# Curriculum and Grading

__Curriculum__

**Our curriculum is based on the Mathematics Model Curriculum. More information can be found on the State of New Jersey Department of Education website. http://www.state.nj.us/education/modelcurriculum/math/6.shtml**

You can view the yearlong overview of the 6th grade Model Curriculum below.

The curriculum divides the year into the following five units:

**Unit 1 - Operations and Statistical Variability **

**Unit 2 - Rational Numbers and Ratios**

**Unit 3 - Expressions and Factors**

**Unit 4 - Equations and Inequalities **

**Unit 5 - Geometry and Statistics**

__Grading__

**Grading is broken down into the following categories:**

Major Assessments (Tests and Individual Projects) - 40%

Minor Assessments (Quizzes and Group Projects) - 30%

Daily Assessments (Classwork/Homework/Participation) - 30%

A - 93 - 100

B - 85 - 92

C - 75 - 84

D - 70 - 74

F - Below 70