TeacherZachary Grooten
Subject AreaPre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #
Unit of Instruction
Standard(s) Taught

·         MAFS.8.EE.1.1

·         MAFS.8.EE.1.2

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

·         determine the properties of integer exponents by exploring patterns and applying my understanding of properties of whole number exponents.

           apply the properties of integer exponents to simplify expressions.

·         recognize taking a square root a the inverse of squaring a number.

·         recognize taking a cube root as the inverse of cubing a number.

·         evaluate the square root of a perfect square.

·         evaluate the cube root of a perfect cube.

·         justify that the square root of a nonperfect square will be irrational.

Classroom Activities
  1. Bell Ringer – What is the value of 2^5?
  2. Direct Instruction – Exponents and Radicals
    1. Vocab – Radical, Radicand, Exponent, Base
    2. How exponents work.
    3. How radicals work
  3. Digital assessments
    1. Mathspace
      1. Exponents>Exponential Notation Revision
    2. IXL
      1. F.1
      2. F.2


Assignments Due

IXL – F.1,F.2

Mathspace – Exponents>Exponential Notation Revision

Additional Resources