8th Grade Math

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 17 - December 18

Learning Intentions:
* Review essential math skills

Essential Questions:
* What is the purpose of converting from fractions to decimals and vice versa?
* What are some strategies for converting an expression in word form to numerical form?

Assignment:
* Team task

December 10 - December 14

Learning Intentions:
* Understand the graph of a function
* Know and interpret the equation y = mx + b as a linear function
* Give examples of functions that are not linear
* Interpret the rate of change and initial value for functions
* Solve one and two-step equations

Essential Questions:
* How would you determine that a relationship is a function?
* How would you interpret the features (e.g. rate of change, initial value, increasing/decreasing) of a function in a real-world context?
* What is the purpose of solving an equation?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* IXL
* Individual and Team Tasks

December 3 - December 7

Learning Intentions:
* Understand the graph of a function
* Know and interpret the equation y = mx + b as a linear function
* Give examples of functions that are not linear
* Interpret the rate of change and initial value for functions

Essential Questions:
* How would you interpret the features of a function in a real-world context?
* What are some characteristics of a nonlinear function?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* IXL
* Individual and Team Tasks
* Review Homework Assignments

November 26 - November 30

Learning Intentions:
* Understand that a function has exactly one output for each input
* Understand the graph of a function
* Compare properties of functions represented in different ways

Essential Questions:
* How would you determine that a relationship is a function?
* How would you compare the rate of change of functions represented in different ways?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* IXL
* Individual and Team Tests
* Review Homework Assignments

November 19 - November 20

* Bowling on Monday
* Play at Livingston Academy on Tuesday

I am very thankful to be part of the family at LMS.  Our students, faculty, and staff are the best!
HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING BREAK!!

November 13 - November 16

Learning Intentions:
* Graph linear equations
* Write linear equations in the form of y = mx + b
* Compare two different proportional relationships shown differently

Essential Question:
* How do we use linear relationships to help solve everyday problems?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Review Homework Assignments

November 5 - November 9

Learning Intentions:
* Graph linear equations
* Write linear equations in the form of y = mx + b
* Compare two different proportional relationships shown differently

Essential Question:
* How do we use linear relationships to help solve everyday problems? 
 
Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Review Homework Assignments

October 29 - November 2

Learning Intentions:
* Graph proportional relationships
* Interpret the unit rate as slope

Essential Question:
* How do we use proportional relationships to help solve everyday problems? 
 
Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Review Homework Assignments
* Quizizz

October 22 - October 26

Learning Intentions:
* Review of First Nine Weeks
* Identify Different Types of Slope
* Calculate Slope

Essential Question:
* How do we calculate slope? 
 
Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Quizlet Vocabulary Exam
* Review Homework Assignments
* Common Assessment

October 15 - October 19

Learning Intentions:
* Review of First Nine Weeks

Essential Question:
* How can we retain accumulated math knowledge?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Review Homework Assignments
* Edulastic Assignments

October 1 - October 5

Learning Intentions:
* Use scientific notation to estimate quantities
* Perform operations with numbers in scientific notation
* Use scientific notation to express how many times larger
* Perform operations with numbers in decimal and scientific notation

Essential Question:
* How can we express very small or very large numbers using exponential (scientific) notation?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* IXL Assignments

September 24 - September 28

Learning Intentions:
* Use scientific notation to estimate quantities
* Perform operations with numbers in scientific notation
* Use scientific notation to express how many times larger
* Perform operations with numbers in decimal and scientific notation

Essential Question:
* How can we express very small or very large numbers using exponential (scientific) notation?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Quizizz Assignment
* IXL Assignments

September 17 - September 21

Learning Intentions:
* Know and apply the properties of integer exponents 

Essential Question:
* How do we determine whether two expressions involving exponents are equivalent?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* IXL Assignments

September 10 - September 14 (AimsWeb Testing this week)

Learning Intentions:
* Convert a terminating decimal into a rational number
* Convert a repeating decimal into a rational number
* Know and apply the properties of integer exponents 

Essential Question:
* How do we determine whether two expressions involving exponents are equivalent?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Quizizz Assignments
* IXL Assignments

September 4 - September 7

Learning Intentions:
* Find the distance between two points in a coordinate system
* Determine side lengths of right triangles

Essential Questions:
* How do we determine whether two expressions involving exponents are equivalent?
* What real-world problems does the Pythagorean Theorem allow us to solve?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Quizizz Assignments
* IXL Assignments

August 27 - August 31

Learning Intentions:
* Find the distance between two points in a coordinate system
* Determine side lengths of right triangles 

Essential Questions:
* What real-world problems does the Pythagorean Theorem allow us to solve?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Edulastic Assignments
* IXL Assignments

August 20 - August 24

Learning Intentions:
* Use irrational approximations to compare size
* Locate irrational approximations on a number line
* Estimate the value of irrational expressions
* Know that the square root of 2 is irrational
* Determine side lengths of right triangles

Essential Questions:
* How can lengths and distances be expressed - exactly or approximately - using understanding of square roots?
* What real-world problems does the Pythagorean Theorem allow us to solve?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Quizizz Assignments
* Edulastic Assignments

August 13 - August 17

Learning Intentions:
* Understand that every number has a decimal expansion
* Show that the decimal expansion repeats or terminates
* Convert a terminating decimal into a rational number
* Convert a repeating decimal into a rational number
* Use irrational approximations to compare size
* Locate irrational approximations on a number line
* Estimate the value of irrational expressions

Essential Question:
* How are rational and irrational numbers related?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests
* Quizizz Assignment

August 6 - August 10

Learning Intentions:
* Know about rational numbers
* Know about irrational numbers

Essential Question:
* How are rational and irrational numbers related?

Assignments:
* In Class Activities
* Individual and Team Tests