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Learning At Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle, Grade 6

Help your child thrive academically with the engaging Learning At Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle. The easy-to-use activity books provide valuable skill practice at home and include a parent guide with teaching tips and fun learning activities! Read more below
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Learning At Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle
SKU: 9468
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EMC Number: 9468

Page Count: 576

EAN: 9781645141235

Help your child thrive academically with the engaging Learning At Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle. The easy-to-use activity books provide valuable skill practice at home and include a parent guide with teaching tips and fun learning activities!

Perfect for children who need additional practice or want to advance their skills, these activity books help children practice important grade-level skills and stay on track while they are learning at home. The colorful and clever activities motivate children to engage with the lesson and become active learners!

Each at-home learning bundle is aligned to current standards and includes:

  • Four full-color Skill Sharpeners activity books that practice essential subjects such as math, reading, language, and science. (144 full-color pages each)
  • A downloadable parent guide packed with tips and teaching support, including organizing a daily schedule, fun hands-on activity ideas, reading strategies, math models, and suggestions for helping children manage stress and share their feelings.
  • Assessment pages to build test-taking skills and confidence. (32 pages)


The Learning at Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle, grade 6, includes:

Skill Sharpeners: ReadingGrade 6

Each unit focuses on a wonderfully illustrated text selection that is followed by a variety of activities to help children practice fluency, comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, structural analysis, phonics, and writing. Skill Sharpeners: Reading provides 12 motivating stories to capture readers’ attention. For example:

Fiction Stories:

  • “Hercules and the Many-Headed Hydra”
  • “A Clever Jester Fools a King”
  • “The Sausage”

Nonfiction Stories:

  • “The Terra Cotta Warriors: An Army of Clay”
  • “Animal Partnerships”
  • “Deborah Sampson, Revolutionary Soldier”

Skill Sharpeners: Math, Grade 6

Theme-based math units practice foundational skills! Each unit ends with a “Test Your Skills” activity that gives children a feeling of accomplishment. Designed to practice skills that have already been introduced and mastered, the grade 6 lessons include:

  • computing with multi-digit whole numbers—all operations
  • solving two-step equations
  • multiplying and dividing decimals to the thousandths
  • calculating the circumference of a circle
  • calculating elapsed time
  • constructing and interpreting graphs
  • calculating with fractions
  • calculating prime factorization
  • greatest common factor and least common multiple
  • converting customary measure to metric measure
  • calculating area and perimeter
  • plotting ordered pairs on a coordinate graph

Skill Sharpeners: Grammar and Punctuation, Grade 6

This visually engaging activity book makes learning grammar and punctuation fun! Each theme-based unit includes reading selections, activities, and word games that will motivate your child to practice and learn essential grammar and punctuation skills. Plus, a Language Handbook provides you with a quick reference of the concepts covered.
 
The concepts and skills practiced include:

  • noun phrases
  • verb phrases
  • proper and comparative adjectives
  • intensive pronouns
  • subordinating conjunctions
  • prepositions
  • use of commas
  • use of apostrophes
  • use of quotation marks
  • use of semicolons
  • titles of books, movies, and TV shows

Skill Sharpeners: Science, Grade 6
Engaging reading selections, activities, and hands-on projects motivate children to learn science concepts that are based on the most current science standards. The simple hands-on activities help sixth grade students understand and retain science concepts in a memorable way.
 
Each lesson includes interesting reading selections and activities that focus on one science concept, covering the following sixth grade topics:

  • Organisms and Ecosystems: Inherited Traits, Chromosomes and DNA, Genetic Variation, Artificial Selection
  • Climate and Weather: What Causes Weather, Regional Climates: The Poles, Hurricanes, Global Climate Change
  • Plate Tectonics: Our Changing Planet, Our Planet’s Interior, Plate Tectonics, Future Earth
  • Energy: Potential and Kinetic Energy, Thermal Energy, Electrical Energy, Chemical Energy


This Learning at Home Bundle is an ideal supplement for parents to use with their children at home to keep them on track and advance their skills. If you’re interested in a complete homeschooling curriculum, view Evan-Moor’s Homeschool Curriculum Bundles for grades 1–6. The homeschool bundles provide a comprehensive curriculum, covering eight subject areas.

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TitleLearning At Home Skill Sharpeners Bundle
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