Eighth Grade

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Mastery Topic X – Systems of Equations

Assignment Checklist

☐ LT10.1 Video & Notes – Translations of Figures
☐ LT10.1 – Digits Problem Set
☐ LT10.2 Video & Notes – Reflections of Figures
☐ LT10.3 Video & Notes – Rotations of Figures
☐ LT10.4 Video & Notes – Dilations of Figures


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Mastery Topic IV – Systems of Equations

 

LT9.1 Goals:

  • I understand what a system of equations is and what its solutions represent.
  • I can write a system of equations to represent a real work situation.
  • I can determine and explain why a system of equations has one, none, or infinitely many solutions by analyzing the equations.
  • I can determine whether or not an ordered pair is the solutions to a system of equations.

LT9.2 Goals:

  • I can solve a system of equations by graphing.
  • I can interpret what the intersection of two line represents.
  • I can determine and explain why a system of equations has one, none, or infinitely many solutions by analyzing a graph.
  • I can solve real world systems of equations and interpret the meaning of the solution.

LT9.3 Goals:

  • I can solve a system of equations using the substitution method and check my solution.
  • I can interpret the meaning of the solution of a system of equations.
  • I can solve real world systems of equations using the substitution method and interpret the meaning of the solution.

LT9.4 Goals:

  • I can solve a system of equations by adding or subtracting the equation to eliminate a variable and check my solution.
  • I can interpret the meaning of the solution of a system of equations.
  • I can solve real world systems of equations using the substitution method and interpret the meaning of the solution.

Assignment Checklist

☐ LT9.0 Notes – Pages 3 & 4 of Note Packet
☐ LT9.0 Checkpoint
☐ LT9.1 Video & Notes – Intro to Systems of Equations
☐ LT9.1 Digits Problem Set & Page 8 in Note Packet
☐ LT9.2 Video & Notes – The Graphing Method
☐ LT9.2 Digits Problems & Work Sheet
☐ MT9 Checkpoint 1 – Identifying Solutions & The Graphing Method
☐ LT9.3 Video & Notes – The Substitution Method
☐ LT9.3 Digits Problems
☐ LT9.3 Solving Systems using the Substitution Method Worksheet

☐ LT9.4a Video & Notes – The Elimination Method Part 1
☐ LT9.4a Digits Problems
☐ LT9.4b Video & Notes – The Elimination Method Part 2
☐ LT9.4b Digits Problems
☐ LT9.4 Solving Systems using the Elimination Method Worksheet




Mastery Topic VIII – Transversals & Triangles

Topic List

LT8.0 Goals:

  • I can put words to geometric symbols and vice versa.
  • I can label angles according to their measurement.
  • I can use properties of angles to solve for an unknown angle.

LT8.1 Goals:

  • I can find and identify angle relationships when two parallel lines are cut by a transversal and find unknown angle measurements.
  • I can recognize angle relationships that are congruent.

LT8.2 Goals:

  • I can use the triangle sum theorem to find unknown angle measurements in a triangle.
  • I can use the exterior angle theorem to find unknown angle measurements in a triangle.
  • I can recognize angle relationships that are congruent.

LT8.3 Goals:

  • I can recognize angle relationships that are congruent.
  • I can use the angle-angle similarity theorem to prove similar triangles.

Assignment Checklist

☐ LT8.0 Video & Notes – Intro to Angles
☐ LT8.0 Checkpoint
☐ LT8.1a Video & Notes – Transversal Basics and Terminology
☐ LT8.1a – Pages 7 & 8 of Note Packet or Digits Problem Set
☐ LT8.2b – Page 9 (5-19) of Note Packet or Digits Problem Set
☐ LT8.2 Video & Notes – Angles Theorems for Triangles
☐ LT8.2 – Page 14 (1-15) of Note Packet or Digits Problem Set
☐ LT8.3 Video & Notes – Similar Triangles
☐ LT8.3 – Page 17-18 of Note Packet or Digits Problem Set




Mastery Topic VII – 3D Solids

Topic List

LT7.1 Goals:

  • I understand what a cylinder is and describe its key features.
  • I can find the surface area and volume of a cylinder and explain what is represents.
  • Given the volume of a cylinder missing radius, diameter or height.

LT7.2 Goals:

  • I understand what a cone is and describe its key features.
  • I can find the surface area and volume of a cone and explain what is represents.
  • Given the volume of a cone missing radius, diameter or height.

LT7.3 Goals:

  • I understand what a sphere is and describe its key features.
  • I can find the surface area and sphere of a cylinder and explain what is represents.
  • Given the volume of a sphere missing radius, diameter or height.

Assignment Checklist

☐ LT7.0 Video & Notes – Circles and Prims
☐ LT7.0 Worksheet
☐ LT7.1 Video & Notes – Cylinders
☐ LT7.1a Digits Problem Set
☐ LT7.1b Digits Problem Set
☐ LT7.2 Video & Notes – Cones
☐ LT7.2 Digits Problem Set
☐ LT7.3 Video & Notes – Spheres

☐ LT6.3 Worksheet




Mastery Topic VI – Data Analysis

Analyze this graph:
– What does it tell us?

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Topic List

LT6.1 Goals:

  • I can make a scatter plot for bivariate measurement data.
  • I can describe the data contained in a scatter plot.
  • I can identify and describe what clusters and outliers represent.

LT6.2 Goals:

  • I can recognize patterns in data and describe them as positive, negative, linear and/or nonlinear associations.
  • I can identify if a linear association exists in bivariate categorical data.

LT6.3 Goals:

  • I can informally graph a best fit line and assess how closely it fits the data.
  • I can create an equation (linear model) to represent bivariate categorical data.
  • I can interpret the meaning of the slope and y-intercept of a linear model.
  • Use a linear model to make predictions.

Assignment Checklist

LT6.1a Video & Notes
LT6.1b Video & Notes
☐ LT6.1a Digits Problem Set
☐ LT6.1b Digits Problem Set
LT6.2 Video & Notes
☐ LT6.2 Digits Problem Set
☐ LT6.2 Worksheet
LT6.3 Video & Notes
☐ LT6.3 Digits Problem Set
☐ LT6.3 Worksheet




Friday, Feb 9th

Video Links
More on Functions
French People are Weird
Could you solve this problem and survive?

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Mastery Topic V ~ Functions (our largest unit!)

Homework LT5.10 Key

Topic List

✎ LT 5.0 ~ Graphing on a Coordinate Plane

  • I can graph any point on the coordinate plane and identify what quadrant (if any) it lies in.
  • iLearn: Notes PDF, Foldable: 1, 2, 3
  • iPractice: Notes PDF
  • iMaster: *Demonstrated in the note packet.
  • Additional Resources: Intro Video

✎ LT 5.1 ~ Proportional Relationships

  • I can identify proportional relationships and explain why they are proportional.
  • I can represent a proportional relationship different ways  (verbal description, table, graph, equation).
  • iLearn: Notes PDF: 1, 2, 3
  • iPractice: Digits 5-1, Digits 5-2
  • iMaster: *Checkpoint Quiz after completion of LT5.3
  • Additional Resources: Introduction to Proportional Relationships

✎ LT 5.2 ~ Slope of a Line

  • I can explain why the slope is the same between any two distinct points on a line.
  • I can interpret the meaning of the slope.
  • iLearn: Notes PDF: 1, 2
  • iPractice: Digits 5-3
  • iMaster: *Checkpoint Quiz after completion of LT5.3
  • Additional Resources: Understanding Slope

✎ LT 5.3 ~ Unit Rate

  • I can find the slope of a line and interpret it as a unit rate.
  • I can compare proportional relationships represented in different ways.
  • iLearn: Notes PDF: 1, 2
  • iPractice: Digits 5-4, Digits 5-7
  • iMaster: Checkpoint Quiz No.1 (5-1, 5-2, and 5-3)
  • Additional Resources: Solving Unit Rate Problems, Ratey the Math Cat

✎ LT 5.4 ~ Function Definition and Identification

  • I understand the definition of a function and can give examples and nonexamples.
  • I can identify functions written as graphs, equations, tables, mapping diagrams and verbal descriptions.
  • iLearn: Functions Foldable; Notes PDF: 1, 2, 3, 4
  • iPractice: LT5.4 Digits Homework
  • iMaster: Checkpoint Quiz No.2 after completion of LT5.5
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.5 ~ Rate of Change

  • I can find and interpret the meaning of the rate of change and initial value of a function (y-intercept).
  • iLearn: Notes PDF: 1, 2
  • iPractice: 
  • iMaster: Checkpoint Quiz No.2 (5.4 and 5.5)
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.6 ~ Linear Function Definition and Identification 

  • I can identify linear and nonlinear functions represented different ways (verbal description, table, graph, equation).
  • I can interpret the meaning of an equation in context of a real world situation (including the slope and y-intercept).
  • iLearn: Notes PDF: 1, 2
  • iPractice:
  • iMaster: Checkpoint Quiz No.3
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.7 ~ Identifying and Defining Intervals of Change

  • I can identify increasing, decreasing and constant intervals on a graph.
  • I can describe what changes in a graph represent in a real world situation.
  • I can interpret the meaning of points on a graph.
  • iLearn:
  • iPractice:
  • iMaster:
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.8 ~ Graphing Intervals

  • I can sketch and label a graph to represent a real world situation.
  • iLearn:
  • iPractice:
  • iMaster:
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.9 ~ Comparing Linear Functions

  • I can compare functions represented in different ways (verbal description, table, graph, equation).
  • I can use functions to represent real world situations.
  • iLearn:
  • iPractice:
  • iMaster:
  • Additional Resources:

✎ LT 5.10 ~ Writing Linear Functions

  • I can write a function to represent a verbal description, table or graph and interpret its meaning.
  • iLearn:
  • iPractice:
  • iMaster:
  • Additional Resources:

Mastery Topic IV – The Pythagorean Theorem

Vocabulary – Project Guidelines:  No vocab this unit.

Topic List

✎ LT 4.0.a (Prerequisites) ~ I can solve equations involving squares and square roots.
✎ LT 4.0.b (Prerequisites) ~
I can understand and graph points on a coordinate plane.
✎ LT 4.1 ~ I can prove the Pythagorean Theorem and use its converse to prove a triangle is a right triangle.
✎ LT 4.2.a ~ I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle. 
✎ LT 4.2.b ~
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the side length of a right triangle. 
✎ LT 4.3 ~
I can use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane.

Assignment Checklist

☐ LT4.0 Notes/Worksheet
☐ LT4.0 Checkpoint Quiz
☐ LT4.1 EdPuzzle/Foldable
☐ LT4.1 Worksheet (Check your own work)
☐ LT4.2 EdPuzzle
☐ LT4.2 Breakout/Google Form
☐ LT4.2 Word Problem Worksheet (Check your own work)
LT4.1 & LT4.2 Checkpoint Quiz 
(Take in Class)
☐ LT4.3 EdPuzzle
☐ LT4.3 Breakout/Google Form

☐ LT4.3 Worksheet
LT4.3 Checkpoint Quiz 
(Take in Class)
☐ MT4 Test


Mastery Topic III – Solving Equations

Notes: (links to Drive – Explain Everything Projects only viewable on iPads)
Mastery Form – What do you know how to do?

Vocabulary – Project Guidelines:  In groups of 2 or 3 create a vocabulary slideshow.  Each slide must include a definition of the word, an example and a non-example, and a picture of to help clarify the defined word.  Also include one random fact or funny picture on each slide.  One group will receive a prize for the best project.  Points will be rewarded on the following basis: the project is turned-in in a timely manner, the provided information is clear and concise, and there is an apparent theme with your random facts or pictures.  Have fun and work cooperatively!
~Equation
~Variable
~Coefficient
~Like Terms
~Distributive Property
~Inverse Operations
~Infinitely Many Solutions (Identity)
~No Solutions
~Simplify ( for Algebraic Expressions)

Topic List

✎ LT 3.1 ~ I can understand inverse operations and use them to solve one-step equations (including checking the solution). I understand these equations have one-solution.
✎ LT 3.2 ~ I can solve two-step equations by using inverse operations, the distributive property, and combining like terms.
✎ LT 3.3 ~ I can solve multi-step equations with variables on both sides.
✎ LT 3.4 ~ I can solve an equation with no solution or infinitely many solutions.
✎ LT 3.5 ~ I can write and solve equations to represent real world situations and be able to explain what each piece of the equation represents.

Assignment Checklist

☐ Vocab Project
☐ LT 3.1 EdPuzzle
☐ LT 3.1 Worksheet
☐ LT 3.2 EdPuzzle
☐ LT 3.2 Practice (Pick 2 of 3)
~ LT3.2 Worksheet: Two Step Equations
~ LT3.2 Worksheet: Word Problems
~ LT3.2 Worksheet: Solve the Riddle
☐ LT 3.3 EdPuzzle
☐  LT 3.3 Practice (Pick 3 of 4)
~ LT 3.3 Worksheet
~ LT 3.3 Khan Academy (Equations with Variables on Both Sides and Equations with Parenthesis)
~ LT 3.3 Digits Online 2-2
~ LT 3.3 Matching Activity
☐ LT 3.4 EdPuzzle
☐ LT 3.4 Worksheet

☐ LT 3.4 Digits 2-4


Mastery Topic II

Notes: (links to Drive – Explain Everything Projects only viewable on iPads)
Khan Academy – Link to Scientific Notation Practice
Mastery Form – What do you know how to do?

Vocabulary – Math Vocabulary Project Requirements
Rational Number
Irrational Number
Terminating Decimal
Non-terminating Decimal
Repeating Decimal
Square Root/Perfect Square
Cube Root/Perfect Cube
Base/Exponent
Scientific Notation

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Topic List

✎ LT 2.1 ~ I can express rational numbers as a decimal expansions.
✎ LT 2.2 — I can convert decimals (including repeating decimals) into rational numbers.
✎ LT 2.3 —I can evaluate and solve equations with perfect square roots and cube roots (rational numbers).
✎ LT 2.4— I can define, explore, and approximate an irrational number.
✎ LT 2.5 —I can order and compare rational and irrational numbers.
✎ LT 2.6 — I can use the multiplication, division, zero, and negative exponent rules to rewrite expressions.
✎ LT 2.7 — I can use exponential rules to simplify expressions involving multiple operations.
✎ LT 2.8 — I can write numbers in scientific notation by converting between standard & scientific, and can estimate and compare the numbers in scientific notation.
✎ LT 2.9 — I can add/subtract numbers in scientific notation.
✎ LT 2.10 — I can multiply/divide numbers in scientific notation.

Assignment Checklist (as of 10/26)

☐ Vocab Project
☐ Square & Cubed Root Foldable
☐ EdPuzzle 1-1
☐ Digits 1-1
☐ EdPuzzle 1-2
☐ Digits 1-2
☐ EdPuzzle 1-3
☐ Digits 1-3
☐ EdPuzzle 1-4
☐ Digits 1-4
☐ Digits Review (Optional)
☐ Zero & Negative Exponents Foldable
☐ LT2.6 Worksheet
☐ LT2.7 Worksheet   (19 or more problems completed)
☐ LT2.8 Worksheet
☐ EdPuzzle – Intro to Scientific Notation
☐ EdPuzzle – LT2.9 -Addition and Subtraction in Scientific Notation
☐ EdPuzzle – LT2.10 – Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation
☐ Digits 4-4   (Covers both LT2.9 and LT2.10)


Mastery Topic II

Notes: (links to Drive – Explain Everything Projects only viewable on iPads)
Quizlet Class: By clicking the link you will join the Pd.7 group.

Vocabulary – Math Vocabulary Project Requirements

Topic List
Assignment Checklist

~Archives~


Holocaust Research & Data Collection

  • Each learner will be conducting research and collecting data through the Holocaust Encyclopedia on the United States Holocaust Museum and Memorial website.  You will be using this data to create and analyze a two-way frequency table.
  • Research the following information about your Holocaust participant from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website below… Number, Name, Gender, Country (where they lived), Concentration Camp Attended, Victim or Survivor.  Holocaust Encyclopedia
  • Record the information in the google form linked below… Number, Name, Gender, Country (where they lived), Concentration Camp Attended, Victim or Survivor.
  • Google Form
  • The collected data will serve as the information used to create two way table for the Mastery Topic test on Monday, Oct. 2nd.

Sep. 25th – Sep. 29th

– Close and Check Keys: 15-5, Pg39815-6, pg402


Sep. 18th – Sep. 22nd

MT 1 – Two-way Frequency Tables
– Close and Check Keys: 15-1, Pg38015-2, Pg38415-4, Pg389

Check Empower for Assignments!


Sep. 11th – Sep. 15th

Monday:

Tuesday:
Check Integer Worksheet
– EdPuzzle: Percent Decimal & Fraction
– Moby Max while your wait for others.
– Learning Space Rotations
— Coaching
— https://student.desmos.com
— Group Flex
— Fraction, Decimal, Percent Card Sort
— Personal Flex
— Personal Flex: Fruit Splat Integer Review – Open in Puffin

Wednesday:
Graph of the Week: Submit a video and video responce on Flipgrid
– Close and Check Key: 15-1, Pg380

Thursday:

Friday:
W6NR32
– Close and Check Key: 15-2, Pg384


Sep. 5th – Sep. 8th

Tuesday:
– 8th Graders will finish Empower Activities
– Location Norming – Google Form
EdPuzzle Integer Rules Review
– If we have time… Moby Max

Wednesday: NEWA Testing – Shortened Classes
– Graph of the Week found on Blog Tab
– Finish Location Norming
– 2B4Me
– If we have time… Moby Max

ThursdayNEWA Testing – Shortened Classes
FridayNEWA Testing – Shortened Classes
– Flipgrid: https://flipgrid.com/i134hac

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Aug. 28th – Sep. 1st

Monday:
Wanted

Tuesday: Habits of Mind

Wednesday:

Thursday:  Logging onto Empower

Friday:
– Friday Videos! #1 #2
– Empower Color Personalities on Empower
– Empower Learner Profiles on Empower
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~ Location Norming (in class)


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mymathuniverse.com

mathdashboard.com

successnetplus.com

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