Learning Target Descriptions

Math 8 – Learning Targets


8.NS.1- Convert a decimal expansion into a fraction. 

8.NS.2(a) - Estimate irrational numbers value and locate them on a number line. 

8.NS.2(b) - Approximate irrational numbers into rational numbers. 

8.EE.1 - Apply the properties of integer exponents to create equivalent expressions. 

8.EE.2(a) - Evaluate square root and identify which is a perfect square or irrational number. 

8.EE.2(b) - Evaluate cube root symbols to determine which is a perfect cube or irrational number. 

8.EE.3 - Estimate very large and very small numbers using the power of 10. 

8.EE.4 - Perform operations with scientific notation. 

8.EE.5(a) - Compare different proportional relationships in different ways (graphs, equations…) 

8.EE.5(b) - Interpret the slope of a graph as the unit rate. 

8.EE.6(a) - Determine slope between any two distinct point on a graph. 

8.EE.6(b) - Interprete the equation y=mx+b from a graph. 

8.EE.7(a) - Solve linear equations without using distributive properties. 

8.EE.7(b) - Solve linear equations by expanding expressions using distributive properties. 

8.EE.8(a) - Solve systems of linear equations by a graph using real world problems. 

8.EE.8(b) - Solve systems of linear equations algebraically using real world problems. 

8.F.1 - Determine the output (input) by knowing the function and input (output). 

8.F.2 - Compare functions represented in an different way(equation, graph, table, and/or context).


8.F.3 - Determine which functions are linear and non-linear and give examples. 

8.F.4(a) - Determine the rate of change and initial value from a table, graph, and equation. 

8.F.4(b) - Interpret the rate of change and initial value into the context of the situation. 

8.F.5 - Sketch a graph and describe where it is increasing, decreasing, constant, linear, and nonlinear. 

8.G.1 - Rotate, reflect, and translate geometric shapes and their parts. 

8.G.2 - Identify congruent figures and describe a sequence of rotations, reflections, and translations. 

8.G.3 - Describe the effects of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections. 

8.G.4 - Identify similar figures and describe a sequence of dilations, rotations, reflections, and translations. 

8.G.5 - Find angle measures based on facts about angle sums.

8.G.6 - Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. 

8.G.7 - Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in real world situations. 

8.G.8 - Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find a distance on a coordinate system. 

8.G.9 - Apply the formulas for volume for a cone, cylinder, and sphere to solve real world problems. 

8.SP.1 – Construct to interpret a scatterplot by describe patterns such as clusters, outliers, pos. / neg. assoc., linear, and non-linear. 

8.SP.2 - Create a line of best fit (linear model) on a scatterplot and assess its closeness. 

8.SP.3 - Solve problems in the context of the scatterplot by using a linear model by finding the slope and intercept and using the equation. 

8.SP.4(a) - Construct data on two way relative frequency tables. 

8.SP.4(b) - Interpret and describe data on two way relative frequency tables.