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

Inverse Variation: Describe
The learner will be able to
describe the relationship of inverse variation.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Variations 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 8 [Textbook] 


Reasoning: Spatial
The learner will be able to
use spatial reasoning skills.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Reasoning 
Application 
Master 
1.5 
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 8 [Textbook] 


Transformation: Problem Solving
The learner will be able to
solve problems using transformations.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Transformations 
Application 
Master 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 25 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 8 [Textbook] 


Rates: Develop/Describe
The learner will be able to
formulate and/or relate the idea of rate and/or other derived and nondirect measures.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Rates 
Application 
Master 
0.2 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35. TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Solution Tools: Analysis
The learner will be able to
analyze which solution tool would best solve a problem: estimation, calculator, pencil and paper, mental math, or computer.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Solution Methods 
Analysis 
Master 
1.0 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Transformations: Apply/Explain
The learner will be able to
use and/or relate the changes of elementary transformations on geometric shapes.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Transformations 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.4 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.37 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Geometric Models: Represent/Problem
The learner will be able to
represent problem situations with geometric models.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Geometric Models 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
1.0 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.37 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Geometric Concepts: Understanding
The learner will be able to
display comprehension of spatial relationships and geometry through the visualization and recognition of various objects (2D and 3D), by sorting different shapes, identifying symmetry, applying transformations and formulas, and through the evaluation of the characteristics of various figures.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Geometric Concepts 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #14 week tested: 28. TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p. 37. TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Planes/Points/Lines: Apply Concepts
The learner will be able to
apply the ideas of planes, points, and/or lines in one, two, and/or three dimensions.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Planes/Points/Lines 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 19 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Spatial Thinking: Visualization
The learner will be able to
visualize and describe the outcome of folding geometric figures a variety of ways.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Spatial Thinking 
Synthesis 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 26, 44 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Spatial Thinking: Apply Concepts
The learner will be able to
use suitable concepts and procedures of spatial reasoning/understanding.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Spatial Thinking 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 26, 44 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Circles: Circumference
The learner will be able to
understand the concept of circumference of a circle.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Circles 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.4 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 45 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Formulas
The learner will be able to
apply formulas in solving problems involving perimeter, circumference, area, volume, surface area, distance, and/or Celsius/Fahrenheit.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Formulas 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.4 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Formulas: Applying
The learner will be able to
use many different measurement formulas.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Formulas 
Comprehension 
Reinforce 
0.4 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Measurement Concepts: Demonstrate
The learner will be able to
show an understanding and/or relate the meaning of characteristics of length, capacity, density, weight, mass, perimeter, area, volume, time, temperature, and/or angle.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Measurement Concepts 
Application 
Reinforce 
0.4 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Problem Solving: Strategies
The learner will be able to
relate and/or discuss methods for solving measurement problems (estimation).
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Problem Solving 
Application, Analysis 
Reinforce 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Units
The learner will be able to
choose suitable customary and metric units and instruments for measuring to a chosen degree of accuracy.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Units 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.2 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 20 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Accuracy: Appropriate Instrument/Unit
The learner will be able to
choose the appropriate tools and units of measurement necessary to find accurate measurements given a specific situation.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Accuracy 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.2 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #13 week tested: 28. TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I.; 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Scale Maps: Interpret
The learner will be able to
interpret scale maps.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Scale Drawings 
Application 
Master 
2.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 30, 33 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Number Sentences [Software] 


Units of Measurement: Scale
The learner will be able to
understand the concept of scale in relation to a ratio in regards to a scale drawing.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Scale Drawings 
Comprehension 
Master 
0.3 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 30, 33 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Number Sentences [Software] 


Scale Models: 2 and 3Dimensions
The learner will be able to
construct two and threedimensional scale models of common objects.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Scale Drawings 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 30, 33 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 9 [Textbook] 


Necessary Information
The learner will be able to
identify the information needed to solve a problem.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Irrelevant/Necessary Information 
Analysis 
Reinforce 
1.0 
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 9 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Functions: Patterns/Real World
The learner will be able to
explain in writing the pattern for real world information entered in a function table.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Functions 
Comprehension 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Gateway Test, 1999, Algebra I, Std. 3,Teacher Level 1 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 10 [Textbook] 


Functional Relationships: Analyze
The learner will be able to
analyze functional relationships to describe how a change in one quantity results in a change in another.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Functional Relationships 
Analysis 
Master 
0.6 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 10 [Textbook] 


Functions: Identify
The learner will be able to
recognize functions (and/or patterns) in statistical data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Functions/Relations 
Knowledge, Evaluation 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 10 [Textbook] 


Functions: Language/Symbols
The learner will be able to
apply mathematical language and/or symbols in making descriptions of patterns and to make representations of functional relationships.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Functions/Relations 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 10 [Textbook] 


Functions: Problem Solving
The learner will be able to
apply functions and/or patterns in the representation and/or solving of problems.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Problem Solving 
Application 
Master 
0.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 31 week tested: 28..; TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.35 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 10 [Textbook] 


Functional Relationships: Comprehend
The learner will be able to
display comprehension of functional relationships.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Functional Relationships 
Comprehension 
Master 
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 10 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

· 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.0, Number Theory [Software] 


Modeling: Problem Situations
The learner will be able to
model problem scenarios.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Mathematical Modeling 
Application 
Master 
1.5 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 29 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Experiments: Designing
The learner will be able to
create and carry out appropriate experiments to find the probability of a given event or to prove or disprove the probability of a given event.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Experiments 
Comprehension, Application 
Master 
0.4 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Experiments: Models
The learner will be able to
represent situations through the completion of experiments or by creating a sample space to find probabilities.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Experiments 
Comprehension, Application 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Theoretical Probability: Sample Space
The learner will be able to
create a sample space to discover theoretical probabilities.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Theoretical Probability 
Application 
Master 
1.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Probability/Statistics: Application
The learner will be able to
interpret a realworld problem situation and solve it using probability and statistics concepts.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Probability/Statistics 
Comprehension, Application 
Master 
0.5 
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 11 [Textbook] 


Probability
The learner will be able to
identify the probability of a given situation.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Probability 
Knowledge, Comprehension 
Master 
1.0 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item 48 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Probability: Conjectures
The learner will be able to
formulate conjectures that have a basis in theoretical or experimental probability.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Probability 
Comprehension, Application 
Master 
0.5 
TN: Curriculum Framework (K8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6  8, p.36 
Classroom


Instructional Resources 

· 
Middle Grades Math / Tools for Success, Prentice Hall, Course 3, Chapter 11 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Range: Describing Data
The learner will be able to
understand the concept of range, mode, mean, and median and use this concept correctly as a means of describing a set of data.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Average/Median/Mode/Range 
Comprehension, Application 
Reinforce 
0.8 
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 11 [Textbook] 


Assessment Resources 

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


Represent Problems: Connections
The learner will be able to
make connections between mathematical representations and their corresponding problem scenarios.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Represent Problems 
Comprehension, Application, Analysis 
Master 
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 11 [Textbook] 


Number Uses
The learner will be able to
demonstrate an understanding that numbers are used for counting, measuring, ordering, and estimating.
Strand 
Bloom's 
Scope 
Hours 
Source 
Activities 
Numeration 
Application, Evaluation 
Reinforce 
0.6 
Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Objective Statement #10 week tested: 28. 
Classroom


