## Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards for education are challenging standards that have been developed and adopted throughout most of the nation. These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have to succeed in college and in the workforce. They also make it easier for teachers, students, and their families to access different resources and information for any particular math topic.

Click here for lists of Common Core math standards by grade, or here for the Oregon Department of Education's document on Common Core State Standards for sixth grade math. They are complicated! The Mathematical Practice Standards (described further here) are about ways we want all students to learn to approach mathematics, solve problems, and analyze and communicate their results. The Mathematical Content Standards for sixth grade focus on ratio and rate; the number system, including negative numbers, rational numbers, and division of fractions; writing, interpreting, and using algebraic expressions and equations; developing understanding of statistical thinking; and area, surface area, and volume of two- and three-dimensional shapes.

Click here for lists of Common Core math standards by grade, or here for the Oregon Department of Education's document on Common Core State Standards for sixth grade math. They are complicated! The Mathematical Practice Standards (described further here) are about ways we want all students to learn to approach mathematics, solve problems, and analyze and communicate their results. The Mathematical Content Standards for sixth grade focus on ratio and rate; the number system, including negative numbers, rational numbers, and division of fractions; writing, interpreting, and using algebraic expressions and equations; developing understanding of statistical thinking; and area, surface area, and volume of two- and three-dimensional shapes.