Q3, W1: Intensive Math (January7-11)

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Intensive Math
Grade Level8
Week #One
Unit of InstructionUnit 6: Properties of Exponents and Unit 7: Scientific Notation
Standard(s) Taught
  • MAFS.8.EE.1.1:  Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions.
  • MAFS.8.EE.1.3:  Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times an integer power of ten to estimate very large or very small quatities, and to express how many times as much one is than the other.
  • MAFS.8.EE.1.4:  Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including problems where both decimal and scientific notation are used.
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will be able to apply the properties of integer exponents to perform operations of numbers with exponents.
  • Students will be able to rewrite very large or very small numbers in standard notation in scientific notation.
  • Students will be able to compare numbers written in scientific notation.
  • Students will be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers written in scientific notation using laws of exponents.
Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

  • Students will brainstorm what they know about adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with negative numbers as a review.
  • Students will do some Kahoots! on operations with negative numbers.

Wednesday:

  • We will go over scientific notation rules together.
  • Students will do a Kahoot! on Scientific Notation.

Thursday/Friday:

  • Students will work on iReady for their weekly 45 minutes.
  • Students will do a Law of Exponents Math Cloud worksheet.
  • IF they finish, they will do the Exponents puzzle.
Assignments Due
  • Law of Exponents Math Cloud worksheet due on Thursday/Friday January 10/11.
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.