Grade 8

Thinking with mathematical models

Thinking With Mathematical Models: Linear and Inverse Variation

Investigation 1: Exploring Data Patterns

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.F.A.2, 8.F.A.3, 8.F.B.5

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.SP.A.1

Investigation 2: Linear Models and Equations

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.F.A.3, 8.EE.B.5, 8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.8, 8.F.B.4, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.EE.C.8a, 8.EE.C.8c, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2 

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.SP.A.2, 8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.3

Investigation 3: Inverse Variation

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.B.5, 8.F.B.5, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.3

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.SP.A.1

Investigation 4: Variability and Associations in Numeric Data

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.F.A.1, 8.F.B.4, 8.F.B.5

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.SP.A.1, 8.SP.A.3, .SP.A.2

Investigation 5: Variability and Associations in Categorical Data

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.SP.A.4

Looking for Pythagoras

Looking for Pythagoras: The Pythagorean Theorem

Investigation 1: Coordinate Grids

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.8

Investigation 2: Squaring Off

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.2

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.NS.A.2

Investigation 3: The Pythagorean Theorem

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.B.6, 8.G.B.7, 8.G.B.8

Investigation 4: Using the Pythagorean Theorem: Understanding Real Numbers

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.2, 8.G.B.7

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.NS.A.1, 8.NS.A.2

Investigation 5: Using the Pythagorean Theorem: Analyzing Triangles and Circles

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.2, 8.G.B.7

Common Core Standard in Supporting Cluster

8.NS.A.1, 8.NS.A.2

Growing, Growing, Growing

Growing, Growing, Growing: Exponential Functions

Investigation 1: Exponential Growth

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.3, 8.EE.A.4, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2, 8.F.B.4, 8.F.B.5

Investigation 2: Examining Growth Patterns

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.3, 8.F.B.5, 8.F.A.1

Investigation 3: Growth Factors and Growth Rates

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2, 8.F.A.3, 8.F.B.5

Investigation 4: Exponential Decay Functions

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.3, 8.EE.A.4, 8.F.B.5

Investigation 5: Patterns With Exponents

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.A.1, 8.EE.A.4, 8.EE.A.2, 8.EE.A.3,8.F.A.3

Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper

Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper: Symmetry and Transformations

Investigation 1: Symmetry and Transformations

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.1a, 8.G.A.1b, 8.G.A.1c

Investigation 2: Transformations and Congruence

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.A.2, 8.G.A.1a, 8.G.A.1b, 8.G.A.1

Investigation 3: Transforming Coordinates

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.1c, 8.G.A.5,8.G.A.1, 8.G.A.1a, 8.G.A.1b, 8.G.A.2

Investigation 4: Dilations and Similar Figures

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.G.A.3, 8.G.A.4, 8.G.A.5, 8.EE.B.6

Say it with symbols

Say It With Symbols: Making Sense of Symbols

Investigation 1: Making Sense of Symbols: Equivalent Expressions

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.3

Investigation 2: Combining Expressions

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2, 8.F.A.3

Common Core Standard in Additional Cluster

8.G.C.9

Investigation 3: Solving Equations

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.7, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.EE.A.2, 8.EE.C.7a, 8.EE.C.8, 8.EE.C.8a, 8.EE.C.8b, 8.EE.C.8c

Investigation 4: Looking Back at Functions

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.3, 8.F.B.4, 8.F.B.5, 8.EE.C.7

Investigation 5: Reasoning With Symbols

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.7a, 8.EE.C.7b, 8.F.A.1, 8.F.A.2, 8.F.B.4

It's in the system

It’s in the System: Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

Investigation 1: Linear Equations With Two Variables

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.8, 8.EE.C.8a, 8.EE.C.8b, 8.EE.C.8c, 8.F.A.3

Investigation 2: Solving Linear Systems Algebraically

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.8a, 8.EE.C.8b, 8.EE.C.8c, 8.EE.C.8

Investigation 3: Systems of Functions and Inequalities

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.8c, 8.EE.C.8a

Investigation 4: Systems of Linear Inequalities

Common Core Standard in Major Cluster

8.EE.C.8c, 8.EE.C.8b