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Week of December 10

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions
involving multiplication and division. 

Practice Problems, odd numbers (Answers) 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT use the rules for operations with exponents to
perform operations with numbers in scientific notation
form. 
 Problem 5.4 
 Page 93, #'s 44, 5162 (no calculator)
 GGG Test, Tuesday 
Wednesday 

Geography Bee! 

Thursday 
SWBAT apply the laws of exponents to operations
involving scientific notation. 
Multiplying
and Dividing

Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation 

Finish
Multiplying and Dividing with Scientific Notation
 GGG Test, Tuesday 
Friday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions
involving multiplication and division of monomials and
scientific notation. 
 Exponents Jeopardy 
 TBD
 GGG Test, Tuesday 
Week
of December 3

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 Wrap Problem 5.1
 Problem 5.2 A and B
 "Why
Are Mr. and Mrs. Number So Happy?" w/s 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 Problem 5.2 B 
 No Homework 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 "Why
Are Babies Like Hinges?" w/s (NOT 4, 7, 9,
11, 16, 18) 
 Finish classwork 
Thursday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 Problem 5.2 C and D

How Does the King's Son
Write? w/s
 "Why
Was The Deck of Cards Always in Trouble?" w/s 
 Finish Classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions
involving multiplication and division. 
 Problem 5.2 E

Manipulating Powers (front side and the back
problems with positive exponents) 
 Finish Classwork
 GGG Test, Tuesday 12/18 
Week
of November 26

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 
 Problem 4.3 
 Page 69, #'s 811, 15 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 
 Recap Bead Activity
 Recap Problem 4.3

Decay Practice 
 Finish classwork 
Thursday 
SWBAT 1) write exponential growth equations to model
experimental data and real life situations, and 2) determine growth factors
from growth rates, and rates from factors. 
 Test Review and Questions 
 Correct any Multiple Choice questions you got wrong on
the test. 
Friday 
SWBAT use a table of powers to find relationships among
numbers written in exponential form. 
 Problem 5.1 
 Page 88, #'s 1, 8286, 90 
Week of
November 19

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT 1) write exponential growth equations to model
experimental data and real life situations, and 2) determine growth factors
from growth rates, and rates from factors. 

Exponential Growth Practice

Additional Practice (Answers) 
Thanks Mr. Andrews! 
 Finish Classwork
 Exponential Growth Test (Inv
13), Tuesday
 Practice Test
Inv13 Alg8
(answers) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT 1) write exponential growth equations to model
experimental data and real life situations, and 2) determine growth factors
from growth rates, and rates from factors. 

Exponential Growth Test
(Inv 13) 
 No Homework 
Wednesday 

Turkey Spirit Day 

Thursday 
Happy Thanksgiving! 
Friday 
Week
of November 12

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 

VETERANS
DAY 

Tuesday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 

Problem 4.2 
 Page 68, #'s 47, 23
 Exponential Growth Test (Inv
13), Tuesday
 Practice Test
Inv13 Alg8
(answers) 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 

Exponential Decay Activity 
 Finish Decay Activity Packet
 Exponential Growth Test (Inv
13), Tuesday
 Practice Test
Inv13 Alg8
(answers) 
Friday 



Week
of November 5

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT determine growth rates and growth factors from a
table of data, and a growth rate given a growth factor. 
 Problem 3.2 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine growth rates and growth factors from a
table of data, and a growth rate given a growth factor. 

Growth Factors/Rates
 Page 49, #'s 9, 1316, 19, 31, 41, 4345 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 
SWBAT describe the effects of varying initial amounts
and growth rates on exponential relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 51, #'s 21, 22, 3437 
Thursday 
SWBAT describe the effects of varying initial amounts
and growth rates on exponential relationships. 

Compound Interest practice

What Did Dr. Frug's Wife Say..? 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 

Problem 4.1 
 Page 66, #'s 1, 3, 1922 
Week of October 29

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT 1) recognize an exponential relationship from a
description, and 2)determine and interpret the
yintercept for an exponential relationship. 
 Problem 2.1 
 Page 32, #'s 1, 2, 35 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine and interpret the yintercept for an
exponential relationship. 
 Problem 2.2

Review Problem 2.2 
 Page 34, #'s 57, 24 
Wednesday 
SWBAT determine the growth factor and write an equation
for the graph of an exponential relationship. 

Problem 2.3 
 Page 35, #'s 914, 28 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine the growth factor and initial amount for
an exponential relationship and write an equation
describing it. 

Basic Exponential Format
 Problem 3.1 
 Page 48, #'s 1, 2, 8 
Friday 
SWBAT determine percents and percent change. 

Percent Increase and Decrease Practice 
 Finish classwork 
Week of October 22

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT express large and small numbers in both standard
form and scientific notation. 
 Scientific Notation
video
 SN Notes

What is Special About a Radioactive Cat? w/s 
 Page 16, #'s 510 
Tuesday 
SWBAT recognize exponential patterns in tables, graphs,
and equations. 
 Vocab
 Problem 1.2 
 Page 16, #'s 4, 11, 12 
Wednesday 
SWBAT 1) determine whether linear models for bivariate
data are good fits, 2) determine how strongly related
two variables are, and 3) interpret twoway data tables. 
 TWMM Inv 45 Quiz 

Open Response Questions 
Thursday 
SWBAT write equations for exponential relationships
represented by tables. 
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 18, #'s 14, 16,
44, 52 
Friday 
SWBAT write equations for exponential relationships
represented by tables. 
 Review Problems 1.11.3 
 No Homework 
Week of October 15

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 

Problems 5.1 and 5.2 Recap
 Page 100, #'s 79, 15, 21
 Page 121, #'s 16, 17, 26, 27 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 
Tuesday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 

Problem 5.3 
 Page 121, #'s 18, 29,
32, 33
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 
Wednesday 

SEED 

Thursday 
SWBAT 1) determine whether linear models for bivariate
data are good fits, 2) determine how strongly related
two variables are, and 3) interpret twoway data tables. 

Inv 4
and 5 Practice 
 Finish classwork
(Key)
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 
Friday 
SWBAT recognize exponential patterns in tables. 
 Problem 1.1 
 Page 14, #'s 1, 2, 41 a and b
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 
Week of October 8

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 
 Problem 4.1
A, B, and D 
 Page 96, #'s 1 and 2 
Wednesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Problem 4.2 
 Page 98, #'s 4, 5, 17,
18 (Graphs
for 4 and 5) 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits using correlation coefficients. 

Problem 4.3 (Not C4) 
 Finish classwork
 Get Progress Report signed
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 
Friday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problems 5.1 and 5.2 
 Page 121, #'s 16, 17, 26, 27
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 
Week of October 1

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT write equations to represent real life situations,
and use the equations to answer questions about the
situation. 

Recap "Scatterplots" w/s
 Problem 2.5 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test, Friday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT write equations to represent real life situations,
and use the equations to answer questions about the
situation. 

Recap 2.5
 Page 51, #'s 26, 27, 37 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test, Friday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT 1) find the equation of a line given a table of
data, a slope and a point on the line, or two points on
the line, and 2) use an equation or graph of a
mathematical model to answer questions about the
situation modeled. 

Review
Problems complete half the problems on each page 
 Finish classwork (answers)
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test, Friday 
Thursday 
SWBAT 1) find the equation of a line given a table of
data, a slope and a point on the line, or two points on
the line, and 2) use an equation or graph of a
mathematical model to answer questions about the
situation modeled. 

Review
Problems finish all the problems 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test, Friday 
Friday 
SWBAT 1) find the equation of a line given a table of
data, a slope and a point on the line, or two points on
the line, and 2) use an equation or graph of a
mathematical model to answer questions about the
situation modeled, and 3) solve for x algebraically. 
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test 
 No Homework 
Week of September 24

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT write equations for linear functions given a
table, a graph, or text. 
 Review Quiz
 Recap Problem 2.1
 Problem 2.3 AC 
 Finish Problem 2.3 AC 
Tuesday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 

Recap Problem 2.3 AC
 Problem 2.3 DE
 Page 45, #'s 1, 4, 6, 8, 38 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Problem 2.4 
 Page 48, #'s 9, 11,
1420 
Thursday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 

Review 2.4 and homework problems 
 No Homework 
Friday 
SWBAT draw a line of best fit, and find the equation
that models the data. 
 Scatterplots w/s 
 Finish classwork 
Week of September 17

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT find the equation of a line given a table of data,
a slope and a point on the line, or two points on the
line. 

Writing Equations of Lines
Practice 
 Finish
Classwork
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Tuesday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT solve 1) equations with variables on both sides,
and check the answer, 2) determine the slope of a line
given two points on the line, 3) identify a linear
relationship given a table of data, and 4) determine if
data plotted in a graph is continuous or discrete. 

Inv 1 and Solving Equations Quiz 
 No Homework 
Wednesday 

No School 

Thursday 
SWBAT fit a line to data that show a linear trend, write an equation,
and determine how well the equation fits the data. 

Problem 2.1 A and B 
 Finish Classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT fit a line to data that show a linear trend, write an equation,
and determine how well the equation fits the data. 
 Problem 2.1 C 
 Finish Classwork 
Week of September 10

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 

No School 

Tuesday 
SWBAT solve equations with variables on both sides, and
check the answer. 

Solving Equations Practice 
 Finish
Solving Equations Practice
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Tuesday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT determine the slope of a line given two points on
the line. 

Intro Problem 2.2
 Strategies for calculating slope
 "What Do You Call a Duck That Steals?" w/s 
 Finish classwork (use slope formula or Δy/Δx to
calculate slope). Show all work in your notebook.
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Tuesday 
Thursday 
SWBAT write an equation for a linear function given a
table, graph, or two points. 

Problem 2.2 
 Finish classwork if
not done
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Tuesday 
Friday 
SWBAT solve 1) equations with variables on both sides,
and check the answer, 2) determine the slope of a line
given two points on the line, 3) identify a linear
relationship given a table of data, and 4) determine if
data plotted in a graph is continuous or discrete. 

Whiteboard Practice 
 Do more practice problems (Answers)
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Tuesday 
Week of September 3

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 

Problems 1.1 AD 
 Page 16, #'s 2, 7, 8,
12 
Wednesday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 
 Recap Problem 1.1
 Problem 1.2 
 Finish Problem 1.2 
Thursday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 
 Recap Problem 1.2
 Problem 1.3 A through B2 
 Finish Classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 

Finish Problem 1.3
 ACE Problems (Page 15),
#'s 1, 4, 1417 
 Finish classwork if
not done 
Week of August 27

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 



Wednesday 
SWBAT describe themselves using numbers. 
 Welcome
 Getting to know each other
"snowball fight" 

No homework 
Thursday 
SW 1) become familiar with the Algebra 8R expectations,
and 2) demonstrate their knowledge of linear
relationships. 
 Course intro
 Linear relationships recall 

Get
Course
Expectations Sheet signed 
Friday 
SWBAT demonstrate their understanding of algebraic
concepts. 
 Initial Assessment
(not graded!) 
 Have a great weekend! 
