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Mathematics in Grade 8 | 4ème

Mathematics Class in Grade 8 Meets:
• Three Times / Week (Instruction in French)
• Three Times / Week (Instruction in English)
Structure of Program:
• Algebra 1 Second Year (Standard Level) — Students Study Second Half of Algebra 1 Curriculum
• Introductory Algebra 2 (Extended Level) — Students Study Much of the Algebra 2 Curriculum
• We Follow the French Ministry of National Education Program in French Mathematics
Contents:
• Data Management (French)
• Algebra: Linear Functions, Exponents and Exponential Functions, Polynomials and Quadratic Functions and Equations (U.S., Standard)
• Algebra: Transformations of Functions, Quadratics, Complex Numbers, Exponents and Logarithmic Functions, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry (U.S., Extended)
• Proofs (French)
• Geometry: Thales, Pythagorean Properties, Trigonometry (French)
• Area and Volume (French, U.S.)
• Algorithms (French)
• Solids: Pyramids and Cones (French)
• Proportionality, Percent (French)
Objectives:
• Complete the Skills and Concepts Outlined in the Washington State Standards for Algebra 1 (U.S.) and Geometry (French)
• Use of Appropriate Tools Strategically in Mathematics
• Develop Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Skills
• Strategic Problem-solving
Assessment:
• Formative and Summative Tests and Quizzes
• Long-term Projects
• Organizational Skills
• Open Problems
Resources:
• Mathématiques Transmath (French)
• KWYK (French) Exercises Website
• Algebra 1, Holt McDougal (U.S., Standard)
• Algebra 2, Big Ideas Learning (U.S., Extended)
• Geogebra Geometry Software (French)
• Excel Software (French)
• Desmos.com Graphing Calculator and Interactive Activities (U.S.)
Teachers

Mme Anne Sophie Cune
French Mathematics | Geometry
Ms. Sarah Blick Vandivort
U.S. Mathematics Co-teacher | Mathematics Coordinator