Grade 7 Math Curriculum

Activities in the Mathematics Grade 7 Series Cover:

Number Sense & Spatial Sense
  • Reading and writing numbers to 100, 000,000
  • Place value to 100,000,000
  • Expressing numbers in standard and expanded form
  • Four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) using 2, 3, and 4 digit numbers
  • Comparing and ordering whole numbers
  • Special Types of numbers (odd/even, prime/composite)
  • Rounding off whole numbers
  • Order of operations
  • Working with fractions- proper, improper, and mixed numbers
  • HCF (Highest Common Factor)
  • LCM (Lowest Common Multiple)
  • Four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) using fractions
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Place value system of decimals
  • Rounding decimal numbers off
  • Four operations( addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using decimals
  • Introduction to the integer number system
  • Number lines using integers
  • Comparing and ordering integers
  • Four operations( addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) using integers- both positive and negative
  • Introduction to exponents and their components
  • Working with exponents
  • Four operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) using exponents
  • Review the order of operations (BEDMAS)
  • Introduction to percentage
  • Working with percentages
  • Introduction to ratio and proportion
  • Working with ratios and proportions
Measurement
  • Review the concept of perimeter and how to calculate perimeter of regular & irregular shaped polygons and/or composite figure polygons
  • Calculating the missing dimensions of a perimeter measurement question when given the perimeter and some of the other dimensions
  • Review the concept of area and to calculate area of various polygons
  • Calculating the missing dimension of an area measurement question when given the area and some of the other dimensions
  • Review the concept of volume and how to calculate the volume of rectangular prisms
  • Calculating the missing dimension of a volume measurement question when given the volume and some of the other dimensions
Geometry & Spatial Sense
  • The various classifications of angles
  • Special angle relationships that are formed by the intersection and/or bisection of the various lines
  • The various classifications of polygons
  • Comparing geometric shapes and/or polygons –congruent and symmetrical
  • Transformational geometry and the main concepts related to it
  • The Cartesian plane
  • Plotting coordinate in all the four quadrants of the Cartesian plane
  • Tiling patterns
Patterning and Algebra
  • The mathematical relationships that exist in number patterns
  • Analyzing number patterns and identify their “patterning” rules
  • Creating number patterns
  • The main concepts of algebra – variables, algebraic expressions, equations an inequalities
  • Solving simple equations and inequalities using the four basic mathematical operations
  • Reading and writing algebraic equations
  • Graphing solutions on a number line
Data Management & Probability
  • The concepts of data and statistics
  • Graphing – the various types of graphs are and what their uses are
  • Interpreting the information on a graph  
  • The concept of probability
  • Discussing experimental and theoretical probability
  • Calculating what the probability of an event will be
Problem Solving
  • The rationale for problem solving and the important role it plays in everyday life
  • The processes required to solve problems
  • The various strategies that can be used to solve problems- depending upon the type of problem you are challenged with