
Jr. High Math Curriculum Highlights
For Full GradeLevel Brochures, please click grade level below: 6th Grade Brochure 7th Grade Brochure 8th Grade Brochure 6th GradeNumber 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 GradeNumber Systems: add, subtract, multiply, and divide positive and negative decimals and fractions
Expressions and Equations: solve multistep equations, use variables and equations to represent reallife problems, solve and graph multistep inequalities
Ratios and Proportions: recognize, represent, and solve proportions, identify unit rate with tables, graphs, equations, and diagrams, use proportions to solve multistep 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 twodimensional figures that result from slicing threedimensional figures, solve problems related to area and circumference of a circle, use angle relationships to solve for unknown angles, solve reallife problems involving area, volume, and surface area of compound figures
8th GradeGENERAL MATHNumber 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 realworld 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 realworld 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 CreditExpressions, 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