Math – 8th Grade Lesson Plan

Extra Help: Big Ideas Math Book – select common core 2014 and select the blue book under Regular Pathway

Extra Help: Big Ideas Math Book Video – select common core 2014 and select the blue book

We are coming back to Units 1 & 2 at the end of the year before LEAP testing.

Acellus – Pre-test (1)

Unit 3 – Rational and Irrational Numbers

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Perfect Squares (Acellus 58 & 59)
    2. Square roots of perfect squares (8-F.14)
    3. Positive and negative square roots (8-F.15)
    4. Relationship between squares and square roots (8-F.17)
    5. Irrational Numbers (Acellus 60 & 61)
    6. Irrational Numbers on the Number Line (Acellus 62 & 63)
    7. Identify rational and irrational numbers (8-D.5)
    8. Cubes (Acellus 64 & 65)
    9. Cube Roots (Acellus 66 & 67)
    10. Estimate cube roots (8-F.21)
    11. Cube roots of perfect cubes (8-F.19)
    12. Solve equations involving cubes and cube roots (8-F.20)
    13. Evaluate radical expressions (8-V.7)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Ordering and Approximating Square Roots Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn – Assignment to be given by teacher
    1. Unit 3 – Rational and Irrational Numbers (1st Block)
    2. Unit 3 – Rational and Irrational Numbers (2nd Block)
    3. Unit 3 – Rational and Irrational Numbers (4th Block)

Unit 4 – Integer Exponents

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Rational Numbers to Decimal Expansion(Acellus 28 & 29)
    2. Decimals to Rational Numbers(Acellus 30 & 31)
    3. Percents to Decimals (Acellus 32 & 33)
    4. Convert between decimals and fractions or mixed numbers (8-D.4)
    5. Exponents and Bases(Acellus 34 & 35)
    6. Powers and Exponents (Acellus 36 & 37)
    7. Understanding exponents (8-F.1)
    8. Evaluate exponents (8-F.2)
    9. Multiplying Powers with Similar Bases(Acellus 38 & 39)
    10. Multiplying Powers with Different Bases(Acellus 40 & 41)
    11. Dividing Powers with Similar Bases (Acellus 42 & 43)
    12. Exponents with negative bases (8-F.4)
    13. Exponents with decimal and fractional bases (8-F.5)
    14. Exponents of Zero (Acellus 44 & 45)
    15. Negative Exponents (Acellus 46 & 47)
    16. Understanding negative exponents (8-F.6)
    17. Evaluate negative exponents (8-F.7)
    18. Converting Exponential Expressions (Acellus 48 & 49)
    19. Scientific Notation(Acellus 50 & 51)
    20. Scientific Notation Operations with Scientific Notation (Acellus 52 & 53)
    21. Scientific Notation Formats (Acellus 54 & 55)
    22. Convert between standard and scientific notation (8-G.1)
    23. Compare numbers written in scientific notation (8-G.2)
    24. Divide numbers written in scientific notation (8-G.4)
    25. Unit 2 Review (Acellus 56)
    26. Unit 2 Exam on (Acellus 57)
    27. Solve equations with variable exponents (8-F.3)
    28. Multiplication with exponents (8-F.8)
    29. Division with exponents (8-F.9)
    30. Multiplication and division with exponents (8-F.10)
    31. Power rule (8-F.11)
    32. Evaluate expressions involving exponents (8-F.12)
    33. Identify equivalent expressions involving exponents (8-F.13)
    34. Multiply monomials (8-BB.6)
    35. Divide monomials (8-BB.7)
    36. Multiply and divide monomials (8-BB.8)
    37. Powers of monomials (8-BB.9)
    38. Square roots of perfect squares (8-F.14)
    39. Positive and negative square roots (8-F.15)
    40. Relationship between squares and square roots (8-F.17)
    41. Cube roots of perfect cubes (8-F.19)
    42. Solve equations involving cubes and cube roots (8-F.20)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Unit Conversions 1 – Assessment Quiz
    2. Unit Conversions 2 – Scientific Notation and Significant Digits Assessment Quiz
    3. Exponents and Power Rules Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn –
    1. Unit 4 – Integer Exponents 1st Block
    2. Unit 4 – Integer Exponents 2nd Block
    3. Unit 4 – Integer Exponents 4th Block

Unit 5 – Rational and Irrational Numbers through Volume

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Exact and Approximate Pi (Acellus 122 & 123)
    2. Area of Circles (Acellus 124 & 125)
    3. Volume of Spheres (Acellus 126 & 127)
    4. Volume of spheres (8-T.11)
    5. Volume of Cylinders (Acellus 128 & 129)
    6. Volume of Cones (Acellus 130 & 131)
    7. Volume of cylinders and cones (8-T.9)
    8. Volume of Composite Shapes (Acellus 132 & 135)
    9. Pythagorean Theorem in Cones (Acellus 136 & 137)
    10. Estimate positive and negative square roots (8-F.16)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Circumference and Area of Circles Assessment Quiz
    2. Prisms and Cylinders Assessment Quiz
    3. Pyramids and Cones Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 5 – Rational and Irrational Numbers through Volume 1st Block
    2. Unit 5 – Rational and Irrational Numbers through Volume 2nd Block
    3. Unit 5 – Rational and Irrational Numbers through Volume 4th Block
  4. Units 4 & 5 Test
    • Passcode :  2LMCT37

 

Midterm Review (Acellus 120)

Midterm Exam (Acellus 121)

Unit 6 – Pythagorean Theorem

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Cube Roots of Negative Numbers (Acellus 68 & 69)
    2. Pythagorean Theorem with Known Legs (Acellus 70 & 71)
    3. Converse of the Pythagorean theorem: is it a right triangle? (8-R.5)
    4. Pythagorean theorem: find the length of the hypotenuse (8-R.1)
    5. Pythagorean Theorem with an Unknown Leg (Acellus 72 & 73)
    6. Pythagorean theorem: find the missing leg length (8-R.2)
    7. Proving Pythagorean Theorem(Acellus 74 & 75)
    8. Pythagorean Theorem – Right, Acute, and Obtuse Triangles (Acellus 76 & 77)
    9. Using Pythagorean Theorem in the Coordinate System (Acellus 78 & 79)
    10. Pythagorean theorem: find the perimeter (8-R.3)
    11. Pythagorean theorem: word problems (8-R.4)
    12. Find the distance between two points (8-N.4)
    13. Unit 3 Acellus Review (Acellus 80)
    14. Unit 3 Acellus Exam (Acellus 81)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Pythagorean Theorem Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 6 – Pythagorean Theorem 1st Block
    2. Unit 6- Pythagorean Theorem 2nd Block
    3. Unit 6 – Pythagorean Theorem 4th Block

Unit 7  – Discovering Slope – Intercept Form through Geometry

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Relating Graphs to Events (Acellus 138 & 139)
    2. Unit Rate as Slope (Acellus 146 & 147)
    3. Unit rates (8-H.4)
    4. Do the ratios form a proportion? (8-H.6)
    5. Do the ratios form a proportion: word problems (8-H.7)
    6. Solve proportions (8-H.8)
    7. Solve proportions: word problems (8-H.9)
    8. Find the constant of proportionality from a graph (8-I.3)
    9. Graph proportional relationships (8-I.5)
    10. Solve problems involving proportional relationships (8-I.8)
    11. Write equations for proportional relationships (8-I.4)
    12. Functions (Acellus 140 & 141)
    13. Sequences (Acellus 142 & 143)
    14. Slope (Acellus 144 & 145)
    15. Find the slope of a graph (8-Y.1)
    16. Find the slope from two points (8-Y.2)
    17. Find the slope of an equation (8-Y.4)
    18. Graph a line using slope (8-Y.5)
    19. Graph a line from an equation (8-Y.6)
    20. Write a linear equation from a graph (8-Y.8)
  2. Gizmo Lab
    1. Distance-Time Graphs Assessment Quiz
    2. Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 7 – Discovering Slope – Intercept Form through Geometry 1st Block
    2. Unit 7 – Discovering Slope – Intercept Form through Geometry 2nd Block
    3. Unit 7 – Discovering Slope – Intercept Form through Geometry 4th Block

 

Unit 8 – Linear Function

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Comparing Proportional Relationships (Acellus 148 & 149)
    2. Identify functions (8-Z.1)
    3. Graphing Linear Equations with Slope (Acellus 150 & 151)
    4. Complete a table for a linear function (8-Z.7)
    5. Slope Formula (Acellus 152 & 153)
    6. Complete a table and graph a linear function (8-Z.8)
    7. Y-intercept (Acellus 154 & 155)
    8. Interpret the graph of a linear function: word problems (8-Z.9)
    9. Graphing Lines with Slope and Y-Intercept (Acellus 156 & 157)
    10. Find values using function graphs (8-Z.17)
    11. Special Linear Equations (Acellus 158 & 159)
    12. Complete a table for a function graph (8-Z.18)
    13. Independent vs. Dependent Variables (Acellus 160 & 161)
    14. Graph a line from an equation (8-Y.6)
    15. Slopes of Similar Triangles (Acellus 162-163)
    16. Complete a table and graph a linear function (8-Z.8)
    17. Slopes of Similar Triangles 2 (Acellus 164-165)
    18. Write a linear function from a table (8-Z.10)
    19. Compare linear functions: graphs, tables, and equations (8-Z.11)
    20. Identify linear and nonlinear functions (8-Z.14)
    21. Find the constant of proportionality from a graph (8-I.3)
    22. Write equations for proportional relationships (8-I.4)
    23. Find the constant of proportionality: word problems (8-I.7)
    24. Solve problems involving proportional relationships (8-I.8)
    25. Find the slope of a graph (8-Y.1)
    26. Find the slope from two points (8-Y.2)
    27. Find a missing coordinate using slope (8-Y.3)
    28. Write a linear equation from a graph (8-Y.8)
    29. Write a linear equation from two points (8-Y.10)
    30. Rate of change (8-Z.4)
    31. Constant rate of change (8-Z.5)
    32. Write a linear function from a table (8-Z.10)
    33. Write linear functions: word problems (8-Z.12)
    34. Acellus Unit 7 Review (Acellus 166)
    35. Acellus Unit 7 Exam (Acellus 167)
  2. Gizmos Lab – Functions Machines 2 (Functions Tables and Graphs) Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 8 – Linear Function 1st Block
    2. Unit 8 – Linear Function 2nd Block
    3. Unit 8 – Linear Function 4th Block

Unit 9 – Solving Equations with One Variable

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Variables and Expressions (Acellus 2 & 3)
    2. Find the number of solutions (8-W.13)
    3. Coefficients, Terms, and Constants (Acellus 4 & 5)
    4. Create equations with no solutions or infinitely many solutions (8-W.14)
    5. Evaluating Algebraic Expressions (Acellus 6 & 7)
    6. Solve equations involving squares and square roots (8-F.18)
    7. Algebraic Expressions with Order of Operations (Acellus 8 & 9)
    8. Model and solve equations using algebra tiles (8-W.3)
    9. Introduction to Equations(Acellus 10 & 11)
    10. Write and solve equations that represent diagrams (8-W.4)
    11. Solving Equations by Adding and Subtracting (Acellus 12 & 13)
    12. Solve one-step equations (8-W.6)
    13. Solving Equations by Multiplying and Dividing (Acellus 14 & 15)
    14. Solve two-step equations (8-W.7)
    15. Solving Two-Step Equations (Acellus 16 & 17)
    16. Solve multi-step equations (8-W.8)
    17. Solving Multi-Step Equations (Acellus 18 & 19)
    18. Solve equations involving like terms (8-W.9)
    19. Solving Equations with Distributive Property (Acellus 20 & 21)
    20. Solve equations with variables on both sides (8-W.10)
    21. Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (Acellus 22 & 23)
    22. Solve equations: mixed review (8-W.11)
    23. Solving Special Equations (Acellus 24 & 25)
    24. Solve equations: word problems (8-W.12)
    25. Acellus Unit 1 Review (Acellus 26)
    26. Acellus Unit 1 Exam (Acellus 27)
  2. Gizmo Lab – Modeling and Solving Two-Step Equations Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 9 – Solving Equations with One Variable 1st Block
    2. Unit 9 – Solving Equations with One Variable 2nd Block
    3. Unit 9 – Solving Equations with One Variable 4th Block

Unit 10 – Systems of Equations

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Solving Systems of Equations (Acellus 168 & 169)
    2. Is (x, y) a solution to the system of equations? (8-AA.1)
    3. Parallel Lines (Acellus 170 & 171)
    4. Solve a system of equations by graphing (8-AA.2)
    5. Perpendicular Lines (Acellus 172 & 173)
    6. Find the number of solutions to a system of equations by graphing (8-AA.4)
    7. Parallel Slopes (Acellus 174 & 175)
    8. Find the number of solutions to a system of equations (8-AA.5)
    9. Perpendicular Slopes (Acellus 176 & 177)
    10. Classify a system of equations by graphing (8-AA.6)
    11. Solving Systems of Equations via Elimination(Acellus 178 & 179)
    12. Classify a system of equations (8-AA.7)
    13. Solving Real-World Systems of Equations via Eliminationn (Acellus 180 & 181)
    14. Solve a system of equations using substitution (8-AA.8)
    15. Solving Systems of Equations via Substitution(Acellus 182 & 183)
    16. Solve a system of equations using elimination (8-AA.10)
    17. Solving Real-World Systems of Equations via Substitution (Acellus 184 & 185)
    18. Solve a system of equations by graphing: word problems (8-AA.3)
    19. Comparing Linear Functions (Acellus 186 & 187)
    20. Solve a system of equations using substitution: word problems (8-AA.9)
    21. Transforming Linear Functions (Acellus 188 & 189)
    22. Solve a system of equations using elimination: word problems (8-AA.11)
    23. Quadratic Functions (Acellus 190 & 191)
    24. Exponential Functions (Acellus 192 & 193)
    25. Acellus Unit 8 Review (Acellus 194)
    26. Acellus Unit 8 Exam (Acellus 195)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Solving Equations on an Number Line Assessment Quiz
    2. Solving Two Step Equations Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 10 – Systems of Equations 1st Block
    2. Unit 10 – Systems of Equations 2nd Block
    3. Unit 10 – Systems of Equations 4th Block

Unit 11 – Bivariate Statistics: Linear

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Clustering (Acellus 196 & 197)
    2. Scatter plots (8-CC.14)
    3. Linear Association (Acellus 198 & 199)
    4. Outliers in scatter plots (8-DD.8)
    5. Positive vs. Negative Association (Acellus 200 & 201)
    6. Constant rate of change (8-Z.5)
    7. Outliers (Acellus 202 & 203)
    8. Write linear functions: word problems (8-Z.12)
    9. Non-Linear Association (Acellus 204 & 205)
    10. Modeling Data with Lines (Acellus 206 & 207)
    11. Trend Lines in Scatter Plots (Acellus 208 & 209)
    12. Correlation (Acellus 210 & 211)
    13. Interpolation vs. Extrapolation (Acellus 212 & 213)
    14. Categorical Data (Acellus 214 & 215)
  2. Gizmo Lab –
    1. Correlations Assessment Quiz
    2. Solving Using Trend Lines Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn
    1. Unit 11 – Bivariate Statistics: Linear 1st Block
    2. Unit 11 – Bivariate Statistics: Linear 2nd Block
    3. Unit 11 – Bivariate Statistics: Linear 4th Block

Unit 1 – Transformation and Congruence

  1. Acellus Lab and IXL
    1. Coordinate Grids and Quadrants Quiz
      1. Passcode:  6H4L
    2.  Dilations (Acellus 82 & 83)
    3. Dilations: graph the image (8-Q.2)
    4. Dilations: find the coordinates (8-Q.3)
    5. Translations (Acellus 84 & 85)
    6. Translations: graph the image (8-P.3)
    7. Translations: find the coordinates (8-P.4)
    8. Reflections (Acellus 86 & 87)
    9. Reflections: graph the image (8-P.5)
    10. Reflections: find the coordinates (8-P.6)
    11. Rotations (Acellus 88 & 89)
    12. Rotations: graph the image (8-P.7)
    13. Rotations: find the coordinates (8-P.8)
    14. Combinations of Transformations (Acellus 90 & 91)
    15. Identify reflections, rotations, and translations (8-P.2)
    16. Congruent Polygons (Acellus 92 & 93)
    17. Transformations and Congruency (Acellus 94 & 95)
    18. Side lengths and angle measures of congruent figures (8-P.9)
    19. Congruence statements and corresponding parts (8-P.10)
    20. Determining Similarity with Transformations (Acellus 96 & 97)
    21. Similar and congruent figures (8-Q.1)
    22. Similarity Transformations (Acellus 98 & 99)
    23. Unit 4 Review (Acellus 100)
    24. Unit 4 Exam (Acellus 101)
  2. Gizmo Lab – Rotations, Reflections, and Translations Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn – Click on the link of class you are in:
    1. Unit 1 – Transformation and Congruence (1st Block)
    2. Unit 1 – Transformation and Congruence (2nd Block)
    3. Unit 1 – Transformation and Congruence (4th Block)

Unit 2 – Similarity Transformations

  1. Acellus Lab (Lessons 102-119) and IXL
    1. Linear Pairs of Angles (Acellus 102 & 103)
    2. Vertical Angles (Acellus 104 & 105)
    3. Corresponding Angles and Parallel Lines (Acellus 106 & 107)
    4. Similar and congruent figures (8-Q.1)
    5. Side lengths and angle measures of similar figures (8-Q.5)
    6. Identify complementary, supplementary, vertical, adjacent, and congruent angles (8-O.7)
    7. Find measures of complementary, supplementary, vertical, and adjacent angles (8-O.8)
    8. Alternate Interior Angles and Parallel Lines (Acellus 108 & 109)
    9. Interior angles of polygons (8-O.6)
    10. Alternate Exterior Angles and Parallel Lines (Acellus 110 & 111)
    11. Exterior Angle Theorem (8-O.5)
    12. Same Side Interior Angles and Parallel Lines (Acellus 112 & 113)
    13. Angles of Parallel Lines with Algebra (Acellus 114 & 115)
    14. Transversal of parallel lines (8-O.9)
    15. Angles and Polygons (Acellus 116 & 117)
    16. Similar Figures and Parallel Lines (Acellus 118 & 119)
    17. Find missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals (8-O.4)
    18. Congruent triangles: SSS, SAS, and ASA (8-P.11)
  2. Gizmo Lab – Investigating Angle Theorems Assessment Quiz
  3. Actively Learn –
    1. Unit 2 – Similarity Transformation 1st Block
    2. Unit 2 – Similarity Transformation 2nd Block
    3. Unit 2 – Similarity Transformation 4th Block

 

Final Review (Acellus 216)

Final Exam (Acellus 217)

End of Course (Acellus 218)