Q2, W7 Intensive Math: December 3-7

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Intensive Math
Grade Level8
Week #December 3-7
Unit of InstructionUnit 5: Volume and Unit 6: Properties of Exponents
Standard(s) Taught
  • MAFS.8.G.3.9:  Know the formulas for the volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
  • MAFS.8.EE.1.1:  Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will derive the formula to find the volume of a cylinder, a cone, and a sphere.
  • Students will use the formulas to find the volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.
  • Students will solve real-world problems involving the volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.
  • Students will determine the properties of integer exponents by exploring patterns and applying their understanding of properties of whole number exponents.
  • Students will explain what it means for a number to be raised to a power and how to represent the repeated multiplication symbolically.
  • Students will apply the properties of integer exponents to simplify expressions.
Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

  • Students will finish volume pennants or finish volume assignments for their core math class.

Wednesday:

  • Students will do a Quizizz on Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres to review for their test in their core class.

Thursday/Friday:

  • Students will do Doodle Notes on Exponents.
  • We will go over rules of exponents and do examples on the handout on rules of exponents.
  • Students will play Exponent Tic-Tac-Toe.
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Assignments Due
  • Rules of Exponents sheet due on December 7.
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