Here is the end of the year goals for 6th Grade. There is a printable version is you click the link.
– Daily reading
– Log and track progress
– Recognize a figure of speech.
– Be able to carry out compare and contrast essay assignments.
– Use brainstorming methods to generate ideas.
– Recognize first person and third person point of view.
– Recognize themes in books.
– Know the basic types of essays.
– Write a five-paragraph essay.
– Create a logical topic sentence.
– Write a summary.
– Use a word processor such as Microsoft Word.
– Create a basic bibliography.
– Know when to use a colon and a semicolon.
– Know when to use I and me.
– Know the difference between to and too.
– Understand capitalization rules.
– Know the rules for punctuating titles.
– Know how prefixes and suffixes change meaning.
– Understand the concepts of mean, median, and mode.
– Understand ratios and proportions.
– Be able to compute problems of retail math percentages in order to calculate discounts, tips, and interest.
– Understand pi and know the definitions for circle, circumference radius, diameter, and area.
– Be familiar with area and surface formulas.
– Be able to find the greatest common factor.
– Apply order of operations correctly to solve expressions.
– Determine the least common multiple and the greatest common divisor of a whole.
– Use a scientific calculator.
– Convert one unit of measurement to another.
– Solve word problems concerning average speed, distance, and time.
– Be familiar with terminology and measurements related to angles.
– The development of hunter-gatherer societies.
– The importance of domestication of plants and animals.
– The significance of Mesopotamia
– The characteristics of settlement patterns and the physical features of regions where civilizations flourished.
– Greek philosophers
– Development of a caste system.
– Have a strong familiarity with the major regions of the world.
– Know the importance of cuneiform.
– Have a grasp of the history, tenets, and the scope of the major world religions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism.
– Understand early trade routes and the roots of international trade.
– Be familiar with a timeline of the Roman Republic.
– Realize significance of early city-states.
– Understand the migration of Germanic peoples.
– Be familiar with the historic significance of the Magna Carta.
– Understand the historical implications of the outbreak of the Black Death.
– Understand the definition and significance of feudalism.
– Have an understanding of regions and cultures of the many ancient Native American cultures.
– Know about major geologic events, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
– Recognize geologic maps.
– Understand the basics of plate tectonics.
– Understand that energy arrives at earth from the sun in the form of solar radiation.
– Understand how living populations interact in ecosystems.
– Understand evolutionary theory and populations of organisms.
– Recognize the significance of renewable or nonrenewable energy resources.
– Understand hypothesis and theory in science.
– Be familiar with the different aquatic communities.
– Understand the importance of oceans and ocean life.
– Know the traits of fungi and algae.
– Know the characteristics of microbes.
– Gain a basic understanding of the laws of motion and force.
– Understand the basics of electricity.
– Know how magnets work.
– Gain an understanding of basic astronomy and the solar system.
– Dance, Music, Arts
– Drawing and Coloring
– Connect the dots
– Hands on Crafts