Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 5/27-5/31                                

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.

  1. No School

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.

  1. Review for Final

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.

  1. Review for Final

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.

  1. Final Exam

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.

  1. Final Exam

Assessment Sheets


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 5/13-5/17                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 3.1 Linear Inequalities p.47 A-D
  3. Homework

Problem 3.1 A-D

Homework p.57 #13-31 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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 3.2 Solving Linear Inequalities Symbolically p.50-51 A-D

Problem 3.2 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 3.3 Systems of  Lines and Curves p.51-53 A-C

Problem 3.3 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Walk for Hope
  3. Partner Quiz

Partner Quiz


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 5/6-5/10                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.1 Solving Systems with y=mx+b p.24-27 A-C

Problem 2.1 A-C

Homework

P. 33 #3-15 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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.2 Solving by Combining Equations p.27-29 A-D

Problem 2.2 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.3 Solving Systems by Combining Equations p.30-31 A-D

Problem 2.3 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Review with ACE p. 34 #23-31

ACE p. 34 #23-31

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up Quiz #2

Check Up Quiz


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 4/29-5/3                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Review Sheet: Converting standard to slope-intercept form and back

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 1.3 Intersecting Lines p.11-12 A-C

Problem 1.3 A-C

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 slope-intercept form?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up #1

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 slope-intercept form?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. ACE Assignment p.13-15 #1-3 9-20

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 slope-intercept form?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Review ACE Assignment
  2. Finish Check Up #1

Check Up Quiz


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 4/22-4/26                                

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.

  1. Unit Test on Say it with Symbols

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.

  1. It’s in the System 1.1 Shirts and Caps A-D P 9-10

Problem 1.1 A-D

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.

  1. 1.2 Connecting Ax + By = C and y= mx + b P 10-11 A-D

Problem 1.2 A-D

Thursday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. NWEA

Friday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. NWEA


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 4/15-4/19                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 5.1 Using Algebra to Solve a Puzzle P 90 - 91 A-C

Problem 5.1 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 5.2 Odd and Even Revisited P 91 - 93 A-E

Problem 5.2 A-E

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 5.3 Squaring Odd and Even Numbers P 94 A-C

Problem 5.3 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Unit Test Review        Due Monday

Unit Test Review

Friday

  1. No School


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 4/8-4/12                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 4.1 A-D p.66-67

Problem 4.1 A-D

Tuesday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. PSAT
  3. Math Activity

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 4.2 A-B p.68
  3. Homework p.72-83 #2, 5, 9, 11-13, 30, 32-36 Due Friday

Problem 4.2 A-B

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Homework Questions
  3. 4.3 A-C p.69

Problem 4.3 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 4.4 A-B p.70-71
  3. Homework Due

Problem 4.4 A-B


Weekly Lesson Plan "At A Glance"

8th Grade

Teacher Name: Pletcher

Week of: 3/25-3/29                                

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. Whiteboard Practice

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up Quiz

Problem 3.1 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Worksheets

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.

  1. ½ Day
  2. Worksheets

Solving Equations Worksheets

Friday

  1. No School
  2. Spring Break


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 3.1 A-C p.46-48

Problem 3.1 A-C

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 two-variable linear equations?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 3.2 A-C p.48-49
  3. Homework p.56-60 #4-7, 12-17, 37, 38

Problem 3.2 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Homework Questions
  3. 3.3 A-D p.50-52

Problem 3.3 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. 3.4 A-D p.52-53

Problem 3.4 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Worksheet: Solving Equations

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. 2.3 p. 31-32 A-D

Problem 2.3 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.4 p. 33 A-B

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Review Skills
  3. P.34-36 #2, 6, 7, 9, 23-28

ACE Assignment P.34-36 #2, 6, 7, 9, 23-28

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Review for Check Up
  3. ACE Assignment P. 15-20 #1, 18-23, 28-30

P. 15-20 #1, 18-23, 28-30

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.1 A-C p.27-28

Problem 2.1 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. 2.2 A-D p. 29-30

Problem 2.2 A-D

Homework p. 34-39 #1, 17-21 Due Tuesday

Friday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. ½ Day
  2. Warm Up
  3. Graphiti 21A

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

  1. Snow Day

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Say It With Symbols
  3. SWS 1.1 A-C p.7-9

Problem 1.1 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up (p.19 #18,19)
  2. SWS 1.2 A-C p.10
  3. Spatial Test Part 1

Problem 1.2 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up (p.19 #20,21)
  2. SWS 1.3 A-D p.11-12
  3. Spatial Test Part 2

Problem 1.3 A-D

Homework p.15-19 #2, 4, 10-12, 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.

  1. Warm Up (p19 #22-23)
  2. SWS 1.4 A-E p.12-13

Problem 1.4 A-E


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 4.4 A-C p. 84-85

Problem 4.4 A-C

Homework p. 86-92 #1-6 (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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Review Sheet p107,108

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Test Review

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Unit Test

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Packet on Transformations (reflections, rotations, translations)

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 3.5 A-E p. 58-60 (sheet)

Problem 3.5 A-E

Tuesday

  1. Snow Day

Wednesday

  1. Snow Day

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up #2

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 4.1 A-E p. 75-79

Problem 4.1 A-E


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 3.2 A-E p. 53-54 (sheet)

Problem 3.2 A-E

Homework p.61 #1-5

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.

  1. Air Zoo Field Trip
  2. Math Activity

Wednesday

  1. Snow Day

Thursday

  1. Snow Day

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 3.3 A-B p. 54-55 (sheet)

Problem 3.3 A-B


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.

  1. Snow Day

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

Partner Quiz

Wednesday

  1. Snow Day

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 3.1 A-C p. 50-52 (sheet)
  3. Fix Partner Quiz

Problem 3.1 A-C

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.

  1. Finish 3.1, Make-Up Quizzes, Graphitti

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up Quiz #1

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 2.1 A-D p. 30-31 (sheet)

Problem 2.1 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 2.2 A-F p. 32-34 (sheet)

HW INV 2 ACE PP 43-44 #29-32 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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. BPW 2.3 A-E p. 34-37

Problem 2.3 A-E

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.

  1. ½ Day
  2. Warm Up
  3. Grade Homework
  4. Finish 2.3

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Collect Books/New Books
  3. Vocabulary
  4. BPW 1.1 A-D p. 9-11 (Sheet)

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.

  1. Warm Up (sheet)
  2. Vocabulary
  3. BPW 1.2 A-D p. 12-14 (Sheet)

Problem 1.2 A-D

Homework p.18 #4-8, 10, 21-26

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.

  1. Warm Up (sheet)
  2. Homework Questions
  3. BPW 1.3 A-D p. 14-16 (Sheet)

Problem 1.3 A-D

Thursday

What can I learn about my financial future?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Guest Speaker    Ashley Fueri: Thornapple Credit Union

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 transformations-reflection, rotation, or translation?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. BPW 1.4 A-B p. 16-17

Problem 1.4 A-B


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 5.3 A-E p.80-83

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Exam Review

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Exam Review

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.

  1. Semester 1 Final Exam

Final Exam

Friday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. ½ Day Pride Sessions


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 4.1 A-E p. 60-61
  3. Finish Partner Quiz

Problem 4.1 A-E

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 4.2 A-B p.62-63
  3. Homework p. 68#5, 6, 7

Problem 4.2 A-B

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Homework Questions
  3. GGG 5.1 A-C p76-77

Problem 5.1 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. GGG 5.2 A-E p.78-79 (sheet)

Problem 5.2 A-E

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Exponents Worksheet (Due Tuesday)

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Check Up Quiz

Problem 2.3 A-E

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 3.1 A-D p. 42-43

Problem 3.1 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 3.2 A-D p44-45

Problem 3.2

Homework p. 48-51 #1, 3, 8, 10-15, 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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 3.3 A-C p. 46-47

Problem 3.3 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

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

  1. Snow Day

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 ballot-cutting situations similar? Different?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. New Books: Growing, Growing, Growing
  3. GGG1.1 A-C p. 7-8
  4. GGG1.2 A-D p. 9-11

Problem 1.1 A-C

Problem 1.2 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 1.3 A-D p. 11-13

Problem 1.3 A-D

Homework: P 16 - 22

#5-10, 22-40,42

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 2.1 A-C p. 28-29

Problem 2.1 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. GGG 2.2 A-B p. 29-30
  3. GGG 2.3 A-E p. 30-31

Problem 2.2 A-B

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 real-world problems?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Unit Test Review

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 real-world problems?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Unit Test

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 real-world problems?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Unit Test
  2. Progress Reports

Unit Test

Thursday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Happy Thanksgiving No School

Friday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. No School


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Finish 4.4
  3. LP 5.1 A-C p.80

Problem 5.1 A-C

Tuesday

8.G.B.7

8.G.A.4

How do the lengths of the sides of a 30-60-90 triangle relate to each other?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 5.2 A-Ep.82-84

Problem 5.2 A-E

Homework

ACE #1-3 PP 88-89

Wednesday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Griffins Game

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 5.3 A-C p.85-87

Problem 5.3 A-C

Friday

CCSS varies by student need.

How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Imagine Math

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework p.49
  3. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 4.1 A-D p. 60-62 Sheet
  3. Fix Partner Quiz

Problem 4.1 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 4.2 A-D p.63-65

Problem 4.2 A-D

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.

  1. Leaf Raking

Problem 4.3 A-E

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 4.3 A-E p.66-67
  3. LP 4.4 C-E p.68-70

Problem 4.4 C-E

Homework p.71-72 #3-18


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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Homework Questions
  3. Finish 2.4
  4. LP 3.1 Discovering Pythagorean Theorem

Problem 2.4 B-D

Problem 3.1 A-B

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Grade Homework
  3. Finish 3.1
  4. Check UP Quiz

Problem 3.1 A-D

Check Up Quiz

HW P.30 Due

Homework P 39-40

#1-6, 14a-d (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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 3.3  A-D p. 44-45

Problem 3.3 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 3.4 A-C p.46-48

sheet

Problem 3.4 A-C

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Vocabulary: square root
  3. LP 2.1 A-B p. 22-23 sheet

Problem 2.1 A-B

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 2.2 A-C p. 23-25

Problem 2.2 A-C

Homework P 29-30

#4-37

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. LP 2.3 A-B p. 25-26 sheet

Problem 2.3 A-E

Thursday

CCSS varies by student need.

How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Imagine Math

(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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Vocabulary: cube root
  3. 2.4 A-D p. 27-28    sheet

Problem 2.4 A-D

P 30-32

#38-46, 53-58


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 two-way table show you about preferences among groups?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Ups
  2. Review Concepts
  3. Graphic Organizer
  4. White Boards

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. New Books
  3. Notebook Checklist
  4. Looking for Pythagoras 1.1 A-D

Problem 1.1 A-D

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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Notebook Checklist
  3. LP 1.2 A-D

(sheet)

Problem 1.2 A-D

Thursday

CCSS varies by student need.

How do I follow procedures to complete the lessons in Imagine Math?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Imagine Math

(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.

  1. Warm Up
  2. Notebook Checklist
  3. LP 1.3 A-C and ACE 15-25

(sheet)

Problem 1.3 A-C

Homework: p. 17-18 #26-34 and ACE 15-25 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 two-way table show you about preferences among groups?

I can answer the focus question.

  1. TWMM 5.1
  2. Vocab: scatter plot

Problem 5.1 A-C

Tuesday

8.EE.B.5

Suppose you have recorded the counts of different preferences by group in a two-way 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.

  1. Correct Test Review
  2. TWMM 5.2
  3. Vocab: categorical variables

Problem 5.2 A-C

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.

  1. Unit Test

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.

  1. Unit Test

Unit Test

Friday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. Fund-it for HMS


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.

  1. TWMM 4.1
  2. Vocab: scatter plot

Problem 4.1 A-C

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.

  1. TWMM 4.2
  2. Vocab: residual

Problem 4.2 A-C

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.

  1. TWMM 4.3
  2. Vocab: correlation coefficient
  3. Homework p. 103 #14, 17, 18 Due Friday

Problem 4.3 A-C

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.

  1. Homework Questions
  2. TWMM 4.4

Problem 4.4 A-D

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.

  1. Check Up Quiz

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 3.1

Problem 3.1 A-C

HW p.72-76 #12-21, 38-41

(#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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 3.2

Problem 3.2 A-C

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 3.3

Problem 3.3 A-D

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 3.4

Problem 3.4 A-D

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.

  1. ACE Assignment
  2. (sheet)

P. 70-75 #4-7, 22-36

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 2.4

Problem 2.4 A-D

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 2.5

Problem 2.5 A-B

Homework p. 47-51 # 6-8, 28-34

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.

  1. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Partner Quiz

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.

  1. Thinking With Math Models 3.1

Problem 3.1 A-C


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

  1. NWEA Testing

Tuesday

I can answer the focus question.

  1. NWEA Testing

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?

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  1. Thinking With Math Models 2.1 & 2.2

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?

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  1. Thinking With Math Models 2.2 & 2.3

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?

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  1. Thinking With Math Models 2.3

Problem 2.4 B-E


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

  1. No School

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?

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  1. Focus Question
  2. TWMM 1.3 Custom Construction Parts (Finding Patterns)

Problem 1.3 (A-D)

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?

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  1. ACE Assignment

P. 15-20 # 1, 7, 8, 14-17, 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?

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  1. Check Up Quiz#1

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?

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  1. Vocabulary: function, mathematical model
  2. TWMM 2.1 Modeling Linear Data Patterns

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?

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  1. Classroom Procedures
  2. Bathroom Expectations

Tuesday

8.F.2

8.F.4

How would you describe the relationship between bridge strength and bridge thickness revealed by your experiment?

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  1. Books
  2. Calculator Assignments
  3. Focus Question
  4. Thinking With Math Models (TWMM) 1.1

Problem 1.1 A-E

Wednesday

8.F.2

8.F.4

How would you describe the relationship between bridge strength and bridge thickness revealed by your experiment?

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  1. Focus Question
  2. TWMM 1.1/1.2

Finish Problem 1.1 A-E

Begin Problem 1.2 A-E

Thursday

8.F.2

8.F.4

How would you describe the pattern relating bridge strength to bridge length shown in your experimental data?

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  1. Focus Question
  2. TWMM 1.2

Finish Problem 1.2 A-E

Friday

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  1. No School