# Grade 6 Term 2 Mathematics and Language Arts

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### What Will You Learn?

- At the end pf the term, students should be able to:
- Mathematics
- List all prime factors of a given number.
- Write a composite number as a product of: (a) Primes (b)Primes in exponential form.
- Identify the Highest Common Factor (H.C.F) of two numbers.
- Differentiate between multiples and factors.
- Use substitution in formulae, algebraic sentences and inequalities in problem solving.
- Use operational symbols to complete number sentences.
- Substitute a number for a variable in a mathematical sentence with up to two variables.
- Identify shapes that will cover a plane exactly and those that will not.
- Differentiate between the size and use of the following units: square centimetre, square metre, hectare and square kilometre.
- Name and measure regions, compute the area of regions shaped as rectangles and right-angled triangles individually, in combination or as the surfaces or three-dimensional objects.
- Solve problems involving area measures.
- Identify and count the number of lines of symmetry in compound plane figures.
- Describe congruence in plane and solid shapes.
- Distinguish between similar and congruent figures (triangles and quadrilaterals).
- Develop the idea of a ‘unit solid’.
- Calculate the volume of a rectangular prism when given the number of unit solids in one layer and the number of layers.
- Investigate and use the formula for the volume of a rectangular prism to solve problems.
- Identify the reciprocal of a whole number or fractional number.
- Use the four basic operations to compute with fractional numbers.
- Use ratio to compute quantities.
- Write a ratio to compare the number of items in two sets or two parts of a single set.
- Write a ratio using the formats 1:5, 1 to 5, or 1/5.
- Write equivalent ratios for a given ratio.
- Solve problems which require the use of equivalent ratios.
- Apply the concept of ratio to percentage forms and use the symbol % correctly.
- Tell what percentage of a set or object is shown.
- Write percentage as a fraction with a denominator of 100, or, in its simplest form and/or as a decimal.
- Solve problems requiring the conversion of fractions to percentages and vice versa.
- Recognize that 100% is a whole.
- Express one number as a percentage of another number that is a multiple of 10. (Measurement and money may be used.)
- Calculate a given percentage of a number, amount of money, measure of mass, capacity etc.
- Calculate the entire amount when the percentage of a number is known. (Multiples of 5)
- Solve problems requiring the use of percentages.
- Explore how a coordinate system identifies a location and uses the first quadrant of Cartesian plane to plot points.
- Divide a fraction, mixed number or decimal fraction by a whole number.
- Divide a whole number by a fractional number.
- Divide a decimal fraction by a power of 10.
- Divide a decimal fraction by another decimal fraction to two or three places of decimal.
- Solve problems involving the division of fractional numbers.
- Compute with whole numbers, common and decimal fractions using the four operations.
- Language Arts
- Generate and answer questions from implicit and explicit information viewed.
- Share interpretations of words used in context.
- Use analogies and other word relationships, including synonyms and antonyms, to determine the meaning.
- Compare and contrast setting and plot in different stories read.
- Distinguish facts from opinions.
- Distinguish between declarative, exclamatory, and interrogative sentences.
- Practice using various tenses: present, past, future, continuous, past perfect).
- Use singular and plural nouns in different contexts.
- Construct questions using interrogative pronouns within the appropriate context.
- Use demonstrative pronouns appropriately in written and oral sentences.
- Apply stages of the writing process in producing a range of written pieces.
- Write with increasing awareness of story elements.
- Use persuasive language to convince the reader.
- Compose business letters using appropriate lay out of text and content.
- Use transitional words to write in sequence and order.
- Begin to organize information located from various sources.
- Organize information located from various sources.