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# Texas Assessments Standards (STAAR) Eighth Grade Mathematics resources

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STAAR Grade 8 Mathematics Assessment

Underlying Processes and Mathematical Tools: These skills will not be listed under a separate recording category. Instead, they will be incorporated into at least 75% of the test questions in reporting categories 1-5 and will be identified along with content standards.

(8.14) Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student applies Grade 8 mathematics to solve problems connected to everyday experiences, investigations in other disciplines, and activities in and outside of school. The student is expected to:

8.14 (A) Identify and apply mathematics to everyday experiences, to activities in and outside of school, with other disciplines, and with other mathematical topics. (STAAR)

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mathematical processes

8.14 (B) Use a problem-solving model that incorporates understanding the problem, making a plan, carrying out the plan, and evaluating the solution for reasonableness. (STAAR)

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mathematical processes

8.14 (C) Select or develop an appropriate problem-solving strategy from a variety of different types, including drawing a picture, looking for a pattern, systematic guessing and checking, acting it out, making a table, working a simpler problem, or working backwards to solve a problem. (STAAR)

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mathematical processes

(8.15) Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student communicates about Grade 8 mathematics through informal and mathematical language, representations, and models. The student is expected to:

8.15 (A) Communicate mathematical ideas using language, efficient tools, appropriate units, and graphical, numerical, physical, or algebraic mathematical models. (STAAR)

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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Applying Percents

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Decimal Operations

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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Fraction Operations

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Integer operations

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Introduction to Percent

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Numbers and percents

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Numerical Proportions

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Rational and Irrational Numbers

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Rational numbers and operations

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(8.16) Underlying processes and mathematical tools. The student uses logical reasoning to make conjectures and verify conclusions. The student is expected to:

8.16 (A) Make conjectures from patterns or sets of examples and nonexamples. (STAAR)

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Reporting Category 5: Probability and Statistics - The student will demonstrate an understanding of probability and statistics.

(8.11) Probability and statistics. The student applies concepts of theoretical and experimental probability to make predictions. The student is expected to:

8.11 (A) Find the probabilities of dependent and independent events. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Introduction to Probability

Flip Charts Math: Grade 7

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(8.12) Probability and statistics. The student uses statistical procedures to describe data. The student is expected to:

8.12 (B) Draw conclusions and make predictions by analyzing trends in scatterplots. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

Flip Charts Organizing & Displaying Data

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8.12 (C) Select and use an appropriate representation for presenting and displaying relationships among collected data, including line plots, line graphs, stem and leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box and whisker plots, histograms, and Venn diagrams, with and without the use of technology. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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(8.13) Probability and statistics. The student evaluates predictions and conclusions based on statistical data. The student is expected to:

8.13 (A) Evaluate methods of sampling to determine validity of an inference made from a set of data. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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8.13 (B) Recognize misuses of graphical or numerical information and evaluate predictions and conclusions based on data analysis. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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Reporting Category 4: Measurement - The student will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and uses of measurement.

(8.10) Measurement. The student describes how changes in dimensions affect linear, area, and volume measures. The student is expected to:

8.10 (A) Describe the resulting effects on perimeter and area when dimensions of a shape are changed proportionally. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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(8.8) Measurement. The student uses procedures to determine measures of three-dimensional figures. The student is expected to:

8.8 (A) Find lateral and total surface area of prisms, pyramids, and cylinders using concrete models and nets (two-dimensional models). Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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(8.9) Measurement. The student uses indirect measurement to solve problems. The student is expected to:

8.9 (A) Use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-life problems. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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Flip Charts The Pythagorean Theorem

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8.9 (B) Use proportional relationships in similar two-dimensional figures or similar three-dimensional figures to find missing measurements. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

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Flip Charts Numerical & Geometric Proportions

Flip Charts Ratios, Rates & Proportions

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Reporting Category 3: Geometry and Spatial Reasoning - The student will demonstrate an understanding of geometry and spatial reasoning.

(8.6) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses transformational geometry to develop spatial sense. The student is expected to:

8.6 (A) Generate similar figures using dilations including enlargements and reductions. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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(8.7) Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometry to model and describe the physical world. The student is expected to:

8.7 (D) Locate and name points on a coordinate plane using ordered pairs of rational numbers. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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Reporting Category 2: Patterns, Relationships, and Algebraic Reasoning - The student will demonstrate an understanding of patterns, relationships, and algebraic reasoning.

(8.3) Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student identifies proportional or non-proportional linear relationships in problem situations and solves problems. The student is expected to:

8.3 (A) Compare and contrast proportional and non-proportional linear relationships. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Math: Grade 7

Flip Charts Nonlinear Functions & Set Theory

Flip Charts Slope

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8.3 (B) Estimate and find solutions to application problems involving percents and other proportional relationships such as similarity and rates. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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(8.5) Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student uses graphs, tables, and algebraic representations to make predictions and solve problems. The student is expected to:

8.5 (A) Predict, find, and justify solutions to application problems using appropriate tables, graphs, and algebraic equations. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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8.5 (B) Find and evaluate an algebraic expression to determine any term in an arithmetic sequence (with a constant rate of change). Supporting Standard (STAAR)

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Flip Charts Circle Around

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

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Reporting Category 1: Numbers, Operations, and Quantitative Reasoning - The student will demonstrate an understanding of numbers, operations, and quantitative reasoning.

(8.1) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student understands that different forms of numbers are appropriate for different situations. The student is expected to:

8.1 (A) Compare and order rational numbers in various forms including integers, percents, and positive and negative fractions and decimals. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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8.1 (C) Approximate (mentally and with calculators) the value of irrational numbers as they arise from problem situations (such as p, O2). Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Dot to Dot

Flip Charts Finding Volume

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

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Flip Charts Perimeter & Area

Flip Charts The Real Numbers

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploring Area and Surface Area

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Measurement, Perimeter, and Circumference

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Perimeter and area

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Rational and Irrational Numbers

8.1 (D) Express numbers in scientific notation, including negative exponents, in appropriate problem situations. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Exponents, Factors & Multiples

Flip Charts Integers & Exponents

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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Polynomials and Exponents

(8.2) Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student selects and uses appropriate operations to solve problems and justify solutions. The student is expected to:

8.2 (B) Use appropriate operations to solve problems involving rational numbers in problem situations. Readiness Standard (STAAR)

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8.2 (C) Evaluate a solution for reasonableness. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts Algebra Skills

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

8.2 (D) Use multiplication by a given constant factor (including unit rate) to represent and solve problems involving proportional relationships including conversions between measurement systems. Supporting Standard (STAAR)

Flip Charts All About Percents

Flip Charts Applying Percents

Flip Charts Math Grade 8

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Flip Charts Numerical & Geometric Proportions

Flip Charts Ratios, Rates & Proportions

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Numbers and percents

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Numerical Proportions

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Ratios, proportions and percents

Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Similarity and scale