The I can statements below are a list of standards (skills) that each 7th grader is expected to know before he/she enters 8th grade. A standard can be practiced and mastered any time through out the year.
Unit 1 – Review

YES I can!

I CAN: round to the nearest tenth and hundredth.


I CAN: multiply & divide fractions.


I CAN: add & subtract fractions.


I CAN: graph points on a coordinate plane.


I CAN: convert units of measure.


Unit 2 – Integers

YES I can!

I CAN: compare and order integers.


I CAN: find the absolute value of an expression.


I CAN: add two integers.


I CAN: add more than two integers.


I CAN: subtract integers.


I CAN: evaluate expressions containing variables.


I CAN: multiply integers.


I CAN: simplify algebraic expressions.


I CAN: divide integers.


Unit 3 – Expressions

YES I can!

I CAN: use the order of operations to evaluate expressions.


I CAN: translate verbal phrases into numerical expressions.


I CAN: evaluate expressions containing variables.


I CAN: evaluate expressions containing exponents.


I CAN: translate verbal phrases into algebraic expressions.


I CAN: use the Distributive Property to write equivalent numerical expressions.


I CAN: use the Distributive Property to write equivalent algebraic expressions.


I CAN: use the Distributive Property to simplify algebraic expressions.


Unit 4 – Equations

YES I can!

I CAN: solve equations by using the Subtraction Property of Equality.


I CAN: solve equations by using the Addition Property of Equality.


I CAN: Solve equations by using the Division Property of Equality.


I CAN: solve equations by using the Multiplication Property of Equality.


I CAN: solve twostep equations.


I CAN: write verbal sentences as twostep equations.


I CAN: solve verbal problems by writing and solving twostep equations.


Unit 5 – Ratios/Rates/Proportions

YES I can!

I CAN: write ratios as fractions in simplest form.


I CAN: determine unit rates.


I CAN: solve proportions.


I CAN: use proportions to solve realworld problems.


I CAN: use scale drawings.


I CAN: construct scale drawings.


Unit 6 – Slope

YES I can!

I CAN: graph algebraic relationships.


I CAN: identify proportional and nonproportional relationships by finding a constant rate of change.


I CAN: solve problems involving direction variation.


I CAN: find the slope of a line.


I CAN: identify proportional and nonproportional relationships in tables and graphs.


I CAN: describe proportional relationships using an equation.


Unit 7 – Consumer Math

YES I can!

I CAN: express percents as fractions.


I CAN: express fractions as percents.


I CAN: express percents as decimals.


I CAN: express decimals as percents.


I CAN: use the percent proportion to solve problems.


I CAN: solve percent problems using percent equations.


I CAN: solve reallife problems involving discount.


I CAN: solve reallife problems involving simple interest.


I CAN: solve reallife problems involving compound interest.


I CAN: solve reallife problems involving tax.


I CAN: find percent of increase or decrease.


Unit 8 – Geometry

YES I can!

I CAN: draw translations on a coordinate plane.


I CAN: draw reflections on a coordinate plane.


I CAN: write the coordinates of a transformed shape.


I CAN: find the circumference of circles.


I CAN: find the area of circles.


I CAN: find the area of a sector of a circle.


I CAN: find the volume of cylinders using the formula V=Bh


I CAN: find the surface area of a cylinder using the formula SA=ph + 2B


Unit 9 – Statistics

YES I can!

I CAN: find the mean of a set of data.


I CAN: find the median of a set of data.


I CAN: find the missing number in a set of data when given the mean.


I CAN: display data in a histogram.


I CAN: interpret data in a histogram.


I CAN: interpret data in a circle graph.


I CAN: find the probability of simple events.


I CAN: use a sample to predict the actions of a larger group.


Unit 10 – 8^{th} Grade Prep

YES I can!

I CAN: determine whether relations are functions.


I CAN: use functions to describe relationships between two quantities.


I CAN: find the slope of a line.


I CAN: determine slopes and yintercepts of a line.


I CAN: graph linear equations using the slope and yintercept.


I CAN: solve equations with variables on each side.


I CAN: solve equations that involve grouping symbols.


I CAN: identify equations that have no solution or an infinite number of solutions.


I CAN: write inequalities.


I CAN: graph inequalities.


I CAN: solve inequalities by using the Addition and Subtraction Properties of Inequality.


I CAN: solve inequalities by multiplying or dividing by a positive number.


I CAN: solve inequalities by multiplying or dividing by a negative number.


I CAN: solve inequalities that involve more than one operation.

