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Roadmap to the Navigations Series: Grade 8 Curriculum Focal Points

Curriculum Focal Points: Grade 8 

Algebra 

 

Navigating through Algebra in Grades 6-8 
Overview Introduction (pages 6-8), Chapter 1 (pages 13-14), Chapter 2 (pages 49-51)
Graphing "Bouncing Tennis Balls" (pages 21-24)
Linear Functions "Walking Strides" (pages 25-26)
  "Stacking Cups" (pages 41-43)
Tables "Missing Values" (pages 39-40)
Families of Functions "Walking Rates" (pages 44-45)
Problem Solving "Pledge Plans" (pages 46-48)
Applications "Fundraising" (pages 49-55)
Slope "Printing Books" (pages 56-58)
Writing Equations "Plotting Land" (pages 65-70)

Geometry and Measurement 

 

Navigating through Geometry in Grades 6-8 
Overview Introduction (pages 1-7), Chapter 1 (pages 9-12), Chapter 2 (pages 31-35), Chapter 3 (pages 43-44)
Coordinates "Constructing Geometric Figures in Coordinate Space" (page 36)
Midpoints "Exploring Lines, Midpoints, and Triangles Using Coordinate Geometry" (page 37)
Similarity "Similarity in a Coordinate Plane" (pages 38-40)
  "Indirect Measurement" (pages 77-78)
Perpendicularity "Exploring the Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines" (pages 41-42)
   
Navigating through Measurement in Grades 6-8 
Overview Introduction (pages 1-9), Chapter 1 (pages 11-15), Chapter 2 (pages 27-31), Chapter 3 (pages 45-49), Chapter 4 (pages 65-69)
Pi "Going in Circles" (pages 37-38)

Data Analysis and Number and Operations and Algebra 

 

Navigating through Data Analysis in Grades 6-8 
Overview Introduction (pages 1-10), Chapter 1 (pages 11-19), Chapter 2 (pages 31-36), Chapter 3 (pages 49-55), Chapter 4 (pages 67-70)
Data Analysis "Students and Basketball Players" (pages 37-38)
  "Batteries" (pages 39-42)
  "Reading a Scatterplot" (pages 71-72)
Graphing "Congress and Pizza (pages 73-74), "People, Congress, and Pizza" (pages 75-76)
Lines of Fit "Predicting" (pages 77-78)
  "Exploring Relationships" (pages 79-80)

Connections to the Focal Points: Grade 8 

 

Navigating through Data Analysis in Grades 6-8 
Dispersion "Stopping Distances" (pages 43-45)
  "Cereal" (pages 56-57)
   
Navigating through Algebra in Grades 6-8 
Non-Linear Functions "From Stories to Graphs" (pages 27-28)
  "From Graphs to Stories" (pages 29-34)
  "Minimizing Perimeter" (pages 73-76)
   
Navigating through Geometry in Grades 6-8 
Symmetry "Rotational Symmetry and Regular Polygons" (pages 54-55)

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