GRADE_7

Curriculum Guide for Grade 7

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Mathematics

  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Square root
  • Order of operations
  • Absolute value
  • Inequalities
  • Numeration
  • Properties of nonnegative integers
  • Rational numbers and fractions
  • Ratio, proportion, percent
  • Finite, infinite, and empty sets
  • Basic geometry concepts and terms
  • Development and use of formulas
  • Perimeter, circumference, area
  • Metric and customary measurement
  • Reading and constructing graphs
  • Measures of central tendency: mean, mode, median, range
  • Elementary business mathematics
  • Use of calculators and computers

     
Language Arts

Language Arts

  • Improving reading skills
  • Literary terms
  • Novels, short stories, plays
  • Myths, legends, ballads
  • Types of poetry
  • Biography and autobiography
  • Planning and producing dramatizations
  • Speech activities
  • Listening skills
  • Refining dictionary skills
  • Spelling
  • Parts of speech
  • Person, number, gender of nouns and pronouns
  • Punctuation of conversation
  • Clauses and phrases
  • Compound sentences
  • Writing descriptions, reports, journals, and letters
  • Note taking and outlining
  • Extending reference skills: atlases, directories, encyclopedias, periodicals, on-line information services, CD-ROMs, and other electronic reference material
  • Library organization


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Science

  • Scientific classification
  • The cell
  • Heredity and genetics
  • Effects of weather and climate
  • Properties and uses of water
  • Atmosphere
  • Air pressure
  • Rocks, soil, and minerals
  • Ecology and environment
  • Conservation
  • Heat and temperature
  • Laws of motion
  • Energy
  • Scientific method
  • Laboratory techniques and safety
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Social Studies

  • Lands and peoples of the Eastern Hemisphere
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Greek, Roman, and Middle Eastern civilizations
  • The Middle Ages
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Scientific Revolution
  • Yesterday and today around the world: Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Pacific
  • Age of Reason (Enlightenment)
  • Industrial Age
  • World trade and resources
  • Contemporary problems and issues
  • Environment
  • World geography
  • Advanced map and globe skills
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Health and Safety

  • Good grooming and posture
  • Dental health
  • Healthy habits and lifestyles
  • Exercise and fitness
  • Effects of stimulants and narcotics
  • Functions of the body
  • Circulation and respiration
  • Germ theory
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Family life
  • Toxins and antitoxins
  • Antibiotics
  • Immunization
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic disorders
  • Personal and public safety
  • Accident prevention
  • Personality development
  • Substance abuse