7th grade Curriculum Outline-1

7th grade Curriculum Outline
Identify and analyze recurring themes across
traditional and contemporary works
Support theses or conclusions with analogies,
comparisons, and similar devices
Write bibliographies, autobiographies, short stories,
narratives, responses to literature, research reports,
persuasive compositions, technical documents, and
documents related to career development
Structural elements of the plot, plot development, and
conflict resolution
Literary devices that define a writer’s style and use those
elements to interpret the work
Revision process in writing
Use a variety of primary and secondary sources
Prepare a speech outline
Evaluate the credibility of a speaker
Evaluate publications and media
Rational numbers
Use exponents in working with fractions
Integer powers & simple roots
Graph and interpret linear & some nonlinear functions
Units of measurement
Pythagorean Theorem
Make decisions about how to approach problems
Exponents, powers, and roots
Quantitative relationships by using algebraic terminology,
expressions, equations, inequalities, and graphs
Solve simple linear equations & inequalities
Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Determine a solution is complete and move beyond a
particular problem by generalizing to other situations
Algebra I (7th – 12th grades)
Integers & rational, irrational & real numbers
Equations and inequalities involving absolute values
Simplifying expressions
Graph a linear equation & x- and y- intercepts
Systems of two linear equations in two variables
Factoring methods
Quadratic equation (factoring/completing the square)
Relations & functions
Ordered pairs & roots
Taking the opposite, findings the reciprocal, taking
a root, and raising to a fractional power
Linear equations and linear inequalities in 1 variable
Parallel lines and perpendicular lines
Monomials & polynomials (+, -, x, ÷)
Rational expressions (+, -, x, ÷)
Rate, work & percent mixture problems
Range & Domain
Life Sciences
Diversity of Species
Rocks and Earth’s History
Plant Anatomy
Social Studies
World History: Medieval (500-1450) & Early Modern (1450-1750)
The Fall of Rome
Civilizations of the Americas
Renaissance, reformation, & Scientific Revolution
Growth of Islam
China & Japan
Exploration & Enlightenment
African States
Medieval Europe & Japan