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Week of January 20

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 

MLK Jr. Day 

Tuesday 
SWBAT solve linear inequalities in one variable and
represent the solutions graphically. 
 Problem 3.2 
 Page 55, #'s 48,
3237, 59
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet,
Answers) 
Wednesday 
SWBAT solve linear inequalities in one variable and
represent the solutions graphically. 

Practice 
 Finish classwork
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet,
Answers) 
Thursday 
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. 

Practice Problems 
 Practice problems for
test
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet,
Answers) 
Friday 

Quarter 2 Cumulative Test 
 No Homework 
Week of January 13

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT solve systems of equations by
combination/elimination. 
 Problem 2.3 
 Page 34, #'s 2332, 8184
 Inv 12 Quiz, Friday
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT choose the most efficient method for solving
systems of equations. 
 Choosing
Best Method and
Solving (Answers) 

74 Skills Practice (Answers)
 Answers for the rest of the packet (72)
and (73)
 Inv 12 Quiz, Friday
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet) 
Wednesday 
SWBAT translate written text into an algebraic system of
equations and solve. 

Systems Problems 
 Try the
challenge!
 Inv 12 Quiz, Friday
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet) 
Thursday 
SWBAT solve linear inequalities in one variable and
represent the solutions graphically. 
 Problem 3.1 
 Page 54, #'s 13, 1830 even, 58
 Inv 12 Quiz, Friday
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet) 
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, 3) graph
equations written in slopeintercept and standard forms,
and 4) write and solve systems of equations. 
 Inv 12 Quiz 
 TBD
 Q2 Cumulative Asssessment 1/24
(Practice Packet) 
Week of January 6

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT graph linear equations written in slopeintercept
form and standard form. 

Graphing Practice 
 Finish classwork (Answers) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT find solutions to systems of equations
graphically. 
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 15, #'s
2226, 51, 52, 5862 
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 
 Page 32, #'s 18 
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. 
 Problem 2.1 Recap
 Substitution
Practice 
 Page 33, #'s 917, 4049, 7577 
Friday 
SWBAT solve systems of equations by combining the two
equations into a single equation using addition or
subtraction. 
 Problem 2.2 
 Page 34, #'s 1822, 54, 5660, 78 
Week of December 30

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
Happy New Year! 
Tuesday 
Wednesday 
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 
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 
Week of December 16

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

Exponents Bingo 

Additional Exponents Practice
 Exponents Quiz,
Thursday 
Tuesday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions. 
 Exponents Jeopardy 

Additional Exponents Practice
 Exponents Quiz,
Thursday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions. 
 Exponents Jeopardy 

Additional Exponents Practice
 Exponents Quiz,
Thursday 
Thursday 
SWBAT use the Laws of Exponents to simplify expressions
involving multiplication and division of monomials and
scientific notation. 
 Exponents Quiz 
 No Homework 
Friday 
SW solve logic puzzles. 

Intuition Quiz (Game) 
 Have a Great Vacation! 
Week of December 9
Week of December 2

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 



Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT use a table of powers to find relationships among
numbers written in exponential form. 
 Problem 5.1 
 Page 88, #'s 1, 8286, 90 
Friday 
SWBAT use patterns among exponents to formulate
properties for operating with integral exponents. 
 Problem 5.2 
 Page 88, #'s 225 
Week of
November 25

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 
 Bouncing Ball Activity 
 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 18

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

Problem 4.2 
 Page 68, #'s 47, 23, 24 
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 
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) 
Thursday 
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) 
Friday 

Guidance Activity 

Week of November 11

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



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
23 Additional Practice 
 Finish classwork
 Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Friday 
Wednesday 
SWBAT describe the growth of an investment with a given
growth rate, and understand the concept of compound
growth. 
 Compound
Growth Practice (Answers) 
 Finish classwork
 Tables Practice Problems
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)
 More
Compound Interest Practice
 Inv 1&2 Quiz, Friday 
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 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 13 Quiz 
 Page 55, #'s 35 and 42 
Week of November 4

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

Percent Increase and Decrease Practice 
 Finish classwork (Answers) 
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 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT describe the effects of varying initial amounts
and growth rates on exponential relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 51,
2123, 34, 47

Friday 
SWBAT describe the growth of an investment with a given
growth rate, and understand the concept of compound
growth. 

Savings Account Activity
(Compound
Interest Calculator) 
 Finish
classwork
 Inv 13 Quiz, Friday
Writing Equations Practice
#1,
#2,
#3
(answers)

Week of October 28

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, 4, 34, 35 
Tuesday 
SWBAT determine and interpret the yintercept for an
exponential relationship. 

Problem 2.2 
 Page 34, #'s 58. 24, 29 
Wednesday 
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 
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 21

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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, Thursday
(Practice
/
Answers) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT express large and small numbers in both standard
form and scientific notation. 
 Problem 1.1 and 1.2 Recap
 Scientific Notation
video
 SN Notes 

What is Special About a
Radioactive Cat? w/s
 Inv 4 and 5 Quiz,
Thursday
(Practice
/
Answers) 
Wednesday 



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. 
 TWMM Inv 45 Quiz 

LoBF ORQ 
Friday 
SWBAT 1) explain the role of growth factor in
exponential relationships, and 2) write equations for
exponential relationships represented by tables. 
 Problem 1.3 
 Page 17, #'s 13, 15,
16, 51 
Week of October 14

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problems 5.2 
 Page 121, #'s 16, 17, 22, 2427 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problem 5.3 
 Page 121, #'s 18, 19, 29, 3234
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 10/24 
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. 
Inv 4 and 5 Additional Practice 
 Continue working on packet
 Inv 45 Quiz, Thursday 10/24 
Week of October 7

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

Problem 4.3 
 Page 100, #'s 69, 21,
22
(Graphs
for 79) 
Tuesday 
SWBAT use statistics to describe the center and spread
of a distribution. 

Problem 4.4 
 Finish classwork 
Wednesday 



Thursday 
SWBAT use statistics to describe the center and spread
of a distribution. 

Measures of variability wrap up
 Page 102, #'s 1012,
15, 16, 23 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT interpret twoway data tables. 
 Problem 5.1 
 Finish classwork 
Week of September 30

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 



Tuesday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 
 Problem 4.1 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test Wednesday
 Additional Practice:
Review Problems
with Answers

LoBF Practice 
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, 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 
Thursday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 
 Recap 4.1
 Page 96, #'s 13, 14, 1719 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT determine whether linear models for bivariate data
are good fits. 

Problem 4.2 
 Page 98, #'s 4, 5 (Scatterplots)
 Get Progress Report signed 
Week
of September 23

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
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 
Tuesday 
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
Wednesday, 10/2 
Wednesday 

Safety Training 

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

Recap "What's My Line" w/s

Blue Book Values 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 13 Mid Unit Test
Wednesday, 10/2 
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, 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
Wednesday, 10/2

LoBF Practice 
Week of September 16

Objective(s) 
Classwork 
Homework 
Monday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 

Problem 3.1 
 Page 69, #'s 2, 1214
 Inv. 1 and Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Wednesday 9/18

Solving Equations Practice (Answers)

Tuesday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 
 Read Page 63
 Problem 3.2 
 Finish classwork
 Inv. 1 and Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Wednesday 9/18 
Wednesday 
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 

Open Response Question 
Thursday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 
 Recap Problem 3.2
 Notes
 Page 70, #'s 48, 10, 37 
 Finish classwork 
Friday 
SWBAT describe situations modeled by nonlinear
relationships. 

Problem 3.3 
 Page 71, #'s 9, 11,
4850 
Week of September
9

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

Page 47, #'s 7, 8
 Inv. 1 and Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Wednesday 9/18 
Wednesday 
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 Writing Equations of
Lines Quiz, Wednesday 
Thursday 
SWBAT find solutions to real life situations using
tables, graphs, or equations. 
 Problem 2.4 

Page 49, #'s 20, 21. 6468

Inv. 1 and Writing
Equations of Lines Quiz, Wednesday
(Additional
Practice with answers) 
Friday 
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, Wednesday
(Additional
Practice with answers)

Solving Equations Practice (Answers)

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 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 4, 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 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! 
