GRADE 7 AT A GLANCE
Hampton School District
Grade 7 at a Glance
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.
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.
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
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
Geography and Map Skills
World Religion: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
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.