6th Six Weeks
Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
April 16, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: Can I simplify expressions by combining like terms? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Simplifying Expressions Stations 3. Homework 61: Simplifying Expressions (Due April 17^{th}) Students got this on Friday.

April 16, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: Can I use the properties of equations to simplify and solve expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 61 3. Cornell Notes: Commutative Property 4. Guided Practice 5. Homework 62: Commutative and Associative Properties (Due April 19) 
April 18, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: Can I use the properties of equations to simplify and solve expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Associative Property 3. Guided Practice

April 19, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: Can I use the properties of equations to simplify and solve expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 62 3. Cornell Notes: Distributive Property 4. Guided Practice 5. Homework 63:Distributive Property (Due April 23) 
April 20, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: Can I use the properties of equations to simplify and solve expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Practice 18 3. All property simplifying expressions

April 23, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Agenda: 1. Grade 63 2. Review Jeopardy for STAAR testing 
April 24, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Agenda: 1. Review Jeopardy for STAAR testing 
April 25, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Agenda: 1. Review Jeopardy for STAAR testing

April 26, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Agenda: 1. Review Jeopardy for STAAR testing

April 27, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Agenda: 1. Review Jeopardy for STAAR testing

April 30, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of algebraic properties, and simplifying expressions Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Review for Test

May 1, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (B) use the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to simplify algebraic expressions Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of algebraic properties, and simplifying expressions Agenda: 1. Test: Unit 13 2. Homework 64: Number Sense 1 (Due May 3)

May 2, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: Can I substitute in a value for a variable to get a value for an expression? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Substituting a number in for a variable 3. Guided Practice

May 3, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: Can I state why or why not a series of numbers is or is not a function? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 64 3. Cornell Notes: Solving Functions 4. Homework 65: Functions 
May 4, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: Can I describe a functional relationship? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Finish Cornell Notes: Functions

May 7, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: Can I substitute in a value for a variable to get a value for an expression? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 65 3. Practice A, B, and C—Hold middle school math course 2

May 8, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of solving functions. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Challenge: Function notation 3. Problem Solving: Input/output Tables 4. Puzzles, Twisters, and Teasers: Get to the bottom of it!! 
May 9, 2012 TEKS A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of functions to solve equations. Agenda: 1. Test: Unit 14 2. Homework 66 (Due May 11)

May 10, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Adding and Subtracting with exponents 3. Practice

May 11, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 66 3. Cornell Notes: Multiplying Exponents 4. Practice 5. Homework 67: Multiplying Exponents (Due May 15)

May 14, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Practice Multiplying Exponents

May 15, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 67 3. Cornell Notes: Dividing Exponents 4. Homework 68: Dividing Exponents (Due May 17) 
May 16, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Practice Dividing Exponents

May 17, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 68 3. Cornell Notes: Raising a power to a power 4. Homework 69: Raising a power to a power (Due May 21) 
May 18, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Practice: Raising a power to a power

May 21, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade 69 3. Cornell Notes: Other Exponent Rules 4. Practice 
May 22, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Review for Test

May 23, 2012 TEKS A (11) Quadratic and other nonlinear functions. The student understands there are situations modeled by functions that are neither linear nor quadratic and models the situations. The student is expected to: (A) use patterns to generate the laws of exponents and apply them in problemsolving situations Learning goal: Can I use the laws of exponents to simplify expressions? Agenda: 1. Test: Unit 15

May 24, 2012 TEKS 8 (1) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student understands that different forms of numbers are appropriate for different situations. The student is expected to: (D) express numbers in scientific notation, including negative exponents, in appropriate problem situations Learning Goal: Can I use scientific notation to go back and forth between standard and scientific notation? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Scientific Notation Review

May 25, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of 7^{th} grade math. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Final Exam Review

May 28, 2012 No School

May 29, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of 7^{th} grade math. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Final Exam

May 30, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of 7^{th} grade math. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Final Exam Review 
May 31, 2012 TEKSAll 8^{th} grade TEKS Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of 7^{th} grade math. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Final Exam

June 1, 2012 No SchoolHappy Summer!!

5th Six Weeks
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February 27, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use the measures of central tendency to describe a set of data? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 51 3. Partner Activity: Mean Riddles 4. Assign Homework 52: Missing Values (Closing the distance pg. 249) DUE FEB. 29

February 28, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use the measures of central tendency to describe a set of data? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation Agenda: 1. Warm UP 2. Cornell Notes: Interquartile Range & Outliers 3. Cornell Notes: Selecting the correct central tendency to explain questions 4. Examples of Selecting

February 29, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 52 3. Cornell Notes: All types of Graphs
4. Assign Homework 53: Unit 10 Lesson 6 (7^{th} Grade Acc. Curriculum) 
March 1, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 53 3. Cornell Notes: Box and Whisker Plots 4. Activity: Box and Whisker Plots

March 2, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Venn Diagrams 3. Activity: Venn Diagrams 4. Assign Graph Project

March 5, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Work on graph projects in class

March 6, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Work on graph project in computer lab

March 7, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I select and use the appropriate form of graphs? TEKS: 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology Agenda: 1. Work on graph project in computer lab

March 8, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I recognize the misuses of graphs and numerical information to evaluate predictions and conclusions based on the data? TEKS: 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Fill in the blank notes from the textbook 3. AIRR Activity 312 #15 4. Homework: Finish Graph Project at home due tomorrow 
March 9, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I recognize the misuses of graphs and numerical information to evaluate predictions and conclusions based on the data? TEKS: 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Turn in projects 3. Holt Math Course 3 Chapter 4 Section 6 4. Assign Homework 54: AIRR Activity 312 #610 Due Monday, March 19, 2012 
March 19, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I recognize the misuses of graphs and numerical information to evaluate predictions and conclusions based on the data? TEKS: 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Warm UP 2. Grade homework 54 3. Holt Math Course 2 Ch.1 Section 9 4. Assign Homework 55: Due March 21 
March 20, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I evaluate the methods of sampling to determine the validity of the inference made from a set of data? TEKS: 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Determining the validity 3. Activity Pg. 267268 Closing the distance

March 21, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I evaluate the methods of sampling to determine the validity of the inference made from a set of data? TEKS: 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade homework 55 3. Unit 10 Lesson 4 (8^{th} grade Accelerated Curriculum)

March 22, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives? TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Notes: Guided Practice through Accelerated Curriculum unit 8 Lesson 2 3. Independent Practice 4. Assign Homework 56: Solids from different perspectives Due Friday March 23

March 23, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives? TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 56 3. Independent Practice: Unit 8 Lesson 2

March 26, 2012 Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of the unit 11 material. TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Review for test 
March 27, 2012 (After STAAR Testing) Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of the unit 11 material. TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Review for test

March 28, 2012 (After STAAR Testing) Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of the unit 11 material. TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Review for test

March 29, 2012 Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of the unit 11 material. TEKS: 8 (7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to: (A) draw threedimensional figures from different perspectives 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation (C) select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology 8 (13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to: (A) evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data (B) recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis Agenda: 1. Unit 11 Test 2. Assign Homework 57: Number Sense DUE TUESDAY, APRIL 3 
March 30, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Review Adding Integers: Pizzazz pg. 78 & 11

April 2, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Review Subtracting Integers: Pizzazz pg. 14 & 16

April 3, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Grade Homework 57 3. Review Multiplying Integers: Pizzazz pg. 18 & 19 4. Assign Homework 58: Pizzazz pg. 21 DUE THURSDAY, APRIL 5 
April 5, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Review Dividing Integers: Pizzazz pg. 23 &24

April 5, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Grade Homework 58 3. Review for Integers Test

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April 9, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations? TEKS: 8 (2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to: (B) use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Test Integers 3. Homework 59: Solving Scientific Notation (Pizzazz book pg. 76)

April 10, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I solve equations to find the value of “x”? TEKS: A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Solving onestep equations 3. Independent Practice: Solving onestep equations (Pizzazz book pg. 203)

April 11, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I solve equations to find the value of “x”? TEKS: A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 59 3. Cornell Notes: Solving twostep equations 4. Independent Practice: Solving Twostep equations (Pizzazz Book pg. 206) 5. Assign Homework 61: Pizzazz Book Pg. 207 DUE FRIDAY APRIL 13 
April 12, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I solve equations to find the value of “x”? TEKS: A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Independent Practice: Solving twostep equations (Pizzazz book pg. 208209)

April 13, 2012 Learning Goal: Can I solve equations to find the value of “x”? TEKS: A (4) Foundations for functions. The student understands the importance of the skills required to manipulate symbols in order to solve problems and uses the necessary algebraic skills required to simplify algebraic expressions and solve equations and inequalities in problem situations. The student is expected to: (A) find specific function values, simplify polynomial expressions, transform and solve equations, and factor as necessary in problem situations Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 61 3. Cornell Notes: Simplifying Expressions/Combining like terms 4. Independent Practice: Simplifying Expressions/Combining like terms (Kuta Page 3 #120) 5. Assign Homework 62: Simplifying Expressions/Combining like terms (Kuta Page #2030) DUE TUESDAY APRIL 17TH

4th Six Weeks
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Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 
January 16
Holiday

January 17 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models?TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness), 8.8 B (supporting)Agenda: 1. Warm Up2. BrainpopVolume of Prisms (need login)3. Volume of PrismsNotes/Connect to Formula Chart (1 example)4. Guided PracticewhiteboardsHW 41 due Thursday over Prisms/Cylinders 
January 18 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models?TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness), 8.8 B (supporting)Agenda: 1. Warm UpFind the missing piece of the rect. prism when given the volume 2. BrainpopCylinders 3. Volume of CylindersNotes/Connect to Formula Chart(continue notes on same page as yesterday1 example)4. Guided PracticewhiteboardsHW 41 due Thursday over Prisms/cylinder 
January 19 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models and connect to models? TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness) 8.8 B (supporting) Agenda: 1. Warm UpFind the volume of the cylinder 2. Check HW 41 over Prisms/Cylinders 3. Notes over Cones/Pyramids 4. Guided Practicewhiteboards HW 42 due Monday 1/23 over Cones/Pyramids

January 20
LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models? TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness), 8.8 B (supporting) Agenda: 1. Warm UpFind the volume of the Cone 2. Continue notes on Volume of Spheres 3. Guided Practicewhiteboards over Spheres HW 42 due Monday 1/23 over Cones/Pyramids/Spheres

January 23 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models?TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness), 8.8 B (supporting)Agenda: Check HW 42Scavenger HuntUnit 9 Lesson 2 (Accelerated Curriculum) 
January 24 LG: How could I describe the resulting effect on volume when dimensions of a solid are changed proportionally?TEKS: 8.10 B (supporting)Agenda:AIRR242/243 (notes, guided practice) HW 42 PART II (Proportions and Changing Dimensions) 36 due wednesday

January 25 LG: How could I describe the resulting effect on volume when dimensions of a solid are changed proportionally?TEKS: 8.10 B (supporting)Agenda:CHECK HW 42 part II (36 AIRR 243) AIRR 244Doubling and Halving Three Dimensionsdescribe the effects (activity) 
January 26 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models and connect to models? How could I describe the resulting effect on volume when dimensions of a solid are changed proportionally? TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness) 8.8 B (supporting), 8.10 B (supporting) Agenda: Review for Unit 8 TestDicey Dimensions Game (Kamaco Book) HW Unit 8 Review due Friday 
January 27 LG: How could I estimate measurements and use formulas to solve application problems involving volume and connect to models and connect to models?How could I describe the resulting effect on volume when dimensions of a solid are changed proportionally? TEKS: 8.8 C (readiness) 8.8 B (supporting), 8.10 B (supporting) Agenda: 1. Check Review Unit 8 2. Unit 8 Test 
January 30 Learning Goal: How could I generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions? TEKS: 8.(6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to:(A) generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Are they similar? (Accelerated Curriculum Unit 3 Lesson 1) 3. Homework 44: Generating Similar Figures (Due Tomorrow)

January 31 Learning Goal: How could I generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions? TEKS: 8.(6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to:(A) generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade homework 44 3. Discovery education videoIntermediate Geometry 4. Geoboards dilation Activity (Accelerated Curriculum) 5. Assign Homwork 45: Generating Similar Figures 2 (Due Tomorrow)

February 1 Learning Goal: How could I generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions? TEKS: 8. (6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to:(A) generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Check Homework 45 3. Generating Similar Figures Activity (Accelerated Curriculum pgs. 112, 113, 114, and 116) 4. Assign Homework 46: Generating Similar Figures 3 (Due Friday, February, 3, 2012)

February 2 Learning Goal: How Could you graph a dilation on a coordinate plane? TEKS: 8. (6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to: (B) graph dilations, reflections, and translations on a coordinate plane Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Cornell Notes: Dilations (Teacher Made/AIRR 135) 3. My dilation activity: Groups of 4Accelerated Curriculum 4. Homework from yesterday due tomorrow!

February 3 Learning Goal: How Could you graph a dilation on a coordinate plane? TEKS: 8. (6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to: (B) graph dilations, reflections, and translations on a coordinate plane Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 45 3. Dilation Activitypg. 117 Accelerated Curriculum 4. Homework 47: Dilations

February 6, 2012 Learning Goal: How Could you graph a dilation on a coordinate plane?TEKS: 8. (6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to: (B) graph dilations, reflections, and translations on a coordinate plane Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 45 3. Dilation Activitypg. 117 Accelerated Curriculum

February 7, 2012 TEKS 8.9 Measurement. The student uses indirect measurement to solve problems. The student is expected to:(B) use proportional relationships in similar twodimensional figures or similar threedimensional figures to find missing measurements. Learning Goal: Can I use indirect measurement to solve for the missing measurement using proportions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 47 3. Notes: Using Shadows to find missing lengths 4. Activity: Application of Proportions 5. Homework48: Measuring with Shadows

February 8, 2012 TEKS 8.9 Measurement. The student uses indirect measurement to solve problems. The student is expected to: (B) use proportional relationships in similar twodimensional figures or similar threedimensional figures to find missing measurements. Learning Goal: Can I use indirect measurement to solve for the missing measurement using proportions? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Review for Test

February 9, 2012 TEKS8.6 Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to:(A) generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions(B) graph dilations, reflections, and translations on a coordinate plane. 8.9 Measurement. The student uses indirect measurement to solve problems. The student is expected to: (B) use proportional relationships in similar twodimensional figures or similar threedimensional figures to find missing measurements. Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of similar figures and dilations. Agenda: 1. Test Unit 9 2. Grade Homework 48 3. Homework 49Number Sense 
February 10, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to: (B) use theoretical probabilities and experimental results to make predictions and decisions Learning Goal: Can I use experimental and theoretical probability? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Notes: Experimental and theoretical probability 3. Class Practice: Paper, Rock, Scissors Activity

February 13, 2012 TEKS 8(11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to: (B) use theoretical probabilities and experimental results to make predictions and decisions Learning Goal: Can I use experimental and theoretical probability? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 3. Class Activity: Closing the distance pg. 217 and 218 4. Homework: Middle school math with pizzazz pg. E50 
February 14, 2012 TEKS 8.11 Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to:(A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events Learning Goal: Can I find the probability of independent events? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Notes: Independent Probability 3. Class Practice: Self Made 16 after notes

February 15, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to:(A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events Learning Goal: Can I find the probability of independent events? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Class Activity: Match the donation (Accelerated Curriculum pgs. 207208) 3. Homework: Math with Pizzazz pg. 109

February 16, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to: (A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events Learning Goal: Can I find the probability of dependent events? Agenda: 1. Warm up 2. Notes: Dependent probability 3. Class Practice: Questions 14 after notes

February 17, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to: (A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events Learning Goal: Can I find the probability of dependent events? Agenda 1. Warm Up 2. Class Practice: Increase the donation (Accelerated Curriculum pg. 209210) 3. Homework: Unit 10 Lesson 1 questions 3 and 4

February 20, 2012
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February 21, 2012
TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to: (C) select and use different models to simulate an event. Learning Goal: Can I select and use different models to show different probability events? Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Grade Homework 3. Notes: Modeling probability 4. Class Practice:

February 22, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to:(A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events (B) use theoretical probabilities and experimental results to make predictions and decisions(C) select and use different models to simulate an event. Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of probability. Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Test Review 
February 23, 2012 TEKS 8 (11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to:(A) find the probabilities of dependent and independent events (B) use theoretical probabilities and experimental results to make predictions and decisions (C) select and use different models to simulate an event. Learning Goal: I will demonstrate my knowledge of probability. Agenda: 1. Test over Probability 2. Homework: Number Sense

February 24 TEKS 8 (12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to: (A) use variability (range, including interquartile range (IQR)) and select the appropriate measure of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify the choice for a particular situation Learning Goal: Can I use all of the measures of central tendency to describe a set of data and justify my answer?Agenda: 1. Warm Up 2. Notes: Central Tendency 3. Class Practice: Mean RiddlesSelf made
