This set is designed to be used during the first half of the year for 7th grade. The teacher's guide features objectives, materials needed, and a list of page numbers; teaching instructions are provided in a listed format that's easy to see and read; boxes provide an explanation of the concept as well as questions to ask and steps to model. Reduced student pages are given with the correct answers overlaid. The textbook is designed for the 1st half of seventh grade, and covers rational numbers on the number line, absolute value, positive & negative fractions and decimals, introducing irrational numbers, algebraic expressions and more. Real-life problems are included throughout all chapters. Examples are provided alongside helpful representations and explanatory text; hands-on activities, chapter wrap-up, and review/ test exercises are also included. This Math in Focus 7A kit includes: Math in Focus Teacher's Edition Grade 7 Part A, 367 pages, hard cover. Math in Focus Student Book Grade 7 Part A, 332 pages, hardcover.