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:
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
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