Sixth Grade HandsOn Activities
 Use normal measurement devices to determine liquid volume,
weight and length. Determine area from length measurements.
 Measure angles with a protractor to the nearest degree. Learn to estimate the
number of degrees in an angle and check the estimate with a protractor.
 Describe the similarities and differences of plane and solid geometric figures.
 Determine if segments, angles and polygons are congruent or not.
 Use a compass and straight edge to construct the perpendicular bisector of a
line segment and construct an angle bisector.
 Draw, make models and classify solid geometric figures such as cylinders, cones,
triangular prisms, rectangular prisms and pyramids.
 Collect and graphically display data by using line, bar and circle graphs,
stemandleaf and boxandwhisker plots.
 Determine and extend numeric and geometric patterns.
 Determine and describe exponents, perfect squares and square roots. Learn to
work with zero exponents and negative exponents.
