Math 7

Grade 7 Math Course Outline

       Kinuso School

The following units will be taught in Grade 7 Math

Unit

Duration

Patterns and expressions

3weeks

Solving equations

3weeks

Add and Subtract integers

3weeks

Fractions,Decimals,Percent

3weeks

Fraction operations

3weeks

Add/ subtract fractions

3weeks

Circles

3weeks

Geometry measurements

3weeks

Operations on decimal numbers

3weeks

Probabilities

3weeks

Coordinates and design

3weeks

Data management

2weeks

Student Expectations:-   


Respect

  • Listen to all supervisors.

  • Let others learn without interruption

  • Respect teacher’s, school’s and other’s property

Organization

  • Be punctual and prepared for class

  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

  • Keep desk area/personal space tidy


Cooperation

  • Work as a team

  • Talk and work quietly

  • Ask permission to leave


Kindness

  • Use positive and encouraging language

  • Use a quiet voice

  • Be friendly and include others


Safety

  • Keep hands and feet to self

  • Wear shoes

  • Walk


Teaching Strategies/ Learning Activities

  • Direct instruction

  • Independent work

  • Group work and discussions

(Cooperative learning)

  • Manipulatives & technology

  • Projects   


Students will need a scientific calculator, a full math set, pencil eraser, ruler, and a 3-ring binder    

Textbook:- MathLinks 7

Assessment   

A variety of assessment techniques will be used in the classroom including: teacher observation, assignments, oral presentations, models, projects, quizzes, tests, and exams.   

Class performance and assignments:  Besides a daily demonstration of willingness to participate in class activities and exercises, the student who attends regularly and shows a consistent, conscientious effort towards the course material will do well. Extra help is available before school, during lunch and after school hours.   

Quizzes and Unit Tests:  Quizzes will occur about twice a unit; each unit will conclude with a review assignment and a Unit Test. There will be a course review assignment before the exam in June.

 



Evaluation:   

  • Unit Quizzes 20% (Two per unit)

  • Math projects: 15% (end of each unit, culminating task)

  • Application of technology 15%

  • Unit Test: 25% (at the end of each unit)

  • Final exam: 25% (This covers all the units taught in a term)