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**Grade 8 – Developing Proficiency with Operations**

- Multiply and divide decimal numbers by various powers of ten
- Solve multi-step problems involving whole numbers and decimals
- Represent the multiplication and division of fractions
- Evaluate expressions that involve integers, including expressions that contain brackets and exponents, using order of operations
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide simple fractions
- Solve problems involving operations with integers
- Express repeated multiplication using exponential notation
- Solve problems involving percents expressed to one decimal place and whole-number percents greater than 100
- Solve problems involving proportions, rates, and ratios

– Focusing on the Fundamentals of Math – A Teacher’s Guide, p.7

## Text Resources

This curated list of documents have been selected to help you gain a deeper understanding of the above selection from “Focusing on the Fundamentals of Math – A Teachers Guide”. Each link will take you directly to the relevant section within the document.

#### Targeted Implementation and Planning Supports for Revised Mathematics

- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 1, Addition of Fractions, pp. 3-6
- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 2, Addition and Subtraction of Fractions, pp. 7-11
- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 3, Multiplication of a Whole Number with a Fraction, pp. 12-13
- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 4, Relationship Between Multiplying a Fraction and Division by a Whole, pp. 14-15
- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 5-7, Multiplication of Fractions, pp. 16-21
- Unit 5 – Fractions and Percents, Day 8-10, Division of Fractions, pp. 22-32
- Unit 8 – Proportional Reasoning, Day 2, Strategies for Solving Proportional Problems, pp. 9-10
- Unit 8 – Proportional Reasoning, Day 3-4, Solving Proportional Problems, pp. 11-13
- Unit 8 – Proportional Reasoning, Day 6, Solving Proportional Problems, pp. 19-20
- Unit 8 – Proportional Reasoning, Day 7-8, Problems Involving Unit Rates, pp. 21-24

#### Fractions Across the Curriculum – Capacity Building Series

#### Paying Attention to Fractions

#### Paying Attention to Proportional Reasoning

#### Communication in the Mathematics Classroom – Capacity Building Series

#### A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics Gr. 4-6, Number Sense and Numeration, Vol 3, Multiplication

(Though this document is written for the Junior grades, it still applies to students in grades 7-8 who need extra support with multiplication).

#### A Guide to Effective Instruction in Mathematics Gr. 4-6, Number Sense and Numeration, Vol 4, Division

(Though this document is written for the Junior grades, it still applies to students in grades 7-8 who need extra support with division).