This file includes the essential question set for 8th grade common core standards. These questions are designed to guide student learning as they progress through each "I Can" statement. If you are looking for higher order thinking in your classroom, these questions help students analyze what they are learning and evaluate the importance and real life impact that mathematics has. Essential questions are in order for the entire 8th grade curriculum and on 8 1/2 x 11 printable sheets. The file is uploaded as a .doc so you can edit the font or borders if you would like. This is a great help for posting to introduce a new topic, creating a bulletin board of "I Can" statements, or just challenging your kids with higher level thinking. There are a total of 36 essential questions in all, one per slide.
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