• 8th Grade Mathematics

    The 8th Grade Mathematics Course delivers a viable curriculum and prepares students for Algebra I. This course is designed to deepen and extend understanding of rational and irrational numbers, the laws of exponents and exponential relationships, equations, inequalities, expressions and students will engage in methods for analyzing, solving, and using linear functions and scatter plots. Geometric congruence and similarity properties, volume formulas, surface area formulas, and the Pythagorean Theorem will be included in the course curriculum, as well. The Standards for Mathematical Processes are applied throughout the course and together with the content standards prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.

    Course Outline:

    • Unit 1:  Rigid Transformations and Congruence
    • Unit 2:  Dilations, Similarity, and Introducing Slope
    • Unit 3:  Linear Relationships
    • Unit 4:  Linear Equations and Linear Systems
    • Unit 5:  Functions and Volume
    • Unit 6:  Associations in Data
    • Unit 7:  Exponents and Scientific Notation
    • Unit 8:  Pythagorean Theorem and Irrational Numbers