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Mrs. Courtney Cavendish

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Mrs. Cavendish

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. The best way to contact me is via email    ccavendish@rcps.info

Hello! This is my third year teaching at James Breckinridge Middle School and I am very excited to be working with your child. 

Math 7 Course Outline

*Perfect Squares and Square Roots (SOL 7.1)
*Review Place Value
*Powers of Ten (SOL 7.1)
*Scientific Notation (SOL 7.1)
*Ordering Rational Numbers and Scientific Notation (SOL 7.1)
*Absolute Value (SOL 7.1)
*Word Problems (SOL 7.2)
*Proportions (SOL 7.3)

Fall Benchmark Test

*Calculating Taxes, Tips, and Discounts (SOL 7.3)
*Similar Figures (SOL 7.3)
*Quadrilaterals (SOL 7.6)
*Expressions (SOL 7.11)
*Replacing Variables with Values and Solving (SOL 7.11)
*Writing Verbal Statements Algebraically (SOL 7.12)

Winter Benchmark Test

*Solving 2-Step Equations (SOL 7.12)
*Solving and Graphing 1 & 2-Step Inequalities (SOL 7.13)

Winter Break

*Writing Linear Equations/Slope and Y-intercept (SOL 7.10)
*Transformations: Translations and Reflections (SOL 7.7)
*Surface Area and Volume of Rectangular Prisms and Cylinders (SOL 7.4)

Spring Simulation Test

*Probability (SOL 7.8)
*Creating and Interpreting Histograms (SOL 7.9)
*Comparing Graphs: Line, Stem-Leaf Plot, Circle, Histogram (SOL 7.9)

Spring Break

Review for Math 7 SOL Test


GRADING

The Roanoke City Public Schools grading scale is as follows:
90-100 = A
80-89 = B
70-79 = C
60-69 = D
59 and below = F

The distributing percentages for my class are as follows:
Classwork: 30%
Tests: 30%
Quizzes: 20%
Homework: 20%