8th Grade Course 3 Math

8th Grade Course 3 Math (04040821)

Length:  Year

Format:  Meets Daily

Description:  Course 3 has three (3) big ideas:  algebra, including statistical applications, functions, and geometry.  Key topics include exponents and scientific notation, equations and functions, ideas involving geometry, and statistics.  This course should focus on three (3) critical areas:  (1) formulating and reasoning about expressions, solving linear systems of equations, modeling an association in bivariate data; (2) developing understanding of functions and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and (3) analyzing geometric figures using distance, angle, similarity, congruence, and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.