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Math, Alberta Curriculum

(Free Resources)

Alberta Program Overview

Specific Units and Program of Studies

Shortcut to Topics

Math and Coding go well together...

In the News

Alberta challenges Grade 6 students to do math without calculators

Province adding 15-question 'no calculators' section to Grade 6 math exams

Bridging the gender gap: why do so few girls study Stem subjects?
Nelson, Online Resources:

Nelson Practice

Nelson, Math Focus Interactive Quizzes


PDF Download.
 


   

Specific Topics

Shortcuts

(in alphabetical order)

Fractions
Geometry
Order of Operations
Patterns, Identifying
Place Value Unit
Percents and Rations
Probability
Rational Numbers

 

General Resources

Quizzes

http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/

Grade 6 Worksheets (+answers and automated tests)

 

Lessons

cK-12 Lessons, a variety of topics.

Virtual Manipulative

Khan Academy 6th grade math video library

Grade 6 Lessons

Lessons and Challenges

 

 

 

Other

Assessments Questions:

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

 

Everyday Mathematics at Home - University of Chicago

 

 

Worksheets

http://www.softschools.com/math/worksheets/
https://www.math-drills.com/ 
https://www.dadsworksheets.com/
http://www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/
http://www.worksheetfun.com/
http://gregtangmath.com/resources
 

Stuck with Homework?

Submit a grade 6 homework question!

 

Provincial Achievement Tests (PAT)

Results from past Provincial Achievement Tests

AB PAT - General information, Schedules and Dates

Sample Test 2000, part A, and part B.

Samples Tests 2010, 2013

Practice Tests Blog

Check with your teacher, your school may have an account with exambank for more practice tests.

Lessons, Various

 

Hands on Activities...


 

   

Specific Topics

Place Value Unit

 

Place Value Videos and Exercise on Khan Academy

    Place Value practice on IXL (some free practice allowed per day)
     

Order of Operations

Lessons

PEDMAS

https://courseware.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/27/72/assignments/559/0

Khan Academy Lesson on Order of Operations

  

Worksheets https://www.math-drills.com/search.php?s=order+of+operations&page=1&sort=weekly

https://www.math-drills.com/orderofoperations/ooo_integers_twosteps_positive_pemdas_001.php

http://www.softschools.com/math/order_of_operations/order_of_operations_worksheets/

https://www.dadsworksheets.com/worksheets/order-of-operations-order-of-operations.html
     

Identifying Patterns

Visual and Numerical Patterns

Pattern Worksheets

  Numerical Patterns  
  Geometric Patterns
  Nelson, Self-grading quizzes on patterns.
     

Rational Numbers

Intro Intro to rational and irrational numbers

https://www.mathsisfun.com/rational-numbers.html

  Write a rational number as a fraction

  Worksheets Comparing rational numbers on IXL (allows a few free excercises per day)

Ordering rational numbers on IXL

Self-grading quizzes on ratinal numbers (mathopolis)

Percents and Rations

Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-ratios-prop-topic
  Percent lesson (interactive) http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell04.swf
Rates and ratios
 
https://www.mathplanet.com/education/pre-algebra/ratios-and-percent/rates-and-ratios
 

Worksheets

 
  Percents worksheets http://www.cimt.org.uk/projects/mepres/allgcse/bkb11.pdf

Convert between percents, fractions and decimals (IXL)

https://ca.edugain.com/math/grade-6/Ratio-and-Proportion

Write fraction as percent
     

Fractions

Activity: use mathlearningcenter.org to experiment with fractions (see the video tutorial on how to use this tool before you begin).        
  Fraction Resources https://bstockus.wordpress.com/fraction-resources/
     
  Lessons: https://im.openupresources.org/6/students/index.html#
     
  Equivalent Fractions and Proportions
 
https://www.mathantics.com/section/lesson-video/proportions
 
  Equivalent Fractions Video (4 min)  
 
 

Worksheets

 
  Nelson, Self-grading quizzes
  Graphic fractions worksheets
https://www.dadsworksheets.com/worksheets/graphic-fractions.html

https://www.math-drills.com/fractions/fractions_equivalent_visual_models_simplified_both_001.php
 
  Operations on fractions Select the category and click generate worksheet:
http://www.softschools.com/math/worksheets/fractions.jsp
 
  Simplifying fractions worksheets https://www.math-drills.com/fractions/simplify_fractions_hard_001.php
 
  Dividing fractions worksheets https://www.dadsworksheets.com/worksheets/fraction-division.html
 
     

Geometry

Reflection http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/memg/Division02/Reflection%20(Flip)/index.html
  Rotation http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/memg/Division02/Rotation%20(Turn)/index.html

  Translation https://ca.ixl.com/math/grade-6/translations-graph-the-image

  Geometry on Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-sixth-grade-math/cc-6th-geometry-topic  
 
Circle Geometry Part I (3 min),
Basic Concepts:
- diameter,
- sector,
- arc,
- circumference,
- radius,
- parameter,

 
  Area of Squares and Rectangles
 
  Area of Triangles
(Math Circles Presentations,
University of Waterloo)
 
PDF file, solutions
(index page)
  Geometry: Congruence, Constructions, and Parallel Lines http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/6th-grade/em-at-home/unit_5/

Probability

IXL topics

- a number of exercises per day are allowed free,
- search the page for "probability"
  Nelson, self-grading probability quizzes
Ready for more advanced topics? Check out the grade 8 probability list.
 
  Virtual Dice and Coin Flip applications https://freeonlinedice.com/
  Chance experiments with spinners teacher.desmos.com

Worksheets

from
Michigan State University:

Helping with
Math Grade 6

MAIN Page for Grade 6

- Factors, multiples, divisors, and products. How the Distributive Property relates multiplication and addition. (continue here to PDF).

- Fractions, decimals, ratios and percents to measure and to compare quantities (continue here to PDF).

- The four basic arithmetic operations with fractions, including mixed numbers and strategies (continue here to PDF).

- Areas and perimeters of figures and volume of rectangular prisms (continue here to PDF).

- The four operations (+, -, x, ÷,) on decimal numbers and working with percents (continue here to PDF).

- Variables and Patterns (continue here to PDF).

- Ways to collect, organize, display, and analyze data (continue here to PDF).

Related Books...

Work on Logic
Read the chapter on Venn Diagrams, which are useful in prime factorization algorithms.
Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive
       

 

 

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