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Math 9 2015-16

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Course Outline
Ministry of Education August 2015 *Draft* 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.

 
 
 

The Math 9 Final Exam for block A will be on Wednesday, June 15.
Block E will be on Tuesday, June 14.

 
We are currently working on Unit 12 – Finance.

The Chapter 12 – Money & Finance test will be on Wednesday, June 1, and Thursday, June 2.
The results of the surveys were analyzed by students on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.

June 13
Practice Multiple Choice tests.
Be ready for the final exam.
The block A final exam will be on Wednesday, June 15.
The block E final exam will be on Tuesday, June 14.
 

June 9/10
Students worked on a Chapter 4 review worksheet.
The block A final exam will be on Wednesday, June 15.
The block E final exam will be on Tuesday, June 14.
 

June 7/8
Students were given a Chapter 6 and 8 review worksheet.
 

June 3/6
Students were given a Chapter 5 and 7 review worksheet.
 

June 1/2
Students wrote a money and budgeting test and were given a Chapter 3 – Powers & Exponents worksheet.
 

May 30/31
Worked on reviewing for the money and finance test and reviewing rational numbers for the final exam. The money review should be completed for next class. The rational number review should be completed for Friday/Monday.
The Chapter 12 – Money & Finance test will be on Wednesday, June 1, and Thursday, June 2.
 

May 25/26
Students practiced using percents of money (interest, commission, income); no homework.
The Chapter 12 – Money & Finance test will be on Wednesday, June 1, and Thursday, June 2.
 

May 20/24
Complete the percentages worksheet on the back of the notes.
The Chapter 12 – Money & Finance test will be on Wednesday, June 1, and Thursday, June 2.
 

May 18/19
Students wrote the first quiz for budgeting.
Budgeting & Saving Money worksheet
 

May 16/17
Complete the Linear Relations worksheet: graphing and writing equations.
There will be a quiz next class.
 

May 12/13
Block A: Complete the three questions from the textbook.
Block E: No homework.
 

May 10/11
Block A: Complete the front and the first 3 questions on the back of the linear relations worksheet.
Block E: Complete the front of the linear relations worksheet.
 

May 6/9
Saving money worksheet.
Students played Mastermind.
We will work on linear relations and not just proportional relationships next day.
 

May 4/5
Students continued to work on calculating earnings, but we’ve tried to create connections to algebra, linear relations, writing polynomials, and scale (Chapters 8,6,5,4 respectively).
 

May 2/3
We are beginning a small finance unit.
Complete the first set of questions (# 3 only) on the back of the worksheet. Use lined paper.
 

Apr 28/29
Students are given surveys to analyze and form conclusions for.
 

Apr 26/27
Students wrote a review quiz for this unit.
The results of the surveys will be analyzed by students on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.
 

Apr 22/25
Answer surveys created by other students in Math 9.
There will be a review quiz next class (on Tues. Apr. 26 and Wed. Apr. 27).
The results of the surveys will be analyzed by students on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.
 

Apr 20/21
Students wrote the calculations quiz.
Students should complete the review worksheet for next class.
There will be a review quiz on Tues. Apr. 26 and Wed. Apr. 27.
The results of the surveys will be analyzed by students on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.
 

Apr 14/19
Submit your survey questions to Mr. Hill here.
There will be a homework check for Page 435 #4,6,8,9,11,14,16 next class.
There will be a data analysis quiz next class.
 

Apr 12/13
Page 435 #4,6,8,9,11,14,16
Students wrote and practiced their surveys.
 

Apr 6/7
11.3 – Data Analysis
Students wrote three questions that will allow them to survey students and to make a conclusion on a topic.
 

Apr 6/7
11.2 – Sampling a Population
Page 427 #5,6,9,10,11
 

Apr 4/5
11.1 – Factors Affecting Data Collection
Page 419 #4-10
 

Mar 31/April 1
More algebra practice.
 

Mar 29/30
Looked at how addition in a decimal number system is related to addition in a fractional system.
 

Mar 10/11
The class played cribbage today; no homework.
 

Mar 8/9
Students wrote the chapter 8/9 Algebra test.
No homework.
 

Mar 4/7
Review for chapter test
Complete the review worksheet. An answer was handed out with it.
The Chapter 8/9 – Algebra and Solving Equations test will be on Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9.
 

Mar 2/3
Solving Inequalities
page 357 #5ac,6ac,7a,12,14,18
page 365 #3ab,10
There will be a quiz next class.
The Chapter 8 – Algebra and Solving Equations test will be on Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9.
 

Feb 29/March 1
We were looking at how inequalities provide ranges of solutions.
347 #5,6,7,9,11,14,15,16,17,18,21
The Chapter 8 – Algebra and Solving Equations test will be on Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9.
 

Feb 25/26
Students wrote the second algebra quiz.
There was a review worksheet.
The Chapter 8 – Algebra and Solving Equations test will be on Tuesday, March 8 and Wednesday, March 9.
 

Feb 23/24
Solving Equations with variables on each side
Page 327 #6,11a,d,14,16
There will be a quiz next class
The Chapter 8 – Algebra and Solving Equations test will be on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3.
 

Feb 17/18
Algebra worksheet
Mid-chapter review
 

Feb 15/16
Students worked on solving more complicated equations.
8.3 – Page 319 #(6,10,12,14,17) or (8,12,14,17)
 

Feb 11/12
Students worked on solving two-step equations.
Page 301 #9,10
Page 311 #7,9,11,15
There will be an algebra quiz Monday and Tuesday. It will be written in groups as an open-book quiz.
 

Feb 9/10
Students wrote the Chapter 7 – Polynomials II test and started a chapter 8 (algebra) worksheet.
There will be an algebra quiz Monday and Tuesday.
 

Feb 3/4
Review worksheet. There is an answer key available here.
The Chapter 7 – Polynomials II test will be (next class) on Tuesday, February 9, and Wednesday, February 10.
 

Feb 1/2
7.3 – Dividing Polynomials
page 276 #4,8,9,11,12
The Chapter 7 – Polynomials II test will be on Tuesday, February 9, and Wednesday, February 10.
 

Jan 28/29
7.2 – Multiplying Polynomials
page 270 #4,8,12,18*,19*
There will be a quiz next class.
 

Jan 26/27
7.1 – Multiplying & Dividing Monomials
page 260 #4,8,11,15,17,18
 

Jan 22/25
Students wrote the chapter 6 test and were given a quick intro worksheet to start chapter 7.
 

Jan 20/21
Review worksheet
The answer key is here.
The Chapter 6 – Linear Relations test will be on Friday, January 22 and Monday, January 25.
 

Jan 18/19
page 244 #6,7,9,10,14
Quiz 2 will be next class.
The Chapter 6 – Linear Relations test will be on Friday, January 22 and Monday, January 25.
 

Jan 14/15
Students wrote the first Linear Relations quiz
Page 239 #6,8,10,11,12,13
 

Jan 12/13
There will be a quiz next class.
 

Jan 8/11
Block A:
Page 217 #5a-d, 6a-d, 7a-c, 10, 12
Page 226 #4,5,7,11
Block E:
No homework.
 

Jan 6/7
Block A did not have time to start the practice.
Block E should complete page Page 217 #5a-d, 6a-d, 7a-c, 10a,b
 

Jan 4/5, 2016
Students worked on a fractions worksheet and a reminder of tables of values, and plotting points using a coordinate system.
 

Dec 18
Block E worked on fractions and puzzles. There is no homework. Enjoy the break!

Dec 17
Block A: Students wrote a test and worked on puzzles. There is no homework. Enjoy the break!
 

Dec 16
Block E wrote the Polynomials test. No homework. Block A test is on Thursday, December 17.

Dec 15
Block A wrote a quiz and worked on a polynomials review worksheet. The answer key is available here.
The Chapter 5 test will be Thursday, Dec. 17 for block A, and Wed. Dec. 16 for block E.

Dec 14
Block E wrote a quiz and worked on a polynomials review worksheet. The answer key is available here.
The Chapter 5 test will be Thursday, Dec. 17 for block A, and Wed. Dec. 16 for block E.

Dec 11
Block A worked on a fractions worksheet. They have a polynomials quiz on Tuesday and a chapter test on Thursday.
The Chapter 5 test will be Thursday, Dec. 17 for block A, and Wed. Dec. 16 for block E.

Dec 9/10
Students worked on writing polynomial expressions for word problems. They should complete the questions that are on the handout. There will be a quiz on Monday for block E and Tuesday for block A.
The Chapter 5 test will be Thursday, Dec. 17 for block A, and Wed. Dec. 16 for block E.

Dec 7/8
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Page 196 #6,10,14,16
The Chapter 5 test will be Thursday, Dec. 17 for block A, and Friday, Dec. 18 (or Wed. Dec. 16) for block E.

Dec 3/4
Intro to polynomials
pages 179 – 180 # 5, 8, 9, 16, 20a
pages 187 – 188 # 5, 7, 8, 11, 16
There will be a quiz next class

Dec 1/2
Students saw that the algebra tile model lets us simplify.
Page 179 #11-14

Nov 26/30
Students wrote the chapter 4 test.
No homework.

Nov 18
Block A – Similar Triangles 7 Similar Polygons
pages 151 #6,7,8,10,14
and pg. 157 #3
There will be a quiz next class.
The retest day will be tomorrow (thursday) morning.

Nov 17
Block E – Similar Triangles
pages 143 #18
and pg. 151 #6,7,8,10
There will be a quiz next class.
The retest opportunity will be Thursday morning.

Nov 13/16
Section 4.2
Students looked at scale and scale factors.
Page 143 #5,6,7,8,10,11,14

Nov 10
Block E began Chapter 4 and did some drawing. If the class had been longer, they would have been asked to complete Page 136 #4,5,8.

Nov 9
Block A looked at similar triangles. Page 151 #4,5,9,10,12,13

Nov 6
Block E wrote the chapter test; They should complete the enlargement and reductions of the Hi! on the handout.

Nov 5
Block A began Chapter 4 and did some drawing. they should complete Page 136 #4,5,8

Nov 3
Block A wrote the chapter test; They should complete the enlargement and reductions of the Hi! on the handout.
The chapter test will be on Friday for block E.

Oct 30/Nov 2
Students wrote the ssecond quiz of the unit.
There is a review worksheet and answer key that students can work from to prepare for the chapter test.
The chapter test will be on Tuesday (block A) and Friday(block E).

Oct 28/29
Students worked more complicated powers & exponents
Block A should do page 118 #11,12
There will be a quiz next class.
The chapter test will be on Tuesday (block A) and Friday(block E) next week.

Oct 26/27
Quiz today
No homework, but you could try these questions:
Page 111 #11,12,14

Oct 21/22
Complete the worksheet on the back of the 3.2 notes.
There will be a quiz next class.

Oct 19/20
Page 97 #5,6,7,8,10,17

Oct 15/16
Block A did not begin section 3.1; no homework.

Oct 13/14
BEDMAS worksheet.
Complete for next class.

Oct 8/9
Students wrote the Chapter 2 – Rational Numbers test.
Do page 60 #5,9,17

Oct 6/7
Complete the self-assessment if you haven’t already. I gave out review worksheets, but they are optional. We will go over the answers before the chapter test.
The Chapter 2 – Rational Numbers test will be next class.

Oct 2/5
No homework. There will be a quiz next class and a chapter test on Thursday/Friday Oct. 8/9.

Sept 30/Oct 1
Page 68 #7,9,13,14 OR Page 68 #7,13,14,19

Sept 28/29
The class wrote their first quiz of the year. (addition, subtraction, ordering rational numbers)
We looked at multiplication. No homework.

Sept 23/24
You will often have two choices for work:
Choice 1
Page 51 #1,4,5,8
Page 67 #1,5a,c,e,17
Choice 2
Page 51 #1,4,8,22
Page 67 #1,5a,c,e,12
There will be a quiz next day.

Sept 17/18
Continued addition and subtraction. Started 2.1 – Ordering Rational Numbers. No homework.

Sept 17/18
We worked on mixed numbers. Choose at least five of the questions to complete for next day.

Sept 15/16
Adding & Subtracting fractions. Complete at least #1-12 on the “How Could Goldilocks…” worksheet. If you’re ambitious, try them all on that side of the page to complete the riddle.

Sept 11/12
We worked on adding & subtracting integers. No homework.

Sept 9/10
Complete the recipe worksheet and the patterns on the back. There will be some time next class to work on the Who I Am page.

 
 
 

Topics to be covered this year:

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 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 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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