Core Math Assessment: Grade 8

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: NUMBERS AND OPERATIONS

Working with Fractions

Topics covered include:

  • Performing Fraction Arithmetic Operations
  • Solving Fraction Word Problems

Decimal Word Problems

Topics covered include:

  • Adding and Subtracting Decimals - Word Problems
  • Multiplying Decimals - Word Problems
  • Dividing Decimals - Word Problems

Mixed Operations

Topics covered include:

  • Doing Mixed Operations with Decimals
  • Doing Mixed Operations with Decimals - Word Problems

Percent Basics

Topics covered include:

  • The Meaning of Percent
  • Changing Between Percents and Decimals
  • Changing Between Percents and Fractions
  • Finding Percents - Word Problems

Percent Problems

Topics covered include:

  • Finding a Percent of a Number
  • Adding and Subtracting Percents
  • Finding Percent Increase
  • Finding Percent Decrease
  • Percents - Word Problems

Ratios, Proportions, and Conversion of Units

Topics covered include:

  • Ratios
  • Calculating Proportions
  • Converting Measurements
  • Converting Money

UNIT 2: MEASUREMENT

Temperature Measurement

Topics covered include:

  • Fahrenheit Scale
  • Celsius Scale
  • Fahrenheit to Celsius Conversion
  • Celsius to Fahrenheit Conversion

UNIT 3: GEOMETRY

Intersections and Parallels

Topics covered include:

  • Intersecting Lines
  • Parallel Lines - Equal Angles
  • Parallel Lines - Supplementary Angles
  • Angle Problem Solving

Triangles

Topics covered include:

  • Triangles
  • Special Triangles
  • Triangle Sum Theorem
  • Exterior Angle Sum Theorem
  • Triangle Problem Solving
  • Pythagorean Theorem

Polygons

Topics covered include:

  • Polygons
  • Regular Polygons

Uses of Transformations

Topics covered include:

  • Similarity
  • Reflective Symmetry
  • Rotational Symmetry
  • Tessellations I
  • Tessellations II

Solid Shapes

Topics covered include:

  • Cubes, Prisms, Pyramids
  • Cylinders, Cones, Spheres
  • Constructing Solid Shapes

Constructions

Topics covered include:

  • Angle Bisectors
  • Perpendiculars from a Line
  • Perpendiculars to a Line
  • Right Bisectors
  • The Circumcircle
  • The Incircle
  • Parallel Lines