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
• Algebra 2 (Extended Level) – Students study much of the Algebra 2 curriculum
• We follow the Education National program in French maths.
Contents:
• Data management (FR)
• Algebra: Linear functions, Exponents and Exponential functions, Polynomials and Quadratic equations(US, standard)
• Algebra: Transformations of Functions, Quadratics, Complex numbers, Exponents and Logarithmic functions, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry (US, extended)
• Proofs (FR)
• Geometry: Thales, Pythagorean properties, Trigonometry (FR)
• Area and volume (FR, US)
• Algorithms (FR)
• Solids: pyramids and cones (FR)
• Proportionality, Percent (FR)
Objectives:
• Complete the skills and concepts outlined in the Washington State Standards for Algebra 1 (US) and Geometry (FR)
• Use of appropriate tools strategically in math
• 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 (FR)
• KWYK (FR) exercises website
• Algebra 1, Holt McDougal (US, standard)
• Algebra 2, Big Ideas Learning (US, extended)
• Geogebra Geometry Software (FR)
• Excel Software (FR)
• Explorelearning.com Gizmos (US)
• Desmos.com Graphing Calculator (US)
Teachers Mme Anne Sophie Cune
French Mathematics Ms. Sarah Blick Vandivort
U.S. Mathematics