The Number Sense
  • Apply and extend previous understandings of mulitpication and division to divide fractions by fractions
  • Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples
Ratios and Proportional Relationships
  • Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems


  • Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume

Expressions and Equations

  • Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions
  • Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities


  • Develop understanding of statistical variability
  • Summarize and describe distributions
Mathematical Practices
  1. Make sense of problems and persevere in problem solving.

  2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

  3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

  4. Model with mathematics.

  5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

  6. Attend to precision.

  7. Look for and make use of structure.

  8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

Semesters at a Glance

Semester 1 (15 weeks)

Semester 2 (13 weeks)

  • Stanford YouCubed (1 week)
  • Prime Time (1 week)
  • Comparing Bits & Pieces (5 weeks)
  • Let's be Rational (4.5 weeks)
  • Covering & Surrounding (3.5 weeks)
  • Decimal Ops (4 weeks)
  • Data About Us (4 weeks)
  • Variables & Patterns (5 weeks)

Sixth Grade Math Overview

GR 6 MATH Guide Overview

Gr six 1-pg math guide

Gr 6 Detailed Curriculum Guide (password protected)
Mathematical Practice in Action
Sixth Grade Mathematics Framework
Sixth Grade Need to Know - Helpful Tips
Sixth Grade Math Focus
Sixth Grade Course Descriptions
Sixth Grade Connected Math Standards

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
1651 16th Street
Santa Monica, California 90404