Learning Resources for

6th Grade


Sixth graders learn to analyze what they’re reading, summarizing plot and themes, and can write longer assignments that may take a long as a week. They’ll also learn to do math with fractions, solve equations with ratios and rates, use negative numbers, solve algebra equations with a single variable, understand basic statistics, and they’ll go deeper into geometry, calculating surface area and volume. Search our database of books, educational videos, educational apps, online classes, and more for help with any of these subjects or for sixth grade social studies, history, or science.


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Decimals


Decimals
3rd - 6th | Online class

You’ve been using decimals all of your life. When you pay $0.75 at a vending machine, 0.75 is a decimal. When you see the ratings of gymnastics judges at the Olympics (“9.5, 9.4, 7.5 (booooo)”),...

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Decimals Worksheets


Decimals
3rd - 6th | Worksheet/Printable

Decimals worksheets from comparing and ordering decimals to rounding and operations with decimals.

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Designing for Disability


Video Game Design
6th - College | Online/YouTube video

Want to make your game more accessible to those with disabilities? Follow this series of instructional videos.

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Desmos

Math
4th - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource

Graph functions, plot tables of data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and more.

$10

Destination Space: Space Stations


Space Stations
3rd - 9th | Book

Explores scientists' thrilling quest to create space stations. Engaging text, vibrant photos, and informative infographics help readers learn about this important advancement in exploring space, as...

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Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish


Spanish
4th - College | Online/YouTube video

26 hours of video programming giving you a beginner's course in Spanish, originally created by WGBH Boston in 1992.  It's a little dated, but the language learning is still perfectly useful. The...

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Digital Literacy Library


News & Media
5th - College | Website

Find lessons designed by experts to help young people develop the skills to navigate the digital world, consume information, and responsibly produce and share content.

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$6

Digital Photography Made Easy: Straightforward Advice


Digital Photography
6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

A comprehensive practical guide and reference aimed at beginner and intermediate photographers, Digital Photography Made Easy introduces the basics of taking, making, managing and sharing digital...

$6

Digital Photography Simplified


Digital Photography
6th - College | Book

Go from digital photography set up to print out with this easy-to-understand visual resource Digital photography makes taking pictures easier, but learning the tools to develop and manipulate those...

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Digital Photography Tutorials

Digital Photography
4th - College | Online resource

Learn how to take and edit digital photographs using visual tutorials that emphasize concept over procedure, independent of specific digital camera or lens. Tutorials cover the basic workings of...

$23
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Dimensions Math Grade 6


Math
6th | Book

Dimensions Math® is a series of textbooks designed for middle school students. Developed in collaboration between Star Publishing and Singapore Math Inc®, this series follows the Singapore...

$42

Discovering Birds Kit


Birds (Ornithology)
1st - 8th | Product

In BIRDS you will: Make your very own WILD BIRD FEEDER! Learn the SECRETS of FLIGHT!Identify Backyard Birds [4K] Grab your field guide and go on a BIRD SAFARI! Write a letter with a quill pen that...

$65 yearly

Discovering Chinese Pro iPad/Web


Chinese (Mandarin)
6th - High School | Online resource

The Discovering Chinese Pro iPad/Web application operates as a combined textbook and workbook, complete with stimulating visuals, audio recordings, interactive tools, and practice exercises. The...

$28

Discovering Insects Kit


Insects (Entomology)
3rd - 8th | Product

Discovering Insects is bugs without the yuck! Plastic models, bug-eye lenses, and other goodies allow children to study insects and arachnids indoors, as well as in their natural environment. And...

$200

Dissection Kit


Animal Anatomy
1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Dissect the following preserved specimens: The Earthworm The Crayfish The Grasshopper The Clam The Starfish The Perch The Frog The Squid This kit contains 8 animals...

$10 monthly

Division


Division
2nd - 8th | Online resource

Practice division skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$5

DK Handbooks: Stars and Planets


Astronomy
5th - College | Book

A practical guide to the night sky that can be used by amateur astronomers anywhere in the world, this book features entries on all 88 constellations of the northern and southern hemisphere skies...

$13
Paid add-ons

D'Nealian Handwriting Grade 6


Handwriting
6th | Product

D’Nealian Handwriting is the original continuous stroke handwriting program. With D’Nealian Handwriting, all children have to learn are a few simple connecting strokes-and they’re writing in...

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Document Analysis Series: Civics & Economics


Text Analysis
6th - High School | Online resource

This series focuses on case-study questions investigating controversial topics in Civics and Economics. Students explore background movies and analyze primary-source documents from varying points...

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Document Analysis Series: U.S. History


Text Analysis
6th - High School | Online resource

This series focuses on case-study questions investigating controversial topics in U.S. History. Students explore background movies and analyze primary-source documents from varying points of view...

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Document Analysis Series: World History


Text Analysis
Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

This series focuses on case-study questions investigating controversial topics in World History. Students explore background movies and analyze primary-source documents from varying points of view...

$8

DragonBox Algebra 12+


Algebra
3rd - 6th | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

DragonBox Algebra 12+ is a must-have tool for students so they can earn better grades and gain confidence in algebra and mathematics. It is based on the award winning game DragonBox Algebra 5+ but...

$37

Drama for Reading & Performance: Collection One


Drama
6th - 9th | Book

Exciting plays by distinguished playwrights will revive your language arts or drama curriculum Drama adds interest and variety to your curriculum, develops speaking and listening skills, and builds...

$20

Draw Paint Print like the Great Artists


Visual Arts
3rd - 7th | Book

In this imaginative new activity book, Marion Deuchars makes learning about art fun. Young readers are introduced to more than thirty great artists, then encouraged to try out the techniques that...

$10 monthly

Drawspace: Now everyone can draw


Drawing
6th - College | Online resource

Drawspace.com offers diverse downloadable and printable drawing lessons featuring Brenda Hoddinott’s unique and highly acclaimed style of teaching. Brenda is the author of The Complete Idiot’s...

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Drive Right


Health
6th - High School | Online resource

In this course, students will be empowered to help reverse unsafe teen driving trends by exploring the major causes of teen crashes: speeding, the influence of passengers, and distractions....

$9

Drones for Dummies


Drones
4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Ready to soar into the world of unmanned aircraft? Drones For Dummies introduces you to the fascinating world of UAVs. Written in plain English and brimming with friendly instruction, Drones For...

$18

Drumset: Beginning, Intermediate, Mastering


Drums and Percussion
6th - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book

Anyone interested in playing the drumset can pick up this well-paced, comprehensive method and get started right away. Beginning concepts include stick techniques, snare drum rudiments, accents,...

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Duolingo


Languages
3rd - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource, Windows

Personalized education.Everyone learns in different ways. For the first time in history, we can analyze how millions of people learn at once to create the most effective educational system possible...

$835

Early Reader Library Collection


Reading
Kindergarten - 6th | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Young readers continue to hone their skills with the books in this collection. Opportunities abound to read across the content areas and become more proficient with informational text. Are You a...

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