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GW GRAHAM SECONDARY SCHOOL

GW GRAHAM SECONDARY SCHOOL

**COURSE OUTLINE & EXPECTATIONS: 2019-2020**

**COURSE:**

**Math 9**

**TEACHER:**

**Ms. Chernoff**

**604-847-0772 ext. 238 tammie_chernoff@sd33.bc.ca**

**Parent/Guardian:**

**Please purchase a scientific calculator for your child for this course.**

**I recommend Texas Instruments – Scientific TI-30XA.**

**Ensure their name is printed on the calculator.**

**Check the Parent Portal on MyEdBC to check your child's mark. The log in information is on the school website.**

gwgraham.sd33.org/

gwgraham.sd33.org/

*To ensure the greatest benefit is derived from each course,*

**the following minimal responsibilities are expected of each student:**

*Student Responsibility*

*Consequence/Rationale***1. Regular attendance is essential**

*School policy applies to unexcused absences.*

**2. Arrive to class on time**

*You are expected to make up missed classroom time at lunch or after school.*

**3. Report to class with the necessary books and supplies**

*Organization will help you be more successful.*

**4. Complete each assignment to the best of your ability and hand in on time**

*The marks you earn are reflected in your effort.*

**5. Exhibit responsible, cooperative classroom behaviour at all times**

You

__will__be asked to move and/or leave if your behaviour interferes with the learning environment of others:

**You are responsible for all work missed while absent.**

If you miss homework, quiz or exam: All quizzes and exams must be made up at lunch or after school.

EvaluationIf you fail this course you must repeat it. Ask for help when needed.

__Weighting of Course Marks__**Course marks will be determined by the following distribution:**

Daily Quizzes: 20%

Homework: 25%

Mental Math/Skill Development: 10% (Chapter Puzzle Reviews are in this category)

Tests: 45%

__Final Exam__**This is a formal, common scheduled exam that will be given at the end of the semester.**

In Grades 9 and 10 - 20% of final grade.

__Assignments__Students are expected to complete Math homework for each class.

**Homework is given daily.**The question and all work needs to be shown. Work that shows only answers is not acceptable and will be graded as zero. The course is semestered and moving quickly so regular attendance is extremely important.

__Key Tab Checks__You must keep an up-to-date key tab containing course notes and study notes for math. This is a valuable tool for the open book tests at the end of each unit.

**The**

__Provincial Learning Outcomes__for**Mathematics 9**

**are:**

__SCOPE AND SEQUENCE__

**Unit 1: Rational Numbers**

**Unit 2: Exponent Operations**

**Unit 3: Adding and Subtracting Polynomials**

**Unit 4: Multiplying and Dividing Polynomials**

**Unit 5: Algebraic Equations**

**Unit 6: Inequalities**

**Unit 7: Linear Relations**

**Unit 8: Surface Area & Volume**

**Unit 9: Scale Factors**

**Unit 10: Sampling Types**

**Unit 11: Finances**

Math Project: City Planning Project

Math Project: City Planning Project

**Each Math Unit is followed by a Puzzle Review, Open and Closed Book Test.**

HOMEWORK POLICY

**-Unexcused Late for Homework will receive marks off.**

**-Corrections on homework accepted for full marks.**

**-Math Open Book Test corrections accepted for half marks.**

__All Math Projects must be submitted on the due date____.__