**Important Information**

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

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

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

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

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

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