8.F.A.1

Understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output. The graph of a function is the set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output. (Function notation is not required in Grade 8.)

 
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Introducing Function Graphs: Day 1 of 3

8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Interpret graphs to win big and create the best motion detector function graph in the class. Vote to win!

 
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Pay it Forward

8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Exponential growth can have an amazing impact in a small amount of time.

 
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payitforward1
   

Turtle & Snail Part I : An Introduction to "Rule of Five'

8th Grade Math » Unit: The Fabulous World of Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: The Fabulous World of Functions
Heather Sparks
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson helps students see relationships between the algebraic representations of a function. The context of the story helps to ground student understanding.

 
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The Most Annoying Sound on Earth

8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
8th Grade Math » Unit: Scale of the Universe: Making Sense of Numbers
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sounds are often measured on a logarithmic decibel scale and are a perfect context for an investigation into exponents and scientific notation

 
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Exploring Angle Relationships Through Transformations

8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
8th Grade Math » Unit: Transformations
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Intersecting lines form angle relationships that can be explored and understood as an application of transformations.

 
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Graphing Linear Functions Using Given Information

Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students calculate slope and y-intercept before graphing a linear function on a coordinate plane.

 
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What is a Function?

Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will identify whether a relation is a function by examining its inputs and outputs or with the vertical line test.

 
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Domain and Range

Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Linear & Absolute Value Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use real world examples to solidify their understanding of continuous and discrete inputs and outputs.

 
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Graphing Linear Functions in Standard Form (Day 1 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will analyze the importance of intercepts in linear function, and use them to graph lines that are in an unfamiliar format.

 
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Disney World Park Tickets

8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use tickets to Disney World to demonstrate that multiple inputs can have the same output and still represent a function table or graph.

 
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Functions Unit Exam Day 2 of 2

8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: Functions
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Guide students through self-analysis of unit exams to determine areas of strength, improvement, and what to do next!

Standards:
 
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Fabulous World of Function- Unit Introduction

8th Grade Math » Unit: The Fabulous World of Functions
8th Grade Math » Unit: The Fabulous World of Functions
Heather Sparks
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson lays a strong foundation for the unit by introducing key unit vocabulary as well as the ever-important vertical line test.

 
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Introduction to Functions

8th Grade Math » Unit: INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONS
8th Grade Math » Unit: INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONS
Jeff Li MTP
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What is a function? Inputs and outputs - how do you know if something is a function?

 
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Day Four & Five

8th Grade Math » Unit: Welcome Back!
8th Grade Math » Unit: Welcome Back!
Heather Sparks
Oklahoma City, OK
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

To help guide instruction for the year and establish a baseline for quarterly benchmark assessments, students will take a benchmark test aligned to the CCSS.

 
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Graphing Linear Functions in Standard Form (Day 2 of 2)

Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Algebra I » Unit: Graphing Linear Functions
Noelani Davis
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use their knowledge of literal equations to rearrange a line in standard form into a familiar format.

 
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standard form scramble
Common Core Math
 
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