Q1, W1: August 13-17

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Intensive Math
Grade Level8
Week #1
Unit of InstructionUnit 0: Review
Standard(s) Taught

 We will review adding integers with positive and negative numbers.

MAFS.8.NS.1.1:  Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational.  Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion; for rational numbers show that the decimal expansion repeats eventually and convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will provide information about themselves to the teacher.
  • Students will learn basic classroom procedures, such as how to enter the classroom, what to do when they arrive in class, what to do when they need to use the restroom.
  • Students will learn the classroom rules and expections.
  • Students will review the procedures for adding integers with positive and negative numbers.
  • Students will learn the difference between rational and irrational numbers.

 

 

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

  • We will do some getting to know you activities.
  • Students will create a Meet the Student Brochure.
  • Students will brainstorm together in groups what it means to follow the Ivy Hawn Way and do their best every day.

Wednesday:

  • We will watch a Khan Academy video on rational and irrational numbers.
  • We will review the difference between rational and irrational numbers.
  • Students will do a Mathspace activity on rational and irrational numbers.

Thursday/Friday:

  • We will use a human number line on the floor to look at what happens when we combine positive and negative numbers.
  • We will practice some examples using the human number line.
  • We will review the term absolute value.
  • Students will then do three rotations:  an IXL assignment (sixth grade N.2), a card game (adding two cards–black cards are positive and red cards are negative), and practice problems with a partner using the red/yellow counters.

 

Assignments Due

IXL–Sixth Grade N.2

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