Manheim Christian Day School

Educating Minds. Nurturing Hearts.

Sixth Grade

Curriculum
  1. Language Arts – Reading Street (Pearson Education, Inc.)
    • Emphasis on grammar and comprehension
    • Includes: spelling, grammar, vocabulary, literature, and writing
  2. Math – My Math (McGraw Hill)
    • Emphasis on ratios and proportions, the number system, expressions and equations, geometry, and statistics and probability
    • Includes: operations using fractions, decimals and integers, percent, equations, area and volume, and statistics
  3. Science –Earth & Space Science (McGraw Hill)
    • Emphasis on Earth Sciences
    • Includes: rocks and minerals, geological changes, earthquakes and volcanoes, weather and climate, and water resources
    • Experimentation, hands-on learning, and STEM focused projects
  4. Social Studies –Discovering World Geography – The Western Hemisphere (McGraw Hill)
    • Emphasis on the Western Hemisphere
    • Learning about the geography, history, economies, government, people and cultures of North America, South America, and Europe
  5. Bible
    • Life of Christ

 

Special Projects and Events
  • Knowledge Fest – students research an invention, write a report, and create a presentation

 

Typical Field Trips
  • Gettysburg National Military Park and Visitors Center – museum, film, cyclorama, Cemetery Ridge Trail Hike (combined field trip with 5th grade on alternating years)
  • Harrisburg – PA State Capitol tour, Whitaker Center (combined field trip with 5th grade on alternating years)
  • Service Project