# Grade 6

## Prime Time: Factors and Multiples

### Investigation 1: Building on Factors and Multiples

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2b, 6.EE.A.3

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 2: Common Multiples and Common Factors

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.B.4, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2b

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 3: Factorizations: Searching for Factor Strings

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2b

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 4: Linking Multiplication and Addition: The Distributive Property

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2b, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.A.3

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

## Comparing Bits and Pieces: Ratios, Rational Numbers, and Equivalence

### Investigation 1: Making Comparisons

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3, 6RP.3a, 6.RP.A.2, 6.NS.C.6

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 2: Connecting Ratios and Rates

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a, 6.RP.A.3b

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 3: Extending the Number Line

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.C.5, 6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.6a, 6.NS.C.6c,6.NS.C.7, 6.NS.C.7a, 6.NS.C.7b,6.NS.C.7c, 6.NS.C.7d, 6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.2

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 4: Working With Percents

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3c, 6.NS.B.2

## Let's Be Rational: Understanding Fraction Operations

### Investigation 1: Extending Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.C.6

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 2: Building on Multiplying With Fractions

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.3

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 3: Dividing With Fractions

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2b

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.A.1, 6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

### Investigation 4: Wrapping up the Operations

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7, 6.EE.A.2,6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2b

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.4

## Covering and Surrounding: Two-Dimensional Measurement

### Investigation 1: Designing Bumper Cars: Extending and Building on Area and Perimeter

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.C.8, 6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9

**Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster**

6.G.A.1

### Investigation 2: Measuring Triangles

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9

**Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster**

6.G.A.1

### Investigation 3: Measuring Parallelograms

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.NS.C.8,6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9

**Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster**

6.G.A.1, 6.G.A.3

### Investigation 4: Measuring Surface Area and Volume

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.A.4, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.C.9

**Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster**

6.G.A.1, 6.G.A.2, 6.G.A.4

## Decimal Ops: Computing with Decimals and Percents

### Investigation 1: Decimal Operations and Estimation

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3

### Investigation 2: Adding and Subtracting Decimals

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.3

### Investigation 3: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.A.1, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.B.7

**Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster**

6.G.A.1

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.NS.B.2, 6.NS.B.3

### Investigation 4: Using Percents

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.RP.A.1, 6.RP.A.2, 6.RP.A.3c, 6.NS.B.3, 6.NS.B.2, 6.RP.A.3, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7

## Variables and Patterns: Focus on Algebra

### Investigation 1: Variables, Tables, and Graphs

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.C.9, 6.NS.C.6c, 6.NS.C.8, 6.RP.A.3a,6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3d

### Investigation 2: Analyzing Relationships Among Variables

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.C.9, 6.NS.C.6b, 6.NS.C.6c, 6.NS.C.8, 6.NS.C.6

### Investigation 3: Relating Variables With Equations

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7, 6.EE.C.9, 6.RP.A.3, 6.RP.A.3a, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3d, 6.RP.A.3, 6.EE.A.1, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4

### Investigation 4: Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2, 6.EE.A.2c, 6.EE.A.3, 6.EE.A.4, 6.EE.B.5, 6.EE.B.6, 6.EE.B.7, 6.EE.B.8, 6.EE.C.9, 6.NS.C.8, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.RP.A.3a, 6.EE.A.2a, 6.EE.A.2b

## Data About Us: Statistics and Data Analysis

### Investigation 1: What’s in a Name? Organizing, Representing, and Describing Data

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.EE.A.2a

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.4, 6.SP.B.5, 6.SP.B.5a, 6.SP.B.5c

### Investigation 2: Who’s in Your Household? Using the Mean

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.7

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.4, 6.SP.B.5, 6.SP.B.5a, 6.SP.B.5b, 6.SP.B.5c, 6.SP.B.5d

### Investigation 3: What Is Your Favorite Cereal? Measuring Variability

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.B.3, 6.RP.A.3b, 6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.7,

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.B.4, 6.SP.B.5, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.5c, 6.SP.B.5d

### Investigation 4: What Numbers Describe Us? Using Graphs to Group Data

**Common Core Standard in Major Cluster**

6.NS.C.6, 6.NS.C.7

**Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster**

6.SP.A.1, 6.SP.A.2, 6.SP.B.4,6.SP.B5, 6.SP.A.3, 6.SP.B.5a, 6.SP.B.5c, 6.SP.B.5d