Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics (CCRSM)
Grade 8
The Number System (NS) 

Know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

8.NS.1 
Rational vs. irrational numbers 


8.NS.2 
Compare irrational #s  approximations 


Expressions and Equations (EE) 

Work with radicals and integer exponents 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

8.EE.1 
Properties of integer exponents 


8.EE.2 
Square roots, cube roots, perfect squares and perfect cubes 


8.EE.3 
Compare integer powers of 10 


8.EE.4 
Decimals vs. scientific notation 


Understand the connections between proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations 

8.EE.5 
Graph proportional relationships; slope = unit rate 


8.EE.6 
Compare slopes of similar triangles; Derive formula y = mx + b 


Analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations 

8.EE.7 
Solve linear equations in one variable; inequalities; rational coefficients; expanding expressions using distributive property; collecting like terms 


8.EE.8 
Solve pairs of linear equation (2 variables) 

Functions (F) 

Define, evaluate, and compare functions 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

8.F.1 
Graph of a function; set of ordered pairs (input/output) 


8.F.2 
Represent and compare two functions algebraically, graphically, in tables and verbally 


8.F.3 
Compare linear graphs (y = mx+b) with nonlinear (e.g. A = s^{2}) 


Use functions to model relationships between quantities 

8.F.4 
Construct a function modeling a linear relationship (2 quantities) 


8.F.5 
Sketch & analyze the graph of a functional relationship 


Geometry (G) 

Understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

8.G.1 
Properties of rotations, reflections and translations (lines, angles, parallel lines) 


8.G.2 
Verify congruence of two 2D figures 


8.G.3 
Dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections 


8.G.4 
Verify similarity of two 2D figures 


8.G.5 
Similarity of triangles; angle sum, exterior angles, parallel lines cut by a transversal 


Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem 

8.G.6 
Pythagorean Theorem (proof & converse) 


8.G.7 
Apply Pythagorean Theorem in two and three dimension problems 


8.G.8 
Apply Phyhagorean Theorem to find distance between points on coordinate grid 


Solve realworld and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres 

8.G.9 
Volumes of cones, cylinders, & spheres 


Statistics and Probability (SP) 

Investigate patterns of association in bivariate data 

Standard 
Terms/Concepts 
Stories 

8.SP.1 
Scatter plots of bivariate data; describe patterns (clustering, outliers, +/ or linear/nonlinear association) 


8.SP.2 
Scatter plots & linear associations 


8.SP.3 
Linear equations to solve bivariate data problems 


8.SP.4 
Twoway tables of frequencies and relative frequencies of bivariate data 

