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Math Mammoth Grade 7 Complete Curriculum is a complete prealgebra program for 7th grade. It consists of two student worktexts (A and B), a separate answer key for each, tests, cumulative reviews, and in the download version, an additional worksheet maker (Internet access required) to make extra practice worksheets when needed.
7A contents and samples
7B contents and samples
User Guide, Grade 7
Common Core Alignment
You can purchase Math Mammoth Grade 7 as a download, on a CD, or as already printed books.
Downloads:
Grade 7 complete:
$37.50 (download)
(part A and B worktexts, answer keys, tests, cumulative reviews, worksheet maker, and SoftPak)
CD:
Full set grade 7: $42.50
(part A and B worktexts, answer keys, tests, cumulative reviews, a worksheet maker, and SoftPak)
Lesson plan
You can purchase a $9.95 lesson plan for Math Mammoth Grade 7 to use it in Homeschool Planet online planner. Learn more.
Printed copies
You can purchase printed copies at Lulu or Rainbow Resource.
Rainbow Resource Center sells perfectbound texts either in full color or b&w:
Math Mammoth grade 7 (b&w)
Math Mammoth grade 7 (color)
Lulu sells spiral bound texts that are black and white inside:
7A worktext $14.95
7B worktext $16.95
Answer Keys $11.95
Tests & Cumulative Reviews $10.95
Supportive materials
The "supportive materials" are intended to be used with printed student books. Includes the digital (download) versions of the answer keys, tests, cumulative reviews, worksheet maker, and software SoftPak. It does NOT include the student books.
Supportive materials $8.95
The two books (worktext part A and part B) deal with
Please also see the table of contents for 7A and 7B (in the sample files), which will let you see the topics covered in more detail.
Some main features of Math Mammoth complete curriculum (Light Blue series) are:
The digital version includes a worksheet maker (Internet access required) that lets you make extra practice worksheets for many of the topics in the curriculum.
The PDF files are enabled for annotation. This means that if you prefer, your student can fill them in on the computer, using the typewriter and drawing tools in Acrobat Reader version 9 or greater, or on a tablet device using any PDF app with annotation capabilities. (Learn more.)
BONUS! If you purchase the download or CD version , you will also get SoftPak programs completely FREE. The 6 programs in SoftPak (4 math, 1 language arts, 1 list maker) offer both onscreen and printable activities in a lowgraphic, high content format. Read more and see screenshots.
Math Mammoth Grade 7A and Grade 7B worktexts comprise a complete math curriculum for seventh grade mathematics studies. This is a prealgebra course, and students can continue to an algebra 1 curriculum after studying it.
The curriculum meets the Common Core Standards (CCS) for grade 7 but also exceeds them in several places. For example, we study linear equations in more depth than required in grade 7 CCS, and the curriculum includes the Pythagorean Theorem, which in the CCS is in grade 8. You can access a document detailing the alignment information at this link or in the download version of this curriculum.
We start out with an introduction to basic algebra, which is in many ways a review of the same topics from 6th grade. The first chapter reviews the order of operations, the concepts of an expression and equation, and the distributive property. Students learn about the commutative and associative properties of addition and multiplication, and they simplify expressions that donâ€™t involve negative numbers.
In chapter 2, we study integers and their operations in detail. Some of this is, again, review from 6th grade, and some of it is new. The four operations of integers are explained with the help of two visual models: the number line and counters, hopefully providing an intuitive understanding of the processes. Students need to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integers when they learn to solve equations in chapter 3. In the end of the chapter students also learn about negative fractions.
The lesson about distance contains a formula that may look unfamiliar to the teacher. You can find the distance between two integers by taking the absolute value of their difference. In symbols, the distance between a and b is  a − b  . The idea behind the formula is simple, though, and most people use that idea instinctively without knowing about the formula. For example, how far apart from each other are 14 and 92? To solve that mentally, we find their difference, but we take that difference in a positive sense. In other words, we do not calculate 14 − 92 = −78 and state that the distance is negative 78 units, but instead, we say the distance is 78 units because distance is always positive. The absolute value takes care of that: it turns any negative quantity into a positive one.
In the next chapter (chapter 3) students study simple onestep equations. They already know how the basics of how to solve these types of equations from 6th grade, but this time we use negative numbers in them.
Chapter 4 is titled Rational Numbers, which are simply fractions and certain decimals, so the student is already very familiar with them. The goal of the chapter is to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide both positive and negative fractions and decimals. We also solve simple equations involving fractions and decimals and learn about scientific notation and complex fractions.
The last chapter in part 7A focuses on linear equations. The student learns to solve various types of linear equations and practices using those in simple word problems. We study linear inequalities but not to the same depth as linear equations. Lastly, the student graphs linear equations and is introduced to the concept of slope, which is the steepness of a line. The student will continue studying these topics with more details in an algebra 1 course.
Part B starts out with a study of ratios and proportions (chapter 6). Students study unit rates, proportions, proportional relationships and graphing, scaling geometric figures, floor plans, and maps.
The next chapter provides thorough lessons on the concept of percent. Students learn to solve a wide variety of problems involving percentages, including percentage of change, percentages of comparison, and simple interest problems.
Geometry is our focus in chapter 8. Students draw geometric figures using a a protractor and a ruler, and they also learn some basic geometric constructions. The other themes of this chapter are various angle relationships, area and the perimeter of a circle, conversions between units of area and of volume, surface area, volume, and crosssections when solids are sliced with a plane.
Chapter 9 covers square roots, the Pythagorean Theorem, and its applications. I have included the Pythagorean Theorem in order to make the curriculum work as a prealgebra course, and you can omit the entire chapter 9 if you are following the Common Core Standards for grade 7.
Chapter 10 is an introduction to probability. Besides learning the basic idea behind probability as the ratio of favorable events to all possible events, students compare experimental probabilities to theoretical ones in probability simulations and even design some on their own.
Lastly, in chapter 11, the curriculum covers statistical concepts. The major areas of study are random sampling and learning to compare two populations using some basic statistical measures and graphs.
Math Mammoth Light Blue Series Level 7: A TOS Review Crew Review at GraceFilled Homeschooling blog
Math Mammoth Light Blue Series 7th grade Review — by Felicia Mollohan at Homeschool4Life blog.
Review of Math Mammoth Prealgebra Curriculum by David Chandler from Math Without Borders.
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