7th Grade Math

1 Credit

Placement Criteria:
● Completed 6th Grade Math
● Grade of A in 5th Grade Math
● Minimum stanine of 7 on math Terra Nova (Replaced with 90% on map test)
● Minimum 85% correct on Placement Test (Possibly replaced with 95%)
● Completes homework on time 95% of the time (Possibly replaced with 100%)
● 4 or fewer unexcused absences (Possibly removed)

Course Description: This course expands on students’ knowledge in topics such as the number system, statistics and probability, geometry, expressions and equations, and ratios and proportional relationships. Additional topics include
inequalities, functions, and multi-step algebraic equations. An emphasis is placed on problem solving techniques, multiple approaches to solving problems, and written as well as verbal communication of mathematics. These topics are correlated to the Common Core State Standards of 7th grade and much of 8th grade math.

Syllabus: Click here

Course Materials:

  • Textbook: Transition Mathematics: University of Chicago School Mathematics Project  (Provided)
  • TI-83 Graphing Calculator (Strongly recommended – students will use these all through high school)
  • Regular Calculator (Required and cannot be a computer or cell phone calculator)
  • #2 Pencils
  • 1 Graph paper notebook
  • Computer device