7^{th} Grade Math Syllabus
This is a projected timeline for covering 7^{th}Grade Math this year. Dates are subject to change depending on the dynamics of the class. During each Unit, students will complete class work, homework, vocabulary, quizzes, and projects and/or tests.
Unit I– Number Sense (August 19 – September 17)
Concepts to Cover:
Order of Operations
Powers and Exponents
Standard and Expanded Form of Numbers
Estimating Whole Number Addition and Subtraction
Prime/Composite Numbers
Prime Factorization
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
**Transition Review Days**September 20-21 – Place Value, Estimating
Unit II– Decimal/Fraction Operations (September 22 – November 3)
Concepts to Cover:
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Scientific Notation
Fraction Sense – Proper, Improper, Mixed Numbers
Equivalent Fractions
Simplifying Fractions
Comparing and Ordering Fractions
Fractions → Decimals
Decimals → Fractions
Rational Numbers – Terminating and Repeating Decimals
+, -, x, ÷ Fractions
Estimating
**Transition Review Days**November 4-5 – Fractions, Decimals, Estimating
Project: Fractions Foldable – due November 1st
Unit III– Integers/ Variables/ Expressions (Nov 8 – Dec 3)
Concepts to Cover:
+, -, x, ÷ Integers
Evaluating expressions with and without variables
Defining Variables in problems
Simplifying Expressions
Substitution Property of Equality
Distributive Property
Writing verbal and algebraic expressions
**Transition Review Days**Dec 6-7 - Fractions, Decimals, Estimating
Midterm Review and Midterms (December 8-17)
Unit IV– Equations/Inequalities/Functions (Jan 4 – Feb 1)
Concepts to Cover:
One step equations with +, -, x, and ÷
Two step equations
Solving inequalities
Graphing Functions (slope, intercepts)
Coordinate Plane
**Transition Review Days**Feb 2-3 - Fractions, Decimals, Estimating
Unit V– Graphs, Statistics, and Measurement (Feb 4 – Feb 25)
Concepts to Cover:
Standard and Metric Measurements
Dimensional Analysis
Measures of Central Tendency
Bar and Line Graphs
Stem and Leaf Plots
Box and Whisker Plots
Histograms
Scatter Plot
Probability
Tree Diagrams
Counting Principle
Permutations and Combinations
Simple and compound events
Independent and Dependent Events
**Transition Review Days**Feb 28- Mar 1 - Fractions, Decimals, Estimating
Unit VI– Geometry (Mar 2 – Apr 21)
Concepts to Cover:
Lines and Angles
Polygons
Quadrilaterals
Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem
Circles
Congruence and Similarity
Perimeter and Area
Volume and Surface Area
Symmetry
Transformations
Tessellations
Solid Figures
ITBS Review– March 9-11
Spring Break – March 12-20
IowaTest of Basic Skills (ITBS) Testing – March 22 – March 24
Easter Break– Apr 22 - 25
Unit VII–Ratios, Proportions, Percents (Apr 26 – May 20)
Concepts to Cover:
Ratios
Unit Rates
Proportions
Proportions and Similar Figures
Percents → Fractions
Percents → Decimals
Fractional Percents
Percents greater than 100%
Scale Drawings and Maps
Discount and Sale Price
Tax and Total Cost
Simple Interest
Commission
Word Problems
Project: Percentages PowerPoint – due May 16^{th}
Final Exam Review and Final Exams (May 23-Jun 2)