Math Learning Tools: Grade 7

 

Grade 7 Investigations
Variables and Patterns Comparing and Scaling
Accentuate the Negative What Do You Expect?
Stretching and Shrinking  

 



Variables and Patterns
Students will explore variables and representations of relationships, including tables, graphs, words, and symbols.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
3 - Analyzing Graphs and Tables 3.2 Finding Customers Simple Plot (Project Interactivate) Finding Customers 8.P.1
4 - Patterns and Rules 4 - Patterns and Rules Foundation work for Investigation 4 Whole Number Cruncher (Project Interactivate)   8.P.1, 8.P.4
4.2 Changing Speeds Graph It (Project Interactivate)   8.P.1, 8.P.4
5 - Using a Graphing Calculator 5.1 Graphing on a Calculator Function Flyer (Project Interactivate)   8.P.5



Accentuate the Negative
Students will study understanding and modeling integers, integer operations, and four-quadrant graphing.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
2 - Adding Integers 2.1 Adding on a Number Line Number Line Bounce (Virtual Manipulatives) Adding on a Number Line   6.N.10, 8.N.12
2.2 Inventing a New Model Color Chips - Addition (Virtual Manipulatives)   6.N.15, 8.N.12
3 - Subtracting Integers 3.1 Subtracting on a Chip Board Color Chips - Subtraction (Virtual Manipulatives)   8.N.12
3.2 Subtracting on a Number Line Number Line Bounce (Virtual Manipulatives)   6.N.10, 6.N.15, 8.N.12
5 - Coordinate Grids 5.1 Extending the Coordinate Grid Maze Game (Project Interactivate)   8.D.2
5.1 Extending the Coordinate Grid Coordinate Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives)   8.D.2

 


Stretching and Shrinking
Students will explore concepts of similar figures, scale factors, basic similarity transformations and their algebraic rules.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
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Comparing and Scaling
Students will explore rates and ratios, making comparisons, and proportional reasoning.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
1 - Making Comparisons 1.1 Writing Ads Fraction Model (NCTM)   8.N.1
1.2 Targeting an Audience Fraction Model (NCTM)   8.N.1
2 - Comparing by Finding Percents 2.1 Comparing Leisure Activities Percentages (Virtual Manipulatives)   8.N.1
3.1 Mixing Juice Mixing Orange Juice (PBS TeacherLine)   8.N.3
5 - Estimating Populations 5.1 Estimating the Size of a Crowd Marbles (Project Interactivate)   8.N.1

5.2 Estimating a Deer Population

Estimating Population Size Gizmo (Explore Learning)

Estimating a Fish Population

 

8.N.10

(Unit Project) Paper Pool Paper Pool Project (NCTM) 1-Paper Pool
2-Record Sheet
3-All Handouts
(all above)

 



What Do you Expect?
Students will explore expected value and probabilities of two-stage events.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
1 - Evaluating Games of Chance 1.1 What's In the Bucket Box Model (Virtual Manipulatives)   8.D.4
1 - Evaluating Games of Chance 1.1 What's In the Bucket Marbles (Project Interactivate)   8.D.1
1 - Evaluating Games of Chance 1.3 Making Purple Spinner (Project Interactivate)   8.D.4
2 - Analyzing Number Cube Games 2.1 Playing the Addition Game Understanding Experimental Probability (Project Interactivate) Probablilty   8.D.4
Rabbits and Wolves (Project Interactivate)   8.D.4

 



The alignments on this page are based on work done by the Boston Public Schools and the Educational Development Center (EDC) and funded by a No Child Left Behind grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education.