
Giles County Board of Education 
GCBOE Math 
Mathematics  Grade 8 First Sixweeks 

Bar Graphs: Interpret/Real World
The learner will be able to
read and make interpretations of bar graphs that illustrate real world data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Bar Graphs 
Evaluation 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 4,State Level 1 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 15 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Circle Graphs: Interpret/Real World
The learner will be able to
make interpretations of circle graphs that illustrate real world data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Circle Graphs 
Evaluation 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 4,State Level 1 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Graphing: Problem Solving
The learner will be able to
create, interpret, and/or apply many different types of graphical forms of data to formulate answers to questions and/or obtain problem solutions.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Graphing 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 16 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Graphs: Restructure Data Display
The learner will be able to
restructure a data display for various reasons.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Analyzing/Evaluating Graphical Forms 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 28 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Evaluate Graphical Forms: Select Display
The learner will be able to
choose the most suitable form and/or method of data display.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Analyzing/Evaluating Graphical Forms 
Analysis 
Master 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 17, 41, 46 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Data Analysis
The learner will be able to
make inferences and develop strong arguments with a basis on data analysis by drawing conclusions and gathering data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Data Analysis 
Comprehension, Application 
Master 
1.0 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Data: Describe/Evaluate
The learner will be able to
describe and/or evaluate data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Data 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 40 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Data: Evaluate
The learner will be able to
evaluate bias, accuracy, and validity of data in realworld situations.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Data 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #15 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Sampling: Concepts
The learner will be able to
develop an intuitive sense of the concepts of sampling and recognize its role in statistical claims.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Sampling 
Comprehension 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 36 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Statistics: Application
The learner will be able to
understand concepts, processes, and properties of statistics.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Statistics 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 32 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Probability/Statistics [Software] 


Solution: Reasonableness
The learner will be able to
evaluate the reasonableness of a given solution.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Solution 
Evaluation 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #11, Item 55 week tested: 28..; TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35.; TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 2,2.1, 2.8 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 1 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Problem Solving [Software] 


Strategies: Applying
The learner will be able to
solve routine and nonroutine problems using a variety of strategies, such as usage of drawings, diagrams, and organized lists, models and "act out", spatial visualization, logical thinking, estimation, patterns, and the guess and check strategy.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Strategies 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #17 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Linear Equations: Solve/Integers
The learner will be able to
apply integers to obtain solutions to one and twostep linear equations including real world problems.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Linear Equations 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 3,State Level 1 TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 18 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Laws of Exponents
The learner will be able to
understand and apply the laws of exponents when appropriate.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Exponents 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 22 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Operations: Properties/Relationships
The learner will be able to
display comprehension of the properties and/or relationships of operations.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Operations 
Application 
Master 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #12 week tested: 28. TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Expressions: Evaluating
The learner will be able to
evaluate expressions.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Expressions 
Evaluation 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 23 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Expressions/Equations [Software] 


Expressions: Simplify
The learner will be able to
simplify algebraic expressions.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Expressions 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 18, Item 20 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Expressions/Equations [Software] 


Operations: Problem Solving
The learner will be able to
use the procedures of operations to obtain problem solutions.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Operations 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #12 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Algebraic Concepts: Representations
The learner will be able to
identify algebraic illustrations of problem scenarios.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Algebraic Concepts 
Knowledge 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #16 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Algebraic Concepts: Procedures
The learner will be able to
understand algebraic procedures.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Algebraic Concepts 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #16 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Variable
The learner will be able to
understand the basic concept of a variable as representing an unknown quantity.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Variable 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #16 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Integers: Connect/Real World
The learner will be able to
connect various real world scenarios to integers.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Integers 
Analysis 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 1,Teacher Level 1 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Addition/Subtraction Integers
The learner will be able to
add, subtract, multiply and divide integer numbers.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Add/Subtract Integers 
Knowledge, Evaluation 
Reinforce 
2.0 
Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #49, Item 9, 11, 3, 18 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Integers [Software] 


Operations: Order/Use
The learner will be able to
use the order of operations when completing computations with integers that apply no more than two sets of grouping symbols and exponents 1 and 2.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Operations 
Application 
Introduce 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 2,State Level 1 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Read Numbers
The learner will be able to
read and/or identify numbers.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Read Numbers 
Knowledge 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 27 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Numeration [Software] 


Equivalent Forms: Understanding
The learner will be able to
know that equivalent forms of the same number allow it to be represented in a variety of ways.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Equivalent Forms 
Comprehension 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 49 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Computing
The learner will be able to
correctly perform various computations.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Computing/Estimating 
Application 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 13 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Computing: In Context
The learner will be able to
perform computations in the context of given problems.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Computing/Estimating 
Application 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 47 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 2 [Textbook] 


Problem Solving: Algebraic Operations
The learner will be able to
obtain solutions to computational problems that may include exponents, roots, absolute value, algebraic expressions and/or equations.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Problem Solving 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #52, Item 14 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 3 [Textbook] 


Computation: Proficiency/Real World
The learner will be able to
exhibit proficiency when performing computational procedures that find solutions to real world problems.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Computation 
Application 
Reinforce 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #11 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 3 [Textbook] 


Expressions: Explore/ Evaluate
The learner will be able to
explore and evaluate algebraic expressions using mental calculations, pencil and paper and calculators where appropriate.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Expressions 

Master 
1.0 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36. TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 3 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Expressions/Equations [Software] 


