7th Grade Math Syllabus

7th Grade Math Syllabus

Jessica Raga

Brittany Elder

Nicholas Deckard

James Cox

Sevierville Middle School

2017-2018


Mathematics-Grade 7


Context Information

Telephone: 865-453-0311

Email: jessicaraga@sevier.org

brittanyelder@sevier.org

nicholasdeckard@sevier.org

jamescox@sevier.org


Text

  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Go Math series is the textbook that will be used for 7th grade math. Every student will be responsible for bringing this book to class everyday.

  • Online access at my.hrw.com


Required Supplies

  • Pencils

  • Notebook Paper

  • 3-Ring Binder

  • Composition Notebook

  • Math Workbook/Textbook

  • 1 pack of 5 tab dividers


Course Overview

  • In Grade 7, instructional time will focus on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples. The standards are fully explained TN.gov website. https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/education/attachments/std_math_gr_7.pdf


Course Standards/Objectives


Major Projects/Field Trips



Grading & Evaluation

Test/Quizzes 33% A 93-100

Homework/Classwork 67% B 85-92

= 100% C 73-83

D 70-72

F < 70


Classwork: Participation in class activities and class assignments are important to informally assess student learning and understanding. All students are expected to participate in class. Participating in note-taking is a part of the class experience. Students are expected to take notes in their composition notebooks/3-ring binder.


Homework: Students will receive homework regularly to reinforce key math concepts. Students are expected to complete and turn in all homework in a timely manner. Homework is usually due the next day, unless otherwise specified by the teacher.


Tests: A test will be given at the conclusion of every Module and Unit.  

Tests should be completed independently. Using notes, talking, or cheating during a test is NOT allowed. If a student is found doing such things, he/she will receive a ZERO on the test and cannot make up the test.


Late/Makeup work: Ten points will be deducted per day for all late work. A student will have one day for everyday they are absent to complete absent work.


Grading: Grades will be updated on Gradebook Wizard once per week. All students and parents have a username and password to use to check grades and communicate with teachers.

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