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Week of February 24

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT write and solve systems of equations. 

Writing Systems of Equations
 solving
(Key
of written systems) 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT solve linear inequalities in one variable and
represent the solutions graphically. 

Airline Pilots w/s 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 
SWBAT solve linear inequalities in one variable and
represent the solutions graphically. 

Solving Inequalities 
 Finish classwork
 IITS Inv 12 and Inequalities
Test, Thursday
3/5
(Solving
Systems of Equations Review) 
Thursday 
SWBAT 1) write systems of equations for real life
situations and find solutions graphically and
algebraically, and 2) solve linear inequalities and
graph the solutions on a number line. 

Graphing and Solving Systems Practice (Key) 
 Finish classwork
 IITS Inv 12 and Inequalities
Test, Thursday
3/5
(Solving
Systems of Equations Review) 
Friday 
SWBAT 1) write systems of equations for real life
situations and find solutions graphically and
algebraically, and 2) solve linear inequalities and
graph the solutions on a number line. 

Writing
and Solving Systems Practice (Key) 
 Finish classwork
 IITS Inv 12 and Inequalities
Test, Thursday
3/5 
Week of February 10

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT solve systems of equations by combining the two
equations into a single equation using addition or
subtraction. 
 Read pages 2728
 Problem 2.2 
 Page 34, #'s 1822 
Tuesday 
SWBAT solve systems of equations by
combination/elimination. 
 Recap Problem 2.2
 Problem 2.3 
 Finish Problem 2.3 
Wednesday 
SWBAT solve systems of equations by
combination/elimination. 

Recap 2.3
 Page 34, #'s 2332 
 Practice
Solving Systems (Key) 
Thursday 
SWBAT write and solve systems of equations. 

Writing Systems of Equations
(2sided w/s) Only define variables and write system. 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT solve logic puzzles using techniques learned this
year. 

Candy Name Puzzle 
 Have a Great Vacation! 
Week of February 3

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically, and algebraically by using the slope
intercept form of the equations, and by solving
individual equations for the same variable. 
 Problem 2.1 A and B 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 1 Quiz, Friday
 Additional Practice:
Graphing SI,
Graphing Standard,
Writing Eqs SI to Standard,
Writing Eqs Standard to SI,
Slope, x and yints from Eqs 
Tuesday 

HS Visit 

Wednesday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically, and algebraically by using the slope
intercept form of the equations, and by solving
individual equations for the same variable. 
 Problem 2.1 Recap
 Substitution
Practice 
 Substitution Practice
#'s 18
 Inv 1 Quiz, Friday
 Additional Practice:
Graphing SI,
Graphing Standard,
Writing Eqs SI to Standard,
Writing Eqs Standard to SI,
Slope, x and yints from Eqs 
Thursday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically, and algebraically by using the slope
intercept form of the equations, and by solving
individual equations for the same variable. 
 Substitution
Practice 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 1 Quiz, Friday
 Additional Practice:
Graphing SI,
Graphing Standard,
Writing Eqs SI to Standard,
Writing Eqs Standard to SI,
Slope, x and yints from Eqs 
Friday 
SWBAT 1) write equations for linear relationships in slope
intercept form and standard form, 2) determine the
slope, x and yintercepts of linear equations, and 3)
graph equations written in slopeintercept and standard
forms. 
 Inv. 1 Quiz 
 TBD 
Week
of January 27

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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 13, 58 
Tuesday 
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 920 
Wednesday 
SWBAT graph linear equations written in slopeintercept
form and standard form. 

Graphing Practice 
 Finish classwork 
Thursday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically. 
 Problem 1.3 
 No Homework Night 
Friday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically. 
 Problem 1.3 A and B
 Page 15, #'s 2226 
 Finish classwork
 Test Analysis due next Friday.
 Finding Slope, x and
yIntercepts, Graphing, and Standard Form Quiz, Friday 2/7 
Week of January 20

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 

MLK Jr. Day 

Tuesday 
SWBAT 1) demonstrate their understanding of exponential
relationships, 2) use the Laws of Exponents to simplify
expressions involving multiplication and division of
monomials and scientific notation. 3) write and graph equations for linear relationships in slope
intercept form and standard form, 4) determine the
slope, x and yintercepts of linear equations, 5)
write and solve systems of equations, and 6) solve
linear inequalities for x and graph the solutions on a
number line. 
 Exponential Review 
 Work on Problems 3143
in the Practice Packet. Bring your questions to
class!
 Q2 Assessment, Friday (Practice
Packet,
Answers) 
Wednesday 

Exponential Review 
 TBD
 Q2 Assessment, Friday (Practice
Packet,
Answers) 
Thursday 

Cumulative Review 
 Study!
 Q2 Assessment, Friday (Practice
Packet,
Answers) 
Friday 

Quarter 2 Cumulative Test 
 No Homework 
Week of January 13
Week of January 6
Week of December 30

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
Happy New Year! 
Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Thursday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 
 Creation of final weekly menu 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 
 Creation of final weekly menu 
 No Homework 
Week of December 16

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 

Calculating Price per meal 
 Finish calculating the prices for all your group's
meals.
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz,
Thursday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 
 Editing of weekly menu 
 Finish classwork
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz,
Thursday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 
 Creation of final weekly menu 
 Finish classwork
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz,
Thursday 
Thursday 
SWBAT create and analyze bar and circle graphs. 
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz 
 Complete project if not done 
Friday 
SW solve logic puzzles. 

Intuition Quiz (Game) 
 Have a Great Vacation! 
Week of December 9

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT create an effective survey. 

Survey creation 
 Refine survey so that it can be submitted by the end
of class tomorrow. 
Tuesday 
SWBAT create an effective survey. 

Complete Surveys 
 Create one meal that meets the
nutritional guidelines for a School Lunch. 
Wednesday 
SWBAT display categorical data visually. 
 Construction of Bar Graphs and Circle Graphs 
 Finish classwork 
Thursday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 
 Menu Creation (template) 

Circle Graph Practice
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz, Thursday 12/19 
Friday 
SWBAT develop school lunch meals that meet specific
nutritional and financial guidelines. 

Nutrition Check of weekly menu
 Look at survey data

Does data support menu choices? 
 Complete data support
sheet
 Circle and Bar Graph Quiz, Thursday 12/19 
Week of December 2

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 



Wednesday 
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. 
 Bead Activity Recap
 Inv 13 Test Review 
 No Homework 
Thursday 
SWBAT create an effective survey. 
 Presentation by Mr. Delaney from Whitsons 
 5 things you are thinking about from the presentation,
or questions you may want to include in your survey. 
Friday 
SWBAT create an effective survey. 
 Survey creation read and share
 compile a list of topics 
 3 additional survey question ideas 
Week of
November 25

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT use their knowledge of exponential relationships
to make tables, graphs, and equations for exponential
decay problems. 

Exponential Decay Activity 
 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 18

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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 
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 
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 811
 Exponential Growth Test (Inv
13), Tuesday
 Practice Test
Inv13 Alg8
(answers) 
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. 

Exponential Growth Practice

Additional Practice
Inv 13 (Answers) 
 Finish Classwork
 Exponential Growth Test (Inv
13), Tuesday
 Practice Test
Inv13 Alg8
(answers) 
Friday 

Guidance Activity 

Week of November 11

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT determine percents and percent change. 
 Faceing
Math Percents and Proportions

Drawing Template 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 
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 
Thursday 
SWBAT describe the effects of varying initial amounts
and growth rates on exponential relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 51, #'s 21, 22, 3437 
Friday 
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 
Week of November 4

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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 
Tuesday 
SWBAT calculate percents and use percents to find
"wholes" given "parts". 
 Percent
Calculations
 Percent Scavenger Hunt 

Percent Calculation Practice 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT determine percents and percent change. 

Percent Increase and Decrease Practice 
 Finish classwork (Answers) 
Friday 
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 
Week of October 28

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT write equations for exponential relationships
represented by tables. 
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 18, #'s 14, 16 
Tuesday 
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 
 Page 16, #'s 4 ae, 44, 51 ad 
Wednesday 
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 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine and interpret the yintercept for an
exponential relationship. 
 Problem 2.2

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

Problem 2.3 
 Page 35, #'s 914, 28 
Week of October 21

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Review
Inv 5 Additional Practice
(Answers)
 TwoWay
Tables w/s 
 Finish Classwork
 Inv 45 Quiz next Tuesday 
Tuesday 
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 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 45 Quiz, Tuesday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT recognize exponential patterns in tables. 
 Problem 1.1 
 Page 14, #'s 1, 2, 41 a and b
 Inv 45 Quiz, Tuesday 
Thursday 
SWBAT recognize exponential patterns in tables, graphs,
and equations. 

Vocab
 Problem 1.2 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 45 Quiz, Tuesday 
Friday 
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. 

More Inv 45 Practice (Answers) 
 Finish classwork
 Inv 45 Quiz, Tuesday 
Week of October 14

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problem 5.1 
 Mathematical Reflection page 111, #'s 1ac, 2a, 2c
Do not do this
in your notebook, this assignment will be collected. 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Recap Problem 5.1
 Problem 5.2 
 Page 121, #'s 16, 17, 30, 31 
Friday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Inv 5
Additional Practice 
 Complete packet 
Week of October 7

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Problem 4.2 
 Finish classwork
 Get Progress Report signed 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Recap 4.2
 Page 98, #'s 4, 5, 1719(Graphs
for 4 and 5) 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 



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

Problem 4.3 (Not C4) 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT 1) write equations to represent real life
situations, 2) use the equations to answer questions
about the situation, and 3)determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits using correlation coefficients. 
 Recap 4.3

Inv 4 Additional Practice 
 Complete pages 1 and 2 
Week of September 30

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
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, Wed. 
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, and 3) solve for x algebraically. 
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test 

Open Response Questions 
Thursday 
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,
37 
Friday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 
 Problem 4.1
A, B, and D 
 Page 96, #'s 1 and 2 
Week of September 23

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Problem 2.4 (Not D2) 
 Finish classwork 
Tuesday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Recap Problem 2.4
 Page 48, #'s 9, 11,
1320 
 No Homework
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test,
Wednesday 10/2 
Wednesday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Finish Page 48, #'s 9, 11,
1320 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test,
Wednesday 10/2 
Thursday 
SWBAT draw a line of best fit, and find the equation
that models the data. 
 Scatterplots w/s

LoBF Practice 
 Finish Classwork
 Inv. 12 Mid Unit Test,
Wednesday 10/2

TWMM Test Review Problems
 More
Review Problems 
Friday 

Museum of Science Assembly 

Week of September 16

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Wednesday 
Tuesday 
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
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Wednesday 
Wednesday 
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 
Thursday 
SWBAT write equations for linear functions given a
table, a graph, or text. 
 Recap Problem 2.1
 Problem 2.3 AC 
 Finish Problem 2.3 AC 
Friday 
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 
Week of September 9

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT solve equations with variables on both sides, and
check the answer. 

Solving Equations Practice 
 Finish
Solving Equations Practice
(KEY) 
Tuesday 
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, Wednesday 
Wednesday 
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, Wednesday 
Thursday 
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, Wednesday 
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)
Additional
solving equations practice (Answers)
 Inv. 1 and Solving Equations
Quiz, Wednesday 
Week of September 2

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 and
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 17),
#'s 4, 1417 
 Finish classwork if
not done 
Week of August 26

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 



Wednesday 

 Welcome
 Getting to know each other
"snowball fight" 

No homework 
Thursday 
SW 1) become familiar with the Algebra 8 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!)

Student Survey 
 Make sure your
Student Survey is complete.
 Have a great weekend! 
