# Q1, W5: September 13-17 Pre-Algebra

Teacher Kristin Andreason Pre-Algebra 8 September 13-17 Focus 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

Monday/Tuesday:

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

Wednesday:

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

Thursday/Friday:

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