Math 7 Adv
Math 7 Adv: The curriculum includes the entire grade 7 Common Core curriculum and additional grade 8 topics from the Common Core curriculum. The intention of this course is to provide the foundational concepts necessary to prepare students to take High School Algebra in grade 8. Students are expected to demonstrate understanding and proficiency in the topics taught in order to be recommended to take Algebra in grade 8.
Please note that the timelines listed below are a guide. Teachers modify their pacing based on student needs in order to ensure concept mastery.
Unit 1 
Integers 
September 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
1.1 
Integers and Absolute Value 
7.NS.1, 7.NS.2, 7.NS.3 
Pages 0207 
1.2 
Adding Integers 
7.NS.1a,b,d; 7.NS.3 
Pages 0813 
1.3 
Subtracting Integers 
7.NS.1c,d; 7.NS.3 
Pages 1419 
1.4 
Multiplying Integers 
7.NS.2a,c; 7.NS.3 
Pages 2227 
1.5 
Dividing Integers 
7.NS.2b, 7.NS.3 
Pages 2833 
Unit 2 
Rational Numbers 
September 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
2.1 
Rational Numbers 
7.NS.2b, 7.NS.2d 
Pages 4449 
2.2 
Adding Rational Numbers 
7.NS.1a,b,d; 7.NS.3 
Pages 5055 
2.3 
Subtracting Rational Numbers 
7.NS.1c,d; 7.NS.3 
Pages 5863 
2.4 
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers 
7.NS.2a,b,c; 7.NS.3 
Pages 6469 
Unit 3 
Expressions and Equations 
Sept  Oct 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
3.1 
Algebraic Expressions 
7.EE.1, 7.EE.2 
Pages 8085 
3.2 
Adding & Subtracting Linear Expressions 
7.EE.1, 7.EE.2 
Pages 8693 
3.3 
Solving Equations Using Addition or Subtraction 
7.EE.4a 
Pages 96101 
3.4 
Solving Equations Using Multiplication or Division 
7.EE.4a 
Pages 102107 
3.5 
Solving TwoStep Equations 
7.EE.4a 
Pages 108113 
Extra 
Solving MultiStep Equations 
8.EE.1 
Handout 
Unit 4 
Inequalities 
Oct  Nov 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
4.1 
Writing & Graphing Inequalities 
7.EE.4b 
Pages 124129 
4.2 
Solving Inequalities Using Addition or Subtraction 
7.EE.4b 
Pages 130135 
4.3 
Solving Inequalities Using Multiplication or Division 
7.EE.4b 
Pages 138145 
End of Quarter 1 

Unit 5 
Ratios and Proportions 
November 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
5.1 
Ratios and Rates 
7.RP.1 
Pages 162169 
5.2 
Proportions 
7.RP.2a 
Pages 170177 
5.3 
Writing Proportions 
7.RP.2c, 7.RP.3 
Pages 178183 
5.4 
Solving Proportions 
7.RP.2b,c 
Pages 186191 
5.5 
Slope 
7.RP.2b 
Pages 186197 
5.6 
Direct Variation 
7.RP.2.a,b,c,d 
Pages 198203 
Unit 6 
Constructions and Scale Drawings 
November 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
7.5 
Scale Drawings 
7.G.1 
Pages 298305 
Unit 7 
Angles and Triangles 
November 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
12.4 
Using Similar Triangles 
8.G.5 
Pages 550555 
Unit 8 
Percents 
Nov  Dec 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
6.1 
Percents and Decimals 
7.EE.3 
Pages 214219 
6.2 
Comparing and Ordering Fractions, Decimals, and Percents 
7.EE.3 
Pages 220225 
6.3 
The Percent Proportion 
7.RP.3 
Pages 226231 
6.4 
The Percent Equation 
7.RP.3, 7.EE.3 
Pages 232237 
6.5 
Percents of Increase and Decrease 
7.RP.3 
Pages 240245 
6.6 
Discounts and Markups 
7.RP.3 
Pages 246251 
6.7 
Simple Interest 
7.RP.3 
Pages 252257 
Unit 9 
Constructions and Scale Drawings 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
7.1 
Adjacent and Vertical Angles 
7.G.5 
Pages 270275 
7.2 
Complementary and Supplementary Angles 
7.G.5 
Pages 276281 
Unit 10 
Angles and Triangles 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
12.1 
Parallel Lines & Transversals 
8.G.5 
Pages 526533 
Unit 11 
Constructions and Scale Drawings 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
7.3 
Triangles 
7.G.2 
Pages 282287 
Unit 12 
Angles and Triangles 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
12.2 
Angles of Triangles 
8.G.5 
Pages 534541 
Unit 13 
Constructions and Scale Drawings 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
7.4 
Quadrilaterals 
7.G.2 
Pages 292297 
Unit 14 
Angles and Triangles 
January 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
12.3 
Angles of Polygons 
8.G.5 
Pages 542549 
End of Quarter 2 

Unit 15 
Circles and Area 
Jan  Feb 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
8.1 
Circles and Circumference 
7.G.4 
Pages 316323 
8.2 
Perimeter of Composite Figures 
7.G.4 
Pages 324329 
8.3 
Areas of Circles 
7.G.4 
Pages 332337 
8.4 
Areas of Composite Figures 
7.G.6 
Pages 238343 
Unit 16 
Surface Area and Volume 
Jan  Feb 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
9.1 
Surface Areas of Prisms 
7.G.6 
Pages 354361 
9.2 
Surface Areas of Pyramids 
7.G.6 
Pages 362367 
9.3 
Surface Areas of Cylinders 
7.G.4 
Pages 368373 
9.4 
Volume of Prisms 
7.G.6 
Pages 376381 
9.5 
Volumes of Pyramids 
7.G.6 
Pages 382387 
Unit 17 
Volume and Similar Solids 
Jan  Feb 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
15.1 
Volumes of Cylinders 
8.G.9 
Pages 672677 
15.2 
Volume of Cones 
8.G.9 
Pages 678685 
15.3 
Volumes of Spheres 
8.G.9 
Pages 686691 
15.4 
Surface Areas & Volumes of Similar Solids 
8.G.9 
Pages 692699 
Unit 18 
Probability and Statistics 
Feb  Mar 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
10.1 
Outcomes and Events 
7.SP.5 
Pages 400405 
10.2 
Probability 
7.SP.5, 7.SP.7a 
Pages 406411 
10.3 
Experimental and Theoretical Probability 
7.SP.5,6,7a,7b 
Pages 412419 
10.4 
Compound Events 
7.SP.8a, 7.SP.8b 
Pages 420427 
10.5 
Independent and Dependent Events 
7.SP.8a, 7.SP.8b 
Pages 428435 
10.6 
Samples and Populations 
7.SP.1, 7.SP.2 
Pages 440445 
10.7 
Comparing Populations 
7.SP.3, 7.SP.4 
Pages 448453 
Unit 19 
Graphing & Writing Linear Equations 
Mar  Apr 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
13.1 
Graphing Linear Equations 
8.EE.5 
Pages 566571 
13.2 
Slope of a Line 
8.EE.6 
Pages 572581 
13.3 
Graphing Proportional Relationships 
8.EE.5, 8.EE.6 
Pages 582589 
13.4 
Graphing Linear Equations in SlopeIntercept Form 
8.EE.6 
Pages 590595 
13.5 
Graphing Linear Equations in Standard Form 
8.EE.6 
Pages 596601 
13.6 
Writing Equations in SlopeIntercept Form 
8.F.4 
Pages 602607 
Extra 
What is a Function? 
8.F.4 
Handout 
Extra 
How Do We Recognize a Function 
Handout 

Extra 
Different Types of Function 
Handout 

End of Quarter 3 

Unit 20 
Real Numbers & The Pythagorean Theorem 
May 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
14.1 
Finding Square Roots 
8.EE.2 
Pages 626631 
14.2 
Finding Cube Roots 
8.EE.2 
Pages 632637 
14.3 
The Pythagorean Theorem 
8.EE.2,8.EE.6,7,8 
Pages 638645 
14.4 
Approximating Square Roots 
8.NS.1,8.NS.2,8.EE.2 
Pages 646655 
Using the Pythagorean Theorem 
8.EE.2,8.G.6,7,8 
Pages 656661 

Unit 21 
Exponents & Scientific Notation 
May  June 

Section 
Concepts 
CC Standards 
Big Ideas Resources 
16.1 
Exponents 
8.EE.1 
Pages 710715 
16.2 
Product of Powers Property 
8.EE.1 
Pages 716721 
16.3 
Quotient of Powers Property 
8.EE.1 
Pages 722727 
16.4 
Zero & Negative Exponents 
8.EE.1 
Pages 728733 
16.5 
Reading Scientific Notation 
8.EE.3,8.EE.4 
Pages 736741 
16.6 
Writing Scientist Notation 
8.EE.3,8.EE.4 
Pages 742747 
16.7 
Operations in Scientific Notation 
8.EE.3,8.EE.4 
Pages 748753 