### Syllabus for Seventh Grade Math Curriculum

**Topics to be covered:**

. Algebraic expressions and integers

. Solving equations and inequalities

. Decimals and equations

. Factors, fractions, and exponents

. Operations with fractions

. Ratios, proportions, and percents

. Linear functions and graphing

. Spatial thinking

. Area and volume

. Right triangles in algebra

. Data analysis and probability

. Nonlinear functions and polynomials

. Begin concepts in Algebra I as well as standardized test prep materials/problems

**Grading Scale:**

Tests = 50 %

Quizzes, projects, and notebook checks = 25 %

Homework, class participation/motivation, and behavior = 25%

(-3 for any missed/incomplete homework assignments on the homework average portion)

**Class Format:**

Lecture on given topic, guided practice, independent practice and daily assigned homework.

Comprehension of the lecture is noted by oral and written responses from the guided and independent practices. If a solid understanding has been determined, students are permitted to start their homework a few minutes prior to the class dismissal.

**Expectations:
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Students will come prepared for class each day with completed homework assignments, as well as with all proper utensils including textbook, workbook, notebook and a pencil(s). Most of all, they come with a desire to learn math!!!!

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Looking forward to an awesome school year!

Sincerely,

Tr. Gina