Topics with syllabus and resources
- Concept for Number System(Consolidating the Sense of Numberness)
- Consolidating the Sense of Numberness up to 5 Digits, Size, Estimation of Numbers, Identifying Smaller, Larger, Etc.
Consolidating the sense of numberness up to 5 digits, size, estimation of numbers, identifying smaller, larger, etc.
Place value - recapitulation and extension
- Concept for Negative Numbers and Integers
- Need for Negative Numbers
- Connection of Negative Numbers in Daily Life
- Representation of Negative Numbers on Number Line
- Ordering of Negative Numbers, Integers.
- Identification of Integers on the Number Line,
- Operation of Addition and Subtraction of Integers
- Addition and Subtraction of Integers on the Number Line
- Comparison of Integers
- Concept for Ordering of Integers
- Need for negative numbers.
- Connection of negative numbers in daily life.
- Representation of negative numbers on number line.
- Ordering of negative numbers, Integers.
- Identification of integers on the number line,
- Operation of addition and subtraction of integers,
- Addition and subtraction of integers on the number line
- Comparison of integers,
- ordering of integers.
- Concept for Number Line
- Seeing Patterns for Operations on Numbers.
- Identifying And Formulating Rules for Operations on Numbers.
- Number line.
- Seeing patterns, identifying and formulating rules for operations on numbers.
- Concept for Playing with Numbers
- Simplification of Brackets
- Multiples and Factors, Divisibility Rule of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11
- Concept for Even/Odd and Prime/Composite Numbers,
- Concept for Co-prime Numbers, Prime Factorisation
- Simplification of brackets.
- Multiples and factors,
- divisibility rule of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11. (All these through observing patterns. Children would be helped in deducing some and then asked to derive some that are a combination of the basic patterns of divisibility)
- Even/odd and prime/composite numbers, Co-prime numbers, prime factorisation, every number can be written as products of prime factors.
Unitary method (with only direct variation implied).
- Concept for Fractions
- Concept of Fraction as a Part of Whole
- Representation of Fractions (Pictorially and on Number Line).
- Concept for Fraction as a Division.
- Proper, Improper and Mixed Fractions.
- Concept for Equivalent Fractions
- Comparison of Fractions
- Operations on Fractions (Avoid Large and Complicated Unnecessary Tasks). (Moving Towards Abstraction in Fractions).
- Revision of what a fraction is.
- Fraction as a part of whole.
- Representation of fractions (pictorially and on number line).
- Fraction as a division.
- Proper, improper & mixed fractions.
- Equivalent fractions
- Comparison of fractions
- Operations on fractions (Avoid large and complicated unnecessary tasks). (Moving towards abstraction in fractions).
- Concept of Decimal Fractions
- Review of the Idea of a Decimal Fraction.
- Place Value in the Context of Decimal Fraction.
- Concept for Inter Conversion of Fractions
- Word Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction of Decimals (Two Operations Together on Money, Mass, Length and Temperature).
- Review of the idea of a decimal fraction.
- Place value in the context of decimal fraction.
- Inter conversion of fractions and decimal fractions (avoid recurring decimals at this stage).
- Word problems involving addition and subtraction of decimals (two operations together on money, mass, length and temperature).
Idea of percent as fraction with 100 as denominator
- Concept of Idea of Speed, Distance and Time
- Idea of Speed and Simple Daily Life Problems Related to Speed, Time and Distance
Idea of speed and simple daily life problems related to speed, time and distance
- Fundamental Concepts for Algebra
- Introduction to Constants, Variable and Unknown Through Patterns
- Concept for Appropriate Word Problems and Generalisations
Introduction to constants, variable and unknown through patterns and through appropriate word problems and generalisations (For example 1+3=22, 1+3+5=32,
1+3+5+7=42 , sum of first n odd numbers = n2.).
- Concept of Fundamental Operations (Related to Algebraic Expressions)
- Algebra Terminology - Literal Numbers, Terms, Expressions, Factor, Coefficient, Polynomials, Degree, like and Unlike Terms
- Concept for Unknowns Through Examples with Simple Contexts (Single Operations)
Terminology associated with algebra- like literal numbers, terms, expressions, factor, coefficient, polynomials, degree, like and unlike terms
Introduction to unknowns through examples with simple contexts (single operations)
- Concept of Framing Algebraic Expressions.
- Evaluation of Algebraic Expressions by Substituting a Value for the Variable.
Framing algebraic expressions.
Evaluation of algebraic expressions by substituting a value for the variable.
- Concept of Simple (Linear) Equations (Including Word Problems)
- Concept for Linear Equation in One Variable.
Introduction to linear equation in one variable.
- Concepts of Fundamental (Geometry)
- Concept for Basic Geometrical Ideas (2 -d)
- Concept for Linkage with and Reflection in Everyday Experiences.
- Concept for Line, Line Segment, Ray.
- Concept for Open and Closed Figures.
- Concept for Interior and Exterior of Closed Figures.
- Curvilinear and Linear Boundaries
- Angle — Vertex, Arm, Interior and Exterior.
Basic geometrical ideas (2 -D): Introduction to geometry. Its linkage with and reflection in everyday experiences.
Line, line segment, ray.
Open and closed figures.
Interior and exterior of closed figures.
Curvilinear and linear boundaries
Angle — Vertex, arm, interior and exterior.
- Concept of Angles (With Their Types)
- Measure of Angles
- Types of Angles- Acute, Obtuse, Right, Straight, Reflex, Complete and Zero Angle.
- Concept to Lines and Angles
Measure of angles
Types of angles- acute, obtuse, right, straight, reflex, complete and zero angle.
- Concept of Properties of Angles and Lines
- Measure of Line Segment
- Pair of Lines – Intersecting and Perpendicular Lines, Parallel Lines
Measure of Line segment
Pair of lines – Intersecting and perpendicular lines, Parallel lines.
- Concept of Triangles(Vertices, Sides, Angles, Interior and Exterior, Altitude and Median)
- Classification of Triangles (On the Basis of Sides, and of Angles)
Triangle — vertices, sides, angles, interior and exterior, altitude and median.
Classification of triangles (on the basis of sides, and of angles).
- Quadrilateral — Sides, Vertices, Angles, Diagonals, Adjacent Sides and Opposite Sides
- Interior and Exterior of a Quadrilateral.
- Concept of Quadrilaterals
Quadrilateral — Sides, vertices, angles, diagonals, adjacent sides and opposite sides (only convex quadrilateral are to be discussed), interior and exterior of a quadrilateral.
- Concept of Polygons
- Simple Polygons (Upto Octagons Regulars as Well as Non-regular).
- Sum of Angles of a Polynomial
- Sum of Exterior Angles of a Polynomial
- Regular Polynomial
Simple polygons (introduction) (Upto octagons regulars as well as non-regular).
- Concept of Circle — Centre, Radius, Diameter, Arc, Sector, Chord, Segment, Semicircle, Circumference, Interior and Exterior.
Circle — Centre, radius, diameter, arc, sector, chord, segment, semicircle, circumference, interior and exterior.
- Concept of Revision Exercise Symmetry (Including Constructions on Symmetry)
- Symmetry: (Reflection)
- Concept of Observation and Identification of 2-d Symmetrical Objects for Reflection Symmetry.
- Operation of Reflection (Taking Mirror Images) of Simple 2-d Objects
- Recognising Reflection Symmetry (Identifying Axes).
Observation and identification of 2-D symmetrical objects for reflection symmetry.
Operation of reflection (taking mirror images) of simple 2-D objects
Recognising reflection symmetry (identifying axes).
- Concept of Recognition of Solids
- Identification of 3-d Shapes: Cubes, Cuboids, Cylinder, Sphere, Cone, Prism (Triangular and Square), Pyramid (Triangular and Square)
- Identification and Locating in the Surroundings.
- Elements of 3-d Figures. (Faces, Edges and Vertices).
- Nets for Cube, Cuboids, Cylinders, Cones and Tetrahedrons.
- Concept For Identification and Counting of Vertices, Edges, Faces, Nets
Identification of 3-D shapes: Cubes, Cuboids, cylinder, sphere, cone, prism (triangular and square), pyramid (triangular and square), Identification and
locating in the surroundings.
Elements of 3-D figures. (Faces, Edges and vertices).
Nets for cube, cuboids, cylinders, cones and tetrahedrons.
- Concept of Perimeter and Area of Plane Figures
- Introduction and General Understanding of Perimeter Using Many Shapes.
- Shapes of Different Kinds with the Same Perimeter.
- Concept of Area, Area of a Rectangle and a Square
- Conversion of Units (Mass, Time, Money, and Capacity) from to Smaller to Larger and Vice-versa
- Counter Examples to Different Misconcepts Related to Perimeter and Area.
- Perimeter of a Rectangle – and Its Special Case – a Square.
- Deducing the Formula of the Perimeter for a Rectangle and Then a Square Through Pattern and Generalisation.
- Concept of perimeter and introduction to area
- Introduction and general understanding of perimeter using many shapes.
- Shapes of different kinds with the same perimeter.
- Concept of area, Area of a rectangle and a square
- Conversion of units (Mass, time, money, and capacity) from to smaller to larger and vice-versa
- Counter examples to different misconcepts related to perimeter and area.
- Perimeter of a rectangle – and its special case – a square.
- Deducing the formula of the perimeter for a rectangle and then a square through pattern and generalisation.
- Concept of Data Handling (Including Pictograph and Bar Graph)
- Collection of Data to Examine a Hypothesis
- Collection and Organisation of Data
- Concept of Pictograph
- Grouping Data
- Introduction of Grouping Data
- Grouped Frequency Distribution,
- Class Interval,
- Lower class limit, Upper class limit
- Introduction of Grouping Data
Collection of data to examine a hypothesis
Collection and organisation of data - examples of organising it in tally bars and a table.
Pictograph- Need for scaling in pictographs interpretation & construction of pictograph
Mean and median of data not having more than ten observations
Books For All Subjects
- Selina Concise Mathematics - Middle School for Class 6 (2018-19 Session)