## Grade 7 at a Glance

Hampton School District

Grade 7 at a Glance

Language Arts

• Reading Literature - Texts: Call of the Wild, The Breadwinner, The Outsiders; Various short stories under the mystery, suspense, horror genre.

• Nonfiction/Informational - Text features and text structure (cause and effect, problem/solution, sequencing, fact/opinion, compare/contrast, description)

• Speaking and Listening- Present findings and claims in a variety of formats, including small groups, group presentations, and individual presentations.

• Writing

• Process: brainstorm, use graphic organizers, draft, revise, conference, and edit

• Product: research, persuasive/argument, narrative

• Language - sentence structure, usage, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.  Adherence to formal written English.

Math

• Number System - Computation and problem solving with integers using the four operations

• Expressions and Equations - Two-step equations and inequalities that result from real world problems

• Ratio and Proportion - Proportional relationships with tables, graphs, and equations

• Geometry - Area and volume of 2- and 3-dimensional shapes, geometric figure construction using a compass and protractor, and equations to solve geometric problems

• Statistics and Probability - Analysis of data from a random sample, comparisons between two populations, and develop probability models

Math - Pre- Algebra  (placement assessment required)

• Exponents and Powers of Exponents, Scientific Notation

• Algebraic Linear Equation, Lines and Linear Equations (Slope), Systems of LInear Equations, Functions

• Pythagorean Theorem, Geometric Transformations, Congruence and Similarity

• Statistics and Probability

Science

• Weather and Climate - the atmosphere, recording and forecasting weather data, and hazardous weather

• Electricity and Magnetism - interactive forces and alternative energy

• Genetics - natural selection, evidence of evolutionary theory, and adaptation

• STEAM and Scientific inquiry

Social Studies

• Geography and Map Skills

• World Religion: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

• Middle East

• Africa

Supporting Learning at Home

• Students may be assigned nightly homework or parts of larger projects to complete at home. Homework is generally meant for students to do independently.

• All assignments can be found on Google Classroom for each class.

• Students should read regularly at home and practice vocabulary for each class.

• We encourage parents to check PowerSchool for assessment scores and missing assignments.