General Curriculum - Sixth Grade

Bible & Spiritual Life

    • Grow in an appreciation of their faith
    • Learn ways to develop a personal relationship with God through Bible study, worship, prayer, and devotional models
    • Focus on the Gospel of John

Language Arts

    • Continue to improve in writing skills through developing organized and detailed paragraphs
    • Develop an appreciation for good novels including "Hind's Feet on High Places", "The Giver", and various stories of Christian heroes

Math

    • Build on previously learned computation skills and apply these skills in new ways as algebraic familiarity begins
    • Integers, ratios, and proportions are a new focus

Science

    • Learn about the history of science
    • Compare theories of the origin of the universe
    • Introduce geology and determining the age of landforms

Social Studies

    • Explore the concepts of geography 
    • The study of the history of Minnesota from the Dakota/Ojibwe Tribes to current day
    • Special Projects
    • Fur Trade Post
    • Field trips such as St. Paul Caves, River Boat Tour of the Mississippi, and Fort Snelling