Q1, W5: September 13-17 Pre-Algebra

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject AreaPre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #September 13-17
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. Students will do the Summative study guide (using their notes)
  2. We will go over the study guide together and they will make corrections
  3. We will do some Kahoots to review for test
  4. If time, students will finish IXL’s or their iReady diagnostic


  1. Students will take a Summative on Rational and Irrational Numbers


  1. We will do Exponent Doodle Notes together 
  2. We will do notes on Exploring Laws of Exponents
  3. We will watch a video on the “Zero Power Rule” (by Math Hacks)
  4. Students will do IXL’s D.8, D.9, D.7, and D.11 up to 70% (this will be one grade)
Assignments Due
  • Summative on Rational and Irrational Numbers
  • IXL’s D.8, D.9, D.7, and D.11
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/