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Welcome to Brentwood Middle School 2014 -2015
Brentwood Middle School provides a safe, secure and challenging learning environment, through the responsible use of all resources, to afford opportunities for all students to realize their individual potential and to become responsible and productive members of society.
8th Grade goalOur goal for 8th grade this year is to improve our Mathematics skills and abilities and to meet the passing standard for the STAAR test and prepare our students for success in High School and beyond.8th Graders will learn 6 Main Objectives:I. Number, operation, and quantitative reasoning. The student represents and uses rational numbers in a variety of equivalent forms.II. Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student solves problems involving direct proportional relationshipsIII. Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking. The student solves problems involving direct proportional relationships.IV. Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses geometric vocabulary to describe angles, polygons, and circlesV. Geometry and spatial reasoning. The student uses coordinate geometry to identify location in two dimensions.
The student is expected to locate and name points on a coordinate plane using ordered pairs of non-negative rational numbers.VI. Measurement. The student solves application problems involving estimation and measurement of length, area, time, temperature, volume, weight, and angles.