Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics (CCRSM)
Grade 6
Ratios and Proportional Relationships (RP) 

Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

6.RP.1 
Ratio 

6.RP.2 
Ratio, rate & unit rate 


6.RP.3 
Tables/diagrams; equivalent ratios; unit price, percents 
The Number System (NS) 

Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

6.NS.1 
Model division of fractions by fractions 

Compute fluently with multidigit numbers and find common factors and multiples 

6.NS.2 
Fluently divide multidigit numbers 


6.NS.3 
Add, subtract, multiply & divide multidigit decimals 

6.NS.4 
GCF (#s <= 100) & LCM (#s <= 12); Distributive property 


Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers 

6.NS.5 
Positive/negative numbers & 0 


6.NS.6 
Plot rational #s on coordinate plane; opposites; reflections 


6.NS.7 
Ordering & comparing (<,>,=) rational #s; absolute value 


6.NS.8 
Distances between points on coordinate grid 


6.NS.9 
Add/subtract #s on coordinate grid; opposite; additive inverse 


Expressions and Equations (EE) 

Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

6.EE.1 
Expressions with whole # exponents 


6.EE.2 
Expressions with variables; identify math terms (term, factor, coefficient, etc.) 


6.EE.3 
Properties of operations; equivalent expressions; distributive property 


6.EE.4 



6.EE.5 
Equations & inequalities; substitution 


6.EE.6 
Write expressions: real world situations 


6.EE.7 
x + p = q & px = q problem forms 


6.EE.8 
Inequalities (x > c or x < c) 


Represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables 

6.EE.9 
Equations with dependent/independent variables; analyze with graphs & tables 


Geometry (G) 

Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

6.G.1 
Find area of polygons by compositions/decomposition of shapes 


6.G.2 
Volume of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths (V = lwh & V = Bh) 


6.G.3 
Draw polygons in the coordinate plane; Use vertices to find side lenghts 


6.G.4 
Find surface area of 3D figures using nets of rectangles & triangles 


Statistics and Probability (SP) 

Develop understanding of statistical variability 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

6.SP.1 
Coordinate system; x & y axes; origin; ordered pairs (x,y); coordinates 


6.SP.2 
Realworld points graphed in 1st Quadrant 


6.SP.3 
Measures of center & variation 


6.SP.4 
Dot plots, histograms & box plots 


6.SP.5 
Summarizing/describing data sets; e.g. variability (interquartile range) 

