Q1, W2: August 23-27 Pre-Algebra

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Pre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #August 23-27
Unit of InstructionFocus 1: Rational and Irrational Numbers
Standard(s) Taught

 MAFS.8.NS.1.1:  Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational.  Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion; for rational numbers show that the decimal expansion repeats eventually and convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Students will learn the difference between rational and irrational numbers.
  • convert a rational number into a decimal.
  • classify a number as a rational or irrational based on whether the decimal form is repeating, terminating, or does not repeat or terminate.
  • convert a repeating and terminating decimal into a rational number (fraction).

 

 

Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

  1. Students will take notes on Rational Numbers and Irrational Numbers
  2. We will complete a Square Root and Cube Root Chart
  3. We will watch the youtube video “Weird Number”
  4. We will do a Plickers on Rational and Irrational Numbers

Wednesday:

  1. Students will take guided notes on Rational Numbers, converting and comparing

Thursday/Friday:

  1. Students will take the SMT
  2. Students will practice converting between fractions and decimals and comparing rational numbers
Assignments Due
  • SMT must be taken by Friday, August 27
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations are provided daily.

Khan Academy videos – type any topic in search bar followed by Khan Academy to find an instructional video for additional support. https://www.khanacademy.org/ 

IXL – Provides support for any grade level math standard.