## Math Priority Standards

**Math Priority Standards**

**8 ^{th} Grade Priority Standards**

**Major Cluster: 8.EE.A Work with radicals and integer exponents:**

**Super-Priority:** Simply and evaluate expressions using exponents. Includes distributive property, radicals and cube roots.

Order, compare different forms and be able to graph on a number line.

**Major Cluster: 8.EE.B Understand the connections between proportional relationships. lines, and linear equations:**

**Super-Priority: **Graph an equation in slope intercept form. Write an equation in slope intercept form from a graph, table and application.

**Major Cluster: 8.EE.C Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations:**

**Super-Priority: **Must be able to solve multi-step equations including variables on both sides.

Solve a system through substitution by setting linear equations equal to each other. (Find point of intersection or “break-even” point)

Give examples of equations with infinite solutions/no solution/one solution.

**Major Cluster: 8.F.B Use functions to model relationships between quantities:**

**Super-Priority: **From a real world application, identify IV/DV variables, generate a table of ordered pairs and graph the results.

**Major Cluster: 8.G.B Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem:**

**Super-Priority:**Be able to use the Pythagorean Theorem to model real world applications.

**Major Cluster: 8.G.A Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software:**

**Super-Priority: **Be able to perform transformations: Reflections, rotations and translations. Work with combinations of transformations.

** 7 ^{th} Grade Priority Standards**

**Major Cluster: 7.NS.A Apply and extend previous understanding of operations with fractions to add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational numbers:**

**Super-Priority:** Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers.

**Major Cluster: 7.EE.A Use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions:**

**Super-Priority: **Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions.

**Major Cluster: 7.EE.B Solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations:**

**Super-Priority: **Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form.

Solve word problems leading to equations and inequalities

**(RP 2 & 3) Major Cluster: 7.RP.A Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems:**

**Super-Priority: **Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities. (RP 2)

Use proportional relationships to solve multi-step ratio and percent problems such as simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, and perce

**6**

^{th}Grade Priority Standards**Major Cluster: 6.NS.A.1 Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions:**

**Super-Priority:** Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions.

**Major Cluster: 6.NS.C.5-8: Apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.**

**Super-Priority: **Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions of values.

Understand a rational number as a point on the number line.

**Major Cluster: 6.RP.A.1-3: Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.**

**Super-Priority: **Understand the concept of ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

**Major Cluster: 6.EE.A.1-3 Apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions.**

**Super-Priority: **Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents. Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers

Evaluate expressions at specific values of their variables. Include expressions that arise from formulas used in real-world problems.

Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.

**Major Cluster: 6.EE.B.5-8 Reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities.**

**Super-Priority: **Understand solving an equation or inequality as a process of answering a question.

Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real—world or mathematical problem; understand a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.