Mathematics Entry Points of Grade 7
Grade 7  
Learning Standards as written  Essential and Prioritized Skills  
Patterns, Relations, and Algebra 
7PRA6  Write and solve two step linear equations and
check the answers. 
♦ Solve linear equations and check answers  
Less Complex  Possible Entry Points  More Complex  
The student will:
♦ Identify a linear equation

The student will:
♦ Check the answer to an equation

The student will:
♦ Solve one step linear equations using manipulatives
and check the answer 

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Grade 7  
Learning Standards as written  Essential and Prioritized Skills  
Patterns, Relations, and Algebra 
7PRA7  Identify, describe, and analyze
linear relationships between two variables . Compare positive rate of change (e.g., y = 3x + 1) to negative rate of change (e.g., y = – 3x + 1). 
♦ Analyze linear relationships between two variables 

Less Complex  Possible Entry Points  More Complex  
The student will:
♦ Identify linear relationships Example: y = 3x + 1

The student will:
Using a number line and/or manipulatives describe

The student will:
♦ Analyze linear relationships using a 

Grade 7  
Learning Standards as written  Essential and Prioritized Skills  
Data Analysis Statistics & Probability 
7DASP1  Find, describe, and interpret
appropriate measures of central tendency (mean, median, and mode) and spread (range) that represent a set of data. 
♦ Calculate and interpret central tendency  
Less Complex  Possible Entry Points  More Complex  
The student will:
♦ Match a set of data to its 
The student will:
♦ Answer questions about a set of data (e.g., did
more 
The student will:
♦ Use a calculator to find the mean of a data 

Grade 7  
Learning Standards as written  Essential and Prioritized Skills  
Data Analysis, Statistics & Probability 
7DASP2  Select, create, interpret, and use
various tabular and graphical representations of data (e.g., circle graphs , Venn diagrams, stemandleaf plots, histograms, tables, and charts) 
♦ Select, create, interpret, and use tables, charts or graphs to represent data 

Less Complex  Possible Entry Points  More Complex  
The student will:
♦ Match a set of data to its 
The student will:
♦ Classify data based on similarities and 
The student will:
♦ Collect and represent a data sample and make 

General Education Example  
Grade 7  
Learning Standards as written  Essential and Prioritized Skills  
Data Analysis, Statistics & Probability 
7DASP4  Use tree diagrams, tables, organized
lists, and area models to compute probabilities for simple compound
events (e.g., multiple coin tosses or rolls of dice). 
♦ Compute probabilities  
Less Complex  Possible Entry Points  More Complex  
The student will:
♦ Identify a tree diagram or a data

The student will:
♦ Answer questions about the completed

The student will:
♦ Determine the probability of an event occurring Examples: coin toss, roll of a die, spinner, etc. 

General Education Example  
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