Math 8Math 8 follows the Common Core State standards. The areas of focus are listed below.
Unit 1 - Integer exponents, Laws of Exponents and scientific notation
Unit 2 - Solving linear equations and applications
Unit 3 - Linear relationships, slope, and y-intercept
Unit 4 - Systems of linear equations and applications
Unit 5 - Functions
Unit 6 - Transformational geometry (Rigid motions and dilations/similarity)
Unit 7 - Geometry of parallel lines and triangles
Unit 8 - Bivariate Data, Scatter plots, and two-way data tables
Unit 9 - Volume of spheres, cylinders, and cones
Unit 10 - Rational/Irrational numbers, square, and cube roots
Unit 11 - Pythagorean Theorem
The NYS common core math assessment is in late April and assess units 1 through 9.
Units 10 and 11 are covered after the assessment and will be included in the district final exam in June.