Math Learning Tools: Grade 8

 

Grade 8 Investigations
Samples and Populations Looking for Pythagoras
Moving Straight Ahead Say It with Symbols
Filling and Wrapping  

 


Samples and Populations
Students gather data from samples to make predicitions about populations.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
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Moving Straight Ahead: Linear Relationships
Students will gain the ability to recognize and represent linear relationships in tables, graphs, words, and symbols, and be able to solve simple linear equations.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
2 - Walking Rates 2.1 Walking to the Yogurt Shop Function Flyer (Project Interactivate) 8.P.5
2.2 Changing the Walking Rate Graph It (Project Interactivate) Graph It Activity   8.P.1, 8.P.4
2.4 Walking to Win Graph It (Project Interactivate) Graph It Activity   8.P.1, 8.P.4
3 - Exploring Lines with a Graphing Calculator 3.2 Graphing Lines Simple Plot (Project Interactivate) 8.P.1, 8.P.4
3.4 Planning a Skating Party Graph It (Project Interactivate) 8.P.1
5 - Exploring Slope 5.2 Finding the Slope of a Line Function Flyer (Project Interactivate) 8.P.5

 


Filling and Wrapping
Students will explore the relationships between the volume and surface area of various solids.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
1 - Building Boxes 1.1 Making Cubic Boxes Space Blocks (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.M.3
2 - Designing Packages 2.1 Packaging Blocks Surface Area (Project Interactivate)
3 - Finding Volumes of Boxes 3.1 Filling Rectangular Boxes Surface Area and Volume
(Project Interactivate)
Finding Volume Activity   8.M.3
3.1 Follow Up Volume and Shape (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.M.3
4 - Cylinders 4.1 Filling a Cylinder Volume and Shape (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.M.3

 


Looking for Pythagoras
Students will explore the Pythagorean Theorem, irrational numbers, connecting coordinates, slope, distance, and area.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
2 - Finding Areas and Lengths 2.2 Looking for Squares Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives) Finding Areas Activity   8.G.4
2.2 Looking for Squares Coordinate Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives) Finding Areas Activity   8.G.4
2.3 Finding Lengths Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.G.4
3 - The Pythagorean Theorem 3.1 Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem Pythagorean Theorem (Virtual Manipulatives) Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem Activity   8.G.4
3.1 Discovering the Pythagorean Theorem Geoboard (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.G.4
3.2 Puzzling Through A Proof Pythagorean Theorem (Virtual Manipulatives) 8.G.4
3.4 Measuring the Egyptian Way Nova Proof (PBS Teacherline) 8.G.4
4.1 Stopping Sneaky Sally Pythagorean Explorer (Project Interactivate) 8.G.4

 


Say It With Symbols
Students will use equivalent expressions, and solve linear and simple quadratic equations.

Investigation Lesson Tool Worksheet Assessment Standards
4 - Solving Equations 4.2 Solving Linear Equations Algebra Balance Scales (Virtual Manipulatives) Linear Equations Activity   8.P.7

 



The alignments on this page are based on work done by the Boston Public Schools and the Educational Development Center (EDC) and funded by a No Child Left Behind grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education.