Cycle 1 Outline (Sec1-2)


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 & Cross-Curricular Competencies

 

The broad areas of learning & cross-curricular competencies are described on the course outline supplement.

 

Course Topics   (over two years)

 

Arithmetic

 

Algebra

 

Probability

 

Statistics

 

Geometry

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 group-based project work (resulting in oral, written or performance outcomes), field trips, essays, portfolios, student-teacher conferences and quizzes. Assessment of the subject-specific competencies is criterion-based, 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%