8th Grade Math
The story line of the 8th grade Math Quests will take the students through an Epic Journey to bring balance back to the city of Kath. They will have to find each mage for the different elements, as well as finding secret artifacts that they will have to bring together at the end to save the city.
The quests are listed in order of the story. They are designed for standard mastery so each quest covers different topics under each standard. To follow the story, the quests must be completed in order.
PA.A.1 Understand the concept of function in real-world and mathematical situations, and distinguish between linear and nonlinear functions
PA.A.2 Recognize linear functions in real-world and mathematical situations; represent linear functions and other functions with tables, verbal descriptions, symbols, and graphs; solve problems involving linear functions and interpret results in the original context.
PA.A.4 Represent real-world and mathematical problems using equations and inequalities involving linear expressions. Solve and graph equations and inequalities symbolically and graphically. Interpret solutions in the original context.
PA.A.3 Generate equivalent numerical and algebraic expressions and use algebraic properties to evaluate expressions
PA.GM.1 Solve problems involving right triangles using the Pythagorean Theorem.
PA.GM.2 Calculate surface area and volume of three-dimensional figures.
PA.D.1 Display and interpret data in a variety of ways, including using scatterplots and approximate lines of best fit. Use line of best fit and average rate of change to make predictions and draw conclusions about data
PA.D.2 Calculate experimental probabilities and reason about probabilities to solve real-world and mathematical problems.