 • 6
Sixth Class Standards
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• Number
• 6.NS.1.1
Place value
read, write and order whole numbers and decimals
identify place value in whole numbers and decimals
round decimals
• 6.NS.1.2
Operations
estimate sums, differences, products and quotients of decimals
add and subtract whole numbers and decimals (to three decimal places) without and with a calculator
multiply a decimal by a decimal, without and with a calculator
divide a four-digit number by a two-digit number, without and with a calculator
divide a decimal number by a decimal, without and with a calculator
• 6.NS.1.3
Fractions
compare and order fractions and identify equivalent forms of fractions
express improper fractions as mixed numbers and vice versa and position them on the number line
add and subtract simple fractions and simple mixed numbers
multiply a fraction by a fraction
express tenths, hundredths and thousandths in both fractional and decimal form
divide a whole number by a unit fraction
understand and use simple ratios
• 6.NS.1.4
Decimals and percentages
use percentages and relate them to fractions and decimals
compare and order percentages of numbers
solve problems relating to profit and loss, discount, VAT, interest, increases, decreases.
• 6.NS.1.5
Number theory
identify simple prime and composite numbers
identify and explore square numbers
explore and identify simple square roots
identify common factors and multiples
write whole numbers in exponential form
• Data
• 6.D.1.1
Representing and interpreting data
collect, organise and represent data using pie charts and trend graphs
read and interpret trend graphs and pie charts
compile and use simple data sets
explore and calculate averages of simple data sets
use data sets to solve problems.
• 6.D.1.2
Chance
identify and list all possible outcomes of simple random processes
estimate the likelihood of occurrence of events; order on a scale from 0 to 100%, 0 to 1
construct and use frequency charts and tables
• Algebra
• Shape and Space
• 6.SS.1.1
2-D shapes
make informal deductions about 2-D shapes and their properties
use angle and line properties to classify and describe triangles and quadrilaterals
construct triangles from given sides or angles
identify the properties of the circle
construct a circle of given radius or diameter
tessellate combinations of 2-D shapes
classify 2-D shapes according to their lines of symmetry
plot simple co-ordinates and apply where appropriate
use 2-D shapes and properties to solve problems.
• 6.SS.1.2
3-D shapes
identify and examine 3-D shapes and explore relationships, including octahedron (faces, edges and vertices)
draw the nets of simple 3-D shapes and construct the shapes.
• 6.SS.1.3
Lines and angles
recognise, classify and describe angles and relate angles to shape
recognise angles in terms of a rotation
estimate, measure and construct angles in degrees
explore the sum of the angles in a quadrilateral
• Measures