## Math 8 Info:

**CONTENT COVERED:**

Variables, Expressions, and Integers

Solving Equations

Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities

Factors, Fractions, and Exponents

Rational Numbers and Equations

Ratio, Proportion, and Probability

Percents

Linear Functions

Real Numbers and Right Triangles

Measurement, Area, and Volume

Data Analysis and Probability

Polynomials and Nonlinear Functions

Angle Relationships and Transformations

- Throughout the year, an emphasis will be placed on problem solving and incorporating 8th grade math concepts to real world situations aligning to Common Core standards.
- Please visit IXL and KahnAcademy. Students can work through tutorials, practice problems, practice quizzes, practice tests, and fun review games.

- Math homework will be given on a daily basis. I will try to give at least 5 minutes of work time at the end of each class. This gives me the opportunity to work with students one-on-one to answer students’ questions before they leave. Their homework will be graded with a combination of completion and accuracy.

- I will be giving quizzes and tests. Students will be allowed to make corrections on their quizzes. For each question that they correct accurately, they will receive half the points back that they had lost. All corrections must be completed before the test and made on a separate sheet of paper accompanied by an explanation of the mistake. I strongly encourage quiz corrections so students learn from their mistakes before they take the test.

- Students’ grades will be calculated using total points. The importance of items will be factored in, and one project per quarter will be included. I will update Power School weekly, so please keep checking your child’s progress.

- If a student has questions in math, he/she can come see me before school (8:00–8:15) or after school to get help. If a student is struggling with work at home, remind him/her of this option.