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Course Outline
Ministry of Education Current (2016) Math 8 curriculum

We are currently working on Final Exam Review.
The Chapter 7 – Volume test was on June 10/11.
The Chapter 3 – Pythagorean Relationship test was on Mon. May 6 and Tues. May 7.

June 12/13
Continue to prepare for the final exam.
Final Exam: Block F: Tuesday, June 18.
Final Exam: Block A: Wednesday, June 19.

June 10/11
The Volume test today. Continue to prepare for the final exam.
The Final exam is coming up very soon.
Final Exam: Block F: Tuesday, June 18.
Final Exam: Block A: Wednesday, June 19.

June 6/7
The Volume test will be next class.
The Final exam is coming up very soon.

May 14/15
Surface Areas of Cylinders
Complete the two cylinders on the screen

May 10/13
5.3 – Surface Areas of Prisms
page 180 #3,5,7,8,12,14*
There will be a quiz next class

May 8/9
page 168 #3,4
page 173 #3,4,7

May 6/7
Chapter 3 – Pythagorean Relationship test today
Complete the measurement worksheet
You will need a ruler

May 2/3
Textbook review
Page 112
Choose at least 8 questions that are of appropriate difficulty.
The Chapter 3 – Pythagorean Relationship test will be on Mon. May 6 and Tues. May 7.

Apr 30/May 1
Complete the second Approximate Values of Square Roots worksheet
3.5 – Applying the Pythagorean Relationship
Page 110 #3,4,6,7,8,10,11,12, 13 ***Choose at least 6 of the numbers to complete
There will be a quiz next class.
The

Apr 24/25
Approximate Values of Square Roots Using Mixed Numerals
Complete the worksheet.

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)

Chapter 5 – Surface Area

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

Chapter 7 – Volume

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

Chapter 8 – Integers

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 9 – Linear Relations

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.

Chapter 11 – Probability

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