# West Clermont Local Schools 8th Grade Math (Pre-Algebra) Yearly Plan

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Yearly Plan

Unit                    Time                           Topics                      Standards & Indicators          Assessments
Review of Integers                             NS 2, 3, 4, 7
UNIT 1                 Quarter 1:      Number Systems                                 NS 2, 3 (7th)
GIVE ME YOUR           August/September   Order of operations with radicals and          NS 5 (5th)
DIGITS!                 (12 days)      negative exponents
Perfect squares and estimating non-perfect
squares
Inverse operations
Converting units within the same               NS 4, 5, 6
UNIT 2                  Quarter 1:     measurement system                             M 1, 2, 6, 7
RATIO, RATES,               September      Converting, comparing, and ordering units      G3
PROPORTION, &                (16 days)     across measurement systems                     A 7, 9
MEASUREMENT                                Problem solving using proportions              M 5 (5th)
Similar figures
Inverse operations
Solving and writing simple equations
Counting techniques                            D 10, 11
UNIT 3                  Quarter 1:     Experimental and theoretical probability       D 8 (7th)
PROBABILITY                October       Calculating probability                        D 7 (6th)
(14 days)                                                                              Cumulative Quarter Exam
Algebraic properties                           NS 4
UNIT 4                 Quarter 2:     Differences between equations, inequalities,   A 1, 2, 5, 7, 8
EXPRESS             October/November   and expression
YOURSELF!                (22 days)      Simplifying algebraic expressions
Equations and inequalities with physical
models, symbols, and verbal forms
Algebraic patterns
Inverse operations

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Expressing numbers in scientific and            NS 1, 3, 8
UNIT 5                  Quarter 2:    standard form                                   NS 1 (7th)
SCIENTIFIC                November      Add, subtract, multiply, divide, order, and
NOTATON                   (8 days)     compare numbers in scientific notation

UNIT 6                  Quarter 2:    Writing equations and inequalities              NS 4
DO YOU HAVE                December      Solving equations and inequalities              A 7, 8, 9
THE SOLUTION?                (17 days)    Inverse and identity properties                 NS 5 (7th)
NS 10 (6th)
Angles formed by intersecting, parallel, and    M 3, 8
UNIT 7                 Quarter 2:    perpendicular lines                             G2
ANGLES                  January      Interior and exterior angles of polygons
(8 days)     Relationships between angles                                                  Cumulative Quarter Exam
Identifying and classifying function families   A 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 15, 16     (Graphing calculator to assist
UNIT 8                  Quarter 3:    in a table, graph, or equation form             A 6 (9th)                     with understanding – not on
FUNCTION                  January      Linear vs. non-linear                                                         assessment)
FAMILIES                  (9 days)     Direct variation
Effects of changes in an equation on a graph
Converting to slope-intercept form
Using tables, graphs, and equations to find     A 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14,
UNIT 9                   Quarter 3:    slope, linearity, and to graph                  15, 16
TABLES, GRAPHS,              February      Inverse and direct variation
EQUATIONS                   (15 days)
Pythagorean theorem                             NS 3, 7
UNIT 10                 Quarter 3:     Distance formula                                G 1, 4
GO THE                February/March   Midpoint of a line segment                      A 13
DISTANCE & GET               (13 days)     Properties of quadrilaterals using a            G 3 (7th)
IN SHAPE                                coordinate plane

Solving systems of equations by graphing and    A 10, 11, 16                  (Graphing calculator to assist
UNIT 11                 Quarter 3:    using substitution                                                            with understanding.)
LEARNING THE                  March      Interpreting the meaning of a solution
SYSTEM                   (10 days)    Convert to slope-intercept form                                               Cumulative Quarter Exam
Volumes, surface area, and nets of prisms,      M 3, 4, 5, 9, 10
UNIT 12                  Quarter 4:    pyramids, cones, cylinders, and spheres         G6
INSIDE & OUT               March/April
(17 days)
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Quarter 4:       Statistics                                         D 7, 8
UNIT 13                     April         Data collection
SURVEY SAYS!                (8 days)        Sampling techniques

Analyzing data using mean, median, mode,           D 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9
UNIT 14                   Quarter 4:       range, quartiles, interquartile range, outliers,
WHAT DOES IT                April/May        percentiles and determining the best way to
ALL MEAN?                   (17 days)       display data
Scatterplots and line of best fit
Box and whisker plots
Transformations, reflections, rotations,           G 1, 5
UNIT 15                  Quarter 4:       translations, and dilations on a coordinate
TRANSFORMERS                    May          grid
(11 days)                                                                                  Cumulative Quarter Exam
NOTE:
Vocabulary from the benchmarks and indicators should be a focus in every unit.
Units 3, 12, 13 & 14 created by teacher’s w/Barb Weidus.

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