Ms. Skildum Math 6 Teacher
I am a math teacher at Washington Technology Magnet School. I teach 6th grade math. I am also the Middle School Math Team Coach.
I have many resources in Schoology. To access Schoology, please click here.
Below you can find some additional information and websites to help with the sixth grade math class.
To contact me:
By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Text or Phone: 612-361-7423
By Phone: 651-744-1481Click the following to have access to the 6th Grade Reference Document that contains everything that we will be learning about in 6th grade math.
UNIT 2: Least Common Multiples and Greatest Common Factors
Click below to practice finding the LCM (Least Common Multiple) and GCF (Greatest Common Factor)
Variety of Practice Problems for LCM (some problems are very challenging)
Variety of Practice Problems (some problems are very challenging)
UNIT 3: Equivalent Fractions
Online Fraction Bars (Manipulatives)
Holt Textbook Information on Simplifying Fractions (includes some negatives)
Information about Equivalent Fractions
Information and Examples of Equivalent Fractions
More Information about Equivalent Fractions
Even More Information about Equivalent Fractions
Yet even More Information on Equivalent Fractions
Game for Matching Equivalent Fractions
Interactive Practice for finding Equivalent Fractions
Choose from a Matching Activity or a Concentration Game for finding Equivalent Fractions
Game to Find the Missing number of an Equivalent Fraction (can compete against other students)
Practice Problems for Reducing Fractions (forces you to show your work.)
Practice Problems for Simplifying Fractions (Stays blue if wrong, turns green if correct)
Game for Reducing Fractions (2 different games with three levels each)
Finding a Common Denominator
Dr. Math's explanation for Finding a Common Denominator
Information for Finding a Common Denominator
More Information on Finding a Common Denominator
Finding a Common Denominator
Jeopardy Game that Reviews All of the Above (last column is preview of next unit)
UNIT 4: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions/Mixed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Holt Textbook Information about Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers (includes some negatives)
Holt Textbook Information about Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers (includes some negatives)
Information on Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
More Information on Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Information for Multiplying Fractions
UNIT 5: Multiplying and Dividing Decimals
Jeopardy Game to Practice Multiplying Decimals (also has problems for adding and subtracting decimals.)
Game to Practice Multiplying or Dividing Decimals (just click multiplication or division, non algebra style.)
UNIT 6: Percents, Fractions, and Decimals
Click below to learn about and practice for Percents, Fractions, and Decimals.
Practice for finding percent increase (tax, tip, etc.)
UNIT 7: Ratios and Rates
Below are website you can go to for extra practice on the various topics will have learned about.
Rates and Ratios
Information and Problems about Ratios
UNIT 8: Conversions
This site has numerous games to practice converting many different units (just click which one you most need to work on.)
UNIT 9: Equations
Click below to practice skills involving equations.
Algebra Planet Blaster - Solving Equations Game
Connect Four -Solving Equations Game. Notes: Need two players to play. For easier, click One-Step Problems. For medium level, click Two-Step Problems. For an extra challenge,click Variable on Both Sides or Distributive Property.
Solving Equations Quiz. Note: Click level of difficulty or Solving Equations then click Go.
Solving Equations Information (contains both positive and negative numbers)
Information about Solving Two Step Equations (contains both positive and negative numbers)
Battleship - Solving Equations Game (contains both positive and negative numbers)
From Rags to Riches (Millionaire Game) - Solving Equations Game (contains both positive and negative numbers)
Solving Equations Quiz (contains both positive and negative numbers)
Click here for a Jeopardy game on solving equations. Beware, some are rather tricky. (contains both positive and negative numbers)
UNIT 11: Area of Quadrilaterals
Click below to practice finding the area of quadrilaterals:
UNIT 12: Surface Area and Volume
Click below to go to sites to practice finding surface area and volume.
UNIT 13: Probability
Click below to practice some sites about probability!
UNIT 14: Graphs, Tables, Equations
CLICK BELOW FOR LINEAR EQUATIONS/GRAPHS GAMES
Holt Book Video and Practice Problems Ordered Pairs EXAMPLE #1
Holt Book Video and Practice Problems Graphing Equation EXAMPLE #3
Graphing Lines Practice
Holt Book Video and Practice Problems Tables Graphs Equations EXAMPLE #2 and #3
Function Machine (making an equation from a table)
Function Machine #2
Matching Game (match equations with the lines)
Holt Book Video and Practice Problems Explaining Linear/Non-Linear EXAMPLE #2
Holt Book Video and Practice Problems Linear or Non-Linear EXAMPLE #1
Kill the Cockroaches by writing the correct equation
Line Gem (Graphing)
UNIT 15: Order of Operations
Problems and Tutorial about Order of Operations
Information about Order of Operations (with some practice problems)
Information about Order of Operations (include some challenging problems)
Information about Order of Operations
Practice Problems to See if know Order of Operations (not doing the math so great site to start practicing with)
Order of Operations Practice Problems and Game (Note: This game is great for practicing the order of operations without having to do the math. Note is does have negative numbers but since you're not doing the math it doesn't matter.)
Another Order of Operations Quiz
Order of Operations Matching Game
Order of Operations Problems (round to the nearest whole number)
Speed Tournament for Order of Operations Problems (includes some negative numbers for a challenge)
Connect Four Order of Operations Game. Note: This is a two-player game.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Order of Operations Game (Note: one or two-player options.)