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7th Grade Scope and Sequence

7th Grade Scope and Sequence
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Your 7th grade scope and sequence should include the list of ideas, concepts and topics in the lesson plans assigned within the curriculum. Time4Learning provides members with the scope and sequence for 7th grade math, language arts, social studies, science, and the electives we offer.

Although students have access to the entire curriculum, parents have the ability to pick and choose which lessons they want their students to complete. Whether parents decide to have their students skip any lessons, a scope and sequence helps you easily plan your homeschool year since the materials are laid out in chronological order.

Learn more about what’s included in Time4Learning’s 7th grade scope and sequence by subject.

7th Grade Math Scope & Sequence

Express whole numbers using exponents.
Express numbers greater than one using scientific notation and vice versa.
Write numbers in word, standard, expanded, and scientific notation.
Apply order of operations to simplify numerical expressions.
Use estimation to solve problems with whole numbers.
Knows relationships and can convert between fractions, decimals, and percents.
Use estimation to solve problems with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents.
Identify numbers as prime or composite.
Find the prime factorization of whole numbers.
Find the greatest common factor and least common multiple of two numbers.
Identify and use ratios and rates.
Recognize relationships between ratios, proportions, and percents.
Use tables to solve problems with proportions.
Use constant ratios to solve problems.
Solve real world problems involving discounts and mark ups.
Solve real world problems involving simple interest.
Identify proportional relationships in scale drawings.
Determine whether a relationship is proportional by testing for equivalent ratios in a table.
Determine proportional relationships from a graph.
Identify the constant of proportionality.
Identify the constant of proportionality from tables and graphs.
Write equations for proportional relationships.
Explain the meaning of points on a graph.
Describe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make zero.
Model sums of opposites.
Add rational numbers on number lines.
Model distance on a number line.
Subtract rational numbers on a number line.
Apply distances using absolute values.
Identify pairs of additive and multiplicative inverses.
Add and subtract with positive and negative rational numbers.
Interpret sums of rational numbers.
Multiply and divide with positive and negative rational numbers.
Solve real world problems with fractions, decimals, and integers.
Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.
Multiply signed rational numbers.
Interpret products of rational numbers.
Divide integers.
Interpret quotients of rational numbers.
Apply properties to multiply and divide rational numbers.
Simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions using integers.
Generalize properties of real numbers to expressions and equations.
Translate simple one variable word expressions and equations into corresponding symbolic expressions and equations.
Use algebraic expressions to generalize a pattern.
Simplify algebraic expressions with one variable by combining like terms.
Substitute values for variables in an equation to verify whether the equation is true.
Solve one-step linear equations.
Solve two-step linear equations.
Perform operations on linear expressions.
Write an expression in different forms to represent a situation.
Solve multi-step problems with rational numbers.
Solve multi-step problems by converting rational numbers between forms.
Solve equations of the form px + q = r.
Solve equations of the form p(x + q) = r.
Compare algebraic and arithmetic solutions.
Write and solve two-step inequalities.
Graph and interpret solutions of inequalities.
Identify and classify triangles.
Find the measure of an interior or exterior angle using an angle relationship.
Solve angle measurement problems for triangles.
Demonstrate or identify the Pythagorean relationship using models or diagrams.
Given two sides of a right triangle, find the length of a third side.
Find the perimeter and area of two-dimensional figures.
Find the circumference and area of circles.
Identify and use symbolic notation to denote lines (intersecting, skew, parallel, perpendicular).
Find the measure of an angle using a protractor or angle relationship.
Describe and apply parallelism and perpendicularity in real world contexts.
Compare and describe attributes of regular and nonregular convex polygons (parallelograms, trapezoids, pentagons, hexagons, and octagons).
Find the measure of the interior angles of a regular polygon.
Find the measure of an angle using a protractor or angle relationship (corresponding, complementary, and supplementary).
Identify attributes of a figure congruent or similar to a given figure.
Construct parallelograms.
Construct triangles using given angles. (with a protractor and ruler)
Construct triangles.
Identify attributes properties of three-dimensional figures.
Calculate the volume of prisms and cylinders.
Calculate the surface area of prisms and cylinders.
Measure length, weight, capacity, and volume using customary or metric units.
Know the relationship between mass and volume and solve problems.
Compare units within each system.
Develop and apply d=rt to solve problems for rate, time, and distance.
Estimate measurements of length, weight, volume or capacity.
Perform operations on measurements within each system.
Solve problems involving conversions within the same system.
Identify and plot ordered pairs in four quadrants and along the axes.
Identify quadrants and characteristics of points.
Recognize correspondence between a set of points in a table and a set of points plotted in a coordinate plane.
Represent real-world data using graphs.
Recognize whether a set of points given in a table or a graph represents a function.
Determine that the graph of a linear equation is a straight line.
Identify points on graphs of linear functions to answer questions about real world situations.
Obtain results using manipulatives and explain the difference between theoretical and experimental results.
Calculate probabilities of independent and dependent events.
Compute odds of simple events.
Interpret and analyze data representations including circle, line, bar, histogram, stem-and-leaf, and box-and-whisker graphs.
Calculate the range, mean, median, and mode of data from a table, chart, or graph.
Apply and analyze measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode).
Use technology to analyze and create graphs given a data set.

7th Grade Language Arts Scope & Sequence

The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of synonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the same thing, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application.
The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of antonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the opposite, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application.
The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the prefix of the root word or how the prefix is used in the context of a passage.
The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the suffix of the root word or how the suffix is used in the context of a passage.
The student will be able to identify and select the appropriate homophone or word that sounds the same, based on the context of a passage which fits the best meaning of the given word or phrase.
The student will be able to identify and analyze the author’s use of idioms, based on the context of a passage and how these expressions are used in literal and interpretative information.
The student will be able to identify and determine the meaning of unknown words, based on the understanding of Latin and Greek roots.
Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with extensive scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts.
Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts.
Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying to independently read and comprehend texts with minimal think aloud support.
Develop summaries, paraphrase, or synthesize information from two or more literary or expository texts.
Analyze and explain the impact of characters and settings within the plot of literary text(s), the exposition, and how relationships effect the central conflict which leads to the climax and resolution.
Identify the ways major and minor conflicts affect character’s actions by comparing and contrasting actions, setting(s), symbolism, and plot from various literary texts.
Identify, summarize, or explain the main idea(s) using the supporting details in an expository text.
Identify, summarize, or explain the main idea(s) or theme(s) using the supporting details and symbolism in a literary text.
Read, interpret and make predictions using charts, graphs, diagrams, maps or other graphic representations.
Identify and distinguish between cause and effect in expository and literary texts.
Identify and use knowledge of the author’s purpose by analyzing how the literary techniques of mood and tone affects author’s perspective and contributes to the comprehension of a literary or expository text.
Use knowledge, information, and ideas from literary texts, expository texts, or from multiple sources to make inferences about the text(s) (e.g., make inferences, draw conclusions, make generalizations, infer sequence of events, and infer a character’s feelings.)
Compare and contrast information and ideas within a text or between two or more texts (literary or expository), including metaphors and point of view.
Students will demonstrate knowledge of comprehension skills on grade level appropriate literary and expository passages, with questions that simulate a high-stakes assessment.
Through an exploratory activity, the student will acquire background information that will set the stage for the anchor piece, the play The Scarlet Pimpernel. The student will develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary and an interactive assessment activity that focuses on the use of a graphic organizer where the student matches words with their definitions. The student will also respond to a prewriting prompt.
The student will achieve comprehension by reading the play The Scarlet Pimpernel with emphasis on vocabulary and fluency. The student will be assessed on their comprehension of the literature selection by answering questions about drawing conclusions, mood, cause and effect, making inferences, characterization, sequence of events, supporting details, compare/contrast, characterization, and theme.
The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections and be assessed on vocabulary contained in the literature selection. The student will analyze and evaluate the literature piece by responding to literary response and analysis prompts. Through a comprehension activity that incorporates direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on point of view. A reteach component provides a different instructional modality for students who need additional direct instruction on the point of view objective.
Through a series of writing activities that incorporate direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on relevant evidence in a persuasive composition as it relates to a review of a movie or play. The student will respond to prompts to write his or her own review of a play or a movie.
Through an exploratory activity, the student will acquire background information that will set the stage for the anchor piece, an excerpt from the realistic fiction novel Hush. The student will develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary and an interactive assessment activity that focuses on the correct usage of words within the context of a sentence or as a graphic representation. The student will also respond to a prewriting prompt.
The student will achieve comprehension by reading an excerpt from the realistic fiction novel Hush with emphasis on vocabulary and fluency. The student will be assessed on their comprehension of the literature selection by answering questions about main idea, making inferences, author’s purpose, summary, mood, characterization, character’s point of view, sequence of events, theme, and supporting details.
The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections and be assessed on vocabulary contained in the literature selection. The student will analyze and evaluate the literature piece by responding to literary response and analysis prompts. Through a comprehension activity that incorporates direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on compare and contrast. A reteach component provides a different instructional modality for students who need additional direct instruction on the compare and contrast objective.
Through a series of writing activities that incorporate direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on personal narrative that includes memories of an event or an experience as it relates to a memoir. The student will respond to prompts to write a memoir of an event or experience of his or her own.
Through an exploratory activity, the student will acquire background information that will set the stage for the anchor piece, an excerpt from the action-adventure novel The Wreckers. The student will develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary and an interactive assessment activity that focuses on correctly identifying a vocabulary word with its definition. The student will also respond to a prewriting prompt.
The student will achieve comprehension by reading an excerpt from the action-adventure novel The Wreckers with emphasis on vocabulary and fluency. The student will be assessed on their comprehension of the literature selection by answering questions about characterization, drawing conclusions, mood, making inferences, figurative language, sequence, supporting details, cause and effect, author’s purpose, and summarizing.
The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections and be assessed on vocabulary contained in the literature selection. The student will analyze and evaluate the literature piece by responding to literary response and analysis prompts. Through a comprehension activity that incorporates direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on how to tell the difference between conclusions that are based on fact and those that are based on opinions in the selection. A reteach component provides a different instructional modality for students who need additional direct instruction on the fact and opinion objective.
Through a series of writing activities that incorporate direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on writing a fictional narrative that develops a definite setting as it relates to a suspense story. The student will respond to a prompt to write a suspense story of his or her own.
Through an exploratory activity, the student will acquire background information that will set the stage for the anchor piece, an excerpt from the true story The Wright Brothers. The student will develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary and an interactive assessment activity that focuses on correctly identifying a vocabulary word with its definition. The student will also respond to a prewriting prompt.
The student will achieve comprehension by reading an excerpt from the true story The Wright Brothers: The Birth of Modern Aviation with emphasis on vocabulary and fluency. The student will be assessed on their comprehension of the literature selection by answering questions about cause and effect, themes, figurative language, sequence, making inferences, characterization, mood, recognizing main ideas, point of view, and author’s purpose.
The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections and be assessed on vocabulary contained in the literature selection. The student will analyze and evaluate the literature piece by responding to literary response and analysis prompts. Through a comprehension activity that incorporates direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on identifying text that uses sequencing or other types of logical order in the selection. A reteach component provides a different instructional modality for students who need additional direct instruction on the sequence of events objective.
Through a series of writing activities that incorporate direct instruction, a practice, and an assessment component, the student will focus on writing a simple expository description of a real object, person, place, or event as it relates to a newspaper article. The student will respond to a prompt to write a newspaper article of his or her own.

7th Grade Science Scope & Sequence

  • Spheres of Earth
  • Cycles of Matter
  • Populations and the Environment
  • Relationships between Organisms
  • Minerals
  • Rocks and the Rock Cycle
  • Igneous Rocks
  • Sedimentary Rocks
  • Metamorphic Rocks
  • Lab: Mineral and Rock Classification
  • Earth’s Interior
  • Continental Drift
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Characteristics of the Seafloor
  • Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Lab: Plate Boundaries and Movement
  • Weathering and Soil
  • Erosion and Deposition
  • Water and Wind Erosion
  • Lab: Modeling Water Erosion
  • Models of Earth
  • Topographic
  • Fossils
  • Relative Dating
  • Absolute Dating
  • Geologic Time
  • Lab: Relative and Absolute Dating
  • Cumulative Exam
  • Surface Water
  • Lab: Environmental Changes in a Watershed
  • Groundwater
  • Ocean Water
  • Ocean Circulation
  • Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere
  • Lab: Energy Transfer
  • Winds
  • Atmospheric Moisture and Precipitation
  • Air Masses and Fronts
  • Storms
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Lab: Weather Patterns
  • Factors that Affect Climate
  • Lab: Absorption and Radiation by Land and Water
  • Earth’s Climate History
  • Climate Change
  • Energy on Earth
  • Land Resources
  • Air Resources
  • Water Resources
  • Human Impact on Resources
  • Lab: Effects of Human Activity on Freshwater Resources
  • The Earth-Sun-Moon System
  • Gravity and Motion
  • The Solar System
  • The Sun
  • Planets
  • Other Objects in the Solar System
  • Stars
  • Star Systems and Galaxies
  • The Expanding Universe
  • Space Technology
  • Cumulative Exam

7th Grade Social Studies Scope & Sequence

  • What Is Civics?
  • Methods Used to Study Civics
  • Civics in the United States Today
  • Character Building
  • Making Informed Decisions
  • Using the Internet as a Research Tool
  • Political Cartoons
  • Multiple Perspectives
  • What is a Nation?
  • Functions of a Government
  • Types of Government
  • Government Philosophies
  • Concepts of Democracy
  • Governments in the Colonies
  • Revolutionary Documents
  • Creation of the Constitution
  • Ratifying the Constitution
  • The Preamble
  • Structure of the Constitution
  • Constitution Fundamentals
  • Amending the Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights
  • Amendments 11-27
  • Organization of Congress
  • Powers of Congress
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law
  • The Presidency
  • The Vice President of Succession
  • Presidential Departments and Experts
  • Agencies and Commissions
  • The Federal Courts
  • The Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court Decisions
  • National vs. State Government
  • State Executive Branch
  • State Legislature
  • State Court System
  • County Government
  • City Government
  • Town and Village Government
  • Community Concerns
  • Tribal Sovereignty
  • Organization of Tribal Government
  • Tribal Government and the United States
  • Creating a Government Budget
  • Managing the Budget
  • Sources of Government Revenue
  • Cumulative Exam
  • What is a Citizen?
  • The American Citizen
  • Citizen Characteristics
  • Citizen Rights
  • Extending Civil Rights for All Citizens
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Being an Active Citizen
  • Sources of American Law
  • Civil Law vs. Criminal Law
  • Court Procedures and Outcomes
  • Rights of the Accused
  • Juvenile Courts
  • Family and Personal Responsibility
  • Education and the Community
  • Media and Citizenship
  • Qualities of an Effective Leader
  • Effective Leaders in American History
  • Effective Leaders Today
  • Career Choices and Influences
  • Employer and Employee Needs and Wants
  • Impact of Technology on Employment
  • Careers in Government and Economics
  • History of Political Parties
  • Major Political Parties
  • Other Political Parties
  • Political Party Organizations and Campaigns
  • Getting Involved
  • Citizens and Voting
  • Pursuing the Right to Vote
  • Elections and the Electoral College
  • Public Opinion
  • Interest Groups
  • Mass Media
  • New Technologies
  • Introduction to Economics
  • The Economic Way of Thinking
  • Factors of Production
  • Economic Systems
  • Modern Economies
  • Adam Smith and the US Economy
  • Supply
  • Demand
  • Markets and Prices
  • Money
  • Private Financial Institutions
  • The Federal Reserve
  • Credit and Interest
  • Personal Finances
  • Business Types and Entrepreneurs
  • US Stock Market
  • Labor Unions
  • Measuring the Economy
  • Government and the Economy
  • Public Goods and Services
  • Consumer and Property Rights
  • Global Economics and Development
  • Changing Economies
  • International Trade
  • International Interdependence
  • United States Foreign Relations
  • United States Foreign Policies
  • The United Nations
  • Global Challenges
  • Cumulative Exam

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