Course Syllabus




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Week of September 23rd:

Monday - Ratio tables

Ratios and Ratio Tables

Tuesday - Practice with ratios, rates and proportions

Math Antics - Ratios And Rates

Wednesday - Practice with ratios, rates, and proportions

Math Antics - Proportions

Thursday - Ratio quiz. Using proportions to convert units of measure.

Solving conversions using proportions

Converting Measurements using Proportions

Friday - Using proportions to convert units of measure from system to system.

Using Proportions to Convert Between Measurement Systems


Week of September 16th: 

Monday - Introduce rates and ratios

Tuesday - Rates notes and practice

Math Antics - Ratios And Rates

Wednesday - Ratios, rates, and unit rates practice (IXL and other resources)

Solve Unit Rate Problems

Thursday - Carnival activity (unit rates)

Math Shorts Episode 17 - Solving Unit Rate Problems

Friday - Finish carnival activity (unit rates)


Week of September 9th: 

Monday - Review for unit one test (using IXL and review videos below)

Tuesday - Review for unit one test (using IXL and review videos below)

Wednesday - Unit one test

Thursday - Test corrections - unit one test

Friday - Begin unit two/rates, ratios, and proportions


Week of September 3rd: 

Tuesday - Adding and subtracting fractions

Math Antics - Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Wednesday - Multiplying fractions

Math Antics - Multiplying Fractions

Thursday - Dividing fractions

Math Antics - Dividing Fractions

Friday - Practice with all fractions


Week of August 26th: 

Monday - Review of adding and subtracting decimals. Begin multiplying decimals.

Math Antics - Decimal Arithmetic

Tuesday - Review multiplying decimals.

Multiplying Decimals Song for 5th Grade | How to Multiply by a Decimal Rap

Multiplying Decimals Made Easy!

Wednesday - Dividing decimals.

Dividing Decimals

Thursday - Review dividing decimals. Hallway activity to practice all operations with decimals.

Friday - Review of all decimal operations. Decimals quiz


Week of August 19th:

Monday - Distributive property and factoring out with GCF notes

Factoring Out with the Distributive Property

Tuesday - Distributive property and factoring out with GCF practice

GCF and the Distributive Property

Wednesday - Division fluency/long division notes

Math Antics - Long Division

Thursday - Division fluency/long division practice

Math Antics - Long Division with 2-Digit Divisors

Friday - Adding and subtracting with decimals

Adding and Subtracting Decimals Song - Fall Out Boy Parody

Math Antics Decimal Addition and Subtraction


Week of August 12th: 

Monday - Prime and composite numbers/1-100 number chart Prime & Composite Numbers

Tuesday  - Greatest common factor and least common multiple

LCM for beginners

Greatest Common Factor

Wednesday - Practice GCF and LCM (see links above)

Thursday - Factors and multiples quiz (has been moved to FRIDAY)

Friday - Introduce distributive property and practice

Factoring Out with the Distributive Property


Week of August 8th: 

Thursday - Introductions and review syllabus

Friday - Placement test.


August 8th, 2019

Hello, and welcome to my classroom page. My name is Caitlin Whiten, and this is my third year teaching at Aaron Cohn. I feel extremely blessed to work at a school with such wonderful students, parents, faculty, and staff, and I look forward to strengthening these relationships as my time here continues.

I am passionate about teaching; I love working with students and watching them grow daily. I truly believe that every child wants to learn. It is up to teachers, parents and the surrounding community to help children learn and grow, both as individuals and as whole groups. Human beings are products of their environment and therefore, respond to the influences around them daily. These influences can be both positive and negative, but either of the two can alter the course of a child's life. I believe in "tough love." Children must be challenged daily to learn and grow to become better students, but must also be held accountable for their actions in order to become better citizens. My goal is for my classroom to be a safe place in which students can be comfortable celebrating their successes but also an environment in which we can work together to persevere through the bumps in the road that will occur.

I firmly believe that one of the most important aspects of a parent/guardian-teacher relationship is communication. If there are ever any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

We will have many wonderful experiences and opportunities to learn and grow in the days ahead. My ultimate goal is to help your child grow to reach his or her fullest potential both in and out of the classroom. Again, please feel free to contact me if I can be of service to you and your child. If you need any information about the school, the school website is also a valuable resource.

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Muscogee County School District homepage:

6th grade math, please find your syllabus below:

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