Monday 9/22/14:
Tuesday 9/23/14: Wednesday 9/24/14: Thursday 9/25/14: No School Friday 9/26/14: No School 
8.EE.1  Apply the properties of integer exponents to create equivalent expressions.
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8th Grade 
Learning Targets 
Monday 9/15/14:
Tuesday 9/16/14: Wednesday 9/17/14: Thursday 9/18/14: Friday 9/19/14: 
7th Grade9/15/14:
9/16/14: 9/17/14: 9/18/14: Parent  Teacher Conference 9/19/14: Quiz 1 
Learning Targets7. NS.1a I can combine opposite quantities to make zero.
7. NS.1b I can justify the sums of rational numbers. 7. NS.1c I can justify the differences or rational numbers. 7. NS.1d I can use properties of operations to add and subtract rational numbers. 7. NS.2a I can justify the products of rational numbers. 7. NS.2b I can justify the quotients of rational numbers. 7. NS.2c I can use properties of operations to multiply and divide rational numbers. 7. NS.2d I can represent rational numbers multiple ways (fraction, decimals, percents). 7. NS.3 I can solve realworld problems using any operation with rational numbers. 
Homework
Completed ...........................................................10 Points No Work ShownLate ...........................................5 Points Incomplete.............................................................0 Points 
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Math Class..................................................................60% Math Department......................................................30% Math Homework.........................................................10% 
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HOMEWORK10%
Collected Homework (20 Points) Completed Homework (10 Points) Late/No Work Shown (5 Points) Incomplete Homework (0 Points) 
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Unit Tests (100 Points)
Mastery Quizes (50 Points)
Benchmark Exams3 per year (100 Points)
Culminating Projects (100 Points)
Unit Tests (100 Points)
Mastery Quizes (50 Points)
Benchmark Exams3 per year (100 Points)
Culminating Projects (100 Points)
School CALENDAR
Monday 9/15/14:
Tuesday 9/16/14: Wednesday 9/17/14: Thursday 9/18/14: ParentTeacher Conference Friday 9/19/14: Quiz 1: Monday 9/29/14:
Tuesday 9/30/14: Wednesday 10/1/14: Thursday 10/2/14: Friday 10/3/14: Monday 10/13/14: Columbus Day No School
Tuesday 10/14/14: Wednesday 10/15/14: Thursday 10/16/14: Friday 10/17/14: Monday 10/27/14:
Tuesday 10/28/14: Wednesday 10/29/14: Thursday 10/30/14: Friday 10/31/14: Happy Halloween No Book Bag Day 
MONDAY  9/8/14:
TUESDAY  9/9/14: WEDNESDAY  9/10/14: THURSDAY  9/11/14: FRIDAY  9/12/14: Monday 9/22/14:
Tuesday 9/23/14: Wednesday 9/24/14: Thursday 9/25/14: Rosh Hashanah No School Friday 9/26/14: Rosh Hashanah No School Monday 10/6/14:
Tuesday 10/7/14: Wednesday 10/8/14: Thursday 10/9/14: Friday 10/10/14: Monday 10/20/14:
Tuesday 10/21/14: Wednesday 10/22/14: Thursday 10/23/14: Friday 10/24/14: Monday 11/3/14:
Tuesday 11/4/14: Election Day No School for Students Wednesday 11/5/14: Thursday 11/6/14: Friday 11/7/14: 
Learning Targets
7th Grade Learning Targets7. RR.1 I can compute a unit rate.
7. RP.2a I can decide if two quantities are proportional. 7. RP.2b I can identify the constant of proportionality (unit rate) in tables, graphs, equations, and verbal descriptions. 7. RP.2c I can write equations for proportional relationships. 7. RP.2d I can explain what a point (x, y) on the graph means in terms of the situation. 7. RP.2d I can identify r as the unit rate in the coordinate (1, r). 7. RP.3 I can solve multistep ratio and percent problems using proportional relationships. 7. NS.1a I can combine opposite quantities to make zero.
7. NS.1b I can justify the sums of rational numbers. 7. NS.1c I can justify the differences or rational numbers. 7. NS.1d I can use properties of operations to add and subtract rational numbers. 7. NS.2a I can justify the products of rational numbers. 7. NS.2b I can justify the quotients of rational numbers. 7. NS.2c I can use properties of operations to multiply and divide rational numbers. 7. NS.2dI can represent rational numbers multiple ways (fraction, decimals, percents). 7. NS.3 I can solve realworld problems using any operation with rational numbers. 7. EE.1 I can use operations to simplify linear expressions.
7. EE.2 I can write an expression multiple ways. 7. EE.3 I can solve realworld problems using equivalent forms (fraction, decimal, percent) of rational numbers. 7. EE.4a I can construct and solve equations to represent a problem. 7. EE.4b I can construct and solve inequalities to represent a problem. 7. G.1 I can solve problems using scale drawings.
7. G.2 I can create geometric shapes from given conditions. 7. G.3 I can describe the cross sections (slices) of threedimensional figures. 7. G.4 I know and can use the formulas for circumference and area of a circle to solve problems. 7. G.5 I can write and solve equations for an unknown angle relationship. 7. G.6 I can solve realworld problems involving area, volume, and surface area. 7. SP.1 I can tell if a sample is representative of a population.
7. SP.2 I can use a sample population to make predictions. 7. SP.3 I can compare data sets. 7. SP.4 I can use measures of center and measures of variability to compare sets of data. 7. SP.5 I can understand probability is a chance event between zero and one. 7. SP.6I can use experimental probability to make a longterm prediction. 7. SP.7aI can develop a probability model to determine the probability of a uniform, single event. 7. SP.7bI can develop a probability model to determine the probability of a nonuniform, single event. 7. SP.8aI can understand probability of a compound event is between zero and one. 7. SP.8b I can represent and identify the sample space for a compound event. 7. SP.8c I can design a simulation to generate frequencies for compound events. 
8th Grade Learning Targets8.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 nonlinear 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 nonlinear.
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. http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/Page/36166 