model for Fractions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bud-IYM_Mw&index=4&list=PL53C84823EA44BCB3

* GCF (greatest common factor) and LCM (least common multiple*)

Factor Game

http://www.basic-mathematics.com/greatest-common-factor-game.html

Greatest Common Factor Game

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/GreatestCommonFactor.htm

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/factors-multiples/greatest_common_divisor/v/lcm-and-gcf-greatest-common-factor--word-problems

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/pre-algebra/factors-multiples/greatest_common_divisor/v/greatest-common-divisor

http://coolmath.com/prealgebra/01-gcfs-lcms/index.html

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/lcm_gcf.htm

http://www.homeschoolmath.net/online/factoring.php

http://www.math-aids.com/Factors/

* Distributive Property*https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-factors-and-multiples/cc-6th-distributive-property/v/the-distributive-property

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/distributive-law.html

http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/06-properties/05-properties-distributive-01.htm

**Statistics:**

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-data-statistics

http://intermath.coe.uga.edu/dictnary/homepg.asp

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/mathematics-glossary/glossary

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http://www.mathplayground.com/common_core_state_standards_for_mathematics_grade_6.html

*Geometry (Area and Volume):*

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons

· **Math Open Reference** (Excellent free interactive website for teaching points, lines, rays, polygons, diagonals, concave vs. convex, interior angles, quadrilaterals, triangles, circles, transformations, and more!)

· **Using Area and Perimeter ** (Choose Lesson 12)

**Dividing Decimals:**

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=algorithm+for+dividing+decimals

**Expressions and Equations:**

https://learnzillion.com/

http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedLandingPage.aspx

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-expressions-and-variables

**Interactive vocabulary**

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

**Learn Zillion (6th Grade Math Standards)**

**Tutorials and practice problems.**

**Georgia Virtual Learning**

http://www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resources/SharedLandingPage.aspx

**Ratios, Rates, and Percentages**

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-ratios-prop-topic

http://www.mathplayground.com/index_ratio_proportion_percent.html