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Welcome to Math STAR 9. Mrs. Rolyne Butler Semester One. Math 9 STAR. Success Through Active Results What is success? What are our options? What are our goals? How do we achieve these goals?. Course Outline.

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Welcome to math star 9

Welcome to Math STAR 9

  • Mrs. Rolyne Butler

  • Semester One


Math 9 star

Math 9 STAR

  • Success

  • Through

  • Active

  • Results

  • What is success?

  • What are our options?

  • What are our goals?

  • How do we achieve these goals?


Course outline

Course Outline

  • The course combines elements of both Grade 9 and 10 curriculum and we will be covering the following concepts

  • Review of Basic Skills – Operations with Signed Numbers and Fractions, Basic Exponents

  • Statistics – Measures of Centre and Dispersion, Graphical Displays

  • Graphing Points and Lines

  • Solving Linear Equations

  • Factoring Quadratic Equations

  • Exponents

  • Mark Breakdown

  • Journal Writing – 1 or 2 times per week20%

  • Assignments and Quizzes – 3 times per week20%

  • Tests – once a week20%

  • Projects – at least 2 or 3 during the term20%

  • Exam20%

  • I am available for extra help at lunchtime (except when I am on duty), before school and after school (by appointment).


Mrs butler s contact info

Mrs. Butler’s Contact Info

  • Home telephone is 648-0286

  • Email is [email protected]

  • Wikispaces where class notes will be added and most assignments until Oct http://butlersmath.wikispaces.com/

  • Edline after Oct 1st


Student information

Student Information

To be passed in on a sheet of looseleaf.

  • Student Name

  • Student Number

  • Student Age as of September 2, 2008

  • Date of Birth

  • Student Home Address and Telephone Number

  • Name, Work Telephone, Place/Time of Work of Mom, Dad or Guardian

  • Name of Last Math Course Taken, Name of Last Math Teacher, Mark Earned on Last Math Course


First journal september 2

First Journal: September 2

3 Paragraphs of at Least 4 Sentences on each of the following:

  • Summertime

  • Feelings About School and Math

  • Plans After High School


First project math in current events

First Project – Math in Current Events

  • Look through newspapers and magazines for articles of interest that involve numbers, money…etc.

  • Write a short paragraph about the article, the date it was written and why it interests you

  • Paste the article and your paragraph on 1 or 2 sheets of construction paper

  • Put your name on it and pass it in

  • Do this for at least 5 articles


First unit review of basic skills

First Unit – Review of Basic Skills

  • Operations with Signed Integers

  • Operations with Fractions


Classroom policies

Classroom Policies

  • Attendance

  • Tardiness

  • Respect for each other

  • Behaviour training lessons Wednesday to Monday


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