Pre-Algebra, Week of 10/02/17

TeacherZachary Grooten
Subject AreaPre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #7
Unit of InstructionReal Numbers, Exponents, and Scientific Notation
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.8.EE.1.1

MAFS.8.EE.1.2

MAFS.8.EE.1.3

MAFS.8.EE.1.4

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

·         Learn to use and evaluate negative exponents

·         Take square roots of perfect squares

·         Take cube roots of perfect cubes

·         write an estimation of a large quantity by expressing it as the product of a single-digit number and a positive power of ten.

·         write an estimation of a very small quantity by expressing it as the product of a single-digit number and a negative power of ten.

·         compare quantities written as the product of a single-digit number and a power of ten by stating their multiplicative relationships.

·         add and subtract two numbers written in scientific notation.

·         multiply and divide two numbers written in scientific notation.

·         select the appropriate units for measuring derived measurements when comparing quantities written in scientific notation.

·         identify and interpret the various ways scientific notation is displayed on calculators and through computer software.

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday/Friday

Bell Ringer:

Multiplying and dividing Exponents

Bell Ringer:

Negative Exponents

Bell Ringer:

Square and Cube Roots

Direct Instruction: Negative exponents – How to use them, how to evaluate them mathematically, and how to convert to a positive exponent.

 

Perfect Squares and Perfect Cubes – making the list, learning how to recognize them, and how to take roots.

 

Direct Instruction: Perfect Squares and Perfect Cubes – making the list, learning how to recognize them, and how to take roots.

 

Direct Instruction: Intro to the powers of Ten, and how they relate to different magnitudes.

Converting numbers into Scientific Notation, the product of a number and a power of ten.

Activities:

IXL – F.7, F.11

Mathspace – Negative Exponents With Mixed Laws

 

Activities:

IXL – F.14, F.19

Mathspace – Square Roots and Cube Roots

Activities:

IXL – G.1, G.2

Mathspace – Introducing Scientific Notation

 

Assignments Due

IXL

F.7, F.11

F.14, F.19

G.1, G.2

Mathspace

Negative Exponents With Mixed Laws

Square Roots and Cube Roots

Introducing Scientific Notation

 

Additional Resources