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8th Grade Math

(13 Units, 141 Lessons)

Unit 1 - FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA(9 Lessons)

Day One

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:Iverson or Lebron? Expose kids to two different attitudes about "practice," and invest them in the desire, discipline, and dedication necessary to succeed.

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10 Resources

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Add and subtract positive and negative numbers

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:Good guys and bad guys? Use Spiderman and Venom (and Street Fighter 2) to illustrate the idea of adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers.

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16 Resources

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Multiply and divide positive and negative numbers

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:"Same Good Different Bad, UGH!" Tell the story of Max the Caveman and how this relates to multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers.

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14 Resources

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Develop fluency with positive and negative numbers

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:Fast and accurate! Get kids to practice the Common Core idea of fluency with positive and negative numbers.

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14 Resources

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Add, subtract, and multiply decimals

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:To line it up or not line it up? That is the question... about the decimal. Beyonce and Snowmen round out the lesson.

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17 Resources

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Divide decimals

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:Doggy decimals! Use the story of Spot the Doggy Decimal to get kids to divide decimals with precision.

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14 Resources

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Evaluate expressions using substitution (Day 1 of 2)

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:SUB! Get kids to pay attention to negative signs (Spider-Sense) as they evaluate expressions using substitution.

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Evaluate expressions using substitution (Day 2 of 2)

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:SUB! Get kids to practice getting really good at evaluating expressions using substitution.

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13 Resources

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ASSESSMENT #1

8th Grade Math

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FLUENCIES AND THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA

Big Idea:The first test!

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13 Resources

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