Syllabus for Eighth Grade Math Curriculum

Topics to be covered:


            . Integers and rational numbers

            . Equations and inequalities

            . Exponents and polynomials

            . Factoring polynomials

            . Graphs and linear equations

            . Systems of equations

            . Inequalities and absolute rational expressions

            . Radical expressions

            . Relations and functions

            . Quadratic equations

. Also, covering related concepts from Blue Pelican, an advanced high school

  course in Algebra as well as standardized test prep materials/problems

 . Begin concepts in Algebra II or Geometry if time permit


Grading Scale:

Tests = 50 %

Quizzes, projects, and notebook checks = 25 %

Homework, class participation/motivation, and behavior = 25%

(-3 for any missed/incomplete assignments on the homework average portion)


Class Format:

Lecture on given topic, guided practice, independent practice and daily assigned homework.  Comprehension of the lecture is noted by oral and written responses from the guided and independent practices.  If a solid understanding has been determined, students are permitted to start their homework a few minutes prior to the class dismissal.



Students will come prepared for class each day with completed homework assignments, as well as with all proper utensils including textbook, workbook, notebook and a pencil(s).  Most of all, they come with a desire to learn math!!!!

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Looking forward to an awesome school year!


                                                                                    Tr. Gina