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# Grade 6 | Mathematics (Essential Elements)

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Note: The Iowa Core Essential Elements are intended only for students with significant cognitive disabilities and who participate in alternate assessments.

## Ratios and Proportional Relationships (EE.6.RP)

### Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems. (EE.6.RP.A)

1. Demonstrate a simple ratio relationship. (EE.6.RP.A.1)
2. Not applicable. See EE.7.RP.1-3. (EE.6.RP.A.2)
3. Not applicable. See EE.8.F.1-3. (EE.6.RP.A.3)

## The Number System (EE.6.NS)

### Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions. (EE.6.NS.A)

1. Compare the relationships between two unit fractions. (EE.6.NS.A.1)

### Compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples. (EE.6.NS.B)

1. Apply the concept of fair share and equal shares to divide. (EE.6.NS.B.2)
2. Solve two-factor multiplication problems with products up to 50 using concrete objects and/or a calculator. (EE.6.NS.B.3)
3. Not applicable. (EE.6.NS.B.4)

### Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers. (EE.6.NS.C)

1. Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero). (EE.6.NS.C.5)
2. Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero). (EE.6.NS.C.6)
3. Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero). (EE.6.NS.C.7)
4. Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero). (EE.6.NS.C.8)

## Expressions and Equations (EE.6.EE)

### Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions. (EE.6.EE.A)

1. Identify equivalent number sentences. (EE.6.EE.A.1)
2. Identify equivalent number sentences. (EE.6.EE.A.2)
3. Apply the properties of addition to identify equivalent numerical expressions. (EE.6.EE.A.3)
4. Not applicable. (EE.6.EE.A.4)

### Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities. (EE.6.EE.B)

1. Match an equation to a real-world problem in which variables are used to represent numbers. (EE.6.EE.B.5)
2. Match an equation to a real-world problem in which variables are used to represent numbers. (EE.6.EE.B.6)
3. Match an equation to a real-world problem in which variables are used to represent numbers. (EE.6.EE.B.7)
4. Not applicable. (EE.6.EE.B.8)

### Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables. (EE.6.EE.C)

1. Not applicable. (EE.6.EE.C.9)

## Geometry (EE.6.G)

### Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume. (EE.6.G.A)

1. Solve real-world and mathematical problems about area using unit squares. (EE.6.G.A.1)
2. Solve real-world and mathematical problems about volume using unit cubes. (EE.6.G.A.2)
3. Not applicable. (EE.6.G.A.3)
4. Not applicable. (EE.6.G.A.4)

## Statistics and Probability (EE.6.SP)

### Develop understanding of statistical variability. (EE.6.SP.A)

1. Display data on a graph or table that shows variability in the data. (EE.6.SP.A.1)
2. Display data on a graph or table that shows variability in the data. (EE.6.SP.A.2)
3. Not applicable. See EE.S-ID.4. (EE.6.SP.A.3)

### Summarize and describe distributions. (EE.6.SP.B)

1. Not applicable. See EE.6.SP.1-2. (EE.6.SP.B.4)
2. Summarize data distributions shown in graphs or tables. (EE.6.SP.B.5)