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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.  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).