8th Grade Math

UNIT 1: Rigid Transformations and Congruence

8.1.1 Rigid Transformations: Exploring transformations that preserve size and shape.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1

8.1.2 Properties of Rigid Transformations: Understanding the properties of transformations like translations, rotations, and reflections.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1

8.1.3 Congruence: Investigating the concept of congruence in geometry.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.2

8.1.4 Angles in a Triangle: Exploring angle relationships and properties in triangles.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.5

8.1.5 Let’s Put It to Work: Applying concepts of transformations and congruence in real-world contexts.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.1

UNIT 2: Dilations, Similarity, and Introducing Slope

8.2.1 Dilations: Learning about dilations and their properties.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.3

8.2.2 Similarity: Exploring the concept of similarity in geometric figures.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.4

8.2.3 Slope: Understanding the concept of slope in the context of coordinate geometry.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.6

8.2.4 Let’s Put It to Work: Using dilations, similarity, and slope in practical situations.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.A.4

UNIT 3: Linear Relationships

8.3.1 Proportional Relationships: Investigating proportional relationships and their representations.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.5

8.3.2 Representing Linear Relationships: Learning different ways to represent linear relationships.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.6

8.3.3 Finding Slopes: Calculating and interpreting the slope of a line.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.6

8.3.4 Linear Equations: Understanding and solving linear equations.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7

8.3.5 Let’s Put it to Work: Applying concepts of linear relationships in real-life scenarios.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.B.5

UNIT 4: Linear Equations and Linear Systems

8.4.1 Puzzle Problems: Solving complex problems using linear equations.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7

8.4.2 Linear Equations in One Variable: Mastering linear equations with one variable.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.7

8.4.3 Systems of Linear Equations: Understanding and solving systems of linear equations.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8

8.4.4 Let’s Put It to Work: Implementing linear equations and systems in practical applications.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.C.8

UNIT 5: Functions and Volume

8.5.1 Inputs and Outputs: Exploring the concept of functions through inputs and outputs.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.A.1

8.5.2 Representing and Interpreting Functions: Learning to represent and interpret functions.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.A.2

8.5.3 Linear Functions and Rates of Change: Understanding linear functions and their rates of change.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.B.4

8.5.4 Cylinders and Cones: Calculating the volume of cylinders and cones.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.C.9

8.5.5 Dimensions and Spheres: Exploring the properties and volume of spheres.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.C.9

8.5.6 Let’s Put It to Work: Applying concepts of functions and volume in various scenarios.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.F.A.1

UNIT 6: Associations in Data

8.6.1 Does This Predict That?: Analyzing whether one variable can predict another.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.1

8.6.2 Associations in Numerical Data: Investigating patterns and associations in numerical data.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.2

8.6.3 Associations in Categorical Data: Exploring associations in categorical data.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.3

8.6.4 Let’s Put It to Work: Using data analysis to make informed decisions and predictions.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.SP.A.4

UNIT 7: Exponents and Scientific Notation

8.7.1 Exponent Review: Reviewing the basics of exponents.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.1

8.7.2 Exponent Rules: Learning and applying rules of exponents.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.1

8.7.3 Scientific Notation: Understanding and using scientific notation.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.3

8.7.4 Let’s Put It to Work: Implementing exponents and scientific notation in real-world contexts.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.EE.A.4

UNIT 8: Pythagorean Theorem and Irrational Numbers

8.8.1 Side Lengths and Areas of Squares: Exploring the relationship between the side lengths and areas of squares.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.6

8.8.2 The Pythagorean Theorem: Understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.7

8.8.3 Side Lengths and Volumes of Cubes: Investigating the properties of cubes and their volumes.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.C.9

8.8.4 Decimal Representation of Rational and Irrational Numbers: Differentiating between rational and irrational numbers.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.NS.A.1

8.8.5 Let’s Put it to Work: Using the Pythagorean Theorem and understanding of irrational numbers in practical problems.
Common Core Standards: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.8

UNIT 9: Putting It All Together

8.9.1 Tessellations: Exploring the mathematical concept of tessellations.
Common Core Standards: Comprehensive application of Grade 8 standards.

8.9.2 The Weather: Applying mathematical concepts to analyze and predict weather patterns.
Common Core Standards: Comprehensive application of Grade 8 standards.

This curriculum provides a broad and in-depth exploration of key 8th-grade mathematical concepts, ensuring students are well-prepared for high school mathematics and aligned with the Common Core Standards.

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