8th Grade Mathematics Course Syllabus

8th Grade Mathematics Course Syllabus

Syllabus is based on 36 weeks of instruction.

Standards are taken from Common Core State Standards.

RATIONAL NUMBERS

WEEK 1: Rational Numbers (CCSS 1), Multiplying Rational Numbers (CCSS 1), Dividing Rational Numbers (CCSS 1).

WEEK 2: Adding and Subtracting with Unlike Denominators (CCSS 1).

WEEK 3: Solving Equations with Rational Numbers (CCSS 9).

WEEK 4: Solving Two-Step Equations (CCSS 9).

 

GRAPHS AND FUNCTIONS

WEEK 5: Ordered Pairs (CCSS 15), Graphing on a Coordinate Plane (CCSS 15).

WEEK 6:  Interpreting Graphs (CCSS 15).

WEEK 7: Functions (CCSS 11).

WEEK 8: Equations, Tables, and Graphs (CCSS 12).

 

EXPONENTS AND ROOTS

WEEK 9: Integer Exponents (CCSS 3), Properties of Exponents (CCSS 3).

WEEK 10: Scientific Notation (CCSS 5), Operating with Scientific Notation (CCSS 6).

WEEK 11: Squares and Square Roots (CCSS 4), Estimating Square Roots (CCSS 2).

WEEK 12: The Real Numbers (CCSS 1), The Pythagorean Theorem (CCSS 22).

WEEK 13: Applying the Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse (CCSS 23).

 

RATIOS, PROPORTIONS, AND SIMILARITY

WEEK 14: Ratios, Rates, and Unit Rates (CCSS 19), Solving Proportions (CCSS 19).

WEEK 15: Similar Figures (CCSS 19), Dilations (CCSS 18).

 

GEOMETRIC RELATIONSHIPS

WEEK 16: Angle Relationships (CCSS 20), Parallel and Perpendicular Lines (CCSS 20).

WEEK 17: Triangles (CCSS 20).

WEEK 18: Coordinate Geometry (CCSS 17), Congruence (CCSS 17).

WEEK 19: Transformations (CCSS 16), Similarity and Congruence Transformations (CCSS 18).

WEEK 20:  Identifying Combined Transformations (CCSS 18).

 

MEASUREMENT AND GEOMETRY

WEEK 21: Circles (CCSS 24).

WEEK 22: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders (CCSS 24).

WEEK 23: Volume of Pyramids and Cones (CCSS 24), Spheres (CCSS 24).

 

MULTI-STEP EQUATIONS

WEEK 24: Simplifying Algebraic Expressions (CCSS 9).

WEEK 25: Solving Multi-Step Equations (CCSS 9).

WEEK 26: Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (CCSS 9).

WEEK 27: Systems of Equations (CCSS 10).

 

GRAPHING LINES

WEEK 28: Graphing Linear Equations (CCSS 15).

WEEK 29: Slope of a Line (CCSS 7).

WEEK 30: Using Slopes and Intercepts (CCSS 14).

WEEK 31: Point-Slope Form (CCSS 14).

WEEK 32: Direct Variation (CCSS 15).

WEEK 33: Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing (CCSS 10).

 

DATA, PREDICTION, AND LINEAR FUNCTIONS

WEEK 34: Scatter Plots (CCSS 25), Linear Best Fit Models (CCSS 27).

WEEK 35: Linear Functions (CCSS 11).

WEEK 36: Comparing Multiple Representations (CCSS 12).

 

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