Eighth Grade Math
General Information
8.1 The student will
a) simplify numerical expressions involving positive exponents, using rational numbers, order of operations, and properties of operations with real numbers; and
b) compare and order decimals, fractions, percents, and numbers written in scientific notation.
8.2 The student will describe orally and in writing the relationships between the subsets of the real number system.
8.3 The student will
a) solve practical problems involving rational numbers, percents, ratios, and proportions; and
b) determine the percent increase or decrease for a given situation.
8.4 The student will apply the order of operations to evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.
8.5 The student will
a) determine whether a given number is a perfect square; and
b) find the two consecutive whole numbers between which a square root lies.
8.6 The student will
a) verify by measuring and describe the relationships among vertical angles, adjacent angles, supplementary angles, and complementary angles; and
b) measure angles of less than 360°.
8.7 The student will
a) investigate and solve practical problems involving volume and surface area of prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids; and
b) describe how changing one measured attribute of a figure affects the volume and surface area.
8.8 The student will
a) apply transformations to plane figures; and
b) identify applications of transformations.
Type 
Activity 
Description 

Transformations
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Students will represent transformations by rotating and translating polygons using the interactive school pad. 

Flips, Slides and Turns 
Using the manipulative, you may view the effect of applying reflection, translation and rotation transformations 

Spy Guys: Slides and Flips 
A video that explains slides and flips and contains interactive activities 

Transformations 
Learn how to identify, describe, perform, and analyze transformations involving translations, reflections and rotations 

Transformations 
Demonstrates flips, slides, and turns 

Wrapping Paper Patterns 
Decide which figures would result from a flip, a slide, or a turn 

Polygons 
Similar polygons
Scale drawings and models
Indirect measurement 
8.9 The student will construct a threedimensional model, given the top or bottom, side, and front views.
8.10 The student will
a) verify the Pythagorean Theorem; and
b) apply the Pythagorean Theorem
.
Type 
Activity 
Description 



8.11 The student will solve practical area and perimeter problems involving composite plane figures.
Type 
Activity 
Description 



8.12 The student will determine the probability of independent and dependent events with and without replacement.
Type 
Activity 
Description 

Create a graph 
Bar, Line, Area, Pie and XY graph creation 
8.13 The student will
a) make comparisons, predictions, and inferences, using information displayed in graphs; and
b) construct and analyze scatterplots.
Type 
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Description 



8.14 The student will make connections between any two representations (tables, graphs, words, and rules) of a given relationship.
8.15 The student will
a) solve multistep linear equations in one variable with the variable on one and two sides of the equation;
b) solve twostep linear inequalities and graph the results on a number line; and
c) identify properties of operations used to solve an equation.
Type 
Activity 
Description 

Equation Review 
Solve twostep equations to build a dancing snowman 
8.16 The student will graph a linear equation in two variables.
8.17 The student will identify the domain, range, independent variable, or dependent variable in a given situation.
Review
Type 
Activity 
Description 

2009 Released Test Items 
SOL Review of 2009 Released Test Items that can be used with or without Crickets 

Math Worksheet Generator 
Quickly generate math worksheets to review specific skills 

Graph Paper 
Various forms of graphing paper templates 

1st Semester Exam Review
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Chapters 1  7 

Basketball Game 
SOL Review 

SOL Review Pizza Game 
SOL Review 

ePat

Practice Assessment Tools
(must install ePat Launcher before using) 

Released Test Questions 
Math 8 2007 

Released Test Questions 
Algebra 2005 and 2007 

Math 8 Vocabulary Sort 
Vocabulary words for entire Math 8 course 

Math 8 Card Words 
Review terms 

Math 8 Image Words 
Review images 

SOL PreAlgebra Review 
PreAlgebra SOL Review 

SOL Review
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specifically targeting the following SOLs  8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5  items from the 2008 Released Test 

SOL Review
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specifically targeting the following SOLs  8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10  items from the 2008 Released Test 

SOL Review
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specifically targeting the following SOLs  8.14, 8.15, 8.16, 8.17, 8.18  items from the 2008 Released Test 

SOL Review Game 
covers a variety of SOLs 

SOL Released Tests 
SOL Released Tests from 2000present in PowerPoint format 

Jefferson Lab SOL Reviews 
Practice quizzes for SOL test 

SOL Review 
SOL Review that can be used with or without Crickets 