Vermont - Mathematics: 7th Grade

  • Grade Level Expectations     Adopted: 2004

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

M7:1: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of rational numbers with respect to percents as a means of comparing the same or different parts of the whole when the wholes vary in magnitude (e.g., 8 girls in a classroom of 16 students compared to 8 girls in a classroom of 20 students, or 20% of 400 compared to 50% of 100); and percents as a way of expressing multiples of a number (e.g., 200% of 50) using models, explanations, or other representations.

Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals
Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals Greater Than 1
Percents and Proportions

M7:2: Demonstrates understanding of the relative magnitude of numbers by ordering, comparing, or identifying equivalent rational numbers across number formats, numbers with whole-number bases and whole-number exponents (e.g., 3 cubed, 4 cubed), integers, absolute values, or numbers represented in scientific notation using number lines or equality and inequality symbols.

Comparing and Ordering Integers
Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals
Ordering Percents, Fractions and Decimals Greater Than 1
Real Number Line - Activity A

M7:3: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of operations with integers, exponents, and square roots of perfect square numbers and nonperfect square numbers using models, diagrams, or explanations.

Adding and Subtracting Integers
Adding and Subtracting Integers with Chips
Square Roots

M7:4: Accurately solves problems involving proportional reasoning; percents involving discounts, tax, or tips; and rates. And accurately solves problems involving integers, raising numbers to whole-number powers, and determining square roots of perfect square numbers and nonperfect square numbers.

Adding and Subtracting Integers
Adding and Subtracting Integers with Chips
Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
Percent of Change
Percents and Proportions
Polling: Neighborhood
Proportions and Common Multipliers
Square Roots

M7:8: Applies properties of numbers (greatest common factor [GCF], least common multiple [LCM], composition/decomposition, divisibility, prime factorization, inverses, and identities), and commutative, distributive, and associative properties of operations, and exponents using powers of ten and scientifi c notation to solve problems and to simplify computations.

Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)
Exponents and Power Rules
Finding Factors with Area Models

M7:9: Uses properties of angle relationships resulting from two or three intersecting lines (adjacent angles, vertical angles, straight angles, or angle relationships formed by two nonparallel lines cut by a transversal), or two parallel lines cut by a transversal to solve problems.

Investigating Angle Theorems - Activity A

M7:10: Applies theorems or relationships (triangle inequality or sum of the measures of interior angles of regular polygons) to solve problems.

Investigating Angle Theorems - Activity A
Triangle Angle Sum - Activity A
Triangle Inequalities

M7:11: Applies the properties of number of vertices, number of edges, faces, and types of angles, symmetry, to identify and distinguish among three-dimensional shapes (rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, pyramids, cubes) and uses properties to solve problems involving three-dimensional shapes.

Holiday Snowflake Designer
Quilting Bee (Symmetry)

M7:12: Applies the concepts of congruency by solving problems on a coordinate plane involving refl ections, translations, or rotations.

Reflections
Rock Art (Transformations)
Rotations, Reflections and Translations

M7:13: Applies concepts of similarity by solving problems involving scaling up or down and their impact on angle measures, linear dimensions and areas of polygons, and circles when the linear dimensions are multiplied by a constant factor. Describes effects using models orsc explanations.

Circle: Circumference and Area
Perimeter, Circumference, and Area - Activity B

M7:14: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of the area of circles or the area or perimeter of composite fi gures (quadrilaterals, triangles, or parts of circles), and the surface area of rectangular prisms, or volume of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, or cylinders using models, formulas, or by solving related problems. Expresses all measures using appropriate units.

Circle: Circumference and Area
Perimeter, Circumference, and Area - Activity B
Prisms and Cylinders - Activity A
Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders

M7:17: Sketches three-dimensional solids and the nets of prisms, cylinders, and pyramids.

Surface and Lateral Area of Prisms and Cylinders
Surface and Lateral Area of Pyramids and Cones

M7:19: Identifies and extends to specific cases a variety of patterns (linear and nonlinear) represented in models, tables, sequences, graphs, or in problem situations; and generalizes a linear relationship using words and symbols; generalizes a linear relationship to find a specific case; or writes an expression or equation using words or symbols to express the generalization of a nonlinear relationship.

Arithmetic Sequences
Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences
Finding Patterns
Function Machines 1 (Functions and Tables)
Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
Function Machines 3 (Functions and Problem Solving)
Linear Functions
Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

M7:20: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of linear relationships (y = kx; y = mx + b) as a constant rate of change by solving problems involving the relationship between slope and rate of change, by describing the meaning of slope in concrete situations, or informally determining the slope of a line from a table or graph; and distinguishes between constant and varying rates of change in concrete situations represented in tables or graphs; or describes how change in the value of one variable relates to change in the value of a second variable in problem situations with constant rates of change.

Direct Variation
Direct and Inverse Variation
Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)
Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
Linear Functions
Modeling Linear Systems - Activity A
Point-Slope Form of a Line - Activity A
Slope - Activity B
Slope-Intercept Form of a Line - Activity A
Using Tables, Rules and Graphs

M7:21: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of algebraic expressions by using letters to represent unknown quantities to write algebraic expressions (including those with whole-number exponents or more than one variable); or by evaluating algebraic expressions (including those with whole-number exponents or more than one variable); or by evaluating an expression within an equation (e.g., determine the value of y when x = 4 given y = 5 x cubed– 2).

Using Algebraic Equations
Using Algebraic Expressions

M7:22: Demonstrates conceptual understanding of equality by showing equivalence between two expressions (expressions consistent with the parameters of the left- and right-hand sides of the equations being solved at this grade level) using models or different representations of the expressions, solving multistep linear equations of the form ax ± b = c with a not equal to 0, ax ± b = cx ± d with a, c not equal to 0, and (x/a) ± b = c with a not equal to 0, where a, b, c and d are whole numbers; or by translating a problem-solving situation into an equation consistent with the parameters of the type of equations being solved for this grade level.

Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations
Road Trip (Problem Solving)
Solving Equations By Graphing Each Side
Solving Two-Step Equations
Using Algebraic Equations
Using Algebraic Expressions

M7:23: Interprets a given representation (circle graphs, scatter plots that represent discrete linear relationships, or histograms) to analyze the data to formulate or justify conclusions, to make predictions, or to solve problems. And (Frequency charts, tables, bar graphs, pictographs, Venn diagrams, line plots).

Correlation
Describing Data Using Statistics
Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
Graphing Skills
Histograms
Line Plots
Linear Functions
Populations and Samples
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
Scatter Plots - Activity A
Solving Using Trend Lines

M7:24: Analyzes patterns, trends, or distributions in data in a variety of contexts by solving problems using measures of central tendency (mean, median, or mode), dispersion (range or variation), or outliers to analyze situations to determine their effect on mean, median, or mode; and evaluates the sample from which the statistics were developed (bias).

Describing Data Using Statistics
Line Plots
Mean, Median and Mode
Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
Populations and Samples
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
Solving Using Trend Lines

M7:25: Identifies or describes representations or elements of representations that best display a given set of data or situation, consistent with the representations required in M7:23. Organizes and displays data using line graphs or histograms, bar graphs, tables, frequency tables, line plots, and stem-and-leaf plots to answer question related to the data, to analyze the data to formulate or justify conclusions, or to make predictions.

Describing Data Using Statistics
Elevator Operator (Line Graphs)
Graphing Skills
Histograms
Line Plots
Mean, Median and Mode
Populations and Samples
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)
Stem-and-Leaf Plots

M7:26: Uses counting techniques to solve problems in context involving combinations using a variety of strategies (e.g., organized lists, tables, tree diagrams, area models, Fundamental Counting Principle, or others); or determines the possible outcomes for a sample space that may or may not contain equally likely outcomes.

Permutations and Combinations

M7:27: For a probability event in which the sample space may or may not contain equally likely outcomes, determines the experimental or theoretical probability of a simple event or an event in a problem-solving situation.

Geometric Probability - Activity A
Probability Simulations
Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)
Theoretical and Experimental Probability

M7:28: In response to a teacher- or student-generated question, makes a hypothesis, collects appropriate data, organizes the data, appropriately displays/represents numerical and/or categorical data, analyzes the data to draw conclusions about the questions or hypothesis being tested, and when appropriate makes predictions, asks new questions, or makes connection to real-world situations.

Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
Reaction Time 2 (Graphs and Statistics)

M7:29: Compares and contrasts theoretical and experimental probabilities of events; and uses theoretical or experimental probabilities to determine the fairness of a game. Represents probabilities using fractions, decimals, or percents.

Probability Simulations
Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)
Theoretical and Experimental Probability

Content correlation last revised: 5/22/2007