# 8th Grade Math

# Mrs. McKenzie

**Westchester Middle School**

## If you have any questions please feel free to call me before or after school at 708-450-2735 x 1116 or email me at amckenzie@sd925.org.

If you have any questions please feel free to call me before or after school at 708-450-2735 x 1116 or email me at amckenzie@sd925.org.

## If you would like to be invited to join your child's Google Classroom so you can see the assignments, please send me an email from the address you would like to use and include your child's name and math period. We will mostly be using Math Techbook this year, but may on occasion have an assignment on Google Classroom.

If you would like to be invited to join your child's Google Classroom so you can see the assignments, please send me an email from the address you would like to use and include your child's name and math period. We will mostly be using Math Techbook this year, but may on occasion have an assignment on Google Classroom.

## We will have an exciting year exploring:

We will have an exciting year exploring:

### The Number System

The Number System

### Expressions and Equations

Expressions and Equations

### Functions

Functions

### Geometry

Geometry

### Statistics

Statistics

### Probability

Probability

## We will use the 8 Mathematical Practices in our journey. They are:

We will use the 8 Mathematical Practices in our journey. They are:

### 1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

### 2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

### 3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

### 4. Model with mathematics.

4. Model with mathematics.

### 5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

### 6. Attend to precision.

6. Attend to precision.

### 7. Look for and make use of structure.

7. Look for and make use of structure.

### 8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

## You can find most important information on this website. If you still have a question, please email me and I will get back to you.

You can find most important information on this website. If you still have a question, please email me and I will get back to you.

### Calendar- Homework assignments and upcoming events such as review sessions, tests, and project due dates.

Calendar- Homework assignments and upcoming events such as review sessions, tests, and project due dates.

### Class Expectations- This page explains what you need this year, how you will be graded and various policies including my expectations.

Class Expectations- This page explains what you need this year, how you will be graded and various policies including my expectations.

### MAP Practice- Find your RIT and work on some activities that will help you improve your score

MAP Practice- Find your RIT and work on some activities that will help you improve your score