7th Grade

 

Welcome to the 7th grade!
Oceans 3 trip is May 7 - 9
Oceans Trip Informational Parent Night:  April 7th, 6pm-7pm in the Auditorium

$350 final payment for Oceans trip due April 8th
​​7th grade field trips Parent letter.docx7th grade field trips Parent letter.docx​​​   
 

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 7th Grade Calendar

 
 

 Math and Science

 
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Math 
 
Jonathan Pulley jonathan.pulley@bvsd.org


I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with you this year as your M-15 Math teacher. This year we continue to use Connected Math 3 to further our knowledge of Math. M15 is based on the Common Core Standards and focuses on four areas; (1) understanding and applying proportional relationships; (2) operations with rational numbers including variable expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawing, informal geometric constructions, and area of 2D figures, surface area and volume of 3D shapes; (4) drawing and inferences about populations based on samples.
The advanced 7th grade math students will be working on M-25, which will continue to use the Connected Math 3 Program. M25 is based on the Common Core Standards and focuses on three critical areas; (1) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations including solving linear equations and systems of equations; (2) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; (3) analyzing 2 and 3D space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean theorem.
 
To view Math Curriculum: BVSD Curriculum
 

Science
 
 
The seventh grade science content is aligned with the curriculum standards for middle school science and is primarily focused on Life Science. Students will study classification, ecology, human body systems and botany. Students will explore the living world through the use of microscopes, dissections, experimentation, group projects, and field trips to local ecosystems. Students will have a variety of experiences in science, which includes hands-on experiments, labs, writing about science, and direct instruction.
To view 7th Grade Science Curriculum: BVSD Curriculum
 
 
 

 Language Arts and Social Studies

 
​Language Arts 

Melissa Dole melissa.dole@bvsd.org
 
Seventh Grade Language Arts focuses on the standards and benchmarks as outlined in the Boulder Valley School District Common Core Standards for Language Arts. Seventh grade instruction will build upon the skills gained in sixth grade and will demand increased skills application, academic sophistication, and intellectual reasoning. Students will acquire and apply language arts skills in a variety of instructional settings with particular emphasis on reading and writing improvement. Additionally, we will focus on vocabulary development, grammar and mechanics, and speaking and listening skills. Reading and Writing workshop models will be utilized as a means to deliver relevant, engaging instruction.
To view 7th Grade Language Arts: BVSD Curriculum
 
Social Studies 
 
 
Seventh graders will study the Eastern Hemisphere and focus 
on developing the skills necessary to analyze and interpret this 
area of the world from a geographic, historical and cultural 
perspective. Students will develop an understanding of the 
physical and cultural processes that shape regions and people 
and an appreciation for our roles and responsibilities as world 
citizens. We will study ancient Greeks, Romans. We will discuss the European, Asian, African and Pacific regions. ​Students will also study the emergence of major religions. In addition, principles of financial literacy will be 
addressed in an Economic Unit in the spring.
To view 7th Grade Social Studies: BVSD Curriculum

 

 
 
 
Platt Middle School
720.561.5536
6096 Baseline Road
 
Boulder, CO 80303-3099
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 Handouts

 
  
  
  
Folder: Language Arts
  
1/30/2009 10:34 AM
Folder: Life Science
  
1/30/2009 10:50 AM
Folder: Math
  
1/30/2009 10:51 AM
Folder: World Geography
  
1/30/2009 10:51 AM
Folder: Tech classes
  
9/12/2011 2:47 PM
parent technology help.doc
  
10/18/2013 11:58 AM
SBG1.doc
  
8/11/2011 5:31 PM
SBG- Student.doc
  
8/11/2011 5:32 PM
writer's checklist-final.doc
  
8/19/2011 2:29 PM
7th grade Interdisciplinary Grid 2013 (1) (2).docx
  
8/26/2013 7:23 PM
7th Grade HOMEWORK EXPECTATIONS.doc
  
8/26/2013 7:24 PM
7th grade field trips Parent letter.docx
  
2/11/2014 11:16 AM
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3/13/2014 12:31 PM
 

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