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```									First Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                       2008-2009
Week 1 August 25 - 29

TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and               Instructional Resources /              Tools /
Concepts / Processes / Skills
Obj.            Skills                                  Activities                  Manipulatives
Compare and Order Decimals                                           7.1A Compare and order integers and       Silent line-up - Give students cards Sticky notes
positive rational numbers                 with decimal numbers and have        Index Cards
Create a number line and place rational numbers in the                                                         them order themselves without
correct position.                                                                                              talking.
Put numbers in ascending / descending,                           1                                             Pass out sticky notes with decimals
increasing/decreasing, greatest/least, least/greatest order                                                   and whole numbers. Students will
Use symbols >, <, =                                                                                            place cards on a class number line.

Use addition and subtraction of decimals to solve problems           7.2B Use addition, subtraction,           Add up shopping receipts
Students should understand why decimals need to be lined             multiplication, and division to solve     Use store advertisements to
up when adding/subtracting. (place value)                            problems involving fractions and          prepare for a party
Students should be able to fill in placeholder zeroes and add        decimals                                  Relate to everyday math
whole numbers to decimal values.
Review whole numbers written in decimal forms
1                                             experiences: money, shopping,
sports
(5=5.0=5.00) Students should be able to correctly bubble

Use models to multiply and divide decimals.                          7.2A Represent multiplication and         Does One and One make Two? -        Colored Pencils
Model decimal squares for multiplying a decimal times a              division situations involving fractions   Numerical Reasoning Institute       (optional)
whole number and decimal times a decimal.                            and decimals with models; including                                           overhead base 10
Students must be able to identify area models for multiplying    1   concrete objects, pictures, words and                                         blocks (optional)
and dividing decimals.                                               numbers

Use a problem solving model to solve problems involving              7.13B Use a problem-solving model         Bug Juice - MS Assessments
decimals.                                                            that incorporates understanding the
Give students a situation or open-ended problem (like Bug            problem, making a plan, carrying out
Juice) where they have to decide what is being asked, figure     6   the plan, and evaluating the solution for
out how to solve it, correctly make computations, and decide         reasonableness
if the solution is reasonable.
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                    Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                         2008-2009
Week 2 September 2 - 5

TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and                Instructional Resources /               Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                           Activities                   Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Use models to multiply and divide decimals                          7.2A Represent multiplication and          Does One and One make Two? -          Colored Pencils
Students should be able to relate the models for multiplying        division situations involving fractions    Numerical Reasoning Institute         (optional)
decimals to the procedure for multiplying decimals. Students        and decimals with models; including                                              overhead base 10
should know how to put decimals in their answers. Students      1   concrete objects, pictures, words and                                            blocks (optional)
should be able to multiply large numbers and divide large           numbers
numbers

Solve problems involving decimals                                   7.2B Use addition, subtraction,            Develop a purchase order to           Shopping catalogs
Be able to decide and choose the correct operation to use           multiplication, and division to solve      prepare for a party by ordering out   Purchase order
for a specific problem.                                             problems involving fractions and           of a catalog.                         forms
Judge the correct sequence of operations to solve problems.
1   decimals                                   Ex: 24 students each get 2 pencils
and a toy. Include shipping cost on
Pencils

a budget of \$200.00.

Determine if a solution is reasonable and be able to defend         7.2G Determine the reasonableness of Clarifying Activity 7.2G
your conclusions.                                               1   a solution to a problem

Select and use appropriate operations to solve problems             7.2F Select and use appropriate          Fun Park Party - MS Assessments
operations to solve problems and justify
1   the selections

Select and use tools to solve problems.                             7.13D Select tools such as real objects,
manipulatives, paper/pencil, and
Students should know a variety of ways to solve problems.           technology or techniques such as
6   mental math, estimation, and number
sense to solve problems

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                      2008-2009
Week 3 September 8 - 12
TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and             Instructional Resources /              Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                         Activities                  Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Represent squares and square roots using models                      7.1C Represent squares and square      Clarifying Activity 7.1C Using tiles to Color tiles
Identify perfect squares of counting numbers 1 - 15                  roots using geometric models           demonstrate perfect squares             Graph paper
Show students that square and square root are inverse
operations just like addition and subtraction.
1                                          Relate squaring to finding the area
of a square and square root to
finding the side of the square.
Simplify expressions with order of operations                        7.2E Simplify numerical expressions    Clarifying activities 7.2E            Index cards
Students must know the correct order in simplifying                  involving order of operations and
expressions. (Perform multiplication and division in order           exponents
from left to right and addition and subtraction in order from
left to right.)
1
Students should know various ways to represent
multiplication (3)(6) or 3(4+2) or 3●6

Compare and Order Fractions                                          7.1A Compare and order integers and    Clarifying Activity 7.1A              Paper clips
Define fraction as a part to whole/total relationship.               positive rational numbers              Silent line-up                        String/ yarn
Put whole numbers, fractions, and mixed numbers in order                                                    Arrange fractions in a correct
from least/greatest, increasing/decreasing,                      1                                          sequence on a string (to be hung
ascending/descending                                                                                        using paper clipped-index cards)
Using >, <, = symbols to compare fractions
Students should be able to look at sets of numbers and               7.15A Use logical reasoning to make    Give students examples and
identify what rules govern the set.                                  conjectures from patterns or sets of   nonexamples and find the rule
Generate examples and non-examples of square root with               examples and nonexamples               Set 1 - 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17
numbers and models.                                              6                                          Set 2 - 4, 6, 15, 1/2, 25
numbers, set 2 are not prime
Students should be able to justify an answer based on their          7.15B Use logical reasoning to make
knowledge of the concept.                                            conjectures and validate conclusions
6   using mathematical properties and
relationships

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                   Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                         2008-2009
Week 4 September 15 - 19

TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and               Instructional Resources /                Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                         Activities                    Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Review simplifying fractions and equivalent fractions              6.1B Generate equivalent forms of        Use pattern blocks to model             Pattern Blocks
Distinguish between factors and multiples                          rational numbers including whole         equivalent fractions.
Define greatest common factor (GCF) and least common               numbers, fractions, and decimals
multiple (LCM)                                                 1
Introduce term "scale factor" as what you multiply by when
finding equivalent fractions.
Add and Subtract Fractions to solve problems (including            7.2B Use addition, subtraction,          Show a physical model of 7/8 - 1/2 Pattern Blocks
Mixed numbers, improper fractions, borrowing)                      multiplication, and division to solve    using pizza slices
Review converting improper fractions mixed numbers and             problems involving fractions and         Model problems with pattern blocks
vice versa.                                                    1   decimals                                 to review the need for common
Show a physical model of 7/8 - 1/2 using pizza slices                                                       denominators.

Determine if a solution is reasonable and be able to defend        7.2G Determine the reasonableness of
1   a solution to a problem

Communicate mathematical ideas                                     7.14A Communicate mathematical           Students can write a "How To"
Students should be able to communicate ideas with each             ideas using language, efficient tools,   paragraph on how to create an area
other, with the teacher, verbally, written and with                appropriate units, and graphical,        model for multiplying fractions. This
mathematical symbols.                                          6   numerical, physical, or algebraic
mathematical models
should include how and why the
model is created and what is
represented.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                       2008-2009
Week 5 September 22 - 26

TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and                 Instructional Resources /             Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                             Activities                 Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Review for Mini Assessment #1                                        7.1A, 7.1C, 7.2A, 7.2B, 7.2E, 7.2F,
1   7.2G
6   7.13A, 7.14A, 7.15A, 7.15B
Give Mini Assessment #1                                              TESTS ALL TOPICS COVERED IN
(one class period)                                                   THE FIRST FOUR WEEKS

Use models to Multiply and Divide Fractions                          7.2A Represent multiplication and          Clarifying Activity 7.2A -very good
division situations involving fractions    More or Less - Numerical
Students should be able to relate the models for multiplying         and decimals with models; including        Reasoning Institute
fractions to the procedure for multiplying fractions.
Students must be able to identify area models for multiplying
1   concrete objects, pictures, words and
numbers
Divide and Conquer - Numerical
Reasoning Institute
and dividing fractions.                                                                                         Product and Quotient - Numerical
Reasoning Institute
Solve problems involving fractions                                   7.2B Use addition, subtraction,
Teach canceling out                                                  multiplication, and division to solve
Identify reciprocals                                             1   problems involving fractions and
decimals

Select and use appropriate operations to solve problems              7.2F Select and use appropriate          Clarifying Activity 7.2F
operations to solve problems and justify
1   the selections

Apply math to everyday experiences                                   7.13A Identify and apply mathematics
to everyday experiences to activities in
and outside of school, with other
6   disciplines, and with other
mathematical topics

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                       2008-2009
Week 6 September 29 - October 3
TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and                 Instructional Resources /             Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                             Activities                 Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Use models to Multiply and Divide Fractions                          7.2A Represent multiplication and          Clarifying Activity 7.2A -very good
division situations involving fractions    More or Less - Numerical
Students should be able to relate the models for multiplying         and decimals with models; including        Reasoning Institute
fractions to the procedure for multiplying fractions.                concrete objects, pictures, words and      Divide and Conquer - Numerical
Students must be able to identify area models for multiplying    1   numbers                                    Reasoning Institute
and dividing fractions.                                                                                         Product and Quotient - Numerical
Reasoning Institute

Solve problems involving fractions                                   7.2B Use addition, subtraction,
Teach canceling out                                                  multiplication, and division to solve
Identify reciprocals                                             1   problems involving fractions and
decimals
Select and use problem solving strategies.                           7.13C Select or develop an appropriate
problem-solving strategy from a variety
Students should know and be able to use a variety of                 of different types, including drawing a
strategies to solve problems.                                        picture, looking for a pattern,
systematic guessing and checking,
6   acting it out, making a table, working a
simpler problem, or working backwards
to solve a problem

Use a protractor to measure angles                                   6.8C The student solves application        Students can measure angles with
(Review from sixth grade)                                            problems involving estimation and          a protractor and find complementary
4   measurement of angles                      and supplementary angles.

Classify angles as complementary and supplementary                   7.6A Use angle measurements to             Clarifying Activity 7.6A
3   classify pairs of angles as
complementary or supplementary

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                   Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                       2008-2009
Week 7 October 6 - 10

TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and              Instructional Resources /               Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                        Activities                   Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Classify shapes using properties (inc. triangles &                 7.6B Use properties to classify triangles Quadrilateral Quest - Geometry
Clarifying Activity 7.6B
Classify three-dimensional figures using properties (inc.          7.6C Use properties to classify three-    Clarifying Activity 7.6C
pyramids, cones, prisms, cylinders) Students can identify          dimensional figures, including
which solids are polyhedrons and why. Students can identify        pyramids, cones, prisms, and cylinders
the differences between pyramids and prisms and sort
shapes into these two categories. Students should be able      3
to name a figure by the shape of its base (ex. triangular
prism, hexagonal pyramid) Students should know a regular
hexagon has all sides congruent

Make a net of a three-dimensional figure                           7.8B Make a net (two-dimensional         Dwellings Activity 3 - Geometry       Card Stock
model) of the surface area of a three-   Institute                             Scissors
dimensional figure                       Clarifying Activity 7.8B              rulers
3                                            Use the polydron manipulatives to
construct three-dimensional figures
tape
Polydron
and sketch the nets when unfolded     Manipulatives

Use geometric concepts to solve real world problems                7.8C Use geometric concepts and          Park Path Designs - Geometry
properties to solve problems in fields   Institute
3   such as art and architecture             Clarifying Activity 7.8C

Make conjectures and validate conclusions                          7.15B Use logical reasoning to make      Third of a Prism - Geometry
conjectures and validate conclusions     Institute
6   using mathematical properties and
relationships
Constructing Geometric Figures in
Coordinate Space - Navigating
through Geometry

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
First Nine Weeks                                                   Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                          2008-2009
Week 8 October 13 - 17
TAKS Texas Essential Knowledge and               Instructional Resources /                 Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                         Activities                     Manipulatives
Obj.            Skills
Sketch three-dimensional figures when given the top, side          7.8A Sketch three-dimensional figures    Clarifying Activity 7.8A
and front views                                                3   when given the top, side and front
views
Perspective Drawing with isometric
dot paper
Generate formulas for perimeter, circumference and area            7.4A Generate formulas involving unit    Use the clear view binder or a
conversions, perimeter, area,            similar manipulative to show
2   circumference, volume, and scaling       students how all the area formulas
are generated
Estimate and Solve problems involving perimeter,                   7.9A The student is expected to         Investigating Areas of Different
circumference, area and measurement                                estimate measurements and solve         Polygons - Geometry Institute
application problems involving length
Students should use the formula chart to find formulas for     4   (including perimeter and circumference)
measurement problem solving. Students do not need to               and area of polygons and other shapes
memorize formulas.
Use a problem-solving model                                        7.13B Use a problem-solving model
that incorporates understanding the
6   problem, making a plan, carrying out
the plan, and evaluating the solution for
reasonableness
Review measuring with a ruler in inches and centimeters.           7.9A The student is expected to           Centimeter : Inches - Proportionality   Rulers or Formula
Students should be able to measure to the nearest eighth of        estimate measurements and solve           Institute                               charts
an inch and tenth of a centimeter.                                 application problems involving length                                             objects to measure
calculators
4   (including perimeter and circumference)
and area of polygons and other shapes.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                            2008-2009
Week 9 October 20 - 24

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge               Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                     Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                              Activities
Estimate and Solve problems involving perimeter,                   7.9A The student is expected to         Investigating Areas of Different
circumference, area and measurement                                estimate measurements and solve         Polygons - Geometry Institute
application problems involving length
Students should use the formula chart to find formulas
for measurement problem solving. Students do not need
4      (including perimeter and
circumference) and area of polygons
to memorize formulas.                                              and other shapes

Generate formulas for volume                                       7.4A Generate formulas involving unit Use the clear view binder or a        Clear View of Area and
conversions, perimeter, area,         similar manipulative to show          Volume Binder
2      circumference, volume, and scaling    students how all the volume
formulas are generated
Use concrete three-dimensional objects to discover the             7.9B Connect models for volume of       Clarifying Activity 7.9A
formulas for volume (rectangular & triangular prisms and           prisms (triangular and rectangular)
cylinders)                                                         and cylinders to formulas of prisms
4      (triangular and rectangular) and
cylinders

Solve volume problems for rectangular prisms, triangular           7.9C Estimate measurements and          Solve TAKS type word problems
prisms, and cylinders                                              solve application problems involving    involving volume concepts, be
4      volume of prisms (rectangular and
triangular) and cylinders
sure to include problems with and
without pictures

Select tools to solve measurement problems                         7.13D Select tools such as real
objects, manipulatives, paper/pencil,
and technology or techniques such as
6      mental math, estimation, and number
sense to solve problems

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                         2008-2009
Week 10 October 27 - 31
TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge               Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                    Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                              Activities
Use concrete three-dimensional objects to discover the             7.9B Connect models for volume of       Clarifying Activity 7.9A
formulas for volume (rectangular & triangular prisms and           prisms (triangular and rectangular)
cylinders)                                                         and cylinders to formulas of prisms
4      (triangular and rectangular) and
cylinders

Solve volume problems for rectangular prisms, triangular           7.9C Estimate measurements and          Solve TAKS type word problems
prisms, and cylinders                                              solve application problems involving    involving volume concepts, be
4      volume of prisms (rectangular and
triangular) and cylinders
sure to include problems with and
without pictures

Use logical reasoning                                              7.15B Use logical reasoning to make
conjectures and validate conclusions
6      using mathematical properties and
relationships

Students should use a ruler to measure the dimensions              7.9A The student is expected to
of a shape and find the perimeter, area or volume                  estimate measurements and solve
application problems involving length
4      (including perimeter and
circumference) and area of polygons
and other shapes.
Review for Mini Assessment #2                               1      7.2A, 7.2B, 7.2F
7.6A, 7.6B, 7.6C, 7.8A, 7.8B, 7.8C
3
4      7.9A, 7.9B, 7.9C
7.13A, 7.13B, 7.13C, 7.13D, 7.15B
6
Give Mini Assessment #2                                            TESTS ALL TOPICS COVERED IN
(one class period)                                                 WEEKS 5-10
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                           2008-2009
Week 11 November 3 - 7
TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge               Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                     Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                              Activities
Compare and order Integers                                         7.1A Compare and order integers and Silent line-up - Give students
Discuss positive and negative numbers                              positive rational numbers           cards with integers and have them
Define integer                                                                                         order themselves without talking.
1                                          Students will add integers to the
class number line.

Coordinate Planes                                                  7.7A Locate and name points on a        Clarifying Activity 7.7A             Calculator
Identify x and y axis, quadrants, origin, define ordered           coordinate plane using ordered pairs    Connect the Dot Pictures             Graph Paper
pairs (x,y)                                                                                                Use the calculator in Stat Plot to
3      of integers
plot a picture
Create points from a picture

Use models (including algebra tiles and number lines) to           7.2C Use models, such as concrete       Use Algebra Tiles to model adding Algebra Tiles
add and subtract integers                                          objects, pictorial models and number    and subtracting integers. Students
lines, to add, subtract, multiply and   discover the rules for integers.
divide integers and connect the         Use number lines to model
1      actions to algorithms                   integers.
Clarifying Activity 7.2C

Apply math to everyday experiences                                 7.13A Identify and apply mathematics
to everyday experiences to activities
in and outside of school, with other
6      disciplines, and with other
mathematical topics

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                   Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                             2008-2009
Week 12 November 10 - 14
TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge               Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                       Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                              Activities
Use models to multiply and divide integers (algebra tiles           7.2C Use models, such as concrete       Use Algebra Tiles to model           Algebra Tiles
and number lines)                                                   objects, pictorial models and number    multiplying and dividing integers.
lines, to add, subtract, multiply and   Students discover the rules for
divide integers and connect the         integers.
1      actions to algorithms                   Use number lines to model
integers.
Clarifying Activity 7.2C

Graph translations & reflections on a coordinate plane              7.7B Graph reflections across the       Translations - Geometry Institute
horizontal or vertical axis and graph   Reflections - Geometry Institute
3      translations on a coordinate plane
Clarifying Activity 7.7B

Use a problem solving model                                         7.13B Use a problem-solving model
that incorporates understanding the
problem, making a plan, carrying out
6      the plan, and evaluating the solution
for reasonableness

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                               2008-2009
Week 15 December 8 - 12

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge           Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                          Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                          Activities
REVIEW FOR DISTRICT ASSESSMENT                                     7.1A, 7.1C, 7.2A, 7.2B, 7.2C, 7.2E,
(Tests all concept taught through the thirteenth week of    1      7.2F, 7.2G
school)
7.5A, 7.5B
2
7.6A, 7.6B, 7.6C, 7.7A, 7.7B, 7.8A,
3      7.8B, 7.8C
7.9A, 7.9B, 7.9C
4
7.13A, 7.13B, 7.13C, 7.14A, 7.15A,
6      7.15B

DISTRICT ASSESSMENT                                                TESTS ALL TOPICS COVERED
THIS SEMESTER

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                                Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                      2008-2009
Week 16 December 15 - 19

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge               Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                             Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                              Activities
Review measuring with a ruler in inches and                      7.9A The student is expected to         Centimeter : Inches -         Rulers or Formula charts
centimeters. Students should be able to measure to the           estimate measurements and solve         Proportionality Institute     objects to measure
nearest eighth of an inch and tenth of a centimeter.             application problems involving length                                 calculators
Review proportionality concepts.
4      (including perimeter and
circumference) and area of polygons
and other shapes.

Review data from District Assessment                             7.1A, 7.1C, 7.2A, 7.2B, 7.2C, 7.2E,
Students should be allowed to review the items they       1      7.2F, 7.2G
missed and understand their mistakes
7.5A, 7.5B
2
7.6A, 7.6B, 7.6C, 7.7A, 7.7B, 7.8A,
3      7.8B, 7.8C
7.9A, 7.9B, 7.9C
4
7.13A, 7.13B, 7.13C, 7.14A, 7.15A,
6      7.15B

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Third Nine Weeks                                                 Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                           2008-2009
Week 22 February 9 - 13

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge           Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                 Tools / Manipulatives
Obj.             and Skills                          Activities
Construct sample spaces for simple and compound                  7.10A Construct sample spaces for   Clarifying Activity 7.10A
experiments.                                                     simple or composite experiments
5

Find the probability of independent events (simple and           7.10B Find the probability of       What did you expect? -              colored tiles or cubes
compound) (experimental & theoretical)                           independent events                  Proportional Reasoning Institute    paper bags
What's in the Bag? - Proportional
Ex. Find the probability of a number cube landing on      5                                          Reasoning Institute
six and a coin landing on heads.

Apply math to everyday experiences                               7.13A Identify and apply mathematics Perplexing Polygons - MS
to everyday experiences to activities Assessments
in and outside of school, with other
disciplines, and with other
6      mathematical topics

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Third Nine Weeks                                               Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                                2008-2009
Week 23 February 16 - 20

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge                   Instructional Resources /         Tools / Manipulatives
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills
Obj.             and Skills                                  Activities
Select and use appropriate representations for                 7.11A Select and use an appropriate         Clarifying Activity 7.11A
presenting data (Stem and leaf plot, Bar graph, Venn           representation for presenting and
diagram, Line graph, Line plot, Circle graph)                  displaying relationships among              Show students examples of data
collected data, including line plot, line   and have them tell you what type
5      graph, bar graph, stem and leaf plot,       of data it represents and which
circle graph, and Venn diagram and          types of graphs would appropriate
justify the selection                       for displaying the information

Make Inferences and arguments based on analysis of             7.11B Make inferences and                   Clarifying Activity 7.11B
data                                                           convincing arguments based on an
5      analysis of given or collected data

Use graphs to communicate ideas/ Evaluate                      7.14A Communicate mathematical
effectiveness of graphs                                        ideas using language, efficient tools,
appropriate units, and graphical,
numerical, physical, or algebraic
6      mathematical models
7.14B Evaluate the effectiveness of
different representations to
communicate ideas.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Third Nine Weeks                                               Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                                 2008-2009
Week 24 February 23 - 27
TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge                   Instructional Resources /          Tools / Manipulatives
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills
Obj.             and Skills                                  Activities
Measures of Central Tendency (Mean, Median, Mode)              7.12A Describe a set of data using  Clarifying Activity 7.12A
and Range                                               5      mean, median, mode and range        Big Money Prizes - MS
Assessments
Choose between mean, median, mode or range to                  7.12B Choose among mean, median, Clarifying Activity 7.12B
describe a set of data                                         mode, or range to describe a set of
5      data and justify the choice for a
particular situation

Select and use appropriate representations for                 7.11A Select and use an appropriate         Show students examples of data
presenting data (Stem and Leaf plot, Bar graph, Venn           representation for presenting and           and have them tell you what type
diagram, Line graph, Line plot, Circle graph)                  displaying relationships among              of data it represents and which
collected data, including line plot, line   types of graphs would appropriate
graph, bar graph, stem and leaf plot,       for displaying the information
5      circle graph, and Venn diagram and          Then have students create the
justify the selection                       graphs with appropriate labels and
intervals

Make inferences and arguments based on analysis of             7.11B Make inferences and                   Look at graphed data and draw
data                                                           convincing arguments based on an            conclusions based on the data.
5      analysis of given or collected data

Use graphs to communicate ideas/ Evaluate                      7.14A Communicate mathematical
effectiveness of graphs                                        ideas using language, efficient tools,
appropriate units, and graphical,
numerical, physical, or algebraic
6      mathematical models
7.14B Evaluate the effectiveness of
different representations to
communicate ideas.
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Third Nine Weeks                                          Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                            2008-2009
Week 25 March 2 - 6

TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge     Instructional Resources /   Tools / Manipulatives
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills
Obj.             and Skills                    Activities
REVIEW FOR DISTRICT ASSESSMENT (Tests all                 Review all Seventh Grade TEKS
topics covered this year.)

DISTRICT ASSESSMENT                                       Tests all Seventh Grade TEKS

Third Nine Weeks                                          Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                            2008-2009
Week 26 March 9 - 13
Tools / Manipulatives
TAKS      Texas Essential Knowledge     Instructional Resources /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills
Obj.             and Skills                    Activities
REVIEW FOR TAKS TEST

Use the Benchmark results to review weak areas.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 27 March 23 - 27

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /   Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                          Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities

REVIEW FOR TAKS (Use the third district assessment to focus
on concepts where students are weak)

Fourth Nine Weeks                                                     Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 28 March 30 - April 3

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /   Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                          Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities
REVIEW FOR TAKS

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                          Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 29 April 6 - 10

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /   Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                               Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities
Mon. April 6 - 8th Grade LAT TAKS Math Test
Tues. April 7 - 8th Grade TAKS Math Test
REVIEW FOR TAKS

Fourth Nine Weeks                                          Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 30 April 14 - 17

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /       Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities
REVIEW FOR TAKS

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                            Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 31 April 20 - 24

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /   Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                 Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities
REVIEW FOR TAKS

Fourth Nine Weeks                                            Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                            2008-2009
Week 32 April 27 - May 1

TAKS       Texas Essential      Instructional Resources /   Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                 Manipulatives
Obj.    Knowledge and Skills           Activities
TAKS TESTING
Mon. April 27 - LAT Math Grades 6 & 7
Tues. April 28 - Math TAKS Test Grades 6 & 7
Wed. April 29 - Reading TAKS Test Grades 6 & 7 and
Thurs. April 30 - Science TAKS Test (8th grade)
Fri. May 1 - Social Studies TAKS Test (8th grade)

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                                       Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                 2008-2009
Week 33 May 4 - May 8

TAKS        Texas Essential                Instructional Resources /             Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                 Manipulatives
Obj.     Knowledge and Skills                     Activities
Connect formulas to models for volume of prisms, cylinders,             8.8B Connect models of         Investigating Volume and Surface Area -
pyramids, cones, and spheres                                            prisms, cylinders, pyramids,   Geometry Institute
spheres, and cones to formulas
Students should understand why the volume of a pyramid is 1/3    4      for volume of these objects    Surface Area & Volume from TAKS
the volume of a prism with the same dimensions                                                         prep book Region IV

Estimate and solve problems involving volume                            8.8C Estimate measurements
Use the 8th grade formula chart                                         and use formulas to solve
Students should be able to solve volume problems with and
without pictures and in real world situations
4      application problems involving
lateral and total surface area
and volume

Fourth Nine Weeks                                                       Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                 2008-2009
Week 34 May 11 - 15

TAKS        Texas Essential                Instructional Resources /             Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                 Manipulatives
Obj.     Knowledge and Skills                     Activities
Connect formulas to models for volume of prisms, cylinders,             8.8B Connect models of         Investigating Volume and Surface Area -
pyramids, cones, and spheres                                            prisms, cylinders, pyramids,   Geometry Institute
spheres, and cones to formulas
Students should understand why the volume of a pyramid is 1/3    4      for volume of these objects    Surface Area & Volume from TAKS
the volume of a prism with the same dimensions                                                         prep book Region IV

Estimate and solve problems involving volume                            8.8C Estimate measurements
Use the 8th grade formula chart                                         and use formulas to solve
Students should be able to solve volume problems with and        4      application problems involving
without pictures and in real world situations                           lateral and total surface area
and volume

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                                 2008-2009
Week 35 May 18 - 22
TAKS         Texas Essential                        Instructional Resources /                  Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                                          Manipulatives
Obj.      Knowledge and Skills                             Activities
Use pictures or models to demonstrate the Pythagorean Theorem                      8.7C Use pictures or models to   The Pythagorean Theorem - Geometry         patty paper
Students should be able to identify a variety of models to demonstrate             demonstrate the Pythagorean      Institute                                  rulers
and prove the Pythagorean Theorem                                           3      Theorem                          Reasoning about the Pythagorean
Relationship - Navigating through Geometry
NCTM
Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-life problems                            8.9A Use the Pythagorean Theorem Grass Fire - Geometry Institute
Students should be able to solve for the hypotenuse or leg of a right              to solve real-life problems
triangle                                                                                                            Use colored squares or square food (cheese
Students should be able to solve problems with and without pictures and      4                                      nips, starburst) to make right triangles &
problems using Pythagorean Theorem and additional steps                                                             Pythagorean triples

Fourth Nine Weeks                                                                  Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                                 2008-2009
Week 36 May 26 - 29
TAKS         Texas Essential                        Instructional Resources /                  Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                                          Manipulatives
Obj.      Knowledge and Skills                             Activities
Use concrete models and nets to find lateral and total surface area of             8.8A Find lateral and total surface Use Geofix shapes for students to             Geofix
prisms, pyramids, and cylinders                                                    area of prisms, pyramids, and       understand that the net of a shape is its
cylinders using concrete models and surface area.                                 Cuisenaire Rods
Students can conceptualize the idea of surface area by connecting the              nets (two-dimensional models)
three-dimensional figure with the net.                                       4                                         Cuisenaire Rods - From here to there activity

Students should be able to connect the models for surface area to the
correct formula and understand how they relate to each other
Estimate and solve problems involving total surface area and lateral               8.8C Estimate measurements and         Use real world boxes of various sizes           Rulers
surface area                                                                       use formulas to solve application      including cylinders as packages. Have           wrapping paper
problems involving lateral and total   students measure the dimensions of the          scissors
Students should be able to calculate surface area when given                       surface area and volume                boxes to calculate the surface area in sq cm.   tape
dimensions of a shape, a three-dimensional figure or a net of a figure       4                                            Students then receive that exact amount of
wrapping paper to cover the package.
Students should be able to use the correct formula to solve surface area
problems. Students should know P stands for perimeter of the base and
B stands for area of the base.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Fourth Nine Weeks                                                         Seventh Grade Curriculum Map                                                    2008-2009
Week 37 June 1 - 4

TAKS        Texas Essential                  Instructional Resources /             Tools /
Concepts/ Processes/ Skills                                                                                                     Manipulatives
Obj.     Knowledge and Skills                       Activities
Use concrete models and nets to find lateral and total surface            8.8A Find lateral and total      Use Geofix shapes for students to         Geofix
area of prisms, pyramids, and cylinders                                   surface area of prisms,          understand that the net of a shape is its
pyramids, and cylinders using    surface area.                             Cuisenaire Rods
Students can conceptualize the idea of surface area by                    concrete models and nets (two-
connecting the three-dimensional figure with the net.              4      dimensional models)              Cuisenaire Rods - From here to there
activity
Students should be able to connect the models for surface area
to the correct formula and understand how they relate to each
other
Estimate and solve problems involving total surface area and              8.8C Estimate measurements       Use real world boxes of various sizes     Rulers
lateral surface area                                                      and use formulas to solve        including cylinders as packages. Have     wrapping paper
application problems involving   students measure the dimensions of        scissors
Students should be able to calculate surface area when given              lateral and total surface area   the boxes to calculate the surface area   tape
dimensions of a shape, a three-dimensional figure or a net of a           and volume                       in sq cm. Students then receive that
figure                                                             4                                       exact amount of wrapping paper to
cover the package.
Students should be able to use the correct formula to solve
surface area problems. Students should know P stands for
perimeter of the base and B stands for area of the base.

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                         7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                              2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                         TEKS                                  TAKS      ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
Use Algebra Tiles to Model    7.5A Use concrete and pictorial models to solve equations
1                                                                                                          2       Vocabulary: Equations          Algebra Tiles
One Step Equations         and use symbols to record the actions
w/ Algebra Tiles           Tiles
Assignment: Solving
Equations 1
Use Algebra Tiles to Model    7.5A Use concrete and pictorial models to solve equations                 Lesson: Solving Equations
2                                                                                                          2                                 Algebra Tiles
One Step Equations         and use symbols to record the actions                                          w/ Algebra Tiles
Multiplication & Division
Equations 2              Tiles
Formulate a problem situation   7.5B Formulate problem situations when given a simple equation &
formulate an equation when given a problem situation
2
when given an equation
Algebra Tiles with 2 Step     7.5A Use concrete and pictorial models to solve equations                 Lesson: Solving Equations
3                                                                                                          2                                      Algebra Tiles
Equations & Variables on both   and use symbols to record the actions                                         w/ Algebra Tiles
Formulate a problem situation   7.5B Formulate problem situations when given a simple equation &          Assignment: Solving Equations Overhead Algebra
formulate an equation when given a problem situation
2           for given variables
when given an equation                                                                                                                    Tiles

7.13C Select or develop an appropriate problem-solving
4         Review Previous Material                                                                                   Review / Reteach
strategy from a variety of different types
Optional Review           Transparencies
6
Grids Galore Activity 1 & 2     147, 150, 152
Dimes & Quarters -
Optional
cubes - optional

5         Assessment / Test / Quiz                                                                                 Week 1 Assessment
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                              7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                                             2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                                      TEKS                                               TAKS      ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
What makes relationships        7.3B Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional                         Vocabulary                      2 Petri dishes
6                                        relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units        2
Proportional                                                                                                                Proportionality, rate, ratio          Food Coloring
7.15A Use logical reasoning to make conjectures from                                               Proportional Reasoning               Water & paper
Examples and Non-examples                                                                                                     6
patterns or sets of examples and nonexamples                                                          Opening Activity                     towels
Constant of Proportionality /    7.2D Use division to find unit rates and ratios in proportional relationships such as                                                   Chart Paper /
speed, density, price recipes and student-teacher ratio                                     1      Lesson : Jet Ski Rental
Ratio                                                                                                                                                            Markers
(Groups of 3 - 4)              Peel & Stick Dots
Assignment: Proportional / Non-     Transparencies
proportional relationships       p. 57, 59, 61, 63
7.3B Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional                    Lesson : Cross Country                   Graphing
7        Proportional Relationships      relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units        2
Cycling - Activity 1 & 2               Calculator -
7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,                                        Transparencies 82,
Graph Data to demonstrate        perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                          2      (Individually or in pairs)  84, 86, 88, 90, 92,
relationships
94,
7.4C Use words and symbols to describe the relationship between terms in an
Assignment: Proportional /  96
nth term in a sequence        arithmetic sequence (with a constant rate of change) and their positions in the sequence    2
Non-proportional p.80
7.2D Use division to find unit rates and ratios in proportional                                     Lesson : Unit Rates                 Transparencies
8      Difference between rate / ratio                                                                                               1
relationships                                                                                          Activity 1 & 2                    113, 115, 117
7.2D Use division to find unit rates and ratios in proportional
Unit rate                                                                                                        1              (Individual)
relationships
Solve Problems involving Unit     7.3B Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional                    Assignment: More Unit
relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units        2
Rate                                                                                                                            Rates
9        Review Previous Material                                                                                                             Review / Reteach
10         Assessment / Test / Quiz                                                                                                            Week 2 Assessment
Authentic Assessment
Solar Cells for Science
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                     7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                                    2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                                            TEKS                                                TAKS     ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
Generate formulas involving             7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                      Lesson : Lost & Gained      Adding Machine
11                                                                                                                                           2
conversions                      area, circumference, volume, and scaling                                                                Activity 1-4          Tape in 1 yd strips
Graph data to demonstrate       7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,                                              Transparencies
relationships involving conversions
perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                               2        (Individual or Pairs)
218, 220, 222, 224
Solve Problems with related             7.9A The student is expected to estimate measurements and                                          Assignment: Reflect &
4
Measurement Units                   solve application problems                                                                              Apply p.230
7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                       Lesson : Stretching         Color Tiles /
12          nth term in a sequence                                                                                                           2
area, circumference, volume, and scaling                                                          Sequences Activity 1 & 2     Overhead Tiles
Non-Proportional Sequence 7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,                               Assignment: Process        Transparencies 37, 39,
perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                                         2                                   41, 43, 45, 47, 49
Formulate a problem situation 7.4C Use words and symbols to describe the relationship between terms in an
arithmetic sequence (with a constant rate of change) and their positions in the sequence                   2
when given an equation
Generate formulas for          7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                                    Lesson: Squares Cubed
13
perimeter, area and volume     area, circumference, volume, and scaling
7.9A The student is expected to estimate measurements and
nth term in a sequence                                                                                                                         (Individual or Pairs)
solve application problems
7.4C Use words and symbols to describe the relationship between terms in an
arithmetic sequence (with a constant rate of change) and their positions in the sequence             Assignment: 2/6.4B
7.13C Select or develop an appropriate problem-solving
strategy from a variety of different types
14         Review Previous Material                                                                                                                   Review / Reteach

15         Assessment / Test / Quiz                                                                                                                  Week 4 Assessment

Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                       7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                                 2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY           TOPICS TO COVER                                                             TEKS                                              TAKS     ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
Generate formulas for                       7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                     Lesson : Picture the
16                                                                                                                                           2
perimeter, area and volume                  area, circumference, volume, and scaling                                                            Squares Cubed
Graph data to demonstrate relationships in 7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,
perimeter, area, and volume          perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                        2       (Individual or Pairs)
7.9A The student is expected to estimate measurements and
4     Assignment: Graph Data
solve application problems
Generate formulas for                       7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,
17                                                                                                                                           1     Lesson : Formula Frenzy
perimeter, area and volume                  area, circumference, volume, and scaling
Relate formulas to variables                                                                                                        1           (Individual)
Assignment: Generating
2
Formulas 1
Generate a formula from a                7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                    Lesson : Dimensions
18                                                                                                                                           2
problem situation                     area, circumference, volume, and scaling                                                                Dialog
7.8C Use geometric concepts and properties to solve
2        (Pairs or Groups)
problems in fields such as art and architecture
7.13C Select or develop an appropriate problem-solving                                          Assignment: Generating
strategy from a variety of different types                                                            Formulas 2

19         Review Previous Material                                                                                                                   Review / Reteach

20         Assessment / Test / Quiz                                                                                                                  Week 5 Assessment
Authentic Assessment -
It's a Weighty Matter
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                                   7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                                      2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                                           TEKS                                             TAKS     ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
Identifying Similar Shapes by 7.6D Use critical attributes to define similarity                                                        Vocabulary: Similar Figures,
21                                                                                                                                       3       Review Ruler/Protractor
Rulers
Attributes
7.9A The student is expected to estimate measurements and                                                   Lesson : Are These
Using a Ruler & Protractor                                                                                                     4                                        Protractors
solve application problems                                                                                    Shapes Similar?
7.15B Use logical reasoning to make conjectures and validate                                       Assignment: Similar           Transparencies
conclusions using mathematical properties and relationships                                              Shapes                     282 - 285
7.6D Use critical attributes to define similarity                                                   Lesson: Restless
22       What Makes Shapes Similar                                                                                                       3                                           Rulers
Rectangle
Tie in Scale Factor &      7.3B Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional                          (Pairs for Measuring)           Chart Paper /
relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units             2
Relationship to Size/ Area                                                                                                            (Groups for Graphing)            Markers / Dots
Generate Formulas Involving 7.4A Generate formulas involving unit conversions, perimeter,                                             Assignment: More Similar         Rectangles - cut
2
Scaling             area, circumference, volume, and scaling                                                                        Figures                 out for each pair
Graph data to demonstrate     7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,                                                  Transparencies
perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                               2
relationships involving Scaling                                                                                                                                        128, 130, 132, 134
7.9A The student is expected to estimate measurements and
Measure with a ruler                                                                                                       4
solve application problems
7.6D Use critical attributes to define similarity                                                         Lesson : Restless              Two colors of
23       What Makes Shapes Similar                                                                                                       3
Rectangle                    paper
Tie in Scale Factor &             7.3B Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving proportional                   (Pairs for Measuring)          Transparencies
relationships such as similarity, scaling, unit costs, and related measurement units      2
Relationship to Size/ Area                                                                                                            (Groups for Graphing)            136, 138, 140
Graph data to demonstrate            7.4B Graph data to demonstrate relationships in familiar concepts such as conversions,             Assignment: Similar
perimeter, area, circumference, volume and scaling                                        2
relationships involving Scaling                                                                                                         Shapes - Scale Factor
24         Review Previous Material                                                                                                               Review / Reteach

25         Assessment / Test / Quiz                                                                                                              Week 6 Assessment
Authentic Assessment -
Sorting Rectangles
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                           7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                           2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                                  TEKS                                         TAKS      ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
26     Review for Mini Assessment #3                                           7.2D                                         1

7.3B, 7.4A, 7.4B, 7.4C                                   2

7.6D, 7.8C                                       3

7.9A                                         4

7.13C, 7.15A, 7.15B                                     6
Give Mini Assessment #3         TESTS ALL TOPICS COVERED IN WEEKS 14 - 19
27
(one class period)
7.3A Estimate and find solutions to application problems                                                               Transparencies
28     Solving Problems with Percent                                                                                        2     Vocabulary Intro Percent
involving percent                                                                                                         Visual 1-4
7.13A Identify and apply mathematics to everyday experiences to activities in and           Intro: Clear View Finding 1" Strips of paper -
outside of school, with other disciplines, and with other mathematical topics
the Percent           3 per student
Lesson : Calculating     Transparencies
Percent               112, 114
Assignment: Ratio to     Transparencies
Percent                p.1 - 4
7.1B Convert between fractions, decimals, whole numbers,                                       Graphic Organizer -
29        Fraction, Decimal, Percent                                                                                                                         1" Strips of paper
and percents, mentally/paper/calculator                                                    Fraction, Decimal, Percent
Lesson: Fraction, Decimal, Transparencies
Percent               p.10 - 13
Assignment: Equivalent
calculators
Forms
30         Review Previous Material                                                                                                   Review / Reteach
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department
Second Nine Weeks                            7TH GRADE PROPORTIONALITY UNIT                                                                             2008 - 2009
Week 13 November 18 - 21
MATERIALS
DAY          TOPICS TO COVER                                                   TEKS                                         TAKS     ACTIVITY/ LESSON
NEEDED
7.3A Estimate and find solutions to application problems                                   Lesson : Shopping Spree 1" Strips of paper -
31     Solving Problems with Percent                                                                                         2
involving percent                                                                                Activity 1 - 3       3 per student
Determine Reasonable        7.2G Determine the reasonableness of a solution to a                                                                       Transparencies
1       (Individual or Groups)
Solutions             problem                                                                                                                   116, 118, 120, 122
7.13A Identify and apply mathematics to everyday experiences to activities in and           Assignment: Percents,
outside of school, with other disciplines, and with other mathematical topics
Similarity and Rates Act B
7.3A Estimate and find solutions to application problems                                                                  Rulers or Formula
32     Solving Problems with Percent                                                                                         2      Lesson : Percent Bars
involving percent                                                                                                              Charts
Percent Bar Matching         Transparencies 272,
Game                   274, 276, 278, 280

(Individual or Groups)
Assignment: Percent Bar          Percent Bar
Reflect and Apply            Matching Cards
Learn to Calculate Percent    7.3A Estimate and find solutions to application problems                                     Lesson : Estimating           Transparencies
33                                                                                                                           2
through Estimation         involving percent                                                                                  Percent                     1 - 12
7.13A Identify and apply mathematics to everyday experiences to activities in and            Assignment: Bargain
outside of school, with other disciplines, and with other mathematical topics
Shopping
Review and Summarize
34        Review Proportionality Unit
concepts learned in the unit

Accumulative test over all
35         Assessment / Test / Quiz
concepts in the unit
Week 8 Assessment
Authentic Assessment:
South Texas Natives
Galena Park ISD
Mathematics Department

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