My Math portfolio
My Math portfolio

In Mathematics 8 you will develop skills and knowledge that will help you to apply mathematical concepts and solve mathematical problems with confidence. As you progress through this course, you will be encouraged to engage in conversations with others. Through these discussions with your fellow learners, you will learn to communicate and reason mathematically as well as express your understanding.

The following Curricular competencies will be cover in Math 8:

Reasoning and Analyzing
  • § Use logic and patterns to solve puzzles and play games
  • § Use reasoning and logic to explore, analyze, and apply mathematical ideas
  • § Estimate reasonably
  • § Demonstrate and apply mental math strategies
  • § Use tools or technology to explore and create patterns and relationships, and test conjectures
  • § Model mathematics in contextualized experiences
Understanding and solving
  • § Apply multiple strategies to solve problems in both abstract and contextualized situations
  • § Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving
  • § Visualize to explore mathematical concepts
  • § Engage in problem-solving experiences that are connected to place, story, cultural practices, and perspectives relevant to local First Peoples communities, the local community, and other cultures
Communicating and representing
  • § Use mathematical vocabulary and language to contribute to mathematical discussions
  • § Explain and justify mathematical ideas and decisions
  • § Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways
  • § Represent mathematical ideas in concrete, pictorial, and symbolic forms
Connecting and reflecting
  • § Reflect on mathematical thinking
  • § Connect mathematical concepts to each other and to other areas and personal interests
  • § Use mathematical arguments to support personal choices
  • § Incorporate First Peoples worldviews and perspectives to make connections to mathematical concepts.

Course Outline 2017-2018 STEAMTERM I