## 7th Grade Math SyllabusJessica 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 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 The standards are fully explained TN.gov website. https://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/education/attachments/std_math_gr_7.pdf
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. |