Concept 1:
Integer Exponents [MCC8.EE.1] 
Essential Questions: 
 When are exponents used and why are they
important?
 How can I apply the properties of integer
exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions?
 How do I simplify and evaluate numeric
expressions involving integer exponents?

Key Vocabulary: 
exponent 
Resources: 

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Concept 2: Scientific Notation Writing & Comparing
[TCV.8.EE.3; TCV.8.EE.4 (2)] 
Essential Questions: 
 How can I represent very small and large
numbers using integer exponents and scientific notation?

Key Vocabulary: 
scientific notation exponential notation 
Resources: 
 TCV.8.EE.3 (1)
 8Station pages 2935 (also covers
other standards)
 Glencoe CCGPS Math Text (McGrawHill,
2013) p. 5158
 Coach GPS Book Lesson 2
 CCGPS Frameworks (also covers other
standards)
EColi Student 
EColi TE
 TCV.8.EE.3 (2)
 TCV.8.EE.4 (2)
 8Station pages 2935 (also covers
other standards)
 Glencoe CCGPS Math Text (McGrawHill,
2013) p. 5967
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Concept 3: Operations with Scientific Notation
[TCV.8.EE.4 (1)] 
Essential Questions: 
 How can I perform operations with numbers
expressed in scientific notation?

Key Vocabulary: 
congruent figures 
Resources: 

8Station pages 2935 (also covers other standards)
 CCGPS Frameworks (also covers other
standards)
EColi Student 
EColi TE

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Concept 4: Square Roots & Cube Roots (Evaluate SMALL ones)
[TCV.8.EE.2 (2)] 
Essential Questions: 
 Why is it useful for me to know the square
root of a number?
 Why do we approximate irrational numbers?

Key Vocabulary: 
radical cube root square root perfect square 
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Concept 5: Irrational & Rational [TCV.8.EE.2
(3); TCV.8.NS.1; TCV.8.NS.2] 
Essential Questions: 
 What is the difference between rational
and irrational numbers?
 When are rational approximations
appropriate?

Key Vocabulary: 
rational irrational decimal expansion 
Resources: 
 TCV.8.EE.2 (3)
 8Station pages 814 (also covers other
standards)
 Glencoe Textbook Lesson 31 pages
116119 (also covers other standards)
 TCV.8.NS.1
 8Station pages 17
 Glencoe CCGPS Math Text (McGrawHill,
2013) p. 714
 TCV.8.NS.2
 8Station pages 813 (also covers other
standards)
 Glencoe CCGPS Math Text (McGrawHill,
2013) p. 8197
 Coach GPS Book Lesson 3

Square Root Wall Number Line

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Concept 6:
Linear Equations [MCC.8.EE.7ab] 
Essential Questions: 
 What strategies can I use to create and
solve linear equations with one solution, infinitely many
solutions, or no solutions?

Key Vocabulary: 
Variable 
Multiplicative
inverses 
Solution 
Addition Property
of Equality 
Additive inverse 
Linear equation in one variable 
Inverse operation 
Evaluate an algebraic expression 
Algebraic
expression 
Multiplication Property of Equality 

Resources: 

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