Eighth Grade Mathematics

Big Idea


Analyzing and representing non-linear functions


  • Understand the concept of non-linear functions using basic examples
  • Understand and represent quadratic functions

Developing an understanding of and using formulas to determine surface areas and volumes of three-dimensional shapes

  • Understand concepts of volume and surface area, and apply formulas
  • Visualize solids

Analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures by using distance and angle

  • Understand and use the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Solve problems about geometric figures
  • Understand and apply concepts of transformation and symmetry

Analyzing and summarizing data sets

  • Draw, explain, and justify conclusions based on data

Other Resources

State Mathematics Grade Level Content Expectations for Eighth Grade 242kb PDF

State Mathematics Extended Grade Level Content Expectationf ro Eighth Grade 120kb PDF

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