Heritage Regional High School
QUEBEC EDUCATION PROGRAM ~ COURSE OUTLINE
NOTE A COURSE OUTLINE SUPPLEMENT WAS DISTRIBUTED IN
YOUR MATH CLASS WITH INFORMATION PERTIENT TO ALL COURSES.
Course MATHEMATICS Level CYCLE 1 (Year 1 & 2)
Course Description and Objectives
Mathematics is a science and a universal language that helps us understand reality. It makes an important contribution to a person’s intellectual development, thereby shaping the construction of his or her identity. Its mastery is a significant asset when carving out a place for oneself in a society that benefits from its many practical applications. It also remains essential for students who wish to continue their education in certain fields.
Broad Areas of Learning & CrossCurricular Competencies
The broad areas of learning & crosscurricular competencies are described on the course outline supplement.
Course Topics (over two years)
Arithmetic
 · Number Sense With Regard to Decimal and Fractional Notation and Operation Sense
 · Understanding Proportionality
Algebra
 · Understanding Algebraic Expressions
Probability
Statistics
Geometry
 · Geometric Figures and Spatial Sense
Assessment & Subject Specific Competencies
Competencies are progressive, comprehensive and integrated. Development of the competencies will occur through a variety of learning activities. These will require students to engage in both simple and complex learning situations using a wide variety of strategies such as: independent and groupbased project work (resulting in oral, written or performance outcomes), field trips, essays, portfolios, studentteacher conferences and quizzes. Assessment of the subjectspecific competencies is criterionbased, according to the MATHEMATICS Achievement Scales established by the Ministry of Education, Sports and Leisure. The table below describes the specific competencies and the relative weighting.
Competency

Weighting

1. Solves a Situational Problem

30%

2. Uses Mathematical Reasoning

70%



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