**Subject Area:**Mathematics

**Grade:**8

**Domain-Subdomain:**Expressions & Equations

**Cluster:**Level 1: Recall

**Cluster:**Work with radicals and integer exponents. (Major Cluster) -

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

**Date Adopted or Revised:**02/14

**Date of Last Rating:**02/14

**Status:**State Board Approved - Archived

**Assessed:**Yes

**Assessment Limits :**

s Square roots and cube roots may be used to represent solutions to equations. Radicands may not include variables.**Calculator :**Neutral

**Context :**Allowable

**Test Item #:**Sample Item 1**Question:**What is the value of

*p*in the equation shown?**Difficulty:**N/A**Type:**EE: Equation Editor

**Test Item #:**Sample Item 2**Question:**A cube with an edge of length

*s*has a volume of 64 units.What is the length of

*s*?**Difficulty:**N/A**Type:**EE: Equation Editor

**Test Item #:**Sample Item 3**Question:**A square is cut in half on the diagonal, creating two equal triangles. Each triangle has an area of 0.32 square units.

What is the side length, in units, of the original square?

**Difficulty:**N/A**Type:**EE: Equation Editor

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## Formative Assessments

## Lesson Plans

## Original Student Tutorials

## Tutorials

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are asked to solve simple quadratic and cubic equations and represent solutions using square root and cube root symbols.

Students are asked to evaluate perfect square roots and perfect cube roots.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Learn what perfect squares are and find their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Learn what non-perfect squares are and find the decimal approximation of their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Learn how to simplify radicals in this interactive tutorial.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Learn how to simplify radicals in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn what non-perfect squares are and find the decimal approximation of their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Learn what perfect squares are and find their square roots in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Tutorials

Students will learn how to find the square root of a decimal number.

Type: Tutorial

Learn how to find the cube root of -512 using prime factorization.

Type: Tutorial

Students will learn the meaning of cube roots and how to find them. Students will also learn how to find the cube root of a negative number.

Type: Tutorial

Students will earn about the square root symbol (the principal root) and what it means to find a square root. Students will also learn how to solve simple square root equations.

Type: Tutorial