**Important Information**

Course Outline

Ministry of Education Current (2016) Math 8 curriculum

We are currently working on **Ch. 10 – Algebra: Solving Equations**.

The Chapter 10 – Algebra (Solving Equations) test will be on Fri. April 12 and Mon. April 15.

The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test was on Tues. March 5 and Wed. March 6.

**Apr 18/23**

3.4 – Using the Pythagorean Relationship

Page 104 #3,4,5,6,9,11*,13*,14*

There will be a quiz next class on squares, square roots, geometry of squares, and section 3.2.

**Apr 16/17**

3.2 – Introducing the Pythagorean Relationship

Page 92 #4,5,8,9,12

**Apr 12/15**

The Chapter 10 – Algebra (Solving Equations) test; no homework.

We will continue with the work that we did on squares and square roots.

**Apr 10/11**

Complete the Algebra review worksheet to prepare for the chapter test next class.

The Chapter 10 – Algebra (Solving Equations) test will be on Fri. April 12 and Mon. April 15.

**Apr 8/9**

Squares, Square Roots, & Prime Factorizations

Page 85 #5,9,11,12,13,15,17*,18*,19*

There will be an algebra quiz next class.

The Chapter 10 – Algebra (Solving Equations) test will be on Fri. April 12 and Mon. April 15.

**Apr 4/5**

Chapter 10 review

Page 400

#1-7,9,10,14,15,17a,21

The Chapter 10 – Algebra (Solving Equations) test will be on Fri. April 12 and Mon. April 15.

**Apr 2/3**

10.4 – Solving Equations involving the Distributive Property

Page 398

Option 1 – #8,9,10ac

Option 2 – #9,10ac,11,12,14,16*

Quiz 1 will be next class (covers 10.1 – 10.3)

**Mar 15/Apr 1**

Solving Equations Graphically

Choose at least 4 to complete

**Mar 13/14**

10.3 – Solving Two-Step Equations

Page 392

option 1 – #8,9,10,12ab,14

option 2 – #10,12ab,13,14,15

**Mar 11/12**

10.2 – Solving Two-Step Equations

p. 385 do #7-13, 14*, 15*, 18*, 19*

**Mar 7/8**

Started Algebra (solving equations)

p. 377 #11, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 24

**Mar 5/6**

Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test today.

**Mar 1/4**

Complete the review worksheet. Answer key here.

The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be on Tues. March 5 and Wed. March 6.

**Feb 27/28**

Complete the first two pages of the worksheet. The review in the textbook would be good practice as well.

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be on Tues. March 5 and Wed. March 6.

**Feb 25**

Block A

Complete at least 5 linear relations graphs on the back of the booklet.

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 9 – Linear Relations test will be on Tues. March 5 and Wed. March 6.

**Feb 14**

Block F

Complete the linear relations worksheet (9.1-Graphs of Linear Relations)

There will be a quiz next class.

**Feb 13**

Block A

9.3 –

Option 1 p. 357 #5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 16,

Option 2 p. 357 #6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16,17, 20*

**Feb 11/12**

Complete the linear relations worksheet (9.1-Graphs of Linear Relations)

**Feb 7/8**

9.2 – Patterns in a Table of Values

p. 348

#4,6,7,8,10,15

**Feb 5/6**

Start of Linear Relations

Complete the at least the first three pages of the handout. The last page is optional.

**Feb 1/4**

Complete your pet pattern.

**Jan 30/31**

The Chapter 8 – Integers test today.

Complete the half-page worksheet: “What is the value of y, if x is…”

**Jan 28/29**

Review for test

Page 318 #1,2,3,5,6,8,11,13,19,20,24

The Chapter 8 – Integers test will be next class (on Wed. January 30 and Thurs. January 31).

**Jan 23/24**

Mean, Median, Mode, and Range

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 8 – Integers test will be on Wed. January 30 and Thurs. January 31.

**Jan 21/22**

Order of Operations

Page 315

Option 1: #4,5,6,7,8

Option 2: #4,5,9,10,11,13,15,16,19

There will be a quiz in two classes.

The Chapter 8 – Integers test will be on Wed. January 30 and Thurs. January 31.

**Jan 17/18**

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 15/16**

Multiplication & Exponents

Worksheet “What Would You Say…”

Boxes 1-6

Quiz next class.

**Jan 11/14**

Multiplying Integers

p. 297

Option 1 #4,7,8,9,12,13,18,20

Option 2 #8,10,12,13,17,19,20,22,27

**Jan 9/10**

Subtracting Integers

no homework

**Jan 7/8**

Complete the “Adding Two Integers” worksheet

**Dec 19/20**

Chapter 11 – Probabilities test. Complete some practice with multiplication/division/addition/subtraction.

**Dec 17/18**

No homework; prepare for the test next class.

The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test will be on Wed. December 19 and Thurs. December 20.

**Dec 13/14**

Probabilities Review

Page 436 #1-15

The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test will be on Wed. December 19 and Thurs. December 20.

**Dec 11/12**

11.3 – Using Multiplication to Determine Probabilities of Multiple Events

Page 424 #5,6,7,8b,10,12,15*,16*

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 11 – Probabilities test will be on Wed. December 19 and Thurs. December 20.

**Dec 7/10**

11.2 – Using Multiplication to Determine the Size of Sample Space

(Number of Possible Outcomes)

Page 424 #4,5,8,9,10, 12*, 13* 15*, 16*

**Dec 4/5**

11.1 – Probabilities of multiple events using sample spaces

p 416 #4-8,10,11*12*13*

**Nov 30**

Probabilities of single events

Worksheet

**Nov 27/28**

The Chapter 6 – Fraction Operations test. No homework.

**Nov 26**

Block A:

Prepare for the fractions test next class.

The Chapter 6 – Fraction Operations test will be on Wed. November 28.

**Nov 21**

Block A:

Fractions – Order of Operations

Choose 3 of the following questions: p. 234 #4,5a.7,8,10

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 6 – Fraction Operations test will be on Wed. November 28.

**Nov 19**

Block A:

Fractions – Order of Operations

Page 227 #8,10,12

Page 234 #4

There will be a quiz in two classes.

**Nov 15**

Block A:

Fractions – Dividing Rational Numbers in Fraction Form

Page 208 #5,8,9,10,12,14*

**Nov 13**

Block A:

Fractions – Multiplying, adding, subtracting

Worksheet:

o All of page 1

o Choose 12 of the questions on pages 2 and 3

o Page 4 is an answer key

There will be Quiz #2 next class.

**Nov 8**

Block A:

Multiplying Rational Numbers in Fraction Form

Page 214 #3,7,8,11

Page 220 #9,13,15

**Nov 6**

Block A:

6.1 – Multiplying Rational Numbers in Fraction Form with Whole Numbers

Page 203 #7,8,9,12,15, 16, 17

*** Choose five of the numbers above to do***

**November 2**

Block A:

Adding/subtracting Fractions & Mixed Numerals

Fraction worksheet #3 – 1a,b 2a,b 3a 4c 5p,r 6q

There will be a quiz next class

**Oct 31**

Block A:

Intro to Fractions

Number line Worksheet – all

Fraction worksheet #1 – 1a-e,2a-e,3a-e,4a-e,5a,b

Fraction worksheet #2 – 1a-d,2a-d

**Oct 29**

Block A:

The Chapter 4 – Percentages test was today.

**Oct 25**

Block A:

Review: page 150 #4,5,10,11,12,13,16,17

The Chapter 4 – Percentages test will be on Mon. October 29.

**Oct 23**

Block A:

4.4 – Combining Percentages

Worksheet:

Essential # 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Typical and Extensions* # 3,4,5,8,9,10,11,12*,13*

Bring your interim reports back signed (with the self-assessment booklets).

There will be a quiz next class.

The Chapter 4 – Percentages test will be on Mon. October 29.

**Oct 17**

Block A:

4.3 – Percentages of Numbers

Page 142 #3

Page 148 #6,7

Bring your interim reports back signed (with the self-assessment booklets).

**Oct 15**

Block A:

4.3 – Percentages of Numbers

Worksheet

Option 1: # 1,3,4,5,6,7,9,11,12,13,14,18

Option 2: # 2,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,15,16,17,19,20,21*

Bring your interim reports back signed (with the self-assessment booklets).

**Oct 11**

Block A:

Students spent a second day converting numbers: 4.2 – Fractions, Decimals, & Percents

Complete 4 of the following questions:

#4b, 6c, 8a, 11a, 13, 19, 20

Bring your interim reports back signed (with the self-assessment booklets).

There will be a quiz next class.

**Oct 9**

Block A:

4.2 – Fractions, Decimals, & Percents

We began this section and will continue next class.

Students wrote interim reports that will be brought home next class.

**Oct 4**

Block A:

4.1 – Representing Percent

Page 128

Option 1: #4 – 9, 12

Option 2: #4-7,9,12,16

**Oct 2**

Block A:

Ratios and Rates test today.

Complete the fraction puzzle worksheet for next class.

**Sept 26/27**

Quiz 2 today.

page 70 #1-6,8,11,13,14,15,16

Review for the chapter test next class.

The Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, & Proportional Reasoning test will be on Mon. October 1 and Tues. October 2.

**Sept 24/25**

Unit Prices

Worksheet #1,2,3,6,7

Quiz next class

The Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, & Proportional Reasoning test will be on Mon. October 1 and Tues. October 2.

**Sept 19/20**

2.3 – Proportional Reasoning

Page 67

#4,6,9,14,20*

* 20 is optional

The second quiz will be in a couple classes.

The Chapter 2 – Ratios, Rates, & Proportional Reasoning test will be on Mon. October 1 and Tues. October 2.

**Sept 17/18**

2.2 – Rates

Page 60

#4,5,6,7

There will be a quiz next day (no calculators on quizzes or tests).

**Sept 13/14**

2.1 – Writing and Using Ratios

Choose one option and complete every question:

Page 51

#5,6,8,11,13

#5,6,13,15,18,20

**Sept 11/12**

Complete at least two of the equivalent ratios puzzles.

Complete the Who I Am page.

**Sept 7/10**

Students continued the prime factorization puzzle worksheet. No homework.

**Sept 5/6**

Students began a teatherboard activity. The pages were collected, so that we may continue it next day.

**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 three-term 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
- 3C – estimate the square root of a non-perfect 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 3-dimensional 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 2-dimensional 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)

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to…

- 9A – convert points between three forms: plotted on a graph, ordered pair, table of values
- 9B – describe a pattern comparing the output (y) to an input (x)
- 9C – describe whether a graph represents a linear relation or not
- 9D – graph the line of a linear relation

**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