Camden-Rockport Middle School

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Math
Grade 8
 
Description:

COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: 8th Grade Mathematics

LENGTH OF TIME: Full Year (60/65 minutes every day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Students in grade 8 finalize the last of a two-year electronically-based Glencoe Math program.  This curriculum develops four mathematical strands:  Number and Operation, Geometry & Measurement, Data Analysis & Probability, and Algebra.  The primary focus is on algebra 1 and Geometry during this year.

 

KEY VOCABULARY

Angles: alternate interior
and exterior; cooresponding,
exterior and interior 

Non-linear function

Standard form

Bivariate data

Null set

Standard deviation

Constant

Parallel

Substitution

Dilation

Perpendicular

Systems of equations

Direct variation

Quadratic function

Terminating decimal

Discrete date

Qualitative data

Transformation

Domain

Quantitative data

Translation

Hypotenuse

Radical sign

X-intercept

Identity

Scatter plot

Y-intercept

Independent variable

Scientific notation

 

Linear equation

Scope-intercept form

 

Monomial

Sphere

 

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENTS:

Daily discussions

Worksheets (practice & enrichment)

Frequent quizzes

Unit tests

Group work

NECAP tests given in fall

NWEA tests given fall & spring

Competency Test given in October (for HS course selection)

Continental Math League challenges

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

Glencoe Math 3, 2013

5-Minute Pre-Algebra Warm-ups, Glencoe

Math Achievement, Carson-Dellosa Pub. Co.

Various websites

Revised 8/12

 

 
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