• Math 7 Syllabus

     

    Course Description:

    The seventh-grade standards continue to emphasize the foundations of algebra. Students who successfully complete the seventh-grade standards should be prepared to study Algebra I in grade eight. Topics in grade seven include proportional reasoning, integer computation, solving two-step linear equations, and recognizing different representations for relationships. Students will apply the properties of real numbers in solving equations, solve inequalities, and use data analysis techniques to make inferences, conjectures, and predictions. 

     

    Course Outline:

     

    First 9 weeks:

    Properties of Real Numbers

    Integers

    Absolute Value

    Powers of Ten, Scientific Notation, Square Roots, Comparing and Ordering Fractions Decimals and Percents

     

    Second 9 Weeks:

    Probability

    Fundamental Counting Principle

    Translating Verbal Expressions/ Evaluating Expressions

    Solving Equations and Inequalities

     

    Third 9 Weeks:

    Sequences

    Functions

    Proportions and Similar Figures

    Quadrilaterals

    Volume and Surface Area

     

    Fourth 9 Weeks:

    Transformations of Figures

    Histograms and other representations of data

    SOL Review

     

    Grading Scale:     

     

    Letter Grade

    Percent Range

    A

    90-100

    B

    80-89

    C

    70-79

    D

    60-69

    F

    59 and below

     

    Assignments:

     

    1. Students are expected to show steps and thinking when completing work, always put effort into work, and ask for help.
    2. The work will be challenging and meaningful. Feedback and opportunities for revision will be given.
    3. Sprial review homework will be given weekly, due on Friday. Failure to complete 3 homework assignments will result in a ticket.

     

     

    Classroom Rules:

     

    Students are expected to:

     

    1. Follow the Lancer Code. Consequences will be given as outlined in the Lancer Code.
    2. Follow all classroom procedures.
    3. Work hard! Respect others!

     

     

    Category Weighting:

     

    Tests - 40%

    Quizzes - 30%

    Homework and Classwork Assignments - 30%