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 The following resources are available on this page: 8th Grade Mathematics Activities Notes FCAT Secondary Mathematics Resource Booklet Mathematical Power for all Students K-12 These resources can be viewed in two ways. To view a web version of the resources click on the buttons. To view the resources in a printable version click on the buttons. The Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in is required to view these documents. Go to the Adobe site to download this free plug-in. Eighth Grade Mathematics Activities - The activities included in this section are models for lesson plans that exemplify best practice teaching in mathematics. Sources for the activities include Pinellas County Secondary Mathematics teachers, the Jump Start Algebra Summer Program, and the Opening the Gate project, a statewide funded initiative that began in 1992. Teacher and student versions of each activity are provided. Baseball Proportion: Teacher Notes - proportional reasoning, scale factor, similarity, solve proportions Baseball Proportion: Student Worksheet Bungee m&ms: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, line of best fit, interpret data, organize data, and make predictions Bungee m&ms: Student Worksheet Cylinder: Teacher Notes - Diameter, Radius, Area, Volume, Ratio, A = pr2, V = pr2h Cylinder: Student Worksheet Cylinder: A printable version of Cylinders A, B, and C Drops on a Penny: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, line of best fit, interpret data, organize data, and make predictions Drops on a Penny: Student Worksheet Exploring Linear Equations: Teacher Notes - linear equations, graphing procedures Exploring Linear Equations: Student Worksheet Famous People: Teacher Notes- estimation, graphing Famous People: Student Worksheet Famous People: Birth Dates Get a Half Life: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing calculator, line of best fit, interpret data, functions, calculator commands, exponential decay, graph data, curve of best fit Get a Half Life: Student Worksheet Go Fish: Teacher Notes - data collection, interpret data, proportional reasoning, solve proportions Go Fish: Student Worksheet Human Coordinate Plane: Teacher Notes- coordinate plane, axis, slope, intercept, graphing coordinate pairs, representing lines and inequalities Human Coordinate Plane: Student Worksheet A Human Number Line: Teacher Notes- number line, symbols, equality, inequality, addition, subtraction, solving equations and inequalities A Human Number Line: Student Worksheet Line Up: Teacher Notes - integers, radicals, scientific notation, relationship of numbers, simplify and order numbers and expressions Line Up: Student Worksheet Reflection: Teacher Notes - transformations, reflections, coordinate plane, graphing points, making transformations (flips, sides, turns) Reflection: Student Worksheet Reflection: Stencils The Shadow Knows: Teacher Notes - ratios, proportions, measurement, measuring lengths, solving proportions The Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Teacher Notes - data collection, interpret data, line of best fit, organize data, graph data, make predictions, ratios Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Student Worksheet Spaghetti Bridges: Teacher Notes - data collection, graphing, linear equations, interpret data, organize data, graph data, make predictions Spaghetti Bridges: Student Worksheet Two for One Box Company: Teacher Notes - volume, nets, ratio, V=lwh Two for One Box Company: Student Worksheet Viewing Tubes: Teacher Notes- data collection, graphing, line of best fit, interpret data, organize data, graph data, make predictions Viewing Tubes: Student Worksheet Wacky Water World: Teacher Notes - linear equations, graphing calculators, interpret data, y=mx+b, graphing linear equations, graphing calculator commands, make predictions Wacky Water World: Student Worksheet Walking the Plank: Teacher Notes- data collection, graphing calculators, interpret data, y=Mx+b, graphing linear equations, and make predictions Walking the Plank: Student Worksheet back to top Notes - These are the notes that appear on the right hand side of the movies found in this program. Drops on a Penny: Graphing Data: Overview of the Lesson Drops on a Penny: Graphing Data: Reviewing FCAT Concepts Get a Half Life: Exponential Equations: Overview of the Lesson Go Fish: Solving Proportions: Overview of the Lesson Go Fish: Solving Proportions: Estimating a Population Exploring Linear Equations: Understanding y-intercept and Slope: Overview of the Lesson Hands On Equations: One & Two-Step Equations: Overview of the Lesson Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Exploring Ratios: Overview of the Lesson Shaquille O'Neal Hand/Foot Span: Exploring Ratios: Comparing Data Spaghetti Bridges: Linear Equations: Overview of the Lesson Spaghetti Bridges: Linear Equations: Line of Best Fit Spaghetti Bridges: Linear Equations: Making Predictions Spaghetti Bridges: Linear Equations: Improving Accuracy back to top FCAT Secondary Mathematics Resource Booklet - This document is a resource for students to use in mathematics classroom to help increase student achievement on FCAT. The contents of the booklet include the FCAT reference sheets and worksheets, gridding instructions, the FCAT glossary, problem solving strategies, and a sample survey. Research states that specific attention to vocabulary is often necessary to enable students to comprehend mathematics textbooks. Mathematics Reference Sheet Response Grids Glossary - Complete Version Glossary - A through H only Glossary - I through Q only Glossary - R through Y only Survey Problem Solving Strategies back to top Mathematical Power for All Students K-12 - This document summarizes the three essential curriculum components of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Framework, and Florida’s Sunshine State Standards. In order for students to have math power, content strands, mathematical abilities, and the process standards have to be an integral part of the curriculum. Essential learnings are identified that focus on the big ideas in mathematics. Part I - Cover and Venn Diagram Part II - Content Strands Part III - Algebraic Thinking Strand Part IV - Mathematical Abilities Part V - Process Standards Mathematical Power for All Students K-12 - Complete Version back to top
 8th Grade Math Home > Teacher Resources