Math 8

Welcome to Math 8 - Pre-Algebra!

Supply list: 2 inch 3 ring binder, 5 dividers, Lined Binder Paper, Graph Paper, Pencils, Eraser, Red Pen, Highlighter (your choice of color), Scientific Calculator (Wait to purchase calculator.  I will let you know what to purchase if you do not already own one.)

Link to Download Math 8 eBook: https://jmp.sh/KAgcWmo

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Problem Solving Teams: Teams will be randomly formed for each assignment

NOTE:  All Homework is Listed Most Recent to Oldest

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WEEK 2  -  1/14 thru 1/20

HOMEWORK  Friday (Due Tuesday 1/22) (worth 20 Points)

  • Lesson 53 page 364-366 - Practice Set B, C, E; Problems 1-2, 5-11, 16, 19-22, 25, 27-28
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK  Thursday (Due Friday 1/18) (worth 22 Points)

  • Lesson 52 page 357-359 - Practice Set A-C, F, H; Problems 1, 4-11, 17-22, 25
  • Show Your Work

QUIZ (Lessons 46-50)  (Wednesday 1/16)

REVIEW FOR QUIZ (Lessons 46-50)  (Tuesday 1/14)

HOMEWORK  Monday (Due Wednesday 1/16) (worth 23 Points)

  • Lesson 51 page 350-352 - Practice Set A, D, F, H-I, K, M-N, P; Problems 1-4, 6-11, 16-17, 19-20, 22
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK  (Due Teusday 1/14)

  • Lesson 50 page 338-341 - Practice Set A, D, G-I; Problems 1, 3, 4-9, 12, 14, 16-17, 21, 24-27, 29
  • Show Your Work

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QUARTER 3 BEGINS
WEEK 1  -  1/7 thru 1/13

TAKE HOME Cumulative Assessment QUIZ (Handed out Monday 1/7)  (Due Monday 1/14)

  • Handout Quiz covering Lesson 1 thru Lesson 44
  • 45 questions worth one point each
  • Show your work

BINDER CHECK (On Friday 1/11) - Only quarter 3 assignments, quizzes, test, etc. should be in your binder:

  • Each section ordered by date (newest assignment to oldest)
  • Order of Sections is Homework, Quizzes, Tests, Note
  • Keep all Quizzes & Tests.  Toss your First Semester Homework.  I would advise that you also keep your Relearn Study Guides, but that is up to you.

HOMEWORK  (Due Monday 1/14)

  • Lesson 49 page 333-335 - Practice Set A, C, D; Problems 1, 2, 4, 6-14, 18, 22-24, 28
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK for Thursday  1/10 (Due Friday 1/11)

  • Lesson 47: page 323-325 - Practice Set A-B, D-F; Problems 1-2, 4-6, 8, 11-15, 17-20, 23, 25, 30
  • Show Your Work
  • Lesson 48: page 327-329 - Practice Set A-B; Problems 1, 4-6, 10-11, 13, 15-20, 22-23, 26, 29
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK for Tuesday 1/8 (Due Wednesday 1/9)

  • Lesson 46 page 316-318 - Practice Set A-D, G-H; Problems 1, 3-6, 8-15, 21, 24-25
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK for Monday 1/7 (Due Tuesday 1/8)

  • Lesson 45 page 310-312 - Practice Set B-C; Problems 1, 2, 4, 6-8, 9-13, 15, 27-28
  • Show Your Work


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QUARTER 2 ENDS

WEEK 10 Finals Week  -  12/17 thru 12/23

This is how the rest of the quarter breaks out:

  • Lessons 42-43 are due Friday (12/14) See below
  • Lesson 44 due Monday (12/17) See below
  • Corrections for lessons 38-44 are due in my teacher's box (in teachers lounge) by end of day Monday. (12/17)
  • Extra Credit is due by end of day Monday. (12/17) See below
  • Quiz on Monday Lessons 41-44 (12/17)

QUIZ Lessons 41-44 Monday 12/17 - Use the Study Packet for studying

Use quiz review packet handed out Friday to Study! 

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WEEK 9  -  12/10 thru 12/16

EXTRA CREDIT Quarter 2  (Due Monday 12/17)

  • Investigation 4 - Pages 271-276.  Read and do: The Example page 272 number number 1 & 2; Activities 1, 2, 3, 4;  Do NOT do the extensions 1 & 2.  Worth 90 points.
  • Read each activity and be thorough in your solutions.
  • Use a ruler or straight edge to draw straight lines, do the best you can on curves

HOMEWORK for Friday 12/14 (Due Monday 12/17)

  • Lesson 44 page 304-307 Practice Set A-G; Problems 3-16, 18, 21, 27, 29-30
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK for Thursday 12/13 (Due Friday 12/14)

  • Lesson 43 page 297-299 Practice Set A-D; Problems 2, 4-5, 7-12, 14-15, 21-26, 29
  • Show Your Work

HOMEWORK for Wednesday 12/12 (Due Friday 12/14)

  • Lesson 42 page 290-293 Practice Set A-C; Problems 2, 3, 6, 9 16-21, 24, 30
  • Show Your Work 

HOMEWORK for Tuesday 12/11 (Due Wednesday 12/12)

  • Lesson 41 page 283-286 Practice Set A-B; Problems 1, 2, 4-8, 10-15, 24-28, 30
  • Show Your Work 

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WEEK 8  -  12/3 thru 12/9

TEST FRIDAY 12/7  (TEST FRIDAY Lessons 31-40) - Use the Study Packet for studying

TEST REVIEW Thursday 12/6  (TEST FRIDAY Lessons 31-40) - Hand out  and complete Study Packet in class

HOMEWORK for Wednesday 12/5 (Due Thursday 12/6)

  • Lesson 40 page 267 Practice A-H
  • Show Your Work including equations and steps

HOMEWORK for Tuesday (Due Thursday 12/6)

  • Lesson 39 pages 254-256; Practice A-E; Problems 4-9, 14-15, 17, 21, 23-28, 30
  • Show Your Work if needed

HOMEWORK for Monday (Due Tuesday 12/4)

  • Lesson 38 pages 254-256; Problems 2, 5-12, 19-22, 25, 28
  • Show Your Work if needed

QUIZ MONDAY 12/3 - Lessons 31-35 (Use study packet to study)

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WEEK 7  -  11/26 thru 12/2

QUIZ REVIEW Friday 11/30  (QUIZ on Monday 12/3 Lessons 31-35) - Study Packet

HOMEWORK for Thursday (Due Friday 11/30)

  • Lesson 37 Pages:247-249 – Practice set: A-D; Problems: 2, 3, 7-12, 14-21, 24, 29 
  • Show Your Work if needed

NO HOMEWORK for Wednesday 11/28

NO HOMEWORK for Lesson 36

HOMEWORK for Tuesday (Due Wednesday 11/28)

  • Lesson 35 Pages:233-236 – Practice set: A-F; Problems: 1, 2, 4-12, 16-19, 23, 24 
  • Show Your Work.

HOMEWORK for Monday (Due Tuesday 11/27)

  • Lesson 34 – Practice set: A-F; Problems: 3, 5, 12-14, 17-22, 24-30 
  • Write out equations where required.

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WEEK 6  -  11/19 thru 11/25 (THANKSGIVING BREAK)

ALL HOMEWORK that was due on Friday (11/16) is now due on Monday 11/26 After the break - SEE BELOW

  • Lesson 32 – Pages 214-217;  Practice B, D, G; Problems 4-13, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24, 26
  • Please show & Organize your work.

  • Lesson 33 – Pages 219-221;  Practice A-D; Problems 7, 8, 11, 13, 16, 28-30
  • Please show & Organize your work.

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WEEK 5  -  11/12 thru 11/18

HOMEWORK originally due Friday 11/16 - SEE WEEK 15

HOMEWORK for Tuesday (Due Wednesday 11/14)

  • Lesson 31 – Pages 208-209;  Practice A-F; Problems 7, 9, 10, 14-15, 18, 25,27
  • Please show & Organize your work.

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WEEK 4  -  11/5 thru 11/11

TEST FRIDAY 11/9 - Lessons 21-30

Review for test Thursday 11/8 in class

INVESTIGATION 3 pages 197-199 Wednesday 11/7 - read prior to class

HOMEWORK for Tuesday (Due Wednesday 11/7)

  • Lesson 30 Repeating Decimals Homework – Pages 194-196;  Practice A-H; Problems 6, 8-18, 24-30
  • Please show & Organize your work.

HOMEWORK for Monday (Due Tuesday 11/6)

  • Lesson 29 Ratios Homework – Pages 188-191;  Practice A-D; Problems 2, 4, 6-13, 20, 21, 24-26, 29-30
  • Please show & Organize your work.
  • Get ahead of the game this  weekend.

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WEEK 3  -  10/29 thru 11/04

NO HOMEWORK for Lesson 28

HOMEWORK From Thursday (Now Due Monday 11/5)

  • Lesson 27 Homework – Pages 178-180;  Problems 4-16, 20-21, 23-24, 30
  • Please show & Organize your work.

NOTE: I am MISSING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS from a few students included in Lessons 21-26.  Check your binders and hand in those assignments ASAP. A zero score will hurt your overall grade.  If you already handed them in, thank you!  Lessons 21-26 will be graded very soon.

NO HOMEWORK Wednesday (10/31)

QUIZ - Wednesday 10/31 - Use study packet to review 

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Wednesday 10/31)

  • Lesson 26 Homework – Pages 173-175; Practice A-G, Problems 6-17, 23-30
  • Please show & Organize your work.

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WEEK 2  -  10/22 thru 10/28 

NOTE: due to the blog not being updated regularly this week, noted homework assignments are due on Monday 10/29

HOMEWORK Friday (Due Monday 10/29)

  • Lesson 24 Homework – Pages 161-162; Practice C-H, Problems 4-16, 18, 19, 21, 24-27
  • Lesson 25 Homework – Pages 167-168; Practice A-F, Problems 2, 4-15, 17, 25-30
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

HOMEWORK Thursday (Due Friday 10/26)

  • Lesson 23 Homework – Pages 156-158; Practice D-J, Problems 4-16, 20, 22-29
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

HOMEWORK Wednesday (Due Monday 10/29)

  • Lesson 22 Homework – Pages 150-152; Practice C-L, Problems 3-13, 15, 18-20
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Monday 10/29)

  • Lesson 21 – Pages 144-145; 3, 4, 6, 8 - 21, 23-28
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 10/23)

  • Investigation 2 Pythagorean Theorem - questions 1-11
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

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QUARTER 2 BEGINS
WEEK 1  -  10/15 thru 10/21 

TEST - Lessons 11-20 - Wednesday (10/17)

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 10/15)

  • Lesson 20 pages 129-131; Problems 6-28
  • Please show & Organize your work. 


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QUARTER 1 ENDS

WEEK 9 -  10/8 thru 10/14 

NOTE: new Problem Solving Teams and Team Leaders for Quarter 2

QUARTER 1 GRADES ARE REFLECTED IN POWER-SCHOOL - (All assignments graded)

NO HOMEWORK for the weekend (Due Monday 10/15)

HOMEWORK Thursday (Due Friday 10/12)

  • Lesson 18 pages 117-119; Problems 3-15, 17, 23-30
  • Lesson 19 pages 124-125; Problems 5, 7-21, 23, 24-27
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

QUIZ Thursday - Lessons 11-17

HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Wednesday 10/10)

  • Lesson 16 pages 105-107; Problems 5-17, 19, 21,24
  • Lesson 17 pages 111-113; Practice h & i, Problems 5-17, 23, 26-30
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

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WEEK 8 -  10/1 thru 10/7 

HOMEWORK Thursday (Due Friday 10/5)

  • Lesson 14 pages 94-96; Practice set (done in class) b-k, Problems 4-30
  • Lesson 15 pages 101-102; Problems 4-13, 15, 17, 20-21, 30
  • Please show & Organize your work. 

HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Wednesday 10/3)

  • Lesson 13 pages 90-91; Problems 1, 4, 6-16, 18-22, 25
  • Please show & Organize your work.  

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 10/2)

  • Lesson 12 pages 83-84; Problems 4-12, 20-30
  • Show & Organize your work.  

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WEEK 7 -  9/24 thru 9/30 

REMEMBER - NO school Thursday or Friday

HOMEWORK Wednesday-Sunday (Due Monday 10/1)

  • Lesson 11 pages 66-67; Problems 1, 3, 5-11, 13, 15, 20, 23-28, 30
  • Lesson 12 pages 78-82 
    • Read lesson
    • Work through examples on paper for better understanding - be ready to work through on the board
    • Practice Set a-q (turn in)
    • Be ready to discuss Lesson 12 and examples in class
  • Binder Check
  • Show your work - organize your paper.  

Tuesday & Wednesday - Lesson 11 & 12 discussion

Test Monday

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WEEK 6 -  9/17 thru 9/23 

Thursday & Friday - review for Test (Lessons 1-10) on Monday (9/24)

HOMEWORK Wednesday (Due Friday 9/21)

  • Lesson 10 pages 66-67; Problems 1- 4, 6-10, 13-15, 17, 19, 22, 25-30
  • Show AND Label your work.  

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 9/18)

  • Lesson 9 pages 57-59; Practice set c & d; problems 4-7, 12-15, 21-30
  • Write out your equations.
  • Show your work (organize your paper - no arrows from the answer to the work - be as neat as possible).

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WEEK 5 -  9/10 thru 9/16 

HOMEWORK over weekend (Due Monday 9/17)

  • Read through lesson 9 in text book (Pages 54-57 including the examples 1-2).  
  • Work out the examples on paper (writing out equations and solutions) and bring them on Monday to hand in after discussion.
  • Be ready to discuss material and work through examples on the board.

QUIZ Lessons 1 thru 8 on Friday (9/14)


REVIEW FOR QUIZ Lessons 1 thru 8 Wednesday & Thursday (9/12-13)


HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Wednesday 9/12)

  • Lesson 8 pages 51-53; Practice Set b & f; Problems 1- 14, 25-30
  • Show AND Label your work.  
  • Use abbreviated labels when you can.

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 9/11)

  • Lesson 7 pages 45-46; problems 2- 5, 7-15, 17-18, 20, 22-23, 26
  • Show your work.

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WEEK 4 -  9/4 thru 9/9 

HOMEWORK over weekend (Due Monday 9/10)

  • Read through lesson 7 in text book (Pages 41-44 including the examples 1-5).  
  • Work out the examples on paper (writing out equations and solutions) and bring them on Monday to hand in after discussion.
  • Be ready to discuss material and work through examples on the board.

HOMEWORK Thursday (Due Friday 9/7)

  • Lesson 6 pages 38-40; problems 1- 9, 11, 13, 18-19, 21-22, 24-29
  • Show your work.

NO HOMEWORK Wednesday (Due Thursday 9/6)

HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Wednesday 9/5)

  • Lesson 5 pages 33-35; problems 1- 4, 6, 8-10, 15-20, 23-25, 27
  • Show your work.

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WEEK 3 -  8/27 thru 9/2 

HOMEWORK over weekend (Due Tuesday 9/4)

  • Read through lesson 5 in text book (Pages 31-33 including the examples).  Be ready to discuss material and work through examples on the board.
  • Complete the Practice Set - A-D (Page 33) to hand in.
  • Show your work.

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 8/28)

  • Lesson 4 pages 28-30; problems 1-7, 11-13, 19, 21-30
  • Show your work.

NOTE: Sr. & Jr. High Camp - Wednesday 8/29-9/31

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WEEK 2 -  8/20 thru 8/26 

HOMEWORK over weekend (Due Monday 8/27)

  • Complete all check minus work from this week (Turn in)
  • Read through lesson 4 in text book (Pages 26-28 including the examples).
  • Think of any questions you may have for Lessons 1-3
  • Binder check on Monday

HOMEWORK Thursday (Due Friday 8/24)

  • Lesson 3 pages 23-25; problems 1-6, 9-11, 13, 15, 16, 20, 24-30
  • Show your work.

NO HOMEWORK Wednesday


HOMEWORK Tuesday (Due Wednesday 8/22)

  • Lesson 2 pages 16-18; problems 1, 2, 5, 6-8, 11-21, 23-28
  • Show your work.

HOMEWORK Monday (Due Tuesday 8/21)

  • Lesson 1 pages 9-11; problems 1, 2, 4, 6, 10-17, 19, 24, 25, 28-30
  • Show your work.

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QUARTER 1 BEGINS

WEEK 1 -  8/16 thru 8/17

8/16-8/17We will be completing simple Housekeeping items - Handing out textbooks, Going over the course description, Student handbook, etc.

HOMEWORK Weekend  (Due Monday 8/20)

  • Read up to page 5 in the text book
  • Complete page 3 questions 1-8 on problem solving.  Show all your work.  We will go over answers on Monday in class.
  • Binder check to make sure we have all needed supplies.

Monday we will also begin Lesson 1 in class.