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Qtr-           Benchmark/                       Lesson Makeup                              Assessment                Materials/
Week            Indicator                                                                                            Technology

1st                              Pre-Test
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1st        Number, Number        Adding and subtracting whole numbers             Puzzle pages                   A+ Grade 7 Math:
2          Sense and             Estimating sums and differences                  Visual Aides                   Properties/ include
Operations:           Multiplying and dividing whole numbers           Place value games              various worksheets
Represent and                                                          Flash Cards- addition,         from computer-based
compare numbers       Have students write their vertical               subtraction, multiplication,   activities
less than 0 through   multiplication problem on a large grid, one      division
familiar              digit per grid square, to help them keep their                                  5x’s each on given
applications and      computations and regrouping in proper            Quiz                           Multiplication and
extending the         alignment.                                                                      Division number/
number line.                                                           Board Work:                    continue for the
How many people live in your town? How           Have each student go to the    duration of the year
many people live in a nearby town? Record        board and demonstrate and      until the student has
your data in a place-value chart. Which has a    articulate knowledge with a    mastered facts to
greater population? Add to find the total        given problem. Continue        twelve
population. Then round your answer. Use a        throughout the year.           One minute test every
map to report your findings in class.                                           Friday
Vocabulary:
sum difference, factor,
product, base, power,
divisor, dividend, quotient,
remainder, polygon,
perimeter

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1st        Number, Number        Estimating products and quotients                Ability to classify             A+ Grade 7 Math:
3          Sense and             Arithmetic and algebra                           expressions                     Expression and
Operations:           Representing numbers using letters               as algebraic or numeric and     equations
Represent and         Replacing variables                              identify variables
compare numbers       Review use of calculator
less than 0 through                                                    Evaluate expressions using a
familiar                                                               calculator
applications and      The sports pages of most newspapers provide
extending the         an abundant supply of scores that students can   Quiz
number line.          use to create equations and expressions.
Students can pose questions such as “How
many runs did the National League and the        Vocabulary:
American League score in one day?” Students      Estimate, variable, variable
can work in small groups to generate             expression, terms, constant,
sentences such as “NL Runs + AL Runs =           coefficient, like terms,
Total runs per day.” Have students replace       simplify a variable
one of the values in their sentence with a       expression, combine like
terms, substitute, evaluate a
variable and challenge another group to solve
variable expression, volume
the resulting equation.

1st        Number, Number        Order of operations- explore different           Develop various real life       Scientific and non-
4          Sense and             calculators                                      scenarios introducing           scientific calculators
Operations: Use       Evaluating algebraic expressions                 algebraic reasoning
order of operations   Equations- Solution by substitution                                              A+ Grade 7 Math:
including use of      Solving addition equation equations              Quiz                            Order of operations,

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parenthesis and                                                                                        Distributive property,
exponents to solve     Sometimes it is easier to remember rules by     Vocabulary:                     properties, number
multi-step             remembering certain phrases. To help            Number expression,              operations, like terms
problems, and          students remember the rules for order of        parenthesis, simplify,
verify and interpret   operations, have them remember “Please          equivalent, number
the results            excuse my dear Aunt Sally.” The p from          equation, property,
please stands for “simplify the parentheses.”   communitive, associative,
The e from excuse stands for “evaluating the    identity, zero, distributive,
exponents or powers.” The m from my and the     division properties, area
d from dear stand for “doing multiplication
and division from left to right.” And the a
from Aunt and s from Sally stand for “doing     Write the following phrases
addition and subtraction from left to right.”   on the chalkboard and have
students use them to write
word problems involving
multiplication and division.
Have partners exchange
problems and then write the
appropriate equation to
solve.

multiplied by

same amount

twice as often

half as many

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cost the same amount

separated into equal groups

fives times as much

shared equally

same amount each week

earns the same amount

cost per item

divided by

equal amount

gave each friend the same
number

1st        Number, Number        Using formulas                                 Place value chart             A+ Grade 7 Math:
5          Sense and             Review                                                                       Decimal number
Operations:           Decimals and place value                       Quiz                          concept
Compare, order and    Comparing and rounding decimals
covert among                                                          Vocabulary:
fractions, decimals   Use place-value charts to help students line up Decimal, decimal point,
and percents          the digits, not only when they are comparing    scientific notation

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and ordering decimal numbers, but also when
they are adding and subtracting decimals.
Make a sheet of charts with spaces for
thousands through hundredths and a special
space for decimal points.

1st        Number, Number        Adding and subtracting decimals- calculator      Demonstrate accuracy on         A+ Grade 7 Math:
6          Sense and             Multiplying decimals by powers of ten            calculator and on paper         Decimal Number
Operations:           Multiplying decimals- decimal point                                              Concepts, Decimal
Compare, order and    placement                                         Show understanding of          Number operations
covert among          Dividing decimals by powers of ten               simulated checkbook (paper)
fractions, decimals   Dividing decimals                                and computer-checkbook
and percents                                                           program
On the chalkboard, have a student highlight
the decimal places in the factors of a           Vocabulary:
multiplication exercise, as in the example       Decimal, decimal point,
below. Have another student place the            scientific notation
decimal point and highlight the decimal
places in the product. Some students may
need to be reminded to count digits to the
right of decimal points when they count
decimal places.

1st        Number, Number        Decimals and fractions                           Vocabulary:                     A+ Grade 7 Math:
7          Sense and             Repeating decimals                               Decimal, decimal point,         Decimal Number
Operations:           Renaming percents to decimals                    scientific notation             Operations, Problem
Compare, order and    Evaluating expressions with decimals                                             solving 2
covert among                                                           A good activity for
fractions, decimals   Many students have difficulty aligning digits,   reinforcing the relationships
and percents          especially when finding the quotient in a        between fractions, percents,

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division exercise. Have students complete          and decimals is to have
some exercises by using graph paper, placing       students complete an
each digit in a square. This method will help      equivalency chart. This chart
them keep everything aligned appropriately.        could include common
fractions and percents. A
four-column chart that
provides space for a 10-by-
10 grid picture will help
students visualize the
meaning and size of the
numbers. Students can keep
the chart in their notebooks
for future reference.

1st        Number, Number        Divisibility rules                                 Completion of classroom         A+ Grade 7 Math:
8          Sense and             Prime and composite numbers                        charts                          Exponents and
Operations: Apply     Greatest common divisor using variables                                            Factors, Fraction
and explain the use   Factoring                                          Vocabulary:                     concepts
of prime                                                                 factors, divisible, common
factorizations,       Knowing rules for divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9,   factor, greatest common
common factors,       and 10 can be very helpful in finding the          factor
and common            prime factorization of numbers. Also, create
multiples in          an understanding for divisibility rules 6, 7, 8,
problem situations    etc.

1st        Number, Number        Least common multiple                              Use scientific notation to      A+ Grade 7 Math:
9          Sense and             Scientific notation-why & how                      describe the differences in     Fraction concepts
Operations: Apply     Making conjectures                                 planets’ orbits

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and explain the use
of prime              Demonstrate ability to find LCM and GCD        Vocabulary:
factorizations,       when there are variables involved. Using the   factors, divisible, common
common factors,       two abbreviations correctly                    factor, greatest common
and common                                                           factor, multiple, common
multiples in                                                         multiple, least common
problem situations                                                   multiple, prime number,
composite number, prime
factorization

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Qtr-           Benchmark/                           Lesson Makeup                                Assessment              Materials/
Week            Indicator                                                                                                Technology

2nd        Number,              Review                                                     Vocabulary:               A+ Grade 7 Math:
1          Number               Proper fractions                                           Fraction, numerator,      Like terms, Fraction
Sense and            Improper fractions                                         denominator, proper       concepts
Operations:          Mixed numbers                                              fraction, improper
Use simple           Equivalent fractions                                       fraction, mixed number,
expressions                                                                     equivalent fraction
involving            Guided Practice/ display an understanding through
integers to          visual aides e.g. pizza party
represent and
solve                Working with fractions can be difficult for students,
problems             because they may have a hard time relating their
understanding of operations with whole numbers to
operations with fractions. Students have learned that
addition can be thought of as joining two or more
groups, or sets, to form a new set. They have also
learned to add units of like quantities, such as tens to
tens, ones to ones, and so on. Addition of fractions
should be an extension of these concepts. So, when
students are trying to add and , they will learn that
they need to add “like” quantities. To do this, they
learn that they need to rewrite the fractions with
common denominators or “parts equal in size” when
adding or subtracting fractions. Note in the diagram
below that = and = . So we can add the number

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of twelfths,   + , and get .

2nd                             Fractions in simplest form                                  Vocabulary:                 A+ Grade 7 Math:
2                               Comparing and ordering-calculator assistance                Fraction, numerator,        Like terms, problem
Like and unlike denominators                                denominator, proper         solving
fraction, improper
Materials: fraction strips with halves, thirds, fourths,    fraction, mixed number,
sixths, and twelfths                                        equivalent fraction, lowest
terms fraction, like
Students should recognize that means a unit has been        fraction, unlike fraction
divided into 9 equal parts and there are five parts.
That is, the denominator of a fraction tells you the size
of the parts you have and the numerator tells you how
many of those equal parts you have. Students should
also know that addition can be modeled as the joining
of sets and that subtraction can be modeled as the
taking away of sets.

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2nd        Number,              Adding fractions and Subtracting fractions with              Vocabulary:                    A+ Grade 7 Math:
3          Number               regrouping                                                   Common denominator,            Fraction Concepts,
Sense and                                                                         least common                   Problem solving 1
Operations:                                                                       denominator
addition and         performing an operation with two fractions. For
subtraction          example, students might estimate that the sum of + is
situations
less than one and greater than , since > and + = .
involving
fractions and        Similarly, the product of (2 ) X (1 ) is close to 4, since
decimals with        both numbers are close to 2. The quotient of ÷ is
models and           greater than 2, since > and there are 2 fourths in .
visual
representations

2nd        Number,              Multiplying fractions and mixed numbers                      Using hands-on materials,      A+ Grade 7 Math:
4          Number               Dividing fractions and mixed numbers Mean                    demonstrate fractions of
Sense and            Median, Mode, Range, Minimum, Maximum                        whole numbers                  Fraction Operations,
Operations:                                                                       Using graph paper,             problem solving 2
Represent            Help students understand the power of an outlier by          illustrate multiplication of
multiplication       looking at how the mean changes as the high or low           two fractions
and division         numbers in a data set move further from the mean of
situations           the other numbers in the set. (This example would be         Create and use fraction
involving            simple to program into a spreadsheet.)                       strips
fractions and
decimals with                                                                     Vocabulary:
models and                                                                        Reciprocal of a fraction,
visual                                                                            minimum, maximum,
representations                                                                   range, mean, median,
mode, average

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Data Analysis
and
Probability:
Understand
the different
information
provided by
measures of
center and
measures of
2nd                             Solving subtraction equations                            Lots of pencil and paper      A+ Grade 7 Math:
5                               Complex fractions                                        practice, using the           Problem solving 3
Using calculators to solve and check fraction problems   calculator as an aid
Simplifying by subtraction                               Vocabulary:
Reciprocal of a fraction
When using reciprocals to divide fractions, students
often forget which fraction to invert. Emphasize that
the divisor (the second fraction in the expression) is
always inverted

2nd                             Multiplying rational expressions                         Recipe conversion/ Each   A+ Grade 7 Math:
6                               Converting measurements                                                            Algebra Concepts,
student create a recipe and
Chapter review                                           eat!                      Expressions and
Equations, Problem
Use familiar referents for standard units so that        You may wish to challenge solving 6
students will be able to estimate length, weight, and    the class by showing the

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capacity. For example, a baseball bat is about 1 meter     students a diagram like the
in length and 1 kilogram in mass. Your pinkie finger is    one below. Explain that
about 1 centimeter wide. A dime is about 1 millimeter      each unit in the metric
thick. A football weighs about 1 pound, and a large        system is 10 times the size
paper clip or thumbtack has a mass of about 1 gram.        of the unit to its right.
Have students measure the length or width of their         When converting a larger
hands in centimeters and inches to help them estimate      unit to a smaller unit,
linear measurements.                                       multiply. Note that the
tables include hectometers
(hm) and decameters
(dam)

2nd        Number,              Ratios                                                     Solving word problems         A+ Grade 7 Math:
7          Number               Proportions                                                using these skills            Probability, Ratio
Sense and            Ratios and proportions                                                                   and Proportion,
Operations:          Percents and fractions                                     Vocabulary:                   problem solving 4
Develop              Percents and decimals                                      Ratio, proportion, percent,
meaning for                                                                     discount                      Ask a weather
percents,            An out-of-class activity that is often very helpful to                                   reporter from the
including            students has them go to the store with their parents and                                 media or a student
percents             list the prices for 10 or more products. Students then                                   studying
greater than         solve a proportion to find the unit price of each                                        meteorology to come
100 and less         product.                                                                                 to class to discuss
than 1                                                                                                        how probability
applies to predicting
the weather.

2nd        Number,              Finding the percent of a number                            “Going shopping” activity/    A+ Grade 7 Math:
8          Number               Finding the percent of increase or decrease                Field Trip to the mall        Percent Concepts,
Sense and            Formulas and percents                                                                    Problem solving 5,

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Operations:          Calculating taxes                                     Vocabulary:
Develop              Unit review                                           Ratio, proportion, percent,
meaning for                                                                discount, percent
percents,            Possible description: The number of students          increase, percent decrease
including            participating in after-school sports increased from
percents             September through November and decreased from
greater than         November through December.
100 and less
than 1
2nd                             Mid-year review                                       Mid-year exam
9

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Week             Indicator                                                                                               Technology

3rd        Number, Number           The real number line and integers               Illustrate concepts on a number Practice OATs now
1          Sense and                Absolute value                                  line                            through April as
Operations: Use a        Comparing integers- greater than and less                                       needed.
variety of strategies,   than                                            Vocabulary:
including                Even and odd integers                           Integers, positive integers,    A+ Grade 7 Math:
reasoning, to                                                            absolute value, number scale, subtracting Integers,
estimate, compute                                                        altitudes, Fahrenheit, Celsius Absolute value
solve and explain        Like many ideas in mathematics that are
solutions to             abstract or symbolic, it often helps students
problems involving       to have a visual model to help them
integers, fractions,     conceptualize the idea. A number line is a
decimals and             great choice for this topic.
percents

Mathematical
Processes: Use
models and pictures
to relate concepts of
ratio, proportion and
percent

3rd        Number, Number           Adding negative integers                        Flashcard game using positive,   A+ Grade 7 Math:
2          Sense and                Subtracting positive and negative integers      negative, and absolute value     Integers, adding and
Operations: Use a        Multiplying by positive integers                (yes, Around the World for       subtracting Integers,

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variety of strategies,   Multiplying by negative integers                seventh graders)                 Multiplying and
including                Dividing by positive and negative integers                                       Dividing Integers
proportional                                                             Vocabulary:
reasoning, to                                                            Integers, positive integers,
estimate, compute        Make use of ideas students already know,        negative integers, opposites,
solve and explain        such as multiplication being repeated           absolute value, number scale,
solutions to             addition. This can help them realize that 3 x   altitudes, Fahrenheit, Celsius
problems involving       (-3) = -9, since -3 + (-3) + (-3) = -9
integers, fractions,
decimals and             Connect the fact that multiplication is
since they already know that 4 x (-3) = -12.

Give students a positive or negative number
and ask them to give you two numbers
whose sum, difference, product, or quotient
is the given number. For example, given the
number -8, it could be the product of -4 and
2.

3rd        Number, Number           Using positive and negative integers to         Elevation map reading skills     A+ Grade 7 Math:
3          Sense and                compare elevations ( talk to social studies     Draw and create problems          Integers, adding and
Operations: Use          teacher about what region they are              using exponents                  subtracting Integers,
order of operations      studying )                                      Learn to draw a 3-D figure       Multiplying and
including use of         Exponents-using a calculator                                                     Dividing Integers,
parenthesis and          Multiplying and dividing with exponents         Vocabulary:                      Plane Figures
exponents to solve       Squares                                         Integers, positive integers,
multi-step               Cubes                                           negative integers, opposites,
problems, and                                                            absolute value, number scale,

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verify and interpret   Weather Project:                              altitudes, Fahrenheit, Celsius
the results
Choose two places on a world map or globe
that are in different hemispheres. Use the
internet or newspaper to follow the weather
in each location. Record the temperature in
each location for a week. Graph the
temperatures on a line graph. Find the
average high ad the average low
temperature during the week. Report your
findings to the class.

3rd        Geometry and           Square Roots                                  Vocabulary:                      A+ Grade 7 Math:
4          Spatial Sense:         Irrational numbers and square roots           Triangle ,Pythagorean            Triangles
Describe and use       Pythagorean theorem                           theorem, rational number,
properties of          More about triangles                          irrational number , Square
triangles to solve                                                   Root
problems involving     Hands-on work with Pythagorean theorem
angle measures and     Chart rational vs. irrational numbers
side lengths and
right triangles

3rd        Measurement:           Chapter review                                Test                             A+ Grade 7 Math:
5          Convert units of       Perimeters of polygons- regular and           Memorization and application     Plane Figures,
length, area,          irregular                                     of formulas                      geometric Concepts
volume, mass and       Areas of rectangle and squares
time within the
same measurement
system

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3rd        Measurement: Use        Areas of triangles                           Quiz                             A+ Grade 7 Math:
6          problem solving         Areas of trapezoids and parallelograms                                        Geometric Concepts
techniques and          Areas of irregular polygons
technology as           Volume
needed to solve
problems involving      Creative memory devices for remembering
length, weight,         formulas
perimeter, area,        Applying formulas to the appropriate shape
volume, time and
temperature

Measurement:
Analyze and explain
what happens to
area and perimeter
or surface area and
volume when the
dimensions of an
object are changed

3rd        Measurement:            Volumes of cylinders and spheres             Problem-solving accuracy         A+ Grade 7 Math:
7          Select appropriate      Finding room measurements                                                     Geometric Concepts,
units to measure        Circumference and areas of circles            Vocabulary:                     Space Figures,
angles,                 Actual measurements vs. estimates             Center, radius, diameter,       Geometric
circumference,                                                        circumference, circle,          Measurement
surface area, mass      The circle is the plane figure that maximizes clockwise. Counter-clockwise,
and volume, using       the area it contains. Using a long piece of   cylinder, cone, cube
U.S. customary          rope with the two ends tied together, have
units; e.g., degrees,   students form a long narrow rectangle on
square feet, pounds,    the floor and count the number of students

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and other units as   who can stand inside of it. Continue making
appropriate          rectangles so the measure of the length gets
closer to the measure of the width with each
new rectangle. The area inside should
increase. Now have students form a circle
with the rope and stand inside of it. They
will see that they have made a shape with a
lot of interior space.

3rd        Patterns,            Review                                             Graphing technique              A+ Grade 7 Math:
8          Functions and        Graphing equalities                                                                Coordinate Graphing
Algebra:             Graphing inequalities                              Vocabulary:                     Graph plots
Graph linear         Graphing solutions of equalities                   Graph of a solution, number
equations and                                                           line, inequality, probability
inequalities         To turn graphing into a kinesthetic
experience, make a set of axes on the school
grounds by laying down two perpendicular
axes with some tape. Mark off units from -6
to +6 on both axes. Place students on the
points (-6, 0), (-5, 0), (0, 0), (6, 0). Whisper
to them an algebraic expression such as,
have them walk the appropriate number of
steps forward or backward, depending on
whether the number they have is positive or
negative. Together, the students should
form the graph of the equation y = 2x + 1 by
doing that. Have the rest of the class try to
guess the equation that was graphed. After
doing this several times, switch roles and

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have other members of the class graph the
equation and the other students guess what
it is.
3rd        Patterns,             Graphing solutions of inequalities             Graphing technique              A+ Grade 7 Math:
9          Functions and         The coordinate system –locating points                                         Coordinate Graphing
Algebra: Describe,    The coordinate system-plotting points          Vocabulary:                     Graph plots
extend and            Determining the points of a line               Graph of a solution, number
determine the rules                                                  line, inequality, probability
for patterns and      Look in a newspaper each day for a week to
relationships         find the days predicted high and low
occurring in          temperatures. On two separate number
numeric patterns,     lines, graph the day’s temperature, one for
computation,          the predicted high and one for the predicted
geometry, graphs      low temperature. Graph those temperatures
and other             on the same number lines in a second color.
applications          Compare predicted temperatures with the
actual temperatures.

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Week             Indicator                                                                                              Technology

4th        Patterns,              Graphing lines                                Written work                        A+ Grade 7 Math:
1          Functions and          The slope of a line                                                               Coordinate Graphing
Algebra:               Formula for the slope of a line               Vocabulary:                         Graph plots
Graph linear           Slope-intercept form of a line                Plane, coordinate plane,
equations and          Review                                        coordinate axes, horizontal,
inequalities                                                         vertical, x-axis, y-axis, origin,
Place a bean seed on a damp paper towel in    ordered pair, graph an
a clear plastic cup. Then insert a few        ordered pair, graph of an
toothpicks into a potato and rest it on the   equation, broken-line-graph,
top of another cup so half the potato is in   slope, rise, run
water. Place the cup side by side. Draw a
coordinate plane, and plot both plants’
growth as a function of time ( x-axis shows
growth, while y-axis shows time in days.
Describe the slope of the graph. What does
the slope tell you?

4th        Data Analysis and      Graphing using a sales formula                Vocabulary:                         A+ Grade 7 Math:
2          Probability:           More practice with slope- intercept form      Plane, coordinate plane,            Coordinate Graphing
Collect organize,      Review                                        coordinate axes, horizontal,        Graph plots
display and                                                          vertical, x-axis, y-axis, origin,
interpret data for a                                                 ordered pair, graph an
specific purpose or                                                  ordered pair, graph of an
need                                                                 equation, broken-line-graph,
slope, rise, run

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4th        Geometry and            Angles and angle measure                        Vocabulary:                     A+ Grade 7 Math:
3          Spatial Sense:          Identifying and classifying angles              Complementary angle,            triangles ,Geometric
Identify and label      Complementary and supplementary angles          Supplementary angle,            Concepts,
angle parts and the     Angle measures in a triangle                    Intersect, line of symmetry,    Space Figures,
regions defined                                                         line segment, obtuse angle,     Geometric
within the plane                                                        acute angle, parallel lines,    Measurement
where the angle         As much as possible, make geometry a            perpendicular lines, right
resides                 hands-on and “minds-on” learning                angle
experience. Give students opportunities to
draw various angles, triangles, and
quadrilaterals and to use protractors and
rulers to measure angles and lengths. Also,
provide opportunities for students to discuss
what they discovered from their work. This
will allow you to clarify misconceptions and
explain concepts they do not understand.

4th        Geometry and            Naming triangles                                Vocabulary:                     A+ Grade 7 Math:
4          Spatial Sense:          Congruent triangles                             Triangle, polygon, diagonals,   Triangles, Geometric
Identify and draw       Similar triangles                               Isosceles, Obtuse, Scalene      Concepts,
three-dimensional       Parallelograms                                  Equilateral triangle, ,Right    Space Figures,
objects from            Quadrilaterals and diagonals                    triangle, parallelogram,        Geometric
different views (top,   Polygons and diagonals                          quadrilaterals, pentagon,       Measurement
side, front and                                                         hexagon, octagon, decagon,
bottom perspective)     Create various polygons with labels             face, vertex, area, perimeter
Apply properties of
equality and
proportionality to

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solve problems
involving congruent
or similar figures

4th        Data Analysis and      Drawing, cutting, and pasting tessellations      Create a tessellation across a   A+ Grade 7 Math:
5          Probability:           (When finished with Plato unit)Use fancy         page                             Motion geometry
Collect , organize,    papers or computer-generated images
display and                                                             Vocabulary:
interpret data for a   Point out applications of the ideas whenever     rotation, refection,
specific purpose or    possible. For example, when using the            tessellations, transformation,
need                   overhead projector, explain that the image       translation
placed on the glass is similar to the one seen
on the screen. Discuss tile or fabric patterns
that show examples of translations or
reflections. Point out examples of windows,
doors, and fixtures that are congruent to one
another. Discuss how the angles in a room
are often right angles. Have students find
examples of the various figures they are
studying in their homes or in school.

4th        Data Analysis and      Bar graphs, intervals                            Accurate interpretation         A+ Grade 7 Math:
6          Probability:           Circle graphs                                    Accurate representation of data
Collect , organize,    Frequency tables                                                                 Statistics
display and                                                             Vocabulary:
interpret data for a                                                    Graph, circle graph, bar
specific purpose or    Create a statistics bulletin board in your       graph, horizontal axis,
need                   classroom. Have students cut out graphs          vertical axis, pictograph,
from magazines and newspapers, write a           calendar, tally, frequency
summary about each graph, and post the           table, rotation, refection,

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graphs and summaries on the bulletin board.    tessellations, transformation,
You can have one student present his or her    translation
graph each day at the start of math class.

4th        Data Analysis and    Range                                          Quiz: Which graph should be         A+ Grade 7 Math:
7          Probability:         Stem-Leaf-Plot                                 used and why?                       statistics
Understand the       Box-and-whiskers plots
different            The probability fraction                       Vocabulary:
information          The fundamental principle of counting          Graph, circle graph, bar
provided by                                                         graph, horizontal axis,
measures of center   Using and making graphs                        vertical axis, pictograph,
and measures of                                                     calendar, tally, frequency
spread               Using a representative sample to predict the   table, stem-leaf-plot, quartiles,
total population produces an estimate, not     box-whiskers plots

4th        Data Analysis and    End of year review                             “Final” Post-test                   A+ Grade 7 Math:
8          Probability:                                                                                            Complete all
Understand the                                                                                          remaining lessons
different
information
provided by
measures of center
and measures of
4th                             Return finals                                                                      A+ Grade 7 Math:
9                               Celebrate success                                                                  Complete all
Graph progress                                                                     remaining lessons
Make presentation to upcoming seventh

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