Welcome to Core 8 Math! This class covers the Common Core State Standards for Grade 8 (click for link to standards).
Our text is Connected Mathematics 3 (also called CMP3). It is a series of consumable paperback texts/workbooks, which will be issued to the students one unit at a time. Students need to bring the text to class each day, as they will be taking notes in it and doing problems from it.
A "parent roadmap" for offering support to your child in Grade 8 Math can be found at http://www.cgcs.org/cms/lib/DC00001581/Centricity/Domain/36/ParentGuide_Math_8.pdf
In this course, students will learn to solve complex math problems using a variety of mathematical knowledge and skills, collaborate with others to complete a task, and communicate effectively using the language of mathematics. Students will explore the "big ideas" in mathematics and develop the critical thinking skills needed to apply and communicate concepts in real-world situations.
Students will extend their mathematical knowledge by: