Math

Full Year of 6th Grade Mastery Method Math: Part 1 Of 4

The first session of this engaging year-long 6th grade mastery math course will cover exponents, place value, decimal numbers and measurement through interactive slides, student practice, real world problem solving, fun activities and games!
Megan McAra
52 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 7 learners
Class

55 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 8 weeks

11-12

year olds

1-7

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue Aug 30

Aug 30 - Oct 20 (8 weeks)
Tu, We, Th
4pm - 4:55pm
4 learners enrolled
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Description

Class Experience

6th graders will be able to demonstrate mastery of the following math concepts:
--expressing repeated multiplication in exponential form and vice versa
--using powers of ten to denote place value through expanded and exponential notation
--identifying decimal numbers as fractions written in the base 10 system
--adding and subtracting decimals
--matching metric units to the correct type of measurement
--approximating conversions between metric and U.S. Customary units
--matching metric prefixes to the correct place value compared to the base unit
--converting between metric units using place value
I am a certified teacher (Grades 1-6) with a Masters in Teaching and over 20 years of classroom, small group and one-on-one experience. Math has been my focus for the past 5 years, and I have taught this specific 6th grade Mastery Math Method for 3 years.
Homework will be assigned weekly (assigned on Wednesdays, due by the following Monday at least one hour before class) and will consist of practice problems either posted as worksheets or within interactive slides or Nearpod. Occasionally a project connecting math to the real world (for example taking measurements or creating a budget) may be assigned, but students will be given some time in class to work on it as well. All homework, as well as additional resources, will be posted on Outschool Classroom.
On class days (Mondays-Wednesdays) I suggest that students take a few minutes directly following class to finish any assigned classwork they were unable to complete.

-Notebook and pencil for taking notes and working problems
--I will post further materials or workbooks needed in the classroom after enrollment (cost of materials will not exceed $50 for the entire year)

Optional (may be helpful to have some of these as visuals/manipulatives if available at home):
For Weeks 1-3: base ten or other math blocks 
For Weeks 3-5: money (variety of coins and paper bills)
For Weeks 6-8: ruler with cm and inches, Meter or yard stick, scale (kitchen, body or any other kind), large liquid measuring cup,1 or 2 liter bottle, pint, quart or gallon containers
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Ongoing informal assessment through interactive student activities and responses, as well as monitoring student classwork and homework. Weekly lesson quizzes and a final unit test at the end of the session will also be given. Parents, please contact me about the level of assessment and feedback you prefer for your student.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Megan McAra
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Cultivating the language of math inside us all!
52 total reviews
58 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! My name is Megan and I'm not embarrassed to say it--I love math! And even more than working on math myself, I love teaching math! Teaching math to both elementary and middle school aged kids is my passion. I specialize in mastery math... 
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