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    Math 8: In this course students will study the Common Core curriculum as mandated by New York State. Conceptual understanding of essential mathematical topics will be developed as well as procedural and fact fluency.  The Standards for Mathematical Practice are infused in daily lessons. Topics include reasoning, systems of equations, functions, and geometry.


     

     
    Please note that the timelines listed below are a guide. Teachers modify their pacing based on student needs in order to ensure concept mastery.
     

    Unit 1

    Equations

    September

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    1.1

    Solving Simple Equations

    8.EE.7a, 8.EE.7b

    Pages 02-09

    1.2

    Solving Multi-Step Equations

    8.EE.7a, 8.EE.7b

    Pages 10-15

    1.3

    Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides

    8.EE.7a, 8.EE.7b

    Pages 18-25

    1.4

    Rewriting Equations and Formulas

    8.EE.7

    Pages 26-31

    Unit 2

    Exponents & Scientific Notation

    Sept - Oct

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    10.1

    Exponents

    8.EE.1

    Pages 410-415

    10.2

    Product of Powers Property

    8.EE.1

    Pages 416-421

    10.3

    Quotient of Powers Property

    8.EE.1

    Pages 422-4127

    10.4

    Zero & Negative Exponents

    8.EE.1

    Pages 428-433

    10.5

    Reading Scientific Notation

    8.EE.3,8.EE.4

    Pages 436-441

    10.6

    Writing Scientist Notation

    8.EE.3,8.EE.4

    Pages 442-447

     End of Quarter 1

    Unit 3

    Transformations

    Oct - Nov

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    2.1

    Congruent Figures

    8.G.2

    Pages 42-47

    2.2

    Translations

    8.G.1, 8.G.2, 8.G.3

    Pages 48-53

    2.3

    Reflections

    8.G.1, 8.G.2, 8.G.3

    Pages 54-59

    2.4

    Rotations

    8.G.1

    Pages 60-67

    2.5

    Similar Figures

    8.G.4

    Pages 70-75

    2.6

    Perimeters & Areas of Similar Figures

    8.G.4

    Pages 76-81

    2.7

    Dilations

    8.G.3, 8.G.4

    Pages 82-89

    Unit 4

    Angles and Triangles

    November

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    3.1

    Parallel Lines & Transversals

    8.G.5

    Pages 102-109

    3.2

    Angles of Triangles

    8.G.5

    Pages 110-115

    3.3

    Angles of Polygons

    8.G.5

    Pages 118-125

    3.4

    Using Similar Triangles

    8.G.5

    Pages 126-131

    Unit 5

    Graphing & Writing Linear Equations

    Nov - Dec

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    4.1

    Graphing Linear Equations

    8.EE.5

    Pages 142-147

    4.2

    Slope of a Line

    8.EE.6

    Pages 148-155

    4.3

    Graphing Proportional Relationships

    8.EE.5, 8.EE.6

    Pages 158-163

    4.4

    Graphing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

    8.EE.6

    Pages 164-171

    4.5

    Graphing Linear Equations in Standard Form

    8.EE.6

    Pages 172-177

    4.6

    Writing Equations in Slope-Intercept Form

    8.F.4

    Pages 178-183

    4.7

    Writing Equations in Point-Slope Form

    8.F.4

    Pages 184-189

     End of Quarter 2

    Unit 6

    Systems of Linear Equations

     January

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    5.1

    Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing

    8.EE.8a,b,c

    Pages 202-207

    5.2

    Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution

    8.EE.8b,c

    Pages 208-213

    5.3

    Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination

    8.EE.8b,c

    Pages 216-223

    5.4

    Solving Special Systems of Linear Equations

    8.EE.8a,b,c

    Pages 224-231

    Unit 7

    Functions

    Jan - Feb

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    6.1

    Relations and Functions

    8.F.1

    Pages 242-247

    6.2

    Representations of Functions

    8.F.1

    Pages 248-255

    6.3

    Linear Functions

    8.F.2,8.F.3,8.f.4

    Pages 256-263

    6.4

    Comparing Linear and Nonlinear Functions

    8.F.3

    Pages 266-271

    6.5

    Analyzing and Sketching Graphs

    8.F.5

    Pages 272-277

    Unit 8

    Volume and Similar Solids

    Feb - Mar

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    8.1

    Volumes of Cylinders

    8.G.9

    Pages 334-339

    8.2

    Volume of Cones

    8.G.9

    Pages 340-345

    8.3

    Volumes of Spheres

    8.G.9

    Pages 348-353

    8.4

    Surface Areas & Volumes of Similar Solids

    8.G.9

    Pages 354-361

     End of Quarter 3

    Unit 9

    Data Analysis and Displays

    March - April

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    9.1

    Scatter Plots

    8.SP.1

    Pages 372-377

    9.2

    Lines of Fit

    8.SP.1,2,3

    9.3

    Two-Way Tables

    8.SP.4

    Pages 386-391

    9.4

    Choosing a Data Display

    8.SP.1

    Pages 392-399

    Unit 10

    Real Numbers & The Pythagorean Theorem

    May - June

    Section

    Concepts

    CC Standards

    Big Ideas Resources

    7.1

    Finding Square Roots

    8.EE.2

    Pages 288-293

    7.2

    Finding Cube Roots

    8.EE.2

    Pages 294-299

    7.3

    The Pythagorean Theorem

    8.EE.2,8.EE.6,7,8

    Pages 300-305

    7.4

    Approximating Square Roots

    8.NS.1,8.NS.2,8.EE.2

    Pages 308-315

    7.5

    Using the Pythagorean Theorem

    8.EE.2,8.G.6,7,8

    Pages 318-323