Do You Know What Your Sixth Grader Should Know? - FamilyEducation

Do You Know What Your Sixth Grader Should Know?

Will he study economics, or world history and geography this year? Find out with this quiz.

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Will he study economics, or world history and geography this year? Find out with this quiz.

1. In social studies, your child will probably study:

  • Economics.
  • The government of the United States.
  • World history and geography.

2. In mathematics, your child will learn to:

  • Use equations in all areas of problems solving.
  • Solve problems using decimals.
  • Conduct simple probability experiments.

3. Your child's vocabulary will primarily be increased through:

  • Reading a wide variety of materials.
  • Using the dictionary and thesaurus.
  • Visiting museums and historic sites.

4. In writing, your child will spend considerable time creating:

  • Business letters.
  • Poetry.
  • Multiple-paragraph compositions.

5. By the end of sixth grade, it is most important for your child to:

  • Be able to write computer programs.
  • Have proficiency in the basic skills (reading, writing, mathematics).
  • Be able to use reference tools.

1. In social studies, your child will probably study:
World history and geography.

2. In mathematics, your child will learn to:
Use equations in all areas of problems solving.

3. Your child's vocabulary will primarily be increased through:
Reading a wide variety of materials.

4. In writing, your child will spend considerable time creating:
Multiple-paragraph compositions.

5. By the end of sixth grade, it is most important for your child to:
Have proficiency in the basic skills (reading, writing, mathematics).

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