Theatre Course Descriptions

Theatre 6 This is an introductory class required for all 6th graders with a focus on extending each student’s ability to speak in public, as well as their basic understanding of theatre as an art form. Students will accomplish this task by reading plays, improvising scenes, studying various performance aspects and learning to constructively criticize…

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Spanish Course Descriptions

Spanish I Spanish I is an introduction to Spanish language and culture and provides students with an opportunity to gain access to one of the fastest growing and diverse cultures in the world today. Students will begin their journeys in second language acquisition not only by learning the Spanish language, but by studying the many…

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Social Studies Course Descriptions

6th Grade Social Studies 6th Grade Social Studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote effective citizenship. Students will study the Eastern Hemisphere (Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe), its geographic features, early history, cultural development and economic change. Students study the five major world religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and…

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Science Course Descriptions

Science 6 SCIENCE INQUIRY AND APPLICATION: Scientific Investigations, Lab Tools & Safety, Organizing, Analyzing & Communicating Data EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: Minerals, Rocks, Soils LIFE SCIENCE: Cell Theory & Structure, Cell Processes, Reproduction in Cells & Organisms, Organization in Organisms PHYSICAL SCIENCE: Classification & Properties of Matter, States of Matter: Energy & Properties, Energy, Object…

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Music Course Descriptions

  Music 6 Music 6 is a beginning level course that provides a broad overview of the fundamentals of listening to, reading, and writing music. Students will study the most basic elements that comprise the music we hear every day. This class also provides a “performance lab” experience where the students are offered the opportunity…

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Math Course Descriptions

6th Grade Math 6th grade math includes the following: Ratios and Proportional Relationships: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems. The Number System: Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions. Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples. Apply and extend previous…

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Dance Course Descriptions

Introduction to Dance 6 Introduction to Dance 6th Grade is focused on the beginning of all dance styles such as ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap, African, and salsa. Each student will learn the background and history of each style along with gaining the knowledge of the basic steps and movement to each style.…

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English Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions 6th Grade English The sixth grade year focuses on improving skills in reading, writing, listening, visual literacy, and oral communication based on the Common Core Standards. Students have the opportunity to explore literature by outstanding authors, past and present. Written and oral communications skills will be integrated with literature in a well-rounded approach…

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