This is the first chapter of Nelson Mathematics 8. In this chapter, students will study:
**Last Year's Notes**

I try to find new ways to teach subjects every year. Last year, I wrote the whole set of chapter notes out by hand and used those to teach the class. If that's your usual approach, you can find all those lesson plans in last year's chapter 1. This year, I'm trying to find as many hands-on activities as I can, in order to help students discover the math. If that's more your style, keep reading. I'll update this post with links to sections as they become available.

**Chapter Overview / Table of contents.** In this chapter, students will learn how to …