Q1, W5: September 28 – October 2 Pre-Algebra

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject AreaPre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #September 28 - October 2
Unit of InstructionFocus 2: 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
  • determine the properties of integer exponents by exploring patterns and applying my 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 when parentheses are required for bases when generating equivalent expressions.
  • apply the properties of integer exponents to simplify expressions.
Classroom Activities


  1. Log onto Zoom
  2. Do Notes on Exploring Laws of Exponents together
  3. Students will do Zero and Negative Exponents on Edgenuity (warm up, instruction, assignment)


  1. Students will log onto Zoom
  2. Students will catch up on Edgenuity



  1. Students will log onto Zoom
  2. Students will finish Edgenuity Zero and Negative Exponents
  3. We will watch a video on the “Zero Power Rule” (by Math Hacks)
  4. We will do some IXL’s together on shared screen
  5. We will do a Quizizz on Exponents
  6. Students will do IXL F.10
Assignments Due
  • Edgenuity assignment on Zero and Negative Exponents
  • Quizizz on Exponents
  • IXL F.10
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations will be 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.

Edgenuity – https://www.edgenuity.com/