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Tennessee Academic Vocabulary for Seventh Grade

 

Seventh Grade Language Arts

Seventh Grade Math

Seventh Grade Science

Seventh Grade Social Studies

 


Seventh Grade Language Arts

analogy (verb forms, rhymes)
anecdote
assumption /assume
clarify
clause (adverb, introductory, etc)
compile
contract
convention
culture
documentary
exposition (literary)
expository writing
expression (emphasis, stress, etc. in oral language)
fluency
generalization
imagery
inconsistency
infinitive
interpretation
literary elements (irony, mood, foreshadowing, flashback, tone, symbolism)
parallel structure
projection
prose
revision
sentence structure
stereotype
strategy
types of poetry
viewpoint

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Seventh Grade Math

acute triangle
area of complex shapes
area of irregular shapes
box & whisker plot
equiangular triangle
equilateral triangle
exponential notation
exponents
inequalities (number line)
integer
isosceles triangle
linear equation
multi-step equations
obtuse triangle
opposite
percents (above 100, below 1)
pi (approximation, i.e. 3.14, 22/7)
rational numbers
regular polygon
right triangle
scale factor
scalene triangle
scatter plots
similarity
surface area

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Seventh Grade Science

asexual reproduction
carbon cycle
cell organelles (ribosome, mitochondria, chloroplast, vacuole, lysosome)
chloroplast
chromosome
compound
concentration
cytoplasm
density
diffusion
element
gene
mitochondria
mitosis
molecule
nucleus
organ
organ system
osmosis
product
reactant
respiration
run-off
sexual reproduction (plant and animal)
tissue
transpiration
volume
weather data
weight (gravitational pull on mass/SI unit is Newton)

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Seventh Grade Social Studies

autocracy
conservation
contemporary
deforestation
demographics
depression
dictatorship
drought
economic system
estuary
exploration
famine
fjord
global warming
growth rate
immigration
infant mortality
inflation
international
lagoon
NAFTA
non-renewable
occupation
oppression
phenomena
political system
recession
renewable
resource allocation
scarcity
thematic
topography

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