• Jr. High Math Curriculum Highlights
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    6th Grade

    Number Systems:  faction and decimal operations, positive and negative numbers, absolute value, graphing on coordinate planes

    Expressions and Equations: order of operations, write and solve basic equations and inequalities, relate equations, tables, and graphs

    Ratios and Proportions:  describe relationships using ratios, relate ratios to unit rate, percents, and measurement

    Probability and Statistics:  analyze a set of data and describe it using measures of central tendency

    Geometry: calculate and apply the area of triangles and quadrilaterals, calculate and apply the volume of rectangular prisms, create nets to calculate surface area

    7th Grade

    Number Systems:  add, subtract, multiply, and divide  positive and negative decimals and fractions

    Expressions and Equations:  solve multi-step equations, use variables and equations to represent real-life problems, solve and graph multi-step inequalities

    Ratios and Proportions: recognize, represent, and solve proportions, identify unit rate with tables, graphs, equations, and diagrams, use proportions to solve multi-step ratio and percent problems

    Probability and Statistics: use Venn diagrams to show the overlap within two sets of data, calculate probability mathematically, make predictions, and compare results to actual events, find probabilities of compound events, use statistics to draw inferences about population

    Geometry:  create scale drawings, draw, construct, and describe geometric shapes with given conditions, describe two-dimensional figures that result from slicing three-dimensional figures, solve problems related to area and circumference of a circle, use angle relationships to solve for unknown angles, solve real-life problems involving area, volume, and surface area of compound figures

    8th Grade


    Number Systems: know the difference between rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals into fractions, use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare their size and approximate them on a number line

    Expressions and Equations:  calculate negative exponents, use square roots and cube root symbols to solve equations, approximate irrational square roots, perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, graph, calculate, and interpret slope, solve linear equations including those with one, infinite, and no solutions, analyze and solve systems of linear equations, solve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables

    Probability and Statistics:  construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate data, create a line of best fit and use its equations to make predictions

    Geometry:  perform rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations on the coordinate plan, use parallel lines cut by a transversal to determine angle measure, use and apply the Pythagorean Theorem, solve real-world and mathematical problems involving   volume of cylinders, cones, and sphere

    Functions:  understand what a function is and compare two    functions represented differently, know that y = mx +b in a linear function, use functions to model relationships between quantities, calculate and interpret the rate of change in a function

    ALGEBRA I for High School Credit

    Expressions, equations, and functions

    Linear equations and inequalities

    Solving systems

    Exponential functions

    Polynomial and factoring

    Probability and data analysis

    Curriculum is set by Wilmot Union High School