Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 5/275/31
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Tuesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How do I work with Transformations and systems of linear and nonlinear equations and inequalities?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Review Packet  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How do I work with Transformations and systems of linear and nonlinear equations and inequalities?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Review Packet  
Thursday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How do I work with Transformations and systems of linear and nonlinear equations and inequalities?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Assessment Sheets  
Friday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How do I work with Transformations and systems of linear and nonlinear equations and inequalities?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Assessment Sheets 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 5/135/17
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you use graphs to find the solutions of an inequality such as ax + b < cx + d?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AD Homework p.57 #1331 odd only  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How does applying the same operation to each side of an inequality change (or not) the relationship of the two quantities being compared?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.2 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  What are the possible solutions for a system that includes one linear and one quadratic function? How can you find these solutions?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AC  
Thursday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you solve systems of inequalities symbolically or using graphs? How can you find solutions for systems with one linear and one quadratic equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Friday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you solve systems of inequalities symbolically or using graphs? How can you find solutions for systems with one linear and one quadratic equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 5/65/10
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you solve a system of two linear equations with two variables by writing each equation in the equivalent y = mx + b?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 AC Homework P. 33 #315 Due Tuesday  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you solve a system of linear equations by combining the two equations into a single equation using addition or subtraction?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.2 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you rewrite the equations in a system to make an equivalent system or equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 AD  
Thursday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you rewrite the equations in a system to make an equivalent system or equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 ACE p. 34 #2331  
Friday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  How can you rewrite the equations in a system to make an equivalent system or equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 4/295/3
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you change an equation from the Ax+By =C form to an equivalent y=mx+b form and visa versa?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Worksheet Homework if not completed  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  What does it mean to find the common solution to two linear equations with two variables?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.3 AC  
Wednesday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9 8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  When do I use standard versus slopeintercept form?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz #1  
Thursday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9 8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  When do I use standard versus slopeintercept form?  I can answer the focus question. 
 ACE Assignment  
Friday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9 8.EE.C.8a,b,c A.F.A.3  When do I use standard versus slopeintercept form?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 4/224/26
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How do I work with Quadratic, Exponential and Linear equations and how do I distinguish between the three?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c 8.F.A.3  What kind of solutions will be found for an equation with two variables such as 3x+5y=13? What will the graphs of those solutions look like?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.1 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.8a,b,c 8.F.A.3  How can you change an equation from the Ax+By =C form to an equivalent y=mx+b form and visa versa?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.2 AD  
Thursday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 4/154/19
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you use algebra to solve a number trick?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.1 AC  
Tuesday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you use algebra to represent and prove a conjecture about numbers?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.2 AE  
Wednesday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for making and proving conjecture?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.3 AC  
Thursday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you work with linear, exponential and quadratic equations and know when to use the correct relationship?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test Review  
Friday 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 4/84/12
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you use an equation to answer particular questions about a function and the situation it represents?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.1 AD  
Tuesday  I can answer the focus question. 
 PSAT  
Wednesday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can two different contexts be represented by the same equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.2 AB  
Thursday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you determine the patterns of change of a function from a table of data for the functions?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.3 AC  
Friday  8.EE.7,7.b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you determine which function to use to solve or represent a problem?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.4 AB 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 3/253/29
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for solving quadratic equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for solving quadratic equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  How can you use an equation to answer particular questions about a function and the situation it represents?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Solving Equations Worksheets  
Thursday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for solving quadratic equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Solving Equations Worksheets  
Friday 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 3/18 3/22
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What strategies can you use to solve equations that contain parentheses?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AC  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are strategies for finding a solution that is common to twovariable linear equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.2 AC  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for factoring a quadratic expression?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AD  
Thursday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for solving quadratic equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.4 AD  
Friday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some strategies for solving quadratic equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Solving Equations Worksheet 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 3/11 3/15
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How do I transform a number of equations into one equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 AD  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  What equations represent the relationships among the volumes of cylinders, cones, and spheres?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.4  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  What formulas are useful in solving problems involving volumes of cylinders, cones, and spheres?  I can answer the focus question. 
 ACE Assignment P.3436 #2, 6, 7, 9, 2328  
Thursday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How do I transform expressions and work with volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Friday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How do I transform expressions and work with volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 3/4 3/8
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How can you use the Distributive and Commutative properties to show that two expressions are equivalent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 P. 1520 #1, 1823, 2830  
Tuesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How can you use the Distributive and Commutative properties to show that two expressions are equivalent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are the advantages and disadvantages of using one equation rather than two or more equations to represent a situation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 AC  
Thursday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.3,4,5 8.G.9  What are some ways that you can combine one or more expressions(or equations) to create a new expression (or equation)?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.2 AD Homework p. 3439 #1, 1721 Due Tuesday  
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 
 Graphiti 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 2/25 3/1
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday 
 
Tuesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  What expression(s) represents the number of border tiles needed to surround a square pool with side length s?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.1 AC  
Wednesday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How can you determine if two or more expressions are equivalent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.2 AC  
Thursday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  What information does an expression represent in a given context?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.3 AD Homework p.1519 #2, 4, 1012, 14, 25, 26 Due Friday  
Friday  8.EE.C.7,b 8.F.A.3  How can you use the Distributive and Commutative properties to show that two expressions are equivalent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.4 AE 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 2/18 2/22
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What facts about similar triangles allow you to find lengths in very large figures that you are unable to reach?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.4 AC Homework p. 8692 #16 (sheet) Due Wednesday  
Tuesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How do I transform an original figure?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Worksheet on transformations  
Wednesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How do I transform an original figure?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Review Packet  
Thursday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How do I transform an original figure?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Friday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How do I transform an original figure?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Practice Packet Due Monday 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 2/11 2/15
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  When two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, what can be said about the angles formed? What is always true about the angle measures in a triangle? How do you know that your answers are correct?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.5 AE  
Tuesday 
 
Wednesday 
 
Thursday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How can I use the rules of transformation to draw another shape on a grid?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz #2  
Friday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What coordinate rules model dilations? How do dilations change or preserve the properties of the original figure?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.1 AE 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 2/4 2/8
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What kind of coordinate rule (x, y) > (__,__) tells you how to move any point to its image under a translation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.2 AE Homework p.61 #15 Due Wednesday  
Tuesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  I can follow PRIDE expectations at the Air Zoo.  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Wednesday 
 
Thursday 
 
Friday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What are the coordinate rules that describe “motion” of points on a grid under turns of 90 degrees and 180 degrees?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AB 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 1/21 1/25
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Tuesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How much information do you need to decide that two triangles are congruent? How do you plan the transformations that move one triangle to another?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Wednesday 
 
Thursday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How much information do you need to decide that two triangles are congruent? How do you plan the transformations that move one triangle to another?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AC  
Friday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What is the smallest number of side and/or angle measurements needed to conclude that two triangles are congruent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Variety of assignments 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 1/14 1/18
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.1.a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How can you recognize and describe properties of symmetry?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz  
Tuesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What does it mean to say that two geometric shapes are congruent to each other? How could you show congruence with movable copies of the figures?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 AD  
Wednesday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How much information do you need to decide that two triangles are congruent? How do you plan the transformations that move one triangle to another?  I can answer the focus question. 
 HW INV 2 ACE PP 4344 #2932 Due Friday  
Thursday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What is the smallest number of side and/or angle measurements needed to conclude that two triangles are congruent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 AE  
Friday  8.G.1,a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What is the smallest number of side and/or angle measurements needed to conclude that two triangles are congruent?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Complete problem 2.3 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 1/7 1/11
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.1.a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What does it mean to say that a figure has flip or reflectional symmetry? How is each point related to its image under transformation by reflection in a line?  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Tuesday  8.G.1.a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What does it mean to say that a figure has turn or rotational symmetry? How is each point related to its image under transformation by rotation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.2 AD Homework p.18 #48, 10, 2126  
Wednesday  8.G.1.a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  What does it mean to say that a figure has slide or translational symmetry? How is each point related to its image under transformation by translation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.3 AD  
Thursday  What can I learn about my financial future?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Finance Lesson  
Friday  8.G.1.a,b,c 8.G.2,3,9  How, if at all, will a shape, size, and position of a figure change after each of the transformationsreflection, rotation, or translation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.4 AB 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 12/17 12/21
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How are the rules for integral exponents related to rational exponents? How are the rules for exponents useful in writing equivalent expressions with exponents?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.3  
Tuesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How can I work with linear, inverse, exponential and the pythagorean theorem?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Exam Review  
Wednesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How can I work with linear, inverse, exponential and the pythagorean theorem?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Exam Review  
Thursday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How can I work with linear, inverse, exponential and the pythagorean theorem?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Final Exam  
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 12/10 12/14
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How does the pattern of change in this situation compare to the growth patterns you have studied in previous Problems? How does the difference show up in a table, graph and equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.1 AE  
Tuesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How can you recognize an exponential decay function from a contextual setting, table, graph, and equation that represents the function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.2 AB Homework p. 68#5, 6, 7  
Wednesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  What patterns did you observe in the table of powers?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.1 AC  
Thursday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  What are several rules for working with exponents and why do they work?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.2 AE  
Friday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How can you evaluate problems in exponential form to standard form?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Exponents Worksheet 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 12/3 12/7
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How does the growth pattern for an exponential function shop up in a table, graph, or equations that represents the function and how does it compare to the growth pattern in a linear function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 AE  
Tuesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How is the growth factor in this Problem similar to that in the previous Problems? How is it different?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How are the growth factor and growth rate for an exponential function related? When might you use each in an exponential growth pattern?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.2 Homework p. 4851 #1, 3, 8, 1015, 17, 20  
Thursday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How does the initial populations affect the growth patterns in an exponential function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AC  
Friday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How is the growth factor and growth rate related in exponential functions? When might you use each in exponential growth patterns.  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 11/26 11/30
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday 
 
Tuesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  What are the variables in this situation and how are they related? In what ways are the relationships represented on a chessboard and in ballotcutting situations similar? Different?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.1 AC Problem 1.2 AD  
Wednesday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How does the growth pattern for an exponential function shop up in a table, graph, or equations that represents the function and how does it compare to the growth pattern in a linear function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.3 AD Homework: P 16  22 #510, 2240,42  
Thursday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  What information do you need to write an equation that represents an exponential function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 AC  
Friday  8.EE.A.3,4 8.F.A.2,3  How does the growth factor and initial population for an exponential function represented in an equation that represents the function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.2 AB Homework: P 35  38 #8, 24, 29 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 11/19 11/23
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9 8.EE.3,4 8.F.2,3,5  How can I work with the Pythagorean Theorem to solve realworld problems?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Review skills learned in Looking for Pythagoras  
Tuesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9 8.EE.3,4 8.F.2,3,5  How can I work with the Pythagorean Theorem to solve realworld problems?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Wednesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9 8.EE.3,4 8.F.2,3,5  How can I work with the Pythagorean Theorem to solve realworld problems?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Thursday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 11/12 11/16
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.G.B.7  How can you use the Pythagorean Theorem to find distances in a geometric shape?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.1 AC  
Tuesday  8.G.B.7 8.G.A.4  How do the lengths of the sides of a 306090 triangle relate to each other?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.2 AE Homework ACE #13 PP 8889  
Wednesday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Thursday  8.G.B.7  What is the relationship between the coordinates of a point (x,y) on a circle with a center at the origin?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.3 AC  
Friday  CCSS varies by student need.  How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Students work on Imagine Math, an adaptive math program that works to improve individualized skills.  Substitute 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 11/5 11/9
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How can I use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points on a grid.I can determine whether a triangle is a right triangle.  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Tuesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  Can you find distances that are exact square roots of all whole numbers? Can you order square roots on a number line?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.1 AD Partner Quiz  
Wednesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  Why can you represent every fraction as a repeating or terminating decimal? How can you predict which representations will repeat and which will terminate?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.2 AD  
Thursday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  Can you represent every repeating or terminating decimal as a fraction?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.3 AE  
Friday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  Can you identify every number as either rational or irrational?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.4 CE Homework p.7172 #318 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 10/29 11/2
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  You know the sum of two shortest side lengths of a triangle must be greater than the third side length. Is there a similar relationship among the squares on the sides of a triangle? Is the relationship the same for all triangles?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.4 BD Problem 3.1 AB  
Tuesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  Is there a similar relationship among the squares on the sides of a triangle? Is the relationship the same for all triangles?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AD Check Up Quiz HW P.30 Due Homework P 3940 #16, 14ad (Due Thursday)  
Wednesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How can you find the distance between any two points on a plane?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AD  
Thursday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  If a triangle with side lengths a, b, and c satisfies the relationship + = , is the triangle a right triangle?  I can answer the focus question. 
sheet  Problem 3.4 AC HW p. 39 Due  
Friday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How can I use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points on a grid.I can determine whether a triangle is a right triangle.  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 10/15 10/129
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How many different square areas are possible to draw using the dots on a dot grid as vertices? Why are some square areas not possible?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 AB  
Tuesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  What does √x mean? How does it relate to ?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.2 AC Homework P 2930 #437  
Wednesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How can you find the distance between any two points on a grid?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 AE  
Thursday  CCSS varies by student need.  How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?  I can answer the focus question. 
(chromebooks)  Chromebook expectations. Students work on Imagine Math, an adaptive math program that works to improve individualized skills.  
Friday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  What does it mean to take the cube root of a number?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.4 AD P 3032 #3846, 5358 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 10/15 10/26
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.F.A.1,3 8.F.B.4,5 8.SP.A.1,2,3 8.SP.A.4 8.EE.C  What does a twoway table show you about preferences among groups?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Students will use whiteboards to practice math problems. Students will complete a graphic organizer about topics in the previous unit.  
Tuesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How do driving distance and flying distance between two coordinates relate to each other?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.1 AD  
Wednesday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How do the coordinates of endpoints of a segment help draw other lines, which are parallel or perpendicular to the segment?  I can answer the focus question. 
(sheet)  Problem 1.2 AD  
Thursday  CCSS varies by student need.  How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?  I can answer the focus question. 
(chromebooks)  Chromebook expectations. Students work on Imagine Math, an adaptive math program that works to improve individualized skills.  
Friday  8.NS.1,2 8.EE.2 8.GB.6,7,8,9  How does knowing how to calculate areas of rectangles and triangles help in the calculation of irregular areas?  I can answer the focus question. 
(sheet)  Problem 1.3 AC Homework: p. 1718 #2634 and ACE 1525 if not finished. DUE Tuesday 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 10/8 10/12
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.SP.A.4  What does a twoway table show you about preferences among groups?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.1 AC  
Tuesday  8.EE.B.5  Suppose you have recorded the counts of different preferences by group in a twoway table. How can you use those counts, or percents from the counts, to decide if two groups have the same preferences or not?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 5.2 AC Sheet  
Wednesday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2  How do you identify linear and inverse relationships in a table, graph, or equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Thursday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2  How do you identify linear and inverse relationships in a table, graph, or equation?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Unit Test  
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 

Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 10/1 10/5
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.F.3 8.SP.3  If you have data relating two variables, how can you check to see whether a linear model is a good fit?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.1 AC Sheet  
Tuesday  8.F.3 8.SP.3  From the scatter plot, how do you know if a linear model fits the data? How do you know if there are outliers?How do you know if the relationship is negative or positive?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.2 AC  
Wednesday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2  How does a correlation coefficient of 1,0, or 1 suggest to you about the relationship between two variables?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.3 AC Sheet  
Thursday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2  How do you calculate the standard deviation for a data distribution and what does that statistic tell about the distribution?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 4.4 AD  
Friday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2,3 8.F.3  How do you calculate the standard deviation for a data distribution and what does that statistic tell about the distribution?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 9/24 9/28
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.F.3 8.SP.3  When the product of two variables is some fixed number, what is the pattern of change and how is that pattern of change reflected in tables and graphs of the relationship?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AC HW p.7276 #1221, 3841 (#13 No Graphs) Due Wednesday  
Tuesday  8.F.3 8.SP.3  What examples using distance, rate, and time show one variable inversely related to another?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.2 AC  
Wednesday  8.F.3 8.SP.3  How does the cost per person change of a fixed total cost is split among an increasing number of individual payers?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.3 AD  
Thursday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2  What pattern in a table or graph of data suggests an inverse variation model and what strategies can you use to find an equation model for that kind of function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.4 AD  
Friday  8.EE.3 8.SP.A.1,2,3 8.F.3  What pattern in a table or graph of data suggests an inverse variation model and what strategies can you use to find an equation model for that kind of function?  I can answer the focus question. 
 P. 7075 #47, 2236 Due Monday 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 9/17 9/21
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  8.EE.5,6,7b 8.F.3,5 8.SP.2,3  What strategies do you find useful to find solutions for linear equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.4 AD E exit ticket Homework  
Tuesday  8.EE.5,6,7b 8.F.3,5 8.SP.2,3  When the graphs of two linear functions intersect, what do the coordinates of that intersection point tell you?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.5 AB Homework p. 4751 # 68, 2834  
Wednesday  8.EE.5,6,7b 8.F.3,5 8.SP.2,3  What strategies do you use in writing equations for linear functions?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Thursday  8.EE.5,6,7b 8.F.3,5 8.SP.2,3  What strategies do you use in writing equations for linear functions?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Partner Quiz  
Friday  8.EE.B.5 8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5  When the product of two variables is some fixed number, what is the pattern of change and how is that pattern of change reflected in tables and graphs of the relationship?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 3.1 AC 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 9/10 9/14
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday 
 
Tuesday  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Wednesday  8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5 8.SP.A.1  How can you write an equation for a linear function if you are given a graph, a table, or two points?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 B, C Problem 2.2 A,B Assigned  
Thursday  8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5 8.SP.A.1  What strategies do you use in writing equations for linear functions?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.3 C, E Problem 2.3 A  
Friday  8.EE.B.5 8.F.A.3 8.F.B.4 8.F.B.5  What strategies do you find useful to find solutions for linear equations?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.4 BE 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 9/3 9/7
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday 
 
Tuesday  8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5 8.SP.A.1  How can you predict if a pattern between variables will be linear or nonlinear?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.3 (AD)  
Wednesday  8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5 8.SP.A.1  How can you predict if a pattern between variables will be linear or nonlinear?  I can answer the focus question. 
 P. 1520 # 1, 7, 8, 1417, 21, 22, 26 Due Friday  
Thursday  8.F.A.3 8.F.B.5 8.SP.A.1  How can you predict if a pattern between variables will be linear or nonlinear?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Check Up Quiz #1  
Friday  8.EE.B.5 8.F.A.3 8.F.B.4 8.F.B.5  How can you find a linear function that is a good model for a set of data and then measure the accuracy of that model with residuals?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 2.1 (A) 
Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"
8th Grade
Teacher Name: Pletcher
Week of: 8/27 8/31
CCSS  Learning Target: Specific to Daily Lesson Focus Question  Success Criteria: What does success look like?  Learning Activities  Performance Task/Assessment  Closure / Summary  
Monday  What are the PRIDE expectations in the bathrooms?  I can answer the focus question. 
 
Tuesday  8.F.2 8.F.4  How would you describe the relationship between bridge strength and bridge thickness revealed by your experiment?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Problem 1.1 AE  
Wednesday  8.F.2 8.F.4  How would you describe the relationship between bridge strength and bridge thickness revealed by your experiment?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Finish Problem 1.1 AE Begin Problem 1.2 AE  
Thursday  8.F.2 8.F.4  How would you describe the pattern relating bridge strength to bridge length shown in your experimental data?  I can answer the focus question. 
 Finish Problem 1.2 AE  
Friday  I can answer the focus question. 
