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Mahomet-Seymour Schools

 Curriculum

Mathematics - Grade 7

 

 

 

Tools for Problem Solving

 

The learner will be able to use the four step plan for problems solving.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to employ estimation of sums, differences, products and quotients.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to choose appropriate method to solve problems using estimation.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to evaluate expressions using the order of operations.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to evaluate simple numeric and algebraic expressions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to apply powers and exponents in evaluating expressions.

 

  

 

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Applications with Decimals

 

The learner will be able to compare and order decimals.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to round decimals.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to estimate with decimals.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to multiply decimals, including powers of 10.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to divide decimals.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to express standard form numbers in scientific notation and vice versa.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to round decimal quotients to specified places.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use proportions to change metric units of length, capacity, and mass.

 

The learner will be able to express fractions as decimals (terminating or repeating).

 

  

 

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Statistics and Data Analysis

 

The learner will be able to learn to interpret line graphs and bar graphs.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to organize data in frequency tables.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to choose appropriate scale and intervals for data.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to construct line plots.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the mean, median, and mode of a set of data.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to construct stem and leaf plots.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to make predictions from graphs.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to interpret potential for misleading data.

 

The learner will be able to construct and interpret box and whisker plots.

 

  

 

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Patterns and Number Sense

 

The learner will be able to apply divisibility tests.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the prime factorization of a composite number.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to recognize and extend sequence.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the greatest common denominator and least common multiple of two or more numbers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to express fractions in simplest form.

 

The learner will be able to illustrate the meaning of percent.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to express fractions as percents.

 

The learner will be able to express percents and decimals as fractions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve problems by using an equation.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to change units in the customary system.

 

  

 

The learner will find the probability of a simple event.

 

  

 

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Integers

 

The learner will be able to read and write integers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the opposite and absolute value of an integer.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to compare and order integers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to graph points on a coordinate plane.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to add, subtract, and multiply integers using models.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve equations with integer solutions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use negative exponents.

 

  

 

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Investigations in Geometry

 

The learner will be able to measure angles using a protractor.

 

 

The learner will be able to classify angles.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify polygons.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to discover the sum of the angle measure of any polygon.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to classify triangles and quadrilaterals.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to identify regular polygons.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to understand the making of a tessellation.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to create Escher-like drawings by using translations.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to create Escher-like drawings by using reflections.

 

  

 

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Area

 

The learner will be able to find the area of rectangles and parallelograms.

 

The learner will be able to find the square roots of perfect squares.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of a missing side of a right triangle.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the area of triangles and trapezoids.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the area of circles.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the surface area of a rectangular prism.

 

  

 

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Introduction to Algebra

 

The learner will be able evaluate numerical and algebraic expressions by using the order of operations.

 

The learner will be able to identify and solve equations.

 

  

 

The learner will be able solve equations using the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division properties of equality.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve problems by working backward.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to write algebraic expressions and equations from verbal phrases and sentences.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve two-step equations.

 

The learner will be able to solve problems by using an equation.

 

The learner will be able to find the perimeter and area of rectangles, squares, and parallelograms.

 

The learner will be able to identify and solve inequalities.

 

  

 

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Applying Fractions

 

The learner will be able to estimate sums, differences, products and quotients of fractions and mixed numbers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to multiply fractions and mixed numbers.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find perimeter and circumference.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to divide fractions and mixed numbers.

 

The learner will be able to use + and x properties to solve problems.

 

  

 

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Using Proportional Reasoning

 

The learner will be able to express ratios as fractions and determine whether two ratios are equivalent.

 

The learner will be able to determine unit rates.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve proportions.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve problems involving scale drawings.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to express fractions as percent and vice versa.

 

 

 

The learner will be able to express decimals as percent and vice versa.

 

The learner will be able to express percent greater than 100% and percent less and 1% as fractions and decimals.

 

The learner will be able to find percent of a number.

 

The learner will be able to solve problems using the percent proportions.

 

  

 

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Applying Percent

 

The learner will be able to estimate percent by using fractions and decimals.

 

The learner will be able to construct a circle graph and interpret a circle graph.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to predict actions of a larger group by using a sample.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to find the percent of increase or decrease.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve problems involving sales tax and discounts.

 

  

 

The learner will be able to solve problems involving simple interest.

 

  

 

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