 Accentuate the Negative (3 weeks)
4 investigations
Do not do Problems 1.1, 2.4, 3.4, 4.3*** see note + Stanford YouCubed Inspiring Week tasks and messages
 Stretching & Shrinking (3 weeks)
4 investigations
Do not do Problems 3.1, 3.2 (Incorporate triangle characteristics with similar figures in Problem 3.3)
 Shapes & Designs— Angle Relationships Only (1week)
need to do angle relationships and equations that go with 2D geometry (some incorporation of triangle characteristics with similar figures happens in unit 4 (Compare & Scale, problem 3.3) And triangle angle sum (180) happens in unit 5 (Moving Ahead, when solving equations).
 Comparing & Scaling (3 weeks)
3 investigations Do not do Problem 3.2
(Incorporate triangle characteristics in 3.3)
 Moving Straight Ahead (4 weeks)
4 investigations
(Incorporate triangle angle sum (180) when doing equation solving)

 Samples & Populations (2 weeks)
(critical area 7th grade stats standards—embed throughout the semester)
Eliminate Investigation #3, Using Samples to
Draw Conclusions (≈1 wk), if needing more time
Be sure to teach basic measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode, range)
DO the following: 1.3, 2.1, READ 2.2
 Filling & Wrapping 3D Geo (2 weeks)
4 investigations
Do NOT do Problems 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.3 (touch upon it in context), 3.2, 3.3, and Inv 4
Front load: Incorporate square roots and cube roots. Some ACE problems involve sq. and cube roots.
***spheres, cones, cylinders***
8th GRADE
 Pythagorean Theorem: Looking for Pythagoras
Investigations 2, 3, and 4 (3 weeks)
 Exponential Relationships: Growing, Growing, Growing (1 week)
Do Investigation 1.2 and Use Illustrative Mathematics OpenUp Resource Units 7 and 8
 Symbolic Representations and Formulas: Say It With Symbols (3 weeks) Skip 1.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.3, 3.4, ALL OF INV. 4 AND 5
 It’s in the System (1 week)
 Symmetry and Transformations: Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper (3 weeks)
