• Grade 8 Curriculum Overview

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    The Number System

    A. Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers.

    Expressions and Equations

    A. Work with radicals and integer exponents.

    B. Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations.

    C. Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations.


    A. Define, evaluate, and compare functions.

    B. Use functions to model relationships between quantities.


    A. Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.

    Seeing Structure in Expressions

    A. Interpret the structure of expressions (linear, quadratic, exponential, polynomial, rational).

    B. Write expressions in equivalent forms to solve problems.

    Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

    A. Perform arithmetic operations on polynomials.

    B. Understand the relationship between zeros and factors of polynomials.

    C. Use polynomial identities to solve problems.

    Creating Equations

    A. Create equations that describe numbers or relationships.

    Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

    A. Understand solving equations as a process of reasoning and explain the reasoning.

    B. Solve equations and inequalities in one variable.

    C. Solve systems of equations.

    D. Represent and solve equations and inequalities graphically.