Q3 W1 Jan 6-10 Pre-Algebra

TeacherStephanie Durrance
Subject Area8th Grade Math (Pre-Algebra)
Grade Level8th
Week #1
Unit of InstructionFocus 8: Introduction to Functions
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.8.F.1.1: Understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output.  The graph of a function is a set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output.

MAFS.8.F.1.2: Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions).

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

• identify a function from a graph, equation or set of ordered pairs. • explain that a function represents a relationship between an input and an output where the output depends on the input; therefore, there can only be one output for each input.

• identify the properties of a function written in algebraic form (e.g., rate of change, meaning of y-intercept, linear, non-linear). • compare the properties of two functions that are represented differently (e.g., as an equation, in a table, graphically, or a verbal representation).

Classroom Activities


Bellringer: Number Sense Problem 50 (5 min)

Whole Group: Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) – Introduction to Functions (30 min)

Small Group: Three rotations at 20 minutes each. (1 hour)

Rotation 1 – Teacher Group (Ready Math Book) –Pages 52-55

Rotation 2 – Partners (Worksheet) – Identifying Functions Riddle

Rotation 3 – Independent (Technology) – IXL: Z.1, Z.3


Bellringer: Number Sense Problem 51 (5 min)

Small Groups: Functions Sort, Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables

IXL: Z.3


Bellringer: Number Sense Problem 52 (5 min)

Whole Group: Interactive Student Notebook (ISN) – Domain and Range (30 min)

Small Group: Three rotations at 20 minutes each. (1 hour)

Rotation 1 – Teacher Group (Ready Math Book) –Pages 55-57

Rotation 2 – Partners (Worksheet) – Domain and Range Relations

Rotation 3 – Independent (Technology) – IXL: Z.22

All IEP and ESOL accommodations provided daily.

Assignments Due

·         Homework: IXL- Z.1, Z.3, Z.22

·         Exit Tickets: Functions Riddle, Functions Sort, Domain and Range Relations

Additional Resources

Khan Academy videos – type any topic in search bar followed by Khan Academy to find an instructional video for additional support.

IXL – Provides support for any grade level math standard.