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Grade 8 Mathematics

In Grade 8 Algebra, instruction will focus on three critical areas:

  • Formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations;
  • Grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships;
  • Analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

Students will:

  • Students will engage in mathematically rich investigations in the classroom, guided by the CMP2 curriculum.
  • Students will have clear opportunities for enrichment and support in each unit of instruction
  • Students will have the opportunity to participate in one of two extra-curricular math clubs at the Upper Campus: one club will be focused on supporting students with foundational content, and another club will be focused on offering students enrichment opportunities focused on problem solving and mathematical connections

Learn more about the CPS Middle School Math program >>