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Course Outline
Ministry of Education Current (2016) Math 8 curriculum
We are currently working on Final Exam Review.
Enjoy the summer!
The Chapter 5 – Surface Area test was on Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30.
The Final Exam will cover the entire year:
– Block B: Tuesday, June 20.
– Block H: Thursday, June 15.
Marks cutoff for any late or unwritten quizzes or tests to be written was Friday, June 9.
June 814
Students worked on a review package to help prepare for the final exam.
Final exam:
– Block B: Tuesday, June 20.
– Block H: Thursday, June 15.
June 6/7
Volume Quiz
Self Assessments
Core competancies
Students were given a review package to help prepare for the final exam.
June 2/5
7.3 – Volume of Cylinders
p. 265
Option 1 #4,5,6,8,14*
Option 2 #4,8,12,15,16
There will be a volume quiz next class.
Students were given a review booklet to help prepare for the final exam.
May 31/June 1
7.2 – Volume of Prisms
page 258 #48(a,b only for each),9,11, 16*,17*,
There will be a volume quiz on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Final Exam will cover the entire year:
– Block B: Tuesday, June 20.
– Block H: Thursday, June 15.
Marks cutoff for any late or unwritten quizzes or tests to be written will be Friday, June 9 at 3:30 pm.
May 29/30
Students wrote the surface area chapter test.
Complete the volume worksheet. There is an answer key on the back.
May 25/26
Quiz today.
Review for the chapter test next class.
Page 188 #15,10,11,1319
The Chapter 5 – Surface Area test will be on Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30.
May 23/24
Practice – surface area of cylinders and prisms.
Complete at least the front of the worksheet.
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 5 – Surface Area test will be on Monday, May 29, and Tuesday, May 30.
May 17/18
5.4 – Surface Areas of Cylinders
Complete the two questions from after the quiz.
May 15/16
5.3 – Surface Areas of Prisms
Page 180 #3,5,7,8,12, 14*
There will be a quiz next class.
May 11/12
5.2 – Nets of 3D Solids
173 #3,4,7
May 9/10
Complete the composite shapes worksheet. There is an answer key on the back.
May 5/8
The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test
Students were given a worksheet on areas of rectangles, triangles, and circles.
May 3/4
Review Chapter 11
Page 436 #115
The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test will be on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9(sorry this was incorrect).
May 1/2
11.3 – Using Multiplication to Determine Probabilities
p. 432 #5,6,7,8b,10,12,15*,16*
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test will be on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9(sorry this was incorrect).
Apr 27/28
11.2 – Determining Size of Sample Space
p. 424 #4,5,8,9,10,13, 12*,15*,16*
Apr 25/26
Students played cribbage to apply learning of probabilities.
Apr 21/24
11.1 – Using Sample Spaces to Determine Probabilities of Multiple Events
p 416 #48,10,11*12*13*
Apr 19/20
Probabilities of single events; no homework.
Apr 13/18
test today.
Students had time to discuss probabilities and odds.
Apr 11/12
Review worksheet
The Chapter 10 – Algebra and Solving Linear Equations test will be on Thursday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 18.
Apr 7/10
Solving Equations Review
Page 400 #17,9,10,14,15,17a,21
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 10 – Algebra and Solving Linear Equations test will be on Thursday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 18.
Apr 5/6
10.4 – Algebra with the Distributive Process
Option 1 – Page 398 : #8,9,10ac
Option 2 – Page 398 : #9,10ac,11,12,14,16*
The Chapter 10 – Algebra and Solving Linear Equations test will be on Thursday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 18.
Apr 3/4
10.3 – Algebra – Solving Twostep Equations
Page 392
option 1 – #8,9,10,12ab,14
option 2 – #10,12ab,13,14,15
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 10 – Algebra and Solving Linear Equations test will be in three or four periods.
Mar 30/31
10.2 – Algebra – Solving Twostep Equations
p. 385 #713
Mar 28/29
10.1 – Algebra – Solving Onestep Equations
p. 377 #11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 24
Mar 27
Block H had a full day of practice with graphing linear equations, then using that work to solve equations graphically.
Mar 9/10
Chapter test today; no homework. Enjoy the break!
The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be Thursday, Mar. 9 and Friday, Mar. 10
Mar 7/8
Complete the review worksheet to prepare for the chapter test.
The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be Thursday, Mar. 9 and Friday, Mar. 10
Mar 6
Table of values/graphing Worksheet
Block B will have a quiz next class.
The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be Thursday, Mar. 9 and Friday, Mar. 10
Mar 2/3
Linear Equations, starting with an equation
Section 9.3
Option 1 p. 357 #5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16,
Option 2 p. 357 #6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16,17, 20*
The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be Thursday, Mar. 9 and Friday, Mar. 10
Feb 28/Mar 1
Linear Equations, starting with a table of values and determining whether it is linear
Section 9.2
p. 348 #4,6,7,8,10,15
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be Thursday, Mar. 9 and Friday, Mar. 10
Feb 23/27
Linear Relations
Block A – Complete the three parts of the work today:
1. Tuba Factory riddle
2. Tables of Values page #13
Feb 21/22
Linear Relations
Block H – Complete the three parts of the work today:
1. Looking at the Stars
2. Tuba Factory riddle
3. Tables of Values page #13,4*,5*
Feb 17/20
Started Ch. 9 – Linear Relations
No homework
Feb 15/16
Chapter 8 test today; no homework.
Feb 10/14
Review
Page 318 #1,2,3,5,6,8,11,13,19,20,24
The Chapter 8 – Integer Operations test will be on Wednesday, Feb 15 and Thursday, Feb 16.
Feb 8/9
Complete:
1. Do #118 on the Interger worksheet
2. Do all the questions in boxes 13 on the back: “What Kind”
The Chapter 8 – Integer Operations test will be on Wednesday, Feb 15 and Thursday, Feb 16.
Feb 6/7
Integer Order of Operations
Page 315
Option 1 #48
Option 2 #4,5,9,10,11,13,15,16,19
Feb 2/3
Dividing Integers
Option 1
Page 304 #7,8,9,10
Page 310 #7,8,11,13,18
Option 2
Page 304 #9,10,14,16
Page 310 #8,11,12,13,15,17,18,22*
Jan 31/Feb 1
Multiplying integers.
page 297
Option 1 #4,7,8,9,12,13,18,20
Option 2 #8,10,12,13,17,19,20,22,27
Jan 26/27
Subtracting integers.
Jan 24/25
Adding Integers
Complete the worksheet (both sides).
Jan 20/23
Fractions test; no homework.
Jan 18/19
Complete the review worksheet to prepare for the chapter test next class.
Jan 16/17
6.6Order of Operations
p. 234 #4,7,8,10
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 6 – Fraction Operations test will be on Friday, Jan 20 and Monday, Jan 21.
Jan 12/13
Dividing rational numbers in fraction form.
Page 208 #5,8,9,10,12
Page 227 #8,10,12
Jan 10/11
Complete at least 20 questions on the worksheet. There is an answer key on the back.
There will be a quiz next class. (Thur/Fri)
Jan 6/9
Multiplying rational numbers in fraction form
Page 214 #3,7,8,11
Page 220 #9,13,15
Jan 4/5
Multiplying rational numbers in fraction form by whole numbers
Page 203 #7,8,9,12,15, 16*, 17*
Jan 3
For Block H, there will be a quiz next class.
Dec 14/15
Fractions worksheet 3
For Block B, there will be a quiz on Friday.
For Block H, there will be a quiz on Thursday, Jan. 5
Dec 12/13
Fractions worksheet 2
F21 – a – f
F39 – a – j
Dec 8/9
Fractions worksheet 1
F01 – a – l
F14 – a – h
F15 – a – g
F16 – a – g
F31 – a – h
Dec 6/7
Complete the number line #4 worksheet on using mixed numerals to give approximate values of square roots of nonperfect squares. There will be a quiz on number lines next class.
Dec 1/2
Complete the number line #3 worksheet on using mixed numerals to give approximate values of square roots of nonperfect squares.
Nov 29/30
Complete the number line worksheet on fractions and mixed numerals.
Nov 25/28
Complete the number line worksheet.
Nov 23/24
Began looking at number lines & number systems.
Nov 21/22
Students wrote the Chapter 4 – Understanding Percents test. No homework.
Nov 17/18
Students wrote a quiz.
There is a review page in the textbook for students wanting more practice to do.
The Chapter 4 – Understanding Percent test will be next class.
Nov 15/16
4.4 – Combining Percents
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 4 – Understanding Percent test will be on Monday, Nov 21 and Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Nov 10/14
Students wrote a quiz and worked on percents of a number. No homework.
There will be a second quiz in two classes.
Nov 2/3
Page 128 #49,12 or
page 128 #47,9,12,16
Oct 31/Nov 1
Test today
Complete the two ratios/fractions worksheets.
Oct 27/28
Review questions for chapter test next class.
Page 70 #6,8,11,13,14,15,16
The Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, & Proportional Reasoning test will be on Monday, Oct 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Oct 25/26
Money, rates, and proportional reasoning
Complete the worksheet.
There will be a quiz next class (Thursday/Friday)
The Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, & Proportional Reasoning test will be on Monday, Oct 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 1.
Oct 18/19
3.3 – Proportional Reasoning
Page 67 #4,8,9,10,12,20
Block B has a quiz on Wednesday
Block H has a quiz on Thursday.
Oct 14/17
3.2 – Rates and Unit Rates
Page 60 #4,5,6,7,9,13,15
Block B has a quiz on Wednesday
Block H has a quiz on Thursday.
Oct 12/13
3.1 – Ratios and Proportional Reasoning
Page 51 #5,6,8,11,13,15
Oct 7/11
Students should complete three of the puzzles on the handout:
– “Why is Tuesday the Favourite Day…” page C25 on the bottom
– “What Did George Washington Say…” page C27
– “Why Do Teenagers Get Together…” page 54
Oct 5/6
Students wrote the Chapter 3 – The Pythagorean Theorem test.
Oct 3/4
Chapter 3 – Pythagorean Theorem Review
Worksheet #110,12,13,14,16,17
Answer key
The Chapter 3 – The Pythagorean Theorem test will be on (Thursday for Block B) and Wednesday, Oct 5 for Block H.
Sept 28/29
3.5 Applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Complete the three unfinished questions on the handout from today.
There will be a quiz next class (Fri or Tues for Block B and Monday for Block H)
The Chapter 3 – The Pythagorean Theorem test will be on Tuesday, Oct 4 (or Thursday if the retreat happens) and Wednesday, Oct 5.
Sept 26/27
3.4 The Pythagorean Theorem.
Worksheet #3,4,5,6,9
Answer Key
Sept 21/22
3.2 The Pythagorean Theorem.
Worksheet #4,5,8,9,12
Answer Key
There will be a quiz on Mon/Tues, Sept 26/27.
Sept 19/20
We looked at the triangles formed by connecting the corners of three squares together.
There will be a quiz on Mon/Tues, Sept 26/27.
Sept 15/16
Worksheet on squares and square roots
#5,9,10,11,12,13,15,17,18,19
Answer key here
Sept 13/14
Complete the prime factorization worksheet for next class.
Sept 9/12
Students studied factoring numbers. No homework.
Sept 7 and 8
Students looked at solving a code that was used for the numbers 0100. Students saw that the code was based on multiplying values. Students may continue to work on the code, but extra work at home is not mandatory.
The topics that will be covered in this course include:
Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, and Proportional Reasoning
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 2A – create and solve proportions (or equivalent fractions)
 2B – write a two or threeterm ratio for a picture or description
 2C – reduce a ratio to lowest terms and write a unit rate
 2D – determine the rate per amount other than 1 – e.g. price per 100 g
 2E – use proportional reasoning with rates or ratios to solve problems
Chapter 3 – Pythagorean Relationship
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

 3A – prime factorize numbers and explain if a number is a perfect square or not by looking at the prime factors.
 3B – calculate the square or the square root of a number and to calculate the area or length of a square
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 3C – estimate the square root of a nonperfect square
 3D – determine whether a triangle is a right triangle or not
 3E – solve for the length of any side of a right triangle when given the other two sides
 3F – apply the Pythagorean Theorem to a picture, diagram or description
Chapter 4 – Understanding Percent
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 4A – convert to and from percentages, decimals, and fractions
 4B – find a percentage of a value
 4C – Add or subtract a percentage of a value (e.g. adding 12% sales tax)
 4D – Combining percents (e.g. a percent discount and taxes)
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 5A – Identify and draw nets that would be able to form a 3dimensional shape
 5B – Calculate the surface area of a rectangular or triangular prism
 5C – Calculate the surface area of other prisms when given enough information
 5D – Calculate the surface area of a cylinder
 5E – Calculate the area of a 2dimensional composite shape
Chapter 6 – Fraction Operations
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 6A – write equivalent fractions, convert mixed numbers and improper fractions to one another, and write a fraction in lowest terms
 6B – use common denominators to add and subtract fractions or mixed numbers
 6C – multiply a fraction by a whole number or a fraction
 6D – divide a fraction by a whole number or a fraction
 6E – perform calculations using the proper order of operations
 6F – solve problems that involve fraction operations
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 7A – determine the volume of a triangular or rectangular prism
 7B – determine the volume of a cylinder
 7C – determine the volume of any other prism given the area of the base.
 7D – explain, using examples, the difference between surface area and volume
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 8A – represent numbers and operations symbolically (e.g. using integer chips, number lines, etc.)
 8B – add and subtract positive and negative numbers with or without calculators
 8C – multiply and divide positive and negative numbers with or without calculators
 8D – show an exponent as repeated multiplication of a base
 8E – apply the proper order of operations in calculating expressions
 8F – write expressions that involve variables that represent word problems, diagrams, etc.
 8G – calculate the value of expressions given the value(s) of the variable(s)
Chapter 10 – Solving Linear Equations
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 10A – explain what solving equations is and explain the process involved
 10B – model problems with linear equations
 10C – solve 1 and 2 step linear equations
 10D – check to see if a proposed solution is correct
 10E – evaluate and provide corrections to sample solutions
 10F – solve problems using a linear equation, including examples involving geometry, rates, linear relations, percents, probabilities, etc.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…
 11A – use a list, a table, or a tree to show the sample space of all results
 11B – use the sample space to determine the probability of an event or multiple events
 11C – determine the total number of possible outcomes
 11D – multiply probabilities of independent events to determine the probability of multiple independent events occurring