Math
– Scott Foresman AddisonWesley
GRADE 6
Chapter 
Unit 
Focus Skills 
PA Academic Standard 
Statistics
– RealWorld Use of Whole Numbers 

Misleading Graphs Scatterplots and Trends Decision Making: Shark
Study 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical Reasoning
and Connections 2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 

Displaying Data 
Tallies, Frequency Charts
and Line Plots Scales and Bar Graphs StemandLeaf Diagrams 
2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 

Describing Data 
Median and Mode The Meaning of Mean The Effects of Outliers Decision Making: Will the
Most Valuable Player Please Stand up? 
2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 
Connecting
Arithmetic to Algebra 
Making Sense of Large
Numbers 
Rounding Large Numbers Comparing and Ordering
Numbers Exponents 
2.1 Numbers, Number
Systems, and Number Relationships 2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 

Number Sense and Operation
Sense 
Mental Math Estimating Suma and
Differences Estimating Products and
Quotients Order of Operations Analyze Word Problems:
Finding Unnecessary Information Numerical Patterns 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 

Introduction to Algebra 
Variables and Expressions Writing Expressions Using Equations Solving Equations Analyze Word Problems:
Interpreting Math Phrases Decision Making: Journey to
the Bottom of the Sea 
2.8 Algebra and Functions 2.4 Mathematical Reasoning
and Connections 
Decimals 
Decimal Concepts 
Decimal Notation Rounding Decimals Comparing and Ordering
Decimals Scientific Notation 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 

Adding and Subtracting with
Decimals 
Estimating with Decimals Adding and Subtracting
Decimal Numbers Solving Decimal Equations Problem Solving: Compare Strategies:
Work `Backward/Guess and Check 
2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.8 Algebra 2.5 Mathematical Problem
Solving and Communication 

Multiplying and Dividing
with Decimals 
Multiplying a Whole Number
by a Decimal Multiplying a Decimal by a
Decimal Dividing by a Whole Number Solving Decimal Equations Problem Solving: Planning a
Hike 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical Reasoning
and Connections 
Measurement 
Units of Measurement 
Perimeter Converting in the Metric
System Using Conversion Factors Problem Solving: Finding
Unnecessary Information 
2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 

Area of Polygons 
Area of Squares and
Rectangles Area of Parallelograms Area of Triangles Problem Solving: Designing
a Shopping Mall 
2.9 Geometry 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 

Circles 
Discovering PI Area of Circles Area of Irregular Figures 
2.9 Geometry 2.4 Mathematical Reasoning
and Connections 
Patterns
and Number Theory 
Number Theory 
Divisibility Prime Factorization Least Common Multiples Problem Solving: Make an
Organized List 
2.1 Numbers, Number
Systems, and Number Relationships 

Connecting Fractions and
Decimals 
Understanding Fractions Fractions in Lowest Terms Improper Fractions and
Mixed Numbers Converting Fractions and
Decimals Comparing and Ordering 
2.1 Numbers, Number
Systems, and Number Relationships 
Adding
and Subtracting Fractions 
Adding and Subtracting
Fractions 
Adding and Subtracting
Fractions with Like Denominators Adding and Subtracting
Fractions with Unlike Denominators Solving Fraction Equations Problem Solving: Identify
Missing Information 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 2.8 Algebra 

Adding and Subtracting
Mixed Numbers 
Estimation: Sums and
Differences of Mixed Numbers Adding Mixed Numbers Subtracting Mixed Numbers Problem Solving: Will the
River Flood? 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 
Multiplying
and Dividing Fractions 
Multiplying Fractions 
Estimation: Products and
Quotients of Fractions Multiplying by a Whole
Number Multiplying by a Fraction Problem Solving:
Identifying Missing Information 
2.1 Numbers, number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 

Dividing Fractions 
Dividing Whole Numbers by
Fractions Dividing Fractions by
Fractions Solving Fraction Equations:
Multiplication and Division 
2.1 Numbers, number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.4 Mathematical reasoning
and Connections 
The
Geometry of Polygons 
Lines and Angles 
Classifying Lines Classifying Angles Measuring Angles 
2.4 Mathematical Reasoning
and Connections 2.9 Geometry 

Polygons 
Exploring Angles in a
Triangle Exploring Sides of a
Triangle Polygons Quadrilaterals Problem Solving: Logical
Reasoning 
2.9 Geometry 

Transformations 
Flips and Line Symmetry Turns and Rotational
Symmetry Slides and Tessellations 
2.9 Geometry 
Integers
and the Coordinate Plane 
Integers 
Understanding Integers Adding Integers Subtracting Integers Problem Solving: Planning a
Dive 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 

Graphing on the Coordinate
Plane 
The Coordinate Plane Graphing Slides and Flips Graphing Equations 
2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 2.8 Algebra 
Ratio,
Proportion and Percent 
Ratios and Rates 
What Is a Ratio? Equal Ratios What Is a Rate? 
2.11 Concepts of Calculus 

Proportion 
What Is a Proportion? Solving Proportions Using
Cross Products Solving Proportions Using
Unit Rates Similar Figures Analyze Word Problems:
Checking for a Reasonable Answer 
2.1 Numbers, Number Systems
and Number Relationships 2.2 Computation and
Estimation 2.3 Measurement and
Estimation 2.11 Concepts of Calculus 

Percents 
What Is a Percent? Estimating Percents Connecting Percents to
Fractions and Decimals Problem Solving: Looking
for a Pattern 
2.1 Numbers, Number
Systems, and Number Relationships 2.5 Mathematical Problem
Solving and Communication 
Solids
and Measurement 
Solids and Surface Area Volume 
Classifying Solids Exploring Surface Area Surface Area Formulas Surface Area of a Cylinder Three Dimensional Figures Exploring Volume Calculating Volume Problem Solving: Building
an Aquarium 
2.9 Geometry 2.9 Geometry 2.11 Concepts of Calculus 
Probability 
Introduction to Probability 
Probability Making Predictions Problem Solving: Checking
for a Reasonable Answer Geometric Models of
Probability 
2.7 Probability and
Predictions 2.9 Geometry 

Fairness 
Tree Diagrams Compound Elements Fairness and Unfairness 
2.5 Mathematical Problem
Solving 2.6 Statistics and Data
Analysis 2.7 Probability and
Predictions 
Sixth grade has an additional text for the advanced students. The chapters are the same as indicated above. The difference comes in the depth of the presentation of the material.