Ministry of Education
Gr 8 outcomes/indicators
Math has four broad themes, each of which has many specific skills. You can view them at the Ministry of Education's website. The categories are:
Number - divisibility rules, relating positive fractions, decimals and percents, operations with integers
Patterns and Relations - linear relations (algebraic expressions and equations), graphing
Space and Shape - use of Pi, circles, polygons, 2D relationships - bisectors, perpendicular etc.
Statistics and Probability - measures of central tendency (average), outliers, circle graphs, determining likelihood
8's multiple choice quizzing This is the Gr. 8 collection of M/C quizzes connected to our primary resource, Math Focus 8.
Math Focus Textbook
Focus 8 math textbook - all solutions
Current Focus - Triangle Numbers, Squares and Roots, Pythagorean Theorem
We are finishing up a summary of Gr. 7 concepts and now beginning the first of the Gr. 8 units.
using factor trees to find prime factors
finding squares and square roots using both estimation (mental math) and calculation (calculator skills)
solving geometry problems using square concepts
using the formula c2 = a2 + b2 to solve problems with right angle triangles