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Quintessential MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 7, Part One

Gamification brings Math alive! During the heart of the Middle School years, fostering a love for the fascinating world of mathematics is vitally important. This course takes students on Quests to build 7th-grade mathematical skills in Rational Numbers, Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Ratios, and Proportional Relationships. Help your student find the joy of learning!

Total classes: 13

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 7th grade (or advanced 6th grade OR an older student in need of a solid foundation)

Suggested credit: One full semester Mathematics

Special Notes: As a GAMIFIED course, students learn through a variety of assignments that include games. This is Part One of a two-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two as well. In addition to class instruction, there will be pre-interactive recorded video lessons.


This is a sound and comprehensive 7th-grade instructional journey in a gamified format. Math can be interesting and fun! Weekly Quests include videos, class instruction, colorful textbook assignments, workbook assignments, Quizlet, & games/puzzles. During Part One of this course, students will advance and solidify their knowledge of mathematics, problem-solving, and vocabulary related to Rational Numbers, Expressions, Equations, Inequalities, Ratios, and Proportional Relationships. In addition to the daily homework and making use of the tools mentioned above, there will be four Section Tests and a two-part Final Exam. Following this course, your student can continue exploring the exciting world of gamified math with Quintessential MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 7, Part Two.


Classes 1-3: Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers

Classes 4-6: Multiplying and Dividing Rational Numbers

Classes 7-9: Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities

Classes 10-12: Ratios and Proportional Relationships

Class 13: Course Review and Final Exam

Materials and Homework


Students require BOTH books AND the online access listed below.

TWO BOOKS: (These are utilized for both Part One and Part Two of this course). Students will need copies of BOTH books. (See https://www.bookfinder.com for the best prices) Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (2016) ISBN-13: 978-0761160960

… NOTE: A student needs a copy of the above book that has NOT been written in yet, UNLESS they used it for Introductory MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 6

Spectrum 7th Grade Math Workbook (2014) ISBN-13: 978-1483808758

… NOTE: A student needs a copy of the above book that has NOT been written in yet.

ONLINE: Join the Quizlet class for this course and utilize its sets on Quizlet.com (Free student accounts are available.) A link to join the specific Quizlet class for this course will be posted on Caravel.


Each week, students can follow a detailed day-by-day Quest Schedule. Assignments include instructional videos, games & puzzles, rote practice, textbook reading & exercises, class instruction, workbook exercises, and Math vocabulary on Quizlet. Also, when there isn’t a test or exam, there is a quiz. This makes for 8 quizzes, 4 Section Tests, and a two-part Final Exam, all graded on Caravel. Students should expect to put in a minimum of one hour a day, five days a week, for the coursework. Parents should note that the answer keys in each book are for the students use to check themselves as they practice their daily work.

Important Dates

Class dates: Tuesdays, September 10 to December 10, 2024. (No class Nov. 26)

Starting time: 2:30 PM Eastern (1:30 PM Central; 12:30 PM Mountain; 11:30 AM Pacific)

Duration: 55 minutes

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