Math Syllabus Outline

8th Grade Math Curriculum Map Outline

2013-2014

1st Trimester – Units 1, 2, 3, 4

2nd Trimester – Units 5, 6, 7, 8

3rd Trimester – Units 9, 10, 11

A. The Number System

• 1 Real Numbers (13 days) – Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers. C.A. 8/28

B. Expressions and Equations

• 2 Radicals/Integer Exponents (11 days) – Work with radicals and integer exponents. C.A. 9/13
• 3 Proportional Relationships (14 days) – Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations. C.A. 10/4
• 4 Linear Equations (17 days) – Analyze and solve linear equations. C.A. 11/5
• 5 Systems of Linear Equations (17 days) – Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations. C.A. 12/4

C. Functions

• 6 Functions (12 days) – Define, evaluate, and compare functions. C.A. 12/20
• 7 Model Functions (14 days) – Use functions to model relationships between quantities. C.A. 1/24

D. Geometry

• 8 Congruence/Similarity (15 days) – Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software. C.A. 2/14
• 9 Pythagorean Theorem (13 days) – Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem. C.A. 3/7
• 10 Volume (12 days) – Solve real-world and mathematical problems using volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres. C.A. 3/26

E. Statistics and Probability

• 11 Bivariate Data (12 days) – Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data. C.A. 4/18

Mathematical Practices (All Year)

• Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
• Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
• Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
• Model mathematics.
• Use appropriate tools strategically.
• Attend to precision.
• Look for and make use of structure.
• Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.