• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Math 8/Pre-Algebra
    Subject: Mathematics
    Grade Level(s): 6 and 8

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    Students will develop an understanding of rational and irrational numbers while simplifying expressions with radical and integer exponents.  Students will solve linear equations as well as systems of linear equations along with analyzing, interpreting and comparing functions.  Analyzing data focuses on bivariate data and two-way tables. Geometric concepts include Pythagorean Theorem, transformations and volume.  This course is a pre-requisite for Algebra I. 


    Units of Study Titles

    1 – Real Number System

    2 – Properties of Exponents

    3 – Equations and Expressions

    4 – Functions

    5 – Analyzing Data

    6 – Systems of Equations

    7 – Transformations

    8 – Volume