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Week of December 10

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT apply the laws of exponents as they perform error
analysis. 

Monomial Quiz Activity 
 Exponents Quiz, Tuesday 12/18 
Tuesday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions. 
 Exponents Jeopardy 

Exponent Practice
(KeyFront)(KeyBack)
(due Thurs)
 Exponents Quiz,
Tuesday 12/18 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions. 
 Exponents Jeopardy (cont.) 
 Exponents Quiz, Tuesday 12/18 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine what type of relationship an equation in
standard form represents, and identify multiple
solutions for the equation. 
 Problem 1.1 
 Page 13, #'s 28, 34
 Exponents Quiz, Tuesday 12/18 
Friday 
SWBAT write equations for linear relationships in slope
intercept form and standard form, and determine the
slope, x and yintercepts. 
 Problem 1.2 
 Page 14, #'s 921, 35, 3648
even
 Exponents Quiz, Tuesday 12/18 
Week of December 3

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

Manipulating Powers
w/s 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT write equivalent expressions with rational
exponents. 
 What is a rational number?
 Problem 5.3 
 Page 90, #'s 2638 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use the rules for operations with exponents to
perform operations with numbers in scientific notation
form. 
 Problem 5.4 
 Page 93, #'s 43, 44, 4762 (no calculator) 
Thursday 
SWBAT describe the effects of changing the values of "a"
and "b" in an exponential equation on the graph of the
equation. 
 Problem 5.5 
 Page 95, #'s 6366, 78, 93 
Friday 
SWBAT apply the laws of exponents as they perform error
analysis. 

Dividing with Exponents Practice
(answers)
 Operations with
SN Practice 
 Finish Classwork
 Exponents Quiz, 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. 

Bead Activity Recap
 Page 73, # 25 
 Page 71, # 16 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use a table of powers to find relationships among
numbers written in exponential form. 
 Problem 5.1 
 Page 88, #'s 1, 8286, 90 
Thursday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 Problem 5.2 
 Page 88, #'s 225 
Friday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions
involving multiplication and division. 

Properties of Exponents 
 No Homework 
Week of
November 19

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT 1) write an exponential decay equation to model
experimental data, and 2) determine growth/decay factors
from growth/decay rates 

Skill: Growth and Decay w/s (Answers)

Exponential Decay Practice 
 Finish classwork

Unit Test Inv 14, Tuesday
(GGG
Concepts Review)
 Practice Tests
Inv13 Alg8
(answers)
and
Inv34 8R
(answers) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT 1) write exponential growth and decay equations to model
experimental data and real life situations, and 2) determine growth/decay factors
from growth/decay rates 

GGG Inv 14 Unit Test 
 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. 

Recap Problems 4.1 and 4.2
 Problem 4.3 
 Page 69, #'s 1014, 25

Unit Test Inv 14, Tuesday
(GGG
Concepts Review)
 Practice Tests
Inv13 Alg8
(answers)
and
Inv34 8R
(answers) 
Wednesday 



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

Exponential Decay Activity 
 Finish class activity packet

Unit Test Inv 14, Tuesday
(GGG
Concepts Review)
 Practice Tests
Inv13 Alg8
(answers)
and
Inv34 8R
(answers) 
Friday 



Week of November 5

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT describe the growth of an investment with a given
growth rate, and understand the concept of compound
growth. 
 Compound
Growth Practice 
 Finish classwork
 Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Tuesday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT 1) differentiate between linear and exponential
growth given a written description or a table of data,
2) identify and interpret growth factors and
yintercepts, and 3) write equations for exponential
relationships. 

Inv 1&2 Quiz 
 Page 55, #'s 35 and 42 
Wednesday 



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

Problem 4.1 
 Page 66, #'s 13, 1922 
Friday 
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, 24 
Week of October 29

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT determine percent increase and percent decrease. 

Percent Increase and Decrease Practice 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine growth rates and growth factors from a
table of data, and a growth rate given a growth factor. 
 % change calculations and growth rates
 Problem 3.2 
 Page 50, #'s 1015,
41, 43, 44
 Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Tuesday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT describe the effects of varying initial amounts
and growth rates on exponential relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 51,
2123, 34, 47
 Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Tuesday 
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. 

Quiz Return
 Multiple Select Strategies
 Frequency Table review 
 No
Homework
Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Tuesday 
Friday 
SWBAT describe the growth of an investment with a given
growth rate, and understand the concept of compound
growth. 

Savings Account Activity 
 Finish
classwork
Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Tuesday

Week of October 22

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT determine and interpret the yintercept for an
exponential relationship. 

Problem 2.2 
 Page 34, #'s 58. 24, 29
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday (Practice
/
Answers) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine the growth factor and initial value of a
population from a graph and write an equation
for an exponential relationship. 
 Problem 2.3 
 Page 35, #'s 914
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday (Practice
/
Answers) 
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 recognize different types of relationships from
data in a table, and write equations. 

Relationships in Data Tables 
 Finish
classwork

Friday 
SWBAT determine growth rates and growth factors from a
table of data, and a growth rate given a growth factor. 
 Problem 3.1 
 Page 48, #'s 1, 2, 8,
2430 
Week of October 15

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
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 
Tuesday 
SWBAT recognize exponential patterns in tables and
words. 
 Problem 1.1
 Problem 1.2 
 Page 14, #'s 2, 4, 41,
43
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 (Practice
/
Answers) 
Wednesday 

SEED 

Thursday 
SWBAT 1) explain the role of growth factor in
exponential relationships, and 2) write equations for
exponential relationships represented by tables. 
 Recap Problems 1.1 and 1.2
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 17, #'s 13, 15,
16, 51
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 (Practice
/
Answers) 
Friday 
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, 4, 34, 35
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz, Wednesday
10/24 (Practice
/
Answers) 
Week of October 8

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits using correlation coefficients. 

Problem 4.3 
 Page 100, #'s 69, 21
(Graphs
for 79) 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use statistics to describe the center and spread
of a distribution. 

Problem 4.4 
 Page 102, #'s 10, 11,
15, 23 
Thursday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problems 5.1 and 5.2 
 Page 121, #'s 16, 17, 22, 24, 26, 27
 Get Progress Report signed
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 
Friday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problem 5.3 
 Page 121, #'s 18, 29, 33
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 
Week of October 1

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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, 2) describe in words, with a table, and with
an equation situations modeled by inverse relationships, 3)
draw and calculate the equation for a line of best fit,
4) use an equation or graph of a mathematical model
to answer questions about the situation modeled, and 5)
solve for x algebraically 

Get 21!  Review Activity 
 Additional Practice:
Review Problems
with Answers
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Friday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Recap "What's My Line" w/s
 Problem 4.1 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Friday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 
 Recap 4.1
 Page 96, #'s 13, 14, 16 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Friday 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Problem 4.2 
 Page 98, #'s 4, 5, 17,
18
 Inv. 13 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, 2) describe in words, with a table, and with
an equation situations modeled by inverse relationships,
and 3) use an equation or graph of a mathematical model
to answer questions about the situation modeled, 4)
solve for x algebraically 
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test 
 No Homework 
Week of September 24

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 
 Recap Problem 3.2
 Notes
 Page 70, #'s 48, 10, 37 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 71, #'s 9, 11,
4850 
Wednesday 
SWBAT describe patterns in tables and graphs of an
inverse relationship and write equations to model the
data. 
 Problem 3.4 

Inverse Variation Word Problems
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Friday 
Thursday 

Science Assembly 

Friday 
SWBAT draw a line of best fit, and find the equation
that models the data. 
 What's My
Line? w/s 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Friday 
Week of September 17

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

Problem 2.5 
 Page 51, #'s 26, 27,
45, 57
 Inv. 1 and Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Tuesday 
Tuesday 
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. 

Inv 1 and Writing Equations of Lines Quiz 
 No Homework 
Wednesday 

No School 

Thursday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 

Problem 3.1 
 Page 69, #'s 2, 1214 
Friday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 
 Read Page 63
 Problem 3.2 
 Finish classwork 
Week of September 10

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 

No School 

Tuesday 
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 (Key)
 Inv. 1 and 2, Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Tuesday 9/18 
Wednesday 
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 

Page 47, #'s 7, 8, 35, 36
 Inv. 1 and 2, Writing Equations
of Lines Quiz, Tuesday 
Thursday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Problem 2.3 
 Page 46, #'s 4, 37, 38,
6063
 Inv. 1 and 2, Writing Equations
of Lines Quiz, Tuesday 
Friday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Problem 2.4 

Page 49, #'s 20, 21. 6468

Inv. 1 and 2, Writing
Equations of Lines Quiz, Tuesday
(Practice
Problems with answers) 
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 and 1.2, collect data 
 Complete Problems 1.1
and 1.2 
Wednesday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 
 Problems 1.1 and 1.2 Recap
 ACE #'s 1 and 2 
 Page 20, #'s 911, 13,
2528 
Thursday 
SWBAT will use data to create models of real life
situations, and make predictions. 
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 16, #'s 35, 32 
Friday 
SWBAT write an equation for a linear function given a
table, graph, or two points. 

Problem 2.2 
 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! 
