8th Grade

  • With each new school year, students are expected to extend their learning to new concepts and skills. We share this list as an opportunity for parents to reinforce skills and bridge the learning from year to year. Please refer to the prior grade level for skills to reinforce and future grade level for skills to accelerate.

Math Milestones

    • Order sets of real numbers
    • Write equations with slope and y-intercept
    • Solve equations with variables on both sides
    • Solve problems using the Pythagorean Theorem
    • Differentiate between reflections, translations, rotations, and dilations
    • Naming points on the graph of a line, including the y-intercept
    • Calculate simple and compound interest using a calculator


    Financial Literacy

    Texas math standards include personal financial literacy concepts. Providing students with experience and background knowledge with the following financial concepts will be helpful to students in middle school math.

    • Debit Cards v Credit Cards
    • Deposit
    • Withdrawals
    • Transfers
    • Credit Report
    • Borrowers and Lenders
    • Paying for college using savings, grants, scholarships, student Loans, and work-Study
    • Annual Salary
    • Lifetime Income
    • Sales tax
    • Income tax
    • Hourly wage
    • Earned wages
    • Compound Interest
    • Cost of College
    • Personal budget
    • Family Budget
    • Financial liability
    • Financial Asset
    • Net worth
    • Retirement
    • Saving for College
    • Sales
    • Rebates
    • Coupons
    • Loan length
    • Cost of credit
    • Investing Money
    • Simple Interest


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