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  • Mathematics Core Learning Resources

    SaskatchewanLearning Resources

    2009

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  • Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

    Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6 |

    Mathematics

    Core Learning Resources 6

    Prepared by:

    Curriculum and E-Learning Branch

    Ministry of Education

    2009

  • Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

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    | Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

    Mathematics: core learning resources 6 ISBN 978-1-926631-55-4 1. Mathematics Study and teaching (Middle school) Bibliography. I. Saskatchewan. Ministry of Education. Curriculum and E-Learning. Science and Technology Unit.016.37272372.72016All rights for images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright owners.

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    Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

    Table of Contents

    Foreword............................................................................................................... ...v

    Manipulatives....................................................................................................... vii

    Print.Resources.................................................................................................... ...1

    Digital.Resources................................................................................................. ...7

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  • Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

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    Foreword

    This list of learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support Mathematics 6. This list will be updated as new resources are recommended and older ones are no longer available. A list of additional learning resources can be found on the Ministry of Education website.

    (CAN) indicates that a Canadian contributed to the development of the resource and/or that it includes Canadian content. (SK) indicates that a Saskatchewan person contributed to the development of the resource and/or that it includes Saskatchewan content. Resources evaluated and recommended as support for the Western and Northern Canadian Protocol curriculum frameworks and Saskatchewans provincial curricula have the designation (WNCP) before the annotation.

    Other resources beyond those recommended in this list may effectively support Mathematics 6. It remains the responsibility of educators to preview and select materials that best meet the needs of their students, school, and community. Educators should choose these materials in accordance with the school divisions learning resources selection policy.

    Pricing of the learning resources contained in this list is subject to change without notice.

    Manipulatives are an essential component of an effective mathematics program, leading to the development of deeper understanding of mathematical concepts. Included are charts outlining the types of manipulatives needed, the suggested uses, and the suggested quantity recommended (where appropriate). Some manipulatives may be collected; others may be constructed; and many may be purchased. The main distributors for these materials are Exclusive Educational Products at www.exclusiveeducational.ca and Spectrum Nasco Educational Supplies Ltd. at www.spectrumed.com. Please consult these companies catalogues for purchasing information.

    The Ministry of Education expresses its appreciation to publishers, producers, and distributors who have provided learning resources for evaluation, and gratefully acknowledges the contributions made by educators who served as evaluators.

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    Mathematics: Core Learning Resources Grade 6

    ManipulativesItem Suggested Uses (Strands) Suggested Quantity

    Alge-tiles Patterns and Relations Number

    6-10 sets per classroom (approximately 1 set per 3 students)

    1 overhead set

    Balance Patterns and Relations 1 per 4 students

    Calculator (4 operations) Across strands 1 per student

    Colour Tiles (including tiles for use with overhead)

    Shape and Space Number

    At least 40 per student

    Cuisenaire Rods Number 1 set per 2 students

    Fraction Materials (circles, strips, pattern and fraction blocks, fraction rings, fraction grids)

    Number - 4 sets of fraction blocks per class

    - Mixture of fraction circles, strips, rings, and grids so that there is 1 per student

    Linking Cubes Number Patterns and Relations

    3 large sets per class

    Pattern Blocks (including overhead, or wooden blocks, stickers or stamps)

    Number Patterns and Relations

    1 set per 5-6 students

    Money (coins, including loonies and toonies, bills, stamps)

    Number (skip counting, decimals)

    10 sets per class

    Counters

    - Overhead

    - 2-sided

    Number - One set of overhead counters per class

    - 1 set of 2-sided counters per 2 students

    Dice

    - 4-sided, 6-sided (0-5 and 1-6), 8-sided, 12-sided, 10-sided, 20-sided

    - Overhead, blank, fraction, dots, numerals, and words

    Number Statistics and Probability

    - 2 of each number of sides per 2 students

    - At least 1 pair of overhead dice per class

    -1 set of blank dice per class

    Linear Measuring Materials (rulers starting at the edge and not starting at the edge, measuring tapes, metre sticks, trundle wheels)

    Shape and Space - 1 ruler per student

    - 1 measuring tape per 4 students

    -1 metre stick per 4 students

    Power Polygons Shape and Space 1 set per 4 students

    Patty Paper Shape and Space 1 package per class

    Grid paper (including transparent) Number Patterns and Relations Shape and Space

    As required

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    Manipulatives (continued)Item Suggested Uses (Strands) Suggested Quantity

    Mira/Reflect View Shape and Space 1 per 2 students

    3-D Geometric Shapes - Power Solids

    Shape and Space 5 sets per class

    Various media (e.g., magazines, newspapers, Internet, databases)

    Number As required

    Protractor Shape and Space 1 per student

    Probability Materials (marbles, cards, coins, centimetre cubes, two-sided counters, blank spinners)

    Statistics and Probability Various, as needed

    10 x 10 Geoboards Shape and Space 1 per 2 students plus elastics, as needed

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    Print Resources

    Suggested UseProfessional Resource

    Publisher/DistributorNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics1906 Association DrRESTON VA 20191-1502(800) 235-7566(703) 620-9840Fax: (703) 476-2970E-mail: orders@nctm.orgWebsite: www.nctm.org

    Price: $76.00 U.S. with NCTM membershipISSN: 1075-5836

    Copyright: 2001Year Recommended: 2005

    Mathematics Teaching in the Middle SchoolAnnotation(CORE) Published nine times a year, this journal from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) provides a range of in-depth articles and features including practical lesson ideas, teaching strategies, and problems to investigate with students. In-depth features and articles offer an important source of professional development to readers.

    Note: Past issues of this journal (1994-2004) are available through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Educations Full-text Online Databases and may be searched for specific topics.

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    Suggested UsesNumberPatterns and RelationsStatistics and Probability

    This series was developed in partnership with the Yupik Inuit Elders in Alaska and with the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. It provides an authentic example of ways to integrate First Nations, Mtis and Inuit content, to incorporate cultural ways of knowing, and to bridge gaps between different ways of knowing and understanding. The series includes cultural stories given by Elders.

    Note: Imperial measurements, along with some metric measurements, are used. Also, the term Eskimo appears instead of Inuit which is the culturally appropriate term in Canada. Teachers are encouraged to use and adapt the materials as needed to support Saskatchewans mathematics curriculum.

    PublisherDetselig Publishers Ltd.

    DistributorTemeron Books Inc.Suite 210, 1220 Kensington Rd NW CALGARY AB T2N 3P5(403) 283-0900Fax: (403) 283-6947E-mail: temeron@telusplanet.netWebsite: www.temerondetselig.com

    Copyright: 2005-06Year Recommended: 2007

    Title ISBN PriceSalmon Fishing: Investigations Into Probability

    978-1-55059-305-1 $32.95 (text, 2 CDs, and 2 posters)

    Star Nativation: Explorations Into Angles and Measurement

    978-1-55059-337-2 $45.95 (text, reader, CD, and poster)

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    Math in a Cultural Context Series: Lessons Learned from Yupik Eskimo EldersAuthors: Adams, Barbara L., Kagle, Melissa, George, Frederick, and Lipka, Jerry

    Annotation(CORE) Modules in the Math in a Cultural Context Series: Lessons learned from Yupik Eskimo Elders provid

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