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7TH GRADE MATH SYLLABUS

MISS NEWMAN
1st Quarter

Contact Information
Teacher: Nikki Newman
Phone: 731-676-2893
Email: bnnewman@jmcss.org

Grading &
Instruction
35% Assessment Unit
tests, big quizzes
15% 9 Weeks
Assessment
40% Classwork including
JJ, projects, small quizzes,
interactive notebook, etc
10% Homework,
participation, completion,
etc.

Mathematics is not about numbers, equations,


computations or algorithms: it is about
UNDERSTANDING!
William Paul Thurston-

Textbook & Materials


Interactive Notebook
(Composition Book)

Standards for
Mathematical Practice
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Academic Vocabulary
Rational number, absolute value,
integer, expression, equation,
inequality, algebraic solution,
arithmetic solution, linear expression,
circumference, supplementary,
complementary, vertical, and adjacent
angles

Rules and Consequences

P-Punctual
O-Orderly
W-Work Hard
E-Engaged
R-Respectful
-We are using a new step procedure.

Consequences:

1st- Verbal Warning


2nd-In class Consequence
3rd Begin step sheet process

Miscellaneous
Students maintain an interactive
notebook.
Parents have access to all attendance
and grade information via
PowerSchool, please see parent
resources on www.jmcss.org.
All assignments can be found on my
website:
www.mathwithmissnewman.weebly.com

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8.

Make sense of problems and


preserve in solving them.
Reason abstractly and
quantitatively.
Construct viable arguments
and critique the reasoning of
others.
Model with Mathematics
Use appropriate tools
strategically.
Attend to precision.
Look for and make use of
structure.
Look for and express
regularity in repeated
reasoning.

1st Quarter Content


Unit 1 : Integers and Rational
Numbers
o Students will operate with rational
numbers.
o Students will generate equivalent
expressions.
o Students will solve problems
using expressions and equations.
Unit 2: Expressions and Equations
o Students will generate
equivalent expressions.
o Students will solve problems
using expressions and
equations.
o Students will measure angles,
area, and surface areas of all
figures.

Parent and Student Contract:


Parent: Please sign showing you have read and understand the class policies and
procedures on the previous pages. On a daily or regular schedule, try to ask what
your son/daughter learned in class and to see their interactive notebook. As a
reminder, the fastest way to contact me is via email.
Print Name: _______________________________________
Sign:_____________________________________________
Contact Number: (

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Contact Number: (

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E~Mail:_________________________________________@____________
Student: I have read and understand the class policies and procedures on the
previous pages. I promise to abide by these guidelines and to provide writing,
homework and returned work to my parent(s) or guardian(s) on a regular basis
and discuss the lesson from class when asked.
Print name: _______________________________________
Sign: _______________________________________________
If you are overwhelmed or are having trouble, talk to me immediately. It is better
to approach me for extra help than to wait until work is late or not to do it at all. I
am here to help you any way I can.
Success takes TEAMWORK!