Sixth Grade

The 6th grade curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion.

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6th Grade Academic Study

  • Plot Rational Numbers on a Number Line and Ordered Pairs on a Coordinate Plane
  • Understand Ratios and Percentages
  • Determine Equivalences among Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Greatest Common Factors (GCM) and Least Common Multiples (LCM)
  • Multiply and Divide Decimals, Fractions, and Mixed Numbers
  • Order of Operations (PEMDAS)
  • Prime Factorization
  • Use Patterns, Tables, Graphs, and Rules to Solve Problems
  • Use Associative, Commutative, and Distributive Properties to Evaluate Expressions
  • Interpret Equations and Inequalities Involving Variables and Positive Rational Numbers
  • Calculate Perimeter, Area, Surface Area, and Volume of 2D And 3D Figures
  • Angle Relationships in Geometric Figures
  • Convert Units of Measurement
  • Represent Probabilities Using Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Basic Chemistry for Earth Science
  • Mapping the Earth
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Crustal Movement
  • Weathering
  • Fossils
  • Meteorology
  • Astronomy

Skills

  • Scientific Method
  • Lab Measurement, Tools, Safety, and Reports
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Inference and Observation
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Nature of Science
  • Graphing
  • Density
  • Design, build, and program Lego Robots
  • Engineering Design Cycle
  • Uses of Robotics
  • Natural Disasters and Disaster Recovery Cycle
  • Rube-Goldberg Machines
  • Various Engineering-Based Projects
  • Examines the Catholic Vision of World History
  • Prehistoric Man
  • Ancient Sumer, Egypt, and Israel
  • Classical Greece and Rome
  • Byzantine Empire and Islamic Empires
  • Europe from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment
  • History of China, Japan, and Russia
  • Use of Primary and Secondary Sources
  • Reading Strategies
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension Strategies, including Graphic Organizers
  • Genre
  • Prediction and Inference
  • Monitor and Clarify
  • Evaluate and Summarize
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Sentence Structure and Types
  • Mechanics (Parts of Speech, Capitalization, Punctuation)
  • Quotations and Dialogue
  • Writing a Good Paragraph, Story, Paper
  • Oral Presentations
  • Long-Term Writing Project (Autobiography)
  • Journaling and Shorter Writing Assignments
  • Novels: Wonder (R.J. Palacio), Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (Mildred Taylor)
  • Stories and Articles within the Holocaust Unit
  • Old Testament Studies
  • “God’s Merciful Love,” Incorporating God’s Message of Merciful Love to the Israelites into Our Daily Lives

Art, Spanish, Music, Computer, and Physical Education are also incorporated into the curriculum at St. Charles. Find out more about our Specialists here.

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Latest News

Weekly Update 11 – November 15, 2018

Read the Weekly Update 11 - November 15, 2018 for the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School. Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission by Tuesday at 2 pm to the school office at...

Intramural basketball kicks off!

Intramural Basketball Registration (2nd and 3rd grades) is open! Registration form & more information here! Form is due by November 28. The purpose of this school sponsored program is to teach the 2nd and 3rd grade students basic basketball skills. It will allow...

Plan ahead for SCRIP orders!

Now you can plan ahead when you want to place your SCRIP orders! See below for all the dates for this year. Click here for more information about the SCRIP fundraising program!...

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St. Charles school is supported by St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Anthony Village, MN. At St. Charles we provide a solid foundation of Faith & Knowledge for Life. To schedule a tour, request more information, or enroll a student, please contact us by email or phone (612) 781-2643.

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