Math

Ministry of Education
Gr 7 outcomes/indicators
Gr 8 outcomes/indicators

This year, I will be teaching the Gr. 8 math program. Mr. Gulutzan will be teaching both his and my 7's.‚Äč

Math has four broad themes, each of which has many specific skills. You can view them at the Ministry of Education's website. The categories are:

  • Number - divisibility rules, relating positive fractions, decimals and percents, operations with integers

  • Patterns and Relations - linear relations (algebraic expressions and equations), graphing

  • Space and Shape - use of Pi, circles, polygons, 2D relationships - bisectors, perpendicular etc.

  • Statistics and Probability - measures of central tendency (average), outliers, circle graphs, determining likelihood


Practice Quizzes

7's multiple choice quizzing This is the Gr. 7 collection of M/C quizzes connected to our primary resource, Math Focus 7.
8's multiple choice quizzing This is the Gr. 8 collection of M/C quizzes connected to our primary resource, Math Focus 8.

Mathletics

Math Focus Textbook

Focus 8 math textbook - all solutions

Current Focus N 8.2- Extending an understanding of percent including fractional values less than 1% and those greater than 100%

Grade 8 extends the understanding of how to use and display percent values. During Gr. 7, students learned how to compare/convert a percent between 1 and 100 to decimals and fractions. In Gr. 8, they learn how to represent and display values both less and more than those. In other words, we move the decimal points.

  • display percent greater than 100% and less than 1% e.g., 104%, 0.69%

  • describe why multiple smaller changes are not equal to a single change (symbol is a triangle in math) of the same sum. e.g., 10% + 10% + 10% is not equal to a 30% change

  • solve problems that involve PST, GST and discounts

  • some calculator skills