# Homework Questions For 6th Graders

### Larry C.

Winter Haven, FL

You and a friend start biking in opposite directions from the same point.

You and a friend start biking in opposite directions from the same point. You travel 108 feet every 8 seconds. Your friend travels 63 feet every 6 seconds. a. To the nearest hundredth of...

Mar 7 | Victoria from San Diego, CA | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Mark M.

Carson, CA

A car costs 12,000. During a sale, it will cost 10,920. By what percent was the price reduced?

Asking about how much the car price was reduced during the sale (in percentage form).

Mar 4 | Ryan from Santa Clara, CA | 1 Answer | 1 Vote

MathPercentPercentagePercentagesAlgebra### Andy C.

Orlando, FL

a 12-out bottle of fruit juice costs $1.50. At that rate how much would a 22-ounce bottle of fruit juice cost?

is the answer A$3.30 B.2.75 C.$133 D.$0.13

Feb 25 | Sam from Schenectady, NY | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Kenneth S.

Mesa, AZ

The sum of a number and its double is 21

Having trouble understanding algerba

Feb 15 | Kelly from Hartville, OH | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Andrew M.

Palm Bay, FL

Which one is different? 20%, 0.2, 3/5, 1/5

math/ decimals and fractions

Feb 14 | Tabbi from North Charleston, SC | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### David M.

Belmont, MI

A pan of brownies is 7/10 full. Tyreese buys 2/5 of the brownies. How Much Is Left Of The Brownies?

I want to know what 2/5 - 7/10 is.

Jan 24 | Jayson from Bloomfield Hills, MI | 2 Answers | 0 Votes

Math6th Grade MathMath Word ProblemMath HelpFractions### David W.

Round Rock, TX

Sam earns a certain amount of money per week as an allowance. He borrowed and lost a friends DVD. He owes the fried for the DVD.

The equation A=20w-17 shows the amount of allowance (A) Sam has left after any # of weeks and after paying back his friend. Explain what information the #s and variables in this equation...

Jan 27 | Sue from Bristol, WI | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Andrew M.

Palm Bay, FL

7 out of every 8 students surveyed owns a bike. The difference between those who do and don't is 72. How many students were surveyed?

I'm good at ratios, but not THAT good when it comes to stuff like this. Plz help!!!

Jan 26 | Maggie from Cashmere, WA | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade MathRatios### Andrew M.

Palm Bay, FL

How can I describe the relationship between 2/3 of 3/4 and 3/4 of 2/3???

How can I describe the relationship between 2/3 of 3/4 and 3/4 of 2/3???

Jan 24 | Jayson from Bloomfield Hills, MI | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

Math6th Grade MathFractionsFractions HelpMath Help### Mark M.

Carson, CA

Three pounds of lawn seed covers 1800 square feet. How many 4 pound bags are needed to cover 8400 square feet?

need to know it fast

Dec 15 | Jaime from Mount Prospect, IL | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Timothy W.

Renton, WA

Can some one please help answer this math question for me!!

Maria plays tennis only on Fridays. She plays basketball every third day. if Maria plays tennis and basketball on Friday, how many days will it be before she plays tennis and basketball again on the...

Dec 13 | Impact from Chicago, IL | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

MathHelp Me Please Please HelpSchoolExam QuestionPlease Help With This...### Andrew M.

Palm Bay, FL

The ratio of the number of boys to the number of girls in school is 5:7. If there are 600 students in school how many girls are there?

There are no additional detail.

Dec 11 | Avery from Gillette, WY | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

Ratios6th Grade Math### Mark M.

Carson, CA

what are all the common factors of 8 and 12 from 1 to 100

I'm stuck on a problem

Sep 28 | Logan from Zion, IL | 1 Answer | 1 Vote

6th Grade Math**No answers ... yet!**

The school council voted on their two candidates to become their student council president. The number of votes for candidate one was 523.

The school council voted on their two candidates to become their student council president. The number of votes for candidate one was 523. The number of votes for candidate two was 412. About what...

Oct 29 | Alexis from Riverview, FL | 0 Answers | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Andy C.

Orlando, FL

I have a can not figure this problem out.

At Kentucky fried chicken, the kitchen staff baked 96 chicken legs, 144 thighs, and 224 wings. The staff had to prepare platters for a catered lunch at an office. Each water will have...

Sep 7 | Chris from Alpharetta, GA | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Michael A.

Newport News, VA

Fractions I guess?

During a dig, an archaeological team starts at an elevation of −5 1/2 feet. At a rate of 2 3/4 feet per hour, the team digs deeper into the surface for 3 1/2 hours. For the next 4 1/2 hours, the team...

May 19 | Evelyn from Durham, NC | 2 Answers | 0 Votes

Math6th Grade Math**No answers ... yet!**

Melanie has $64 in her checking account. she writes a check for $75. What is Melanie's checking account balance after writing the check?

i'm currently working on integers and i'm stuck on this question

Sep 28 | Noa from Houston, TX | 0 Answers | 0 Votes

Intergers6th Grade Math### Tim C.

Fairfax, VA

The 6th grade class collects $1,575. The class wants to give the same amount to 35 charities. How much will each charity recieve?

I am having trouble. Can you please help me ?

Aug 29 | Jr from Salt Lake City, UT | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### J.R. S.

Carmel, IN

A math test has 20 questions that be completed in 15 minutes cross. If a student spends the same time each problem how many minutes would that be

20 divided by 50

May 6 | Kaylie from Fort Worth, TX | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade Math### Michael A.

Newport News, VA

Percentage

There are 25 students in the class. If 10 of those students are girl, what percent of the students are girl?

May 31 | Rebecca from Rochester, NY | 1 Answer | 0 Votes

6th Grade MathMoving from a smaller elementary school setting challenges many students in middle school. A successful transition to a larger environment, an environment full of students, varied classes, and long hallways, can be intimidating. At Deal, we get it. Our approach is to see the transition to 6th grade as a year-long process.

Students in our seven feeder elementary schools are first introduced to Deal through our very popular ‘Buddy Days.” These half-day events bring 5th graders to the halls of Deal, guided by peers who usually graduated from the same elementary schools as the visitors. In the fall, Deal administrators visit each of the feeder schools, providing important information about the transition, expected changes, and how middle school works. A series of events, including open houses and Deal tours, are scheduled in the winter. Parents and students are also encouraged to come walk through the school (with ID badges!) at their leisure and without a guide, in order to get a real sense of how the school operates.

During the spring, Deal counselors visit the feeder schools to administer math placement tests and to gather information about who is planning to attend. The summer has more placement test opportunities (for those who didn’t attend a feeder school, for example) and a “bridge” program set up to address student math and English needs before coming to Deal. The day before school starts for 7th and 8th graders, 6th graders and their families are encouraged to attend 6th Grade Orientation. This allows them to meet their teachers and start to learn their way around.

Once school starts, the transition continues. The first advisory is a period of adjustment for everyone. One exciting feature of the early weeks is an outdoor ropes course activity, done at a nearby park, to help 6th graders start seeing themselves as members of teams. Finally, in that first couple of months parents are encouraged to attend parent workshops. These cover topics such as student organization, using Edline (the online grading system), and communicating with your child’s team.

## Questions 6th Graders Ask About Learning and Growing at Deal

- What courses are taken by 6th, 7th, and 8th graders?
- How am I going to know what math class I am in?
- Is there a technology class at Deal?
- What does International Baccalaureate (IB) mean in simple terms?
- How much homework will there be, on average, for each class each night? Will there be homework on Fridays? Will I have a homework journal to write down homework assignments for each class?
- Which clubs does Deal offer? When and how often do clubs meet? Are clubs open to all students, including 6th graders?
- Which music programs can I get involved in at Deal?
- Which sports teams does Deal offer to students? Do you try out for each team? Will all students, including 6th graders, have a real chance to join a team, or are teams mostly reserved for older grades?
- Will all students, including 6th graders, be able to go to dances?

#### Question: What courses are taken by 6th, 7th, and 8th graders?

Subject | 6th Grade | 7th Grade | 8th Grade |

English | English 6 | English 7 | English 8 |

Math | Math 6 or Pre-Algebra | Pre-Algebra or Algebra | Algebra or Geometry |

Science | Earth Science | Life Science | Physical Science |

Humanities | World Geography | Ancient History | U.S. History |

Physical Education | Health and PE | Health and PE | Health and PE |

Arts | Visual Arts/Music | Music | Visual Arts |

World Languages(Chinese, French, or Spanish) | Beginner | Level 1 | Level 2 |

#### Question: How am I going to know what math class I am in?

We offer all Deal students a thoughtful instructional plan. All of the teachers teach the same information to the students and change their teaching to make sure that they challenge you based on your ability. You will take a math diagnostic to help Deal teachers assess your math skills. Once you arrive at Deal, the Deal teachers and you will make a decision about your math course during the 1st Advisory.

#### Question: Is there a technology class at Deal?

While Deal does not offer a set-aside period for technology, you will work on technology assignments in many of your classes. Deal students benefit from the most up-to-date technology around, with wireless Internet access, Smart Boards in classrooms, mobile laptop carts, computer labs, and cameras and video! There is also an audio-visual club, where you can learn how to make videos, use computers, and even design websites.

#### Question: What does International Baccalaureate (IB) mean in simple terms?

The International Baccalaureate at Deal is a philosophy of learning and engagement that guides what we do and how we do it. It is built around the idea of planning education with the student in mind and that teachers do their best work when they work together to make sure that they are connecting ideas for students in their courses. For example, in English you may be reading a book of Chinese stories while you are studying ancient China in Social Studies class to really get you in the spirit of China.

#### Question: How much homework will there be, on average, for each class each night? Will there be homework on Fridays? Will I have a homework journal to write down homework assignments for each class?

You should expect homework in all of your classes each day, although it will vary by night. Your team teachers (English, Math, Science, and Humanities) meet twice a week to make sure that they do not assign you too much homework at one time. They also try to make sure that they do not schedule a test on the same day. You will have some homework over the weekends, but once a month your teachers decide on a homework-free weekend so that you can enjoy being a kid and spend time with your family.

Deal gives each student an Agenda Book to write down his or her homework assignments. Homework is also posted online on your personal EdLine page. There are also many opportunities during the day during lunch and after-school, for you to receive help on any assignment.

#### Question: Which clubs does Deal offer? When and how often do clubs meet? Are clubs open to all students, including 6th graders?

Deal offers many great clubs that are open to all students. There is an art club, a fencing club, an audio-visual club, a board game club, a cooking club, drum line, a math club, a reading club, a school play, rugby, a singing club, many sports clubs, student council, a yoga club, and many, many more. If Deal does not offer a club that you are interested in joining, just let us know and we will work with you to start a new club. The clubs meet at different times, some are before school, some are during lunch, and some are after school. And yes, they are open to all students!

#### Question: Which music programs can I get involved in at Deal?

Deal is very proud of its music programs. We have exciting instrumental and choral options that should meet the desires of any musician! Join the jazz band, the concert band, the drum line, the concert choir, and a show choir! In your 7th grade year, your music class will put on a musical for the whole school and your parents. In addition to these yearlong music opportunities, Deal students also put on a great musical each year!

#### Question: Which sports teams does Deal offer to students? Do you try out for each team? Will all students, including 6th graders, have a real chance to join a team, or are teams mostly reserved for older grades?

We offer a variety of sports teams for both boys and girls. Some sports, such as volleyball, soccer, basketball, baseball, and cheerleading, are competitive and students try out for them. Other sports such as cross-country, ultimate Frisbee, indoor track, outdoor track, fencing club, rugby club, and dance club are open to anyone.

There is an opportunity for all students to participate on a sports team. For each sports team, there will be an approximately equal mix of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. This will ensure that all students get an opportunity to participate.

#### Question: Will all students, including 6th graders, be able to go to dances?

Of course! Sixth graders are a part of the Deal family and will have all of the same opportunities as other Deal students.

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