Making Math Meaningful: A 6th Grade Workbook -Teacher’s Edition
by Jamie York (Contains Answer Key – Student’s Book Does Not). NEW EDITION WITH SELECTED WORKED-OUT SOLUTIONS.
How to Make Math Meaningful? That is one of the greatest challenges for math teachers – particularly in today’s world! This Waldorf inspired math curriculum guide for sixth through eighth grades, provides a method of teaching that helps develop the whole human being.
Make sure you also purchase the Source Book for Teaching Middle School that belongs with our workbooks.
What is the intention of this workbook? The sheets found in this workbook are designed for use as homework assignments during the sixth grade year. This workbook emerges from a carefully thought-out, developmentally based math curriculum, which is fully described in my book, Making Math Meaningful – A Source Book for Teaching Middle School Math, a book that makes available the material I have discovered and developed while teaching middle school math for several years in a Waldorf school. This material is both exciting and age-appropriate for developing the minds of this age group. It is an alternative to the normal “they-need-all-this-stuff-in-order-to-stay-ahead” approach.
6th Grade – The Year for Strengthening Skills. While there are new topics to be introduced in sixth grade math, much of the year is an essential review, or a furthering of material introduced in earlier years. The challenge is to weave in the review in such a way that there is always something new. Therefore each worksheet includes several review problems. The goal is for the students to enter seventh grade feeling that division, fractions, and decimals are all easy, and for them to be excited about learning math.
Who can use this workbook? While most of the author’s teaching experience is within the Waldorf school system, the curriculum presented in A Source Book for Teaching Middle School Math can be effectively used by any teacher or homeschooling parent wishing to bring meaningful, age-appropriate material to their students.
Required reading. It is necessary to read Making Math Meaningful – A Source Book for Teaching Middle School Math in order to fully understand the material in this workbook.
Topics covered in the 6th Grade workbook.
This Teacher’s Edition contains answer keys!
8.5′ x 11′, 72 pages, illustrated, lay-flat, perfect bound softcover ISBN 978-1-938210-04-4.