Seventh Grade Math

  • For the 2024-2025 School Year

    In keeping with District 47’s mission of Empowering All Students: Learners Today - Leaders Tomorrow, one of the main objectives of our math curriculum is to ensure all students have a solid foundation in mathematics so they can access and participate in higher level mathematics in the future. In addition, research shows that all students benefit from engaging in rigorous tasks related to critical thinking and learning in a collaborative, diverse environment.

    During the 2024-2025 school year, 7th grade students will be enrolled in one of the following courses:

    7th Grade Math

    This course develops an understanding of 7th grade concepts through a study of 7th grade standards. Topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Scale Drawings
    • Proportional Relationships and Percentages
    • Measuring Circles
    • Rational Numbers
    • Expressions, Equations and Inequalities
    • Angles, Triangles, and Prisms
    • Probability and Sampling

    Modified Curriculum with Individualized Supports

    A modified math curriculum course that focuses on 7th Grade Math concepts and skills is also offered. This course includes specific supports for students with Individualized Education Plans and student placement in this course is determined by the student’s IEP team.

    Seventh grade Extended Curriculum

    Some students, the majority of whom have participated in 6th grade Extended Curriculum (EC) math, may be identified for 7th Grade Extended Curriculum math by their 6th grade teachers. Student's placement in Extended Curriculum courses are reviewed annually.

    The 7th grade EC course is a full High School Algebra standards based class, traditionally a freshman level course. This course is available to students who have completed a Pre-Algebra course and meet other assessment criteria.

    Algebra math concepts for 2024-25 include:

    • Expressions, Equations, and Functions
    • Properties of Real Numbers
    • Solving Linear Equations
    • Graphing Linear Equations and Functions
    • Writing Linear Equations
    • Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities
    • Systems of Equations
    • Exponents and Exponential Functions
    • Polynomials and Factoring
    • Quadratic Equations and Functions
    • Radicals and Geometry Connections
    • Rational Equations and Functions 

    Questions about the District 47 math program can be directed to Dr. Carolyn Stadlman, Director of Math, Science and STEM, at