Middle School: Math
Listed below are the standards/guidelines for the particular areas of the St. John Middle School Math program.
6th Grade
Text: Holt McDougal Mathematics—Grade 6 (Common Core Edition)
Topics covered include:
 Whole Number Operations and Properties

Rational Numbers — Theory and Operations
Decimals, fractions and per cents—all operations and conversions
Proportional reasoning 
Introduction to Algebra
Recognize and evaluate expressions
Formulate and solve one step equations 
Data Collection and Analysis
Calculate, identify and interpret measures of central tendency
Create a variety of data displays and interpret data shown in displays 
Measurement and Geometry
Apply customary and metric measurement units
Convert measurements between different units
Find perimeter and area of quadrilaterals, triangles, and combined shapes
Find volume and surface area of simple prisms  Introduction to Integers and Integer Operations
7th Grade
Text: Holt McDougal Mathematics—Grade 7 (Common Core Edition)
Topics covered include:
 Algebraic Reasoning:
Simplify expressions
Solve 1 & 2step equations
Apply algebra concepts to real world problem solving 
Rational Numbers:
Calculate with all operations in all formats ( fractions, decimals, and per cents)
Recognize equivalent values and convert between formats
Solve percent of change problems
Solve simple and compound interest problems 
Integers:
Calculate with all operations and
evaluate multi step problems following the correct order of operations
Also work with negatives on rational numbers 
Proportional Reasoning:
Solve proportions using multiple methods
Solve problems involving geometric figures, scale models and proportional measurements
Create models to represent the proportions. 
Graphs:
Use the coordinate plane and ordered pairs to graph lines
Find slope of a line and describe slope as a rate of change
Interpret qualitative graphs 
Data Displays and Statistics:
Explore population and sample size through experimental activities
Find and display measures of central tendency and quartiles 
Geometry and Measurement:
Classify all angle types and describe angle pair relationships
Examine angles within polygons and determine congruency
Find perimeter and area of circles and irregular figures
Find volume and surface area of 3dimensional figures  Probability:
Understand and calculate experimental and theoretical probability
Determine dependent and independent events, and explain their effect on probability
Explore combinations and permutations
8th Grade
Text: Holt McDougal Mathematics—Grade 8 (Common Core Edition)
Topics covered include:
 Real and Rational Number Systems:
Compute using operations with integers and rational numbers
Calculate with exponents and square roots
Work with scientific notation 
Equations and Inequalities:
Solve simple and complex equations with multiple operations and variables on both sides
Solve and graph inequalities
Solve systems of equations 
Geometry:
Find perimeter and area of regular and complex shapes
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem 
Rates, Ratios, and Proportions:
Applications of proportions including solving percent problems with proportions 
Functions:
Recognize graphical functions
Write and linear functions using intercepts and using slope formula
Determine slope of lines, including perpendicular and parallel lines
Identify quadratic functions
Solve quadratic equations by guess and check 
Data, Analysis, and Probability:
Create and interpret a variety of data displays
Calculate Theoretical and experimental probability with independent and dependent events 
Polynomials:
Apply laws of Exponents to polynomials
Perform computations with polynomials