British Columbia Prescribed Learning Outcomes — Grade 8


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8.BI.1.

Number represents, describes, and compares the quantities of ratios, rates, and percents.

8.BI.2.

Computational fluency and flexibility extend to operations with fractions.

8.BI.3.

Energy can be transferred as both a particle and a wave.

8.BI.4.

The relationship between surface area and volume of 3D objects can be used to describe, measure, and compare spatial relationships.

8.BI.5.

Analyzing data by determining averages is one way to make sense of large data sets and enables us to compare and interpret.

8.C.1.

Perfect squares and cubes

8.C.1.1.

Forms, functions, and genres of text

8.C.1.5.

Elements of visual/graphic texts

8.C.11.

Construction, views, and nets of 3D objects

8.C.13.

Theoretical probability with two independent events

8.C.13.1.

Local geological formations

8.C.13.2.

Significant local geological events

8.C.14.

Financial literacy best buys

8.C.2.

Square and cube roots

8.C.2.2.

Oral language strategies

8.C.2.3.

Metacognitive strategies

8.C.3.

Percents less than 1 and greater than 100 (decimal and fractional percents)

8.C.3.1.

Features of oral language

8.C.3.3.

Language usage and context

8.C.3.5.

Syntax and sentence fluency

8.C.3.7.

Presentation techniques

8.C.4.

Numerical proportional reasoning (rates, ratio, proportions, and percent)

8.C.4.1.

Basic functions of the immune system

8.C.4.2.

Vaccination and antibiotics

8.C.4.3.

Impacts of epidemics and pandemics on human populations

8.C.5.

Operations with fractions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and order of operations)

8.C.6.

Changes in population and living standards

8.C.7.

Expressions- writing and evaluating using substitution

8.C.8.

Two-step equations with integer coefficients, constants, and solutions

8.C.9.

Surface area and volume of regular solids, including triangular and other right prisms and cylinders

8.CC.1.

Reasoning and analyzing

8.CC.1.1.

Use logic and patterns to solve puzzles and play games

8.CC.1.10.

Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning

8.CC.1.11.

Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning

8.CC.1.12.

Recognize and appreciate the role of story, narrative, and oral tradition in expressing First Peoples perspectives, values, beliefs, and points of view

8.CC.1.13.

Develop an awareness of the protocols and ownership associated with First Peoples texts

8.CC.1.2.

Use reasoning and logic to explore, analyze, and apply mathematical ideas

8.CC.1.3.

Identify a question to answer or a problem to solve through scientific inquiry

8.CC.1.4.

Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies

8.CC.1.5.

Use tools or technology to explore and create patterns and relationships, and test conjectures

8.CC.1.6.

Model mathematics in contextualized experiences

8.CC.1.7.

Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity

8.CC.1.8.

Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world

8.CC.1.9.

Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways

8.CC.2.

Understanding and solving

8.CC.2.1.

Apply multiple strategies to solve problems in both abstract and contextualized situations

8.CC.2.2.

Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving

8.CC.2.3.

Visualize to explore mathematical concepts

8.CC.2.4.

Engage in problem-solving experiences that are connected to place, story, cultural practices, and perspectives relevant to local First Peoples communities, the local community, and other cultures

8.CC.2.5.

Ensure that safety and ethical guidelines are followed in their investigations

8.CC.2.6.

Select and use appropriate features, forms, and genres according to audience, purpose, and message

8.CC.2.7.

Transform ideas and information to create original texts.

8.CC.3.

Communicating and representing

8.CC.3.1.

Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions

8.CC.3.2.

Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions

8.CC.3.3.

Construct and use a range of methods to represent patterns or relationships in data, including tables, graphs, keys, models, and digital technologies as appropriate

8.CC.3.4.

Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms

8.CC.3.5.

Use scientific understandings to identify relationships and draw conclusions

8.CC.4.

Connecting and reflecting

8.CC.4.1.

Reflect on mathematical thinking

8.CC.4.2.

Connect mathematical concepts to each other and to other areas and personal interests

8.CC.4.3.

Use mathematical arguments to support personal choices

8.CC.4.4.

Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of evidence (qualitative and quantitative)

8.CC.4.5.

Exercise a healthy, informed skepticism and use scientific knowledge and findings from their own investigations to evaluate claims in secondary sources

8.CC.4.6.

Consider social, ethical, and environmental implications of the findings from their own and others' investigations

8.CC.5.

Characterize different time periods in history, including periods of progress and decline, and identify key turning points that mark periods of change (continuity and change)

8.CC.5.1.

Contribute to care for self, others, community, and world through personal or collaborative approaches

8.CC.5.2.

Co-operatively design projects

8.CC.5.3.

Transfer and apply learning to new situations

8.CC.5.4.

Generate and introduce new or refined ideas when problem solving

8.CC.6.

Determine which causes most influenced particular decisions, actions, or events, and assess their short-and long-term consequences (cause and consequence)

8.CC.6.1.

Communicate ideas, findings, and solutions to problems, using scientific language, representations, and digital technologies as appropriate

8.CC.7.

Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events, and compare the values, worldviews, and beliefs of human cultures and societies in different times and places (perspective)

8.CC.8.

Make ethical judgments about past events, decisions, or actions, and assess the limitations of drawing direct lessons from the past (ethical judgment)