Common Core
We have Common Core Aligned curriculum for 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Each includes open ended problems, projects and activities to help transition to the new smarter balanced assessments.
In Judo Math, each discipline is basically a unit, with four belts of progression. There is also a green sensei belt for the faster paced students to challenge themselves.
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6th grade

NUMBER SENSE (6NS17) 
Ratios (6RP13) 
Equations/Geom(6EE59, 6G14) 

Positive and Negative
 Rational numbers
 Opposites
 Cartesian Coordinates

Ratio
 Ratio tables
 Double number lines
 Tape Diagrams

Solving Equations
 Substitution
 Variables as unknowns
 Variables as a set


Absolute Value
 Distance from zero
 On coordinate plane
 Real world statements

Rate/Percent
 Unit rates
 Rates in the world
 Percent

Equations in a given form
 X + p = q
 Xp = q
 Constraint equations


Decimals and long division
 Add/subtract
 Multiply/Divide

Expression basics
 Exponents
 Intro to variables
 Basics of expressions

Area
 Right triangles
 Base and height
 Quadrilaterals
 polygons


Fractions
 Whole number division
 Fraction to fraction division
 Applications

Simplifying Expression
 Combining terms
 Order of operations/Prop.
 Simplifying expressions

Volume/Surface Area
 Volume of prism
 Volume formula
 Intro to nets
 Using nets for surface area

7th grade

RATIONAL NUMBERS(7NS13, 7RP 1) 
PROBLEM SOLVING (7RP23, 7EE14) 
GEOMETRY (7G16) 

Properties
 Add/Sub on number line
 Identity, Associative
 Inverse

Proportions
 Determining proportionality
 In graphs and equations
 Interest, tax, percent change

Scale
 What is scale
 Scaling up/down
 Reproduce drawing


Multiplying
 Rules for signs
 Distributive
 Commutative

Linear Expressions
 Combine like terms
 Expanding and factoring
 Rewriting

Constructions/angles
 Drawing shapes
 Investigating triangles
 Complimentary/supplim.
 Solving for angles


Fractionology
 Fraction sense
 Add/Sub/Mult/Div
 complex fractions

Equations
 Converting and writing
 Solve two step
 Solve multistep

Area
 2D vs 3D
 Circle vocab
 Pi
 Area of circles, polygons, irregulars


Rates
 Ratios with fractions
 Unit rate applications

Inequalities
 Graphing
 Solve two step
 Solve multistep

Surface Area and Volume
 Volume and surface area 12
 Volume and surface area applications

PROBABILITY DISCIPLINE (7SP18): Project
8th grade

PROBLEM SOLVING (8NS12, 8EE14, 78, 8SP12) 
FUNCTIONS (8EE58, 8F15, 8SP34) 
GEOMETRY (8G19) 

Basics
 Integers
 Rational vs irrational
 Evaluate
 Combining

Fundamentals
 Function vs relations
 Calculating slope
 Meaning of slope

Transformations
 Rotations
 Reflections
 Translations


Radicals and Exponents
 Negative exponents
 Square and cube root
 Scientific notation

Graphing
 Data tables
 Y = mx + b
 Writing linear equations

Congruence/Similarity
 Using coordinates and transformations to show congruence
 Congruence vs similarity


Solve Linear Equations
 Linear equations 0, 1, 2 solutions
 Complex linear equations
 Identity vs No Solution

Modeling
 Line of best fit
 Dependent vs Independent variables
 Algorithms

Volume and Angles
 Angle sum of triangles
 Exterior angles
 Parallel lines and transversals
 Volume of cone, cylinder, sphere


Applications
 Converting Rates
 D=RT
 Scatter plots
 Bivariate data

Systems
 Graphing
 Solving methods
 Supply and Demand

Pythagorean Theorem
 Development
 Proof
 Problems
 Showing distance
