• Welcome to Math 8.  I am looking forward to working with your child this school year.  I have been teaching since the 1980's in Florida and Pennsylvania.  I have also served as a school administrator.  It is my pleasure to teach your child at Deer Valley Middle School and I look forward to doing so for the remainder of this academic year.

    Please contact me if you wish.  My email address is:  Kenneth.Martin@dvusd.org.  I will be happy to email and/or speak with you.  You may also leave a message for me at our main office.  The telephone number is:  623-445-3304.


    This school year the students will be learning the following subject material and concepts:

    Semester 1:

    Unit 1:  Rigid Transformation and Congruence

    Unit 2:  Dilations, Similarity, and Introducing Slope

    Unit 3:  Linear Relationships

    Unit 4:  Linear Equations and Linear Systems

    Unit 5:  Functions and Volume


    Semester 2:

    Unit 6:  Associations in Data

    Unit 7:  Exponents and Scientific Notation

    Unit 8:  Pythagorean Theorem and Irrational Numbers

    Unit 9:  Project-Based & Authentic Learning Activities