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Oak Meadow 6th Grade

Oak Meadow 6th Grade



Oak Meadow 6th Grade

Oak Meadows Craft Kit



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In English grammar lessons and activities are woven into writing assignments and students expand their vocabulary and composition skills. Written work includes expository writing citations poetry descriptive writing and short stories. Students explore new ways to express themselves with clarity and personal style.


Oak Meadow’s sixth-grade social studies curriculum focuses on ancient world civilizations and provides the foundation for an integrated experience that weaves together the history geography literature government and art of ancient cultures. Students engage in critical and independent thinking by exploring opposing viewpoints and writing from the perspective of different cultures and time periods. Art explorations include sculpture drawing calligraphy mosaics marbling costume making and mask making.


In life science students study plant cell division and reproduction plant classification systems invertebrates and vertebrates animal life cycles ecosystems and the human body. Emphasis is placed on using the scientific method to help students analyze their findings and to make connections between the overarching themes of the course. Students develop skills in objective observation and accurate recording of data.


Sixth grade math provides a rigorous course of math skills and concepts. Building on previous knowledge the coursebook includes step-by-step explanations and examples designed to support homeschoolers and independent learners. Skills include converting between percentages fractions and decimals; perimeter radius diameter and area; area of irregular shapes; equations with missing numbers; factors and prime numbers; and order of operations.


The accompanying math workbook includes all the practice worksheets and tests. Regular mental math warm-up exercises help students develop a facility and flexibility with numbers. A wide variety of extra practice worksheets are included in the appendix of the math workbook organized by skill to maximize study time and allow families to customize their learning experience.


Projects crafts and activities throughout the year include:


  • Write a research paper on Ancient Egypt

  • Draw a freehand map of the world

  • Interview a person from the Stone Age

  • Compose an adventure for Robin Hood

  • Make a miniature Renaissance fresco

  • Make up math problems using the Mayan number system

  • Research carnivorous plants

  • Dissect flowers


The following materials are included with the 6th Grade Package:

  • 6th Grade Ancient Civilizations Coursebook

  • 6th Grade Ancient Civilizations Teacher Manual

  • 6th Grade English Coursebook

  • 6th Grade English Teacher Manual

  • 6th Grade Basic Life Science

  • 6th Grade Basic Life Science Teacher Manual

  • 6th Grade Math Coursebook

  • 6th Grade Math Workbook (Answer key in the back)

  • The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green

  • D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths

  • Rainbow People by Lawrence Yep

  • Maroo of the Winter Caves by Ann Turnbull

  • The Golden Bull: A Mesopotamian Adventure by Marjorie Cowley

  • Once There Was Twice There Wasn't: Fifty Turkish Folktales of Nasreddin Hodja

  • The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

  • 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization

  • Castle Diary: The Journal of Tobias Burgess by Richard Platt

  • The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood

  • The Ugly One by Leanne Statland Ellis


*Note: You will need the 6th Grade Craft Kit.

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