6th Grade

Students will:
• Participate in liturgical/sacramental celebrations and lead prayer
• Locate books of the bible
• Know important biblical figures/events
• Read/retell saints lives
• Discuss/raise questions of faith
• Identify and compare synoptic gospels
• Discuss holiness found in people today
• Volunteer and participate in service
• Know and participate in parish/community they belong to
• Explore “solidarity with the poor”
• Know and explain the four marks of the Catholic Church
• Explain and appreciate the Judeo-Christian Heritage
• Continued progress in learning and applying Assessment of Catechesis Religious Education (ACRE) terminology
Students will:
• Evaluate how their families’ ethnic, social and religious customs have shaped them
• Identify the physical traits and characteristics they have inherited
• Appraise the impact of environment on their personal development
• Assess importance of self-knowledge/self-esteem in achieving goals of lasting value
• Demonstrate the importance of respect and good manners in all relationships
• Recognize the wisdom/experience of the elderly members of society
• Demonstrate responsibility with respect to the use of money
• Explain Church teaching in regards to the expression of love and sexuality
Students will:
• Participate in Lesson 1: Touching Safety
• Participate in Lesson 2: Safe Friends, Safe Adults and Safe Touches
• Participate in Lesson 7: Internet Safety
• Participate in Lesson 8: Creating and Following Family ​Rules
Students will:
• Solve multi-step problems using a step-by-step problem solving method
• Conduct research (locate, gather, analyze, conclude)
• Use calculators, computers, and other technology to assist in problem solving and to create, evaluate and solve problems with graphs, charts and tables
• Use standard and metric units of measure
• Compare, order and use integers in solving algebraic equations
• Understand the relationship between fractions, decimals and percents
• Study ratios, rates and proportions
• Understand the basics of probability
Students will:
• Read, write, speak and listen for a variety of purposes.
• Read and enjoy literature (novels, fiction, nonfiction); be able to do literature analysis
• Read for meaning and to evaluate, interpret and draw conclusions in novels and other fiction and in textbooks, reference material, etc
• Increase vocabulary and reading rate with recreational reading, multiple reading techniques and study skills
• Write quality essays, narratives, explanations, stories, descriptions, poetry, and letters
• Present interpretations and evaluations in groups and alone and to use imagery to entertain
• Listen and view to process verbal information and to critically analyze speeches
• Conduct research and cite sources (locate, observe/gather, analyze, conclude)
• Use mass media (newspapers, magazines, internet, etc.)
SCIENCE (Earth Science)
Students will:
• Solve problems using the scientific method (research, hypothesis, experimentation, analysis and conclusion)
• Conduct research
• Use scientific equipment appropriately
• Apply knowledge of relationships between humans, environment, etc.
• Understand the effects of weathering on the formation of soil.
• Understand how erosion and deposition change Earth’s surface
• Understand and identify layers of Earth’s interior and how plate tectonics change the placement of Earth’s continents
• Understand how earthquakes occur and affect Earth’s surface
• Understand the structure and importance of volcanoes on Earth surface
• Understand and identify the composition of Earth’s atmosphere
• Understand the difference between weather and climate and the effects they have on Earth
Students will:
• Describe what is known through archaeological studies of the early physical and cultural development of humankind from the Paleolithic era to the agricultural revolution
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Kush
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the Ancient Hebrews
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of Ancient Greece
• Analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of India, China and Rome
Students will:
• Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using technology
• Use content-specific programs to support learning and research
• Design, develop, publish and present projects to support curriculum
• Be proficient at typing
• Understand and use word programs
• Understand and use spreadsheet programs
• Understand how to utilize the internet to do research
• Understand and use power point programs
Students will:
• Learn basic terminology and note reading
• Learn historical appreciation
• Apply skills in preparation for liturgy
• Possess an introductory understanding of theme, style, and technique
• Use many media and materials, combine elements and principles to create art of purpose and aesthetic appeal
• Create unique expressive products
• Be familiar with art based career choices
Students will:
• Participate in activities that promote physical fitness, body awareness, sportsmanship, and development of motor skills
• Learn about proper nutrition
• Participate and learn the fundamentals of organized sports
• Participate in the Inland Catholic Schools League (ICSL) Fall and Winter sports’ teams.