Q2, W8: Intensive Math (December 10-14)

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Intensive Math
Grade Level8
Week #Eight
Unit of InstructionUnit 6: Properties of Exponents
Standard(s) Taught
  • 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 be able to:

  • determine the properties of integer exponents by exploring patterns and applying their understanding of properties of whole number exponents.
  • explain what it means for a number to be raised to a power and how to represent the repeated multiplication symbolically.
  • explain the reason for some bases requiring parentheses.
  • apply the properties of integer exponents to simplify expressions.
Classroom Activities


  • Students will watch a video on the rules of exponents and we will discuss together.
  • We will review a two-page packet on rules of exponents and students will do the practice problems on the second page.
  • Students will do a Kahoot! on Exponents


  • Students will do an exponent minion review sheet where they solve exponent problems and color the picture according to their answers to reveal a minion picture.


  • Students will have the opportunity to finish their exponent minion paper.
  • Students will do their 45 minutes on iReady.
  • If they finish everything, they will be able to go to the Holiday Gift Shop.
Assignments Due
  • Minion paper is due by Friday, December 14.
  • One quiz grade from iReady is due on December 13/14.
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations are provided daily.