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What your sixth grader needs to know : fundamentals of a good sixth-grade education / edited by E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

Contributor(s): Hirsch, E. D. (Eric Donald), 1928-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Core knowledge series: Publisher: New York : Doubleday, �2006Edition: Rev. ed.Description: xxiv, 391 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385497229; 9780385497220; 9780385337328; 0385337329.Subject(s): Sixth grade (Education) -- Curricula -- United States | Curriculum planning -- United States | Curriculum planning | Sixth grade (Education) -- Curricula | United StatesDDC classification: 372.19 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
English. Poetry ; Structure in poetry ; Myths, stories, and plays ; Grammar and usage ; Sayings and phrases -- History and geography. World geography ; Judaism and Christianity ; Ancient Greece ; Ancient Rome ; The enlightenment ; The French revolution ; Romanticism ; Industrialism, capitalism, socialism ; Latin American independence ; Immigration to the United States ; Industrialization and urbanization ; Reform -- Visual arts. Classical art ; Gothic art ; The renaissance ; Baroque art ; Rococo art ; Neoclassical art ; Romantic art ; Realism -- Music. Elements of music ; Classical music -- Mathematics. Numbers and number sense ; Computation ; Ratio, proportion, and percent ; Measurement ; Geometry ; Probability and statistics ; Pre-algebra -- Science. Plate tectonics ; Oceans ; Astronomy ; Energy, heat, and energy transfer ; The human body ; Science biographies.
Summary: What should your child learn in the sixth grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American sixth graders.
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Includes index.

English. Poetry ; Structure in poetry ; Myths, stories, and plays ; Grammar and usage ; Sayings and phrases -- History and geography. World geography ; Judaism and Christianity ; Ancient Greece ; Ancient Rome ; The enlightenment ; The French revolution ; Romanticism ; Industrialism, capitalism, socialism ; Latin American independence ; Immigration to the United States ; Industrialization and urbanization ; Reform -- Visual arts. Classical art ; Gothic art ; The renaissance ; Baroque art ; Rococo art ; Neoclassical art ; Romantic art ; Realism -- Music. Elements of music ; Classical music -- Mathematics. Numbers and number sense ; Computation ; Ratio, proportion, and percent ; Measurement ; Geometry ; Probability and statistics ; Pre-algebra -- Science. Plate tectonics ; Oceans ; Astronomy ; Energy, heat, and energy transfer ; The human body ; Science biographies.

What should your child learn in the sixth grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that thousands of parents and teachers across the nation have agreed upon for American sixth graders.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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