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Math 9 2013-14

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Course Outline
Ministry of Education Math 9 curriculum
A large collection of Math 9 videos that are organized by textbook section is available on YouTube here. NB: I have not watched many of them.

We are currently working on Chapter 11 – Data Analysis.
There will be a final exam on Monday, June 16 during your math block if there is no strike.
There was a chapter 10 – Circle Geometry test on Wednesday, May 7.

 
 

June 10
Students finished their survey projects and continued to work on reviewing for the final exam. There will be a final exam on Monday, June 16 if there is school that day.
 
 
June 6
Students finished their survey projects and continued to work on reviewing for the final exam. There will be a final exam on Monday, June 16 if there is school that day.
 
 
June 4
Students compiled the results of the surveys and created bar graphs for one of their questions.
Students were given a review for chapter 6 for the final exam.
 
 
May 29
Students answered surveys created by other students.
Students were given a review for chapters 5,7,8, and 9 for the final exam.
 
 
May 27
Students wrote a quiz on surveys and data collection. Students sent digital copies of their surveys to Mr. Hill.
Students were given a review for chapter 3 for the final exam.
 
 
May 21
Students practiced their surveys and wrote good copies of them.
Complete the questions from the review of chapter 11 in the textbook. page 444.
Quiz next day
 
 
May 16
Students wrote the drafts of the surveys for the chapter 11 project.
Students should complete the review worksheet for surveys.
 
 
May 15
Data Analysis
Page 435 #4,6,7,8,9,10
 
 
May 13
Samples and Factors affecting surveys
page 419 #4-10
page 427 #5,6,9,10,11
There will be a quiz next day.
 
 
May 9
We started the survey/statistics unit. Specifically, averages and factors affecting data collection.
 
 
May 7
Circle geometry test today. We looked at the Seven Bridges puzzle and drawing shapes without lifting your pencil or retracing your lines. We will discuss on Friday.
 
 
May 5
We reviewed for the circle geometry test next class.
The circle geometry test will by on Wednesday may 7. See page 404-405 for additional practice
 
 
May 1
Review worksheet: complete for next day.
The circle geometry test will by on Wednesday may 7.
 
 
Apr 29
We looked at tangents
page 389 #5
page 399 #3,5,6,8,14
 
 
Apr 25
We looked at perpendicular bisectors.
page 383 #6,7
page 390 #7,8,9,10,16
 
 
Apr 23
Review of the Pythagorean Theorem. Complete at least 8 questions on the Pythagoras worksheet and all of the circle geometry questions. Quiz next day.
 
 
Apr 16
We started looking at circle geometry. Complete both sides of the handout: Warm-up 1 and Worksheet 1
 
 
Apr 14
We wrote the inequalities test today. Complete the angle geometry worksheet.
 
 
Apr 10
Review worksheet
Be prepared for the Inequalities unit test on Tuesday.
 
 
Apr 8
Fractions
page 301 #6ac,7ac
page 365 #4d
page 311 #7ac
page 358 #22,23
 
 
Apr 4
page 365 #4ad, 7ab, 12, 13
 
 
Apr 2
Inequality Quiz 1 today
page 357 #5ac, 6ac, 7a, 12, 14, 18
page 365 #3ab, 10
 
 
Mar 31
Continued inequalities.
no textbook homewokr, but there will be a quiz next day.
 
 
Mar 13
We started inequalities.
page 347 #6,7,9,11,14,15,16,17,18,21
 
 
Mar 11
Students wrote the march term exam; there is no homework.
 
 
Mar 7
Students worked on a review of chapters 1-4. Chapter 1-3 key. Chapter 4 key.
There will be a march midterm next class: on Tuesday, March 11 (it will cover every chapter, but mostly chapters 5-8).
 
 
Mar 5
Students worked on a review of chapters 5-7. Chapter 5 – 7 answer key.
There will be a march midterm in two classes: on Tuesday, March 11 (it will cover every chapter, but mostly chapters 5-8). I handed out a short review of chapter 5.
 
 
Mar 3
We wrote the chapter 8 test on solving equations.
There will be a march midterm in two classes: on Tuesday, March 11 (it will cover every chapter, but mostly chapters 5-8). I handed out a short review of chapter 5.
 
 
Feb 27
Complete the review worksheet
There will be a chapter 8 test next class, on Monday, March 3.
There will be a march midterm on likely on Tuesday, March 11
 
 
Feb 25
Section 8.4 – page 328 #6,8,11a,d,14,16
There will be a quiz next class
There will be a chapter 8 test on Monday, March 3.
There will be a march midterm on likely on Tuesday, March 11 (
 
 
Feb 20
Section 8.3 – page 319 #7,8,10,12,14,17
 
 
Feb 18
Block H was assigned page 319 #7.
Block G did not have time to do any of section 8.3; no homework.
 
 
Feb 14
page 301 #6,8,10,11,12
page 311 #7,10,14,15
 
 
Feb 12
Students wrote the chapter 7 test
There was a intro to solving equations worksheet for students to complete for next class.
 
 
Feb 7
Students wrote a review quiz and practiced for the test.
There will be a chapter test on Wednesday next week.
 
 
Feb 5
Do the review worksheet.
There will be a quiz next class (Friday) on the entire chapter
There will be a chapter test on Wednesday next week.
 
 
Feb 3
page 269 #4,5,8,18,19*
page 275 #4,8,9,11
There will be a quiz next day on 7.1 and 7.2
There will be a quiz on Friday on the entire chapter
Ther ewill be a chapter test on Wednesday next week.
 
 
Jan 30
We started multiplying polynomials
No homework.
 
 
Jan 28
Students started chapter 7, multiplying and dividing monomials.
page 260 4,7,9,11,15,16
 
 
Jan 24
Students wrote the Chapter 6 test. Students were shown how to play KenKen, but do not need to complete the KenKen page.
 
 
Jan 22
Students wrote the last quiz for this unit and practiced representing linear relations with an equation. There will be a chapter 6 test next class.
 
 
Jan 20
Students worked on the review page. Complete all of the front. On the back, do the bottom row and one additional row of your choice.
Quiz next day.
Chapter 6 test on friday.
 
 
Jan 16
Students practiced writing equations for lines and for tables of values with non-consecutive points.
Students should do page 244 #6,7,9,10,14
 
 
Jan 14
We wrote a quiz and looked at writing the equation of a line if you are given just a graph, or just two points. There is no homework.
 
 
Jan 10
We looked at stacking coffee cups. No homework.
Quiz next day on linear relations: equations, tables of values, graphing, substituting values
 
 
Jan 8
graphing
page 218 #12,14
page 226 #4-11
 
 
Jan 6
Start of linear relations
section 6.1 in textbook
 
 
Dec 17
Students reviewed the first 4 chapters of the year to get ready for the December exam. It will cover chapters 1-4. There will be a multiple choice section and a written section. The written section will be without calculators and will test fraction operations and exponent laws.
 
 
Dec 13
Students wrote the chapter 5 test. A chapter 3 review page was handed out to go with the chapter 1/2 reviews. We are getting ready for the December exam on Thurs. Dec. 19.
 
 
Dec 11
We wrote the second chapter 5 quiz.
Students worked on a chapter 5 review page in the class and were also given a review page that looks at both chapter 1 and 2.
The chapter 5 test will be next class and the December exam will be Thurs. Dec. 19.
 
 
Dec 9
We practiced adding & subtracting polynomials.
We looked at using polynomials to represent situations. Students should complete the back page of the handout from today. There will be a quiz on adding/subtracting and representing situations with polynomials.
The chapter 5 test will be Fri. Dec. 13 and the December exam will be Thurs. Dec. 19.
 
 
Dec 5
We had a algebra tile and polynomial quiz.
We added and subtracted polynomials. Students should do page 196 #6,10,14,16,20
The chapter 5 test will be Fri. Dec. 13 and the December exam will be Thurs. Dec. 19.
 
 
Dec 3
Page 179 #5,8,9,11,12,13 and Page 187 #5,7,8,11,16
There will be a quiz next class.
 
 
Dec 1
We played around with algebra tiles. Do questions on the handout.
 
 
Nov 27
Chapter test today; no homework.
 
 
Nov 25
We wrote a review quiz for this chapter.
There wasn’t much time left after the quiz, but I would have had students work on page 161 #9-11, 13, 14, 15 if we had had time.
There will be a chapter 4 test on Wednesday.
 
 
Nov 20
We wrote a group quiz on whether triangles are similar or not.
We compared similar triangles with similar polygons.
Complete the worksheet for next day.
We will have a review quiz next class (Monday).
There will be a chapter 4 test on Wednesday.
 
 
Nov 18
Similar Triangles
page 150 #5-9,12,14
Quiz on whether triangles are similar or not next class.
 
 
Nov 14

We wrote the chapter 3 test.
Students worked on 4.2 afterwards. Do page 143 #4-8,10,11,14
 
 
Nov 12

The class began chapter 4 – Scale and Similarity.
There will be a chapter 3 test next class. Be ready for it.
 
 
Nov 7

We wrote a quiz at the end of class. Students should finish the review worksheet if they have not already. We will start chapter 4 next class, and the chapter 3 test will be on Thursday, Nov 14.
 
 
Nov 5

We looked at applications of powers and exponents. Do page 118 #3-6,9-11.
There will be a quiz next day on simplifying powers, order of operations, and applications.
The chapter 3 test will be on Thursday, Nov 14.
 
 
Nov 1

We wrote a quiz on order of operations, powers, and exponent laws. Students should do #11,12,14,6,8 on page 111 for next class.
 
 
Oct 30

We looked at 3.2 – Exponent laws
We worked on a worksheet and went over the solutions in class. There will be a quiz next day on order of operations, powers, and exponent laws.
 
 
Oct 28

We looked at writing repeated multiplication as powers (section 3.1).
Block H should do page 97 #5-8,10,17
Block G should do page 97 #5,6 because we have much less time than block H did.
 
 
Oct 23

We practiced calculating expressions using the proper order of operations. Students should complete the questions on the handout.
 
 
Oct 21

Students wrote the rational numbers test.
they should do page 60 #5,9,17 for next class.
 
 
Oct 17

We practiced calculating and estimating square roots without calculators.
The students worked on a review worksheet and will have a chapter test on Monday. Students have been studying how to calculate all of this without a calculator and will be given a multiplication table to aid them during the test.
 
 
Oct 15

We looked at calculating square roots of perfect squares that are in decimal or fraction form. We looked at estimating square roots of numbers that are not perfect squares.
page 78 #11,12,13,15 for block H
page 78 #9-13 for block G
 
 
Oct 10

We divided fractions. I want students to do #9 and 14 on page 68 and do some questions on the Abracadabra, It’s Magic worksheet. Do a few of them.

 
 
Oct 8

Quiz today. We looked at multiplying positive and negative fractions.

 
 
Oct 4

We looked at adding and subtracting positive and negative fractions. Do #1-6 on the front side of the page and #1-4 on the back.

There will be a quiz next day with no calculators.

 
 
Oct 2

Page 51 #4,8,12,13,19
The fraction worksheets are good practice as well, but not mandatory. The pages I recommended were “Why do Teenagers…Big Burger?” and “Why is Tuesday…”.

 
 
Sept 30

Chapter 1 test today; no homework.

 
 
Sept 26

The class wrote pre-tests for chapter 1 to see how our skills are developing.

There will be a Chapter 1 test on Monday, Sept 30.

 
 
Sept 24

We continued our work on surface area of 3d shapes. Students should choose a question to do on the back of the worksheet to do for practice. Choose just one of the following: #4,5,7, or 8.

There will be a Chapter 1 test on Monday, Sept 30.

 
 
Sept 19

We had a quiz on the area and perimeter of composite shapes.
We started calculating the surface area of 3d composite shapes.
Block H: do 6a, and 3 on the worksheet
Block G: do 6a on the worksheet.

 
 
Sept 17

We will have a quiz next day on area/perimeter of composite shapes.
Complete the questions on the composite shapes worksheet: #1acdef, 2ab, 3, 4

 
 
Sept 13

The class will continue looking at area of composite shapes next class. No homework.

 
 
Sept 11

Complete the questions on perimeter and area on the worksheet: #1a,b,e,d and 2a,b,e,f

There will be a quiz on line and rotation symmetry (sections 1.1 and 1.2) next day.

Your symmetry logos will be due on Tuesday Sep 17.

 
 

Sept 9

We

 
 

Sept 5

Create a draft of a logo that contains one of the two types of symmetry that we talked about:
– line symmetry (where one side is the mirror image of the other)
– rotation symmetry

 

 

Chapter 1 – Symmetry and Surface Area

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

  • 1A – identify and describe line symmetry in 2-dimensional shapes and images
  • 1B – identify and describe rotational symmetry in 2-dimensional shapes and images
  • 1C – determine the area and perimeter of composite 2-dimensional shapes
  • 1D – determine the surface area of composite 3-dimensional shapes
  • 1E – explain how the symmetry of a 3-dimensional object can be used to simplify surface area

 

Chapter 2 – Rational Numbers

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

  • 2A – compare and order rational numbers
  • 2B – solve problems that involve operations (+,-,×,÷) on rational numbers
  • 2C – explain and apply the order of operations
  • 2D – determine the square root of a rational number that is a perfect squares
  • 2E – determine the approximate square root of a rational number that is not a perfect square

 

Chapter 3 – Powers and Exponents

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

  • 3A – represent repeated multiplication using powers and vice versa
  • 3B – use patterns to show that a power with an exponent of one is equal to the base and a power with an exponent of zero is equal to one
  • 3C – apply the exponent laws:

  • 3D – solve problems involving powers

 

Chapter 4 – Scale Factors and Similarity

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

  • 4A – draw an enlargement or reduction to scale
  • 4B – explain given shapes are similar to each other or not
  • 4C – calculate the scale factor of an enlargement or reduction
  • 4D – calculate the length of a side of a polygon when we know the size of a similar one

 

Chapter 5 – Introduction to Polynomials

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

  • 5A – describe a polynomial using the appropriate vocabulary
  • 5B – use algebra tiles to represent a given polynomial and vice versa
  • 5C – use algebra tiles to represent the addition and subtraction of polynomials
  • 5D – add or subtract polynomials symbolically (i.e. written “mathematically”)
  • 5E – create an algebraic expression representing a situation

 

 

Chapter 6 – Linear Relations

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

  • 6A – identify and describe a written, pictorial, or table-based pattern
  • 6B – write a linear equation for a given pattern or context
  • 6C – use a linear equation to solve problems
  • 6D – graph a linear relation
  • 6E – use a graph to interpolate or extrapolate to solve problems

 

Chapter 7 – Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials

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

  • 7A – multiply and divide monomials symbolically
  • 7B – use algebra tiles to represent the multiplication and division of monomials
  • 7C – multiply polynomials by monomials
  • 7D – divide polynomials by monomials

 

Chapter 8 – Solving Equations

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

  • 8A – add and subtract monomials (see combining like terms in chapter 5)
  • 8B – multiply and divide monomials and polynomials (see chapter 7)
  • 8C – apply appropriate strategies to solve for a variable, including doing teh opposite operation in SAMDEB order
  • 8D – create an equation for a word problem, pattern, or other situation (see chapters 5 and 6)
  • 8E – solve word problems, patterns, or other situations that you have modeled with an equation
  • 8F – check to see whether a solution to an equation is correct

 

 

Chapter 9 – Linear Inequalities

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

  • 9A – represent linear inequalities verbally, algebraically, and graphically on a number line
  • 9B – solve linear inequalities and determine if a value is a possible solution
  • 9C – know the three reasons that the direction of an inequality can be changed
  • 9D – use inequalities to solve problems

 

 

Chapter 10 – Circle Geometry

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

  • 10A – determine the measure of an angle using one or more of the following circle properties: Circle Properties
  • 10B – identify examples and non-examples of circle properties
  • 10C – justify, using the circle properties, why a angle has a specific measure
  • 10D – apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine a length of a side of a right triangle
  • 10E – determine the length of a line segment using one or more of the circle properties

 

 

Chapter 11 – Data Analysis

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

  • 11A – describe the effect of bias, use of language, ethics, cost, time and timing, privacy, and cultural sensitivity on the collection of data
  • 11B – describe the effects of choosing a sample or a population for given situations
  • 11C – develop and implement a project plan for the collection, display, and analysis of data
  • 11D – analyze the results of a survey
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