# Q1 W4 Sept 21-Sept 25 Pre-Algebra

Teacher Stephanie Durrance 8th Grade Math (Pre-Algebra) 8th 4 Focus 2 – Properties of 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:
Bellringer:
Brain Teaser (5 min)
Whole Group:
Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) – Page 6 Properties of Exponents (30 min)
Small Groups:
Rotation 1 (Edgenuity) – Powers and Exponents (20 min)
Rotation 2 (Teacher Support) – Math Nation Workbook V.2: P.191 #1,2 P. 194 #1-4 P. 196 #3 P.197 #1 (30 min)
Closing:
Khan Academy – Multiply powers, Divide powers, Powers of powers (20 min)

Wednesday:
Bellringer:
Brain Teaser (5 min)
Individual:

Thursday:
Bellringer:
Brain Teaser (5 min)
Whole Group:
Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) – Review Page 6, Activity practicing applying properties to integer exponents (30 min)
Small Groups:
Rotation 1 (Edgenuity) – Powers with the Same Base (20 min)
Rotation 2 (Teacher Support) – Task Card Activity with Exponents (30 min)
Closing:
Khan Academy – Negative Exponents, Powers of Products/Quotients (20 min)

All IEP and ESOL accommodations provided daily.

Assignments Due

Edgenuity (2 quizzes), Khan Academy (5 practices)