Q1, W1: August 12-16 Pre-Algebra

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

 We will review rounding numbers to a particular place value.

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 rounding numbers to a particular place value.
  • Students will learn the difference between rational and irrational numbers.



Classroom Activities


  • We will do some getting to know/group building activities.
  • Students will create an All About Me pennant.
  • Students will reflect on their experience with math and what they like/dislike, what they are afraid of in math, what they struggle with in math…
  • Students will do a Plickers on Rounding Decimals.


  • We will review the process for rounding decimals.
  • Students will then redo the Plickers on Rounding Decimals to see if they learned how to do it correctly.
  • We will review the difference between rational and irrational numbers and create a graphic organizer on Rational and Irrational Numbers.


  • We will complete the Graphic Organizer on Rational and Irrational Numbers.
  • We will then do sketch notes on Converting and Ordering Rational Numbers.
  • Students will do IXL D.5 (Identify Rational and Irrational Numbers).


Assignments Due

IXL–Eight Grade D.5 is due on Thursday or Friday (depending on their class).

Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations are provided daily.