Flipped Classroom Curriculum Guide

*Extension questions available starting in Unit 3

Grade 8

Unit 1 – Real Numbers

1. Rational Numbers
Learn the difference between terminating and repeating decimals and then practice with a cut & paste activity!
2. Decimal Expansions
Convert fractions to decimals and determine whether they are finite or infinite and then practice with a card sort activity!
3. Converting Terminating and Repeating Decimals Into Fractions
Convert decimals into fractions and then practice with a scavenger hunt!
4. Square Roots
Find the square roots of perfect squares and then practice by solving questions and building a robot!
5. Cube Roots
Find the cube roots of perfect cubes and then practice by building a cube root booklet!
6. Estimating Roots
Learn to estimate square and cube roots and then practice by seeing who can get the closest estimate with the partner challenge activity!
7. Ordering Real Numbers
Learn to locate and order numbers on the number line and then practice with the riddle activity!
8. Estimating Expressions
Learn how to estimate expressions with irrational numbers and plot them on the number line and then practice with the partner challenge activity!
Real Numbers Review & Test

Unit 2 – Exponential Notation & Properties of Exponents

1. Exponential Notation
Learn how to write repeated multiplication using exponential notation and then practice in groups with the dice challenge activity!
2. Properties of Exponents – Pt. 1
Learn how to use the product rule, power of a product, and quotient rule and then practice solving problems with the gallery walk activity!
3. Properties of Exponents – Pt. 2
Simplify expressions using the power of a power and power of a quotient rules and then practice with a memory game!
4. Properties of Exponents – Pt. 3
Simplify expressions using the zero and negative exponent rules and than practice ALL seven rules with the 4-in-a-Row game!
Properties of Exponents Review & Test

Unit 3 – Scientific Notation

1. Estimating Large Numbers
Learn how to estimate a large number by writing it as the product of a single digit integer times a power of 10 and then practice by completing the road trip challenge!
2. Estimating Small Numbers
Learn how to estimate a small number by writing it as the product of a single digit integer times a power of 10 and then practice this skill with the nature activity!
3. Comparing Numbers
Learn how to compare very small and very large numbers through answering the question “How many times greater…” and then practice with the walk-around activity!
4. Scientific Notation
Learn how to write very small and very large numbers in scientific notation and then practice by completing problems through a scavenger hunt!
5. Multiplying & Dividing Expressions in Scientific Notation
Multiply and divide expressions in scientific notation and practice your skills by completing the partner match activity!
6. Adding and Subtracting Expressions in Scientific Notation
Learn to add and subtract expressions written in scientific notation and then practice by completing the riddle activity!
7. Solving Real World Problems Using Scientific Notation
Learn how to solve real-world problems using scientific notation and then practice by creating a poster presentation!
8. Scientific Notation Generated with a Calculator
Solve and interpret expressions in scientific notation with a calculator and practice with the color-by-number activity!
Scientific Notation Review & Test

Unit 4 – Equations in One Variable

1. Solutions of Equations
Check for the solution of an equation when given values for x and practice with a riddle activity!
2. Solving One-Step Equations
Solve one-step equations using inverse operations and then practice by solving questions and building a penguin!
3. Solving Two-Step Equations
Solve two-step equations using the properties of equality and then practice with a partner match activity!
4. Solving Real-World Problems
Solve real-world problems by creating and solving a two-step equation and then practice with an escape room activity!

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