8th grade Math Curriculum



  • Module 1

    Grade 8 Mathematics Module 1: Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

    In Grade 8 Module 1, students expand their basic knowledge of positive integer exponents and prove the Laws of Exponents for any integer exponent.  Next, students work with numbers in the form of an integer multiplied by a power of 10 to express how many times as much one is than the other.  This leads into an explanation of scientific notation and continued work performing operations on numbers written in this form. 

    The student materials consist of the student pages for each lesson in Module 1.


    Grade 8 Module 2:   The Concept of Congruence

    In this module, students learn about translations, reflections, and rotations in the plane and, more importantly, how to use them to precisely define the concept of congruence.  Throughout Topic A, on the definitions and properties of the basic rigid motions, students verify experimentally their basic properties and, when feasible, deepen their understanding of these properties using reasoning.  All the lessons of Topic B demonstrate to students the ability to sequence various combinations of rigid motions while maintaining the basic properties of individual rigid motions.  Students learn that congruence is just a sequence of basic rigid motions in Topic C, and Topic D begins the learning of Pythagorean Theorem.

    The student materials consist of the student pages for each lesson in Module 2.


    Module 3

    Module 4

    Module 5

    Module 6

    Module 7

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