Course Catalog

M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra (#1205070)

Grades:
8
Course Length:
Year (Y)
Promotion Requirement:

This course provides 1 of the 3 math credits needed for middle school promotion. 

Assessment:

Florida Standards Assessment

Placement Consideration:
Prerequisites:

7th grade Mathematics

Next Course in Progression:
Algebra 1
Other Information:
Approved Resources:

Illustrative Mathematics - Kendall Hunt

Course Description:

In Grade 8, instructional time should focus on three critical areas: (1) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; (2) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; (3) analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.