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Lasalle Community Comprehensive High School

Course Outline
TeachersName:
Email:

A.Karen
akaren@lbpearson.ca

Websites:

http://mrkarensworld.weebly.com/

Office:

C111

Course:

Mathematics

Level:

Secondary3

Year: 20162017

Objectives:Thisgeneralmathematicscourseisforallsecondary3students.The
emphasisisontheapplicationsoftheseconceptstoreallifesituations.

CourseCompetencies:InaccordancewiththeMinistryofEducationofQuebecthe
followingcompetencieswillbedeveloped.Thestudentswillbeable:

1. Solveasituationalproblem
decodestheelementsthatcanbeprocessedmathematically
representsthesituationalproblembyusingamathematicalmodel
worksoutamathematicalsolution
validatesthesolution
sharesinformationaboutthesolution

2.Usesmathematicalreasoning
constructsproofs
constructsandusesnetworksofmathematicalconceptsandprocesses
makesconjectures

CompetenciesEvaluatedByTerm:

Term1:1and2
Term2:1and2
Term3:1and2

GeneralCompetenciestoBeEvaluated:(ReportedTerm1&3)
CommunicatesEffectively
Worksinateam

RequiredWorkbook:

MathHelpServices.

Othersubjectmaterialswillbedistributedinclassand/orpostedonline.


Materials:

3RingBinderwithLinedPaperorGraphPaper(NOTanotebook)
Dividers
ScientificCalculator
PencilCase(Pencils,Erasers,Sharpener,RedPen,Ruler,GeometrySet)
Agenda

ProgramofStudy(Order/UnitsSubjecttoChange):

AlgebraicCalculationsandSolvingInequations
Relations&Functions
PythagoreanTheoremandNumberSystems
SpatialSense
Area&VolumeofSolids
LinearandRationalFunctions
SystemsofLinearRelations
SimilarFigures(RatiosofArea&Volume)
StatisticalAnalysis
Probability

EvaluationCriteriaBreakdown:

Thefinalmarkiscomprisedof3weightedterms:

Term1
Term2
Term3
20%

20%

60%

Andforeachoftheseterms,thesubjectmarkisfurtherdeterminedbythe
followingtwocomponents:

Competency1Solvesasituationalproblem
30%
Thismarkwillbedeterminedbythefollowing:
SituationalProblems(LESs)
Assignments
Exams

Competency2Usesmathematicalreasoning
70%
Thismarkwillbedeterminedbythefollowing:

Assignments
Quizzes
Tests
Exams


Therelativeweightingofthecomponentsforeachtermisshownbelow:
Component

Term1

Term2

Term3

Competency1

6%

6%

18%

RelativeWeightingin
FinalMark
30%

Competency2

14%

14%

42%

70%

SubjectMark

20%

20%

60%

100%

**Pleasenotethattherewillbemidyearandendofyearevaluationsinthis
courseaddressingbothcompetencies.

Expectations:
Please:
1. BeRespectfulofyourself,otherstudentsandyourteacher.Youearn
respect,itisnotsomethingyouaregiven.
2. BePreparedandProductive.
Cometoclasswithnecessarymaterials.CALCULATORS!
Pickuphandoutsatthefrontoftheclassroomwhenentering.
Classbeginswhenyouentertheroom,evenifthebellhasnot
rungyet.Pleasetakeaseatandgetreadytogo.
Itisinyourownbestinteresttogetstartedonhomework
immediately,andworkuntilthebell.Refrainfrompackingup
earlyanduseyourtimeefficiently.
3. BeOnTime.Tardinesswillnotbetolerated.
4. BeDiscreetandAttentive.Iallow(andencourage)studentsto
collaborateonworkwhenappropriate,butIdonottolerateloudtalkingor
interruptions.Remembercollaborationmeansworkingtogether,NOT
copying.ThosecaughtcopyingwithreceiveamarkofZERO,aswillthose
fromwhomtheworkwascopied.
AdditionalReminders:
Rememberthatleavingtheclassroomduringclasstimeisaprivilege.
Wheneverpossible,pleasewaituntilafterlessons,classdiscussions,or
notetaking.Privilegeswillberevokedforthosewhoabusethem.
ElectronicdevicesareNOTpermittedintheclassroom.Notethatthese
devicesmaybeconfiscatedandturnedovertoadministration.
FoodofanykindisNOTpermittedintheclassroom,includinggum,
snacksandsoda.Waterisallowed(reusablewaterbottlesarepreferred).
Uniform.Rememberthattheclassroomisalearningenvironmentandnot
asocialone.Studentsshouldrespecttheschooldresscode.

LatePolicy:
Completeallassignmentsontime.Takeprideinyourworkandfinishall
assignmentstothebestofyourability.Leavenoquestionunanswered.Itis
alwaysbettertohandinsomethingofqualityratherthanalastminuteeffort
and/ornothingatall,soplanaccordingly.Latemarkswillbededucteddailyata
rateof10%perdayforoverdueassignments,upuntilthereturnofcorrected
work,atwhichpointlateworkwillnolongerbeaccepted.Allattemptswillbe
madetoprovidestudentswithaonedaywarningthatmaterialwillbereturned
thenextday.
MakeupPolicy:
IfastudentisunsuccessfulonaclassTEST,therearenomakeuptests.
However,thestudentmustsubmittestcorrectionsforEVERYquestionandmay
berequiredtoattendamandatorytutorial.Recordoftestcorrectionswillbekept
andtakenintoconsiderationwhentermmarksarebeingfinalized.
HomeworkPolicy:
Studentsareexpectedtocompletehomeworkonanightlybasis.Homeworkwill
becheckedrandomlythroughouteachterm.Whencompletinghomework,
studentsshouldattemptallquestions.Shouldhomeworktakelongerthan45
minuteswithoutdistraction,studentsshouldceaseworkingandbringanotefrom
hometoexcusetheincompleteness.
AbsencePolicy:
Inthecaseofabsence,studentsmustcontacttheirteacherimmediatelyupon
theirreturntosubmitALLoverdueassignments,reschedulequizzes,tests,
and/orlabsandtoreceivemissedwork.Thisisthestudentsresponsibility,NOT
theteachers.Studentswhoreturnfromanabsencewithoutasignednotefroma
parent/guardianwillreceiveaZEROforanymissedwork.Studentswhowillbe
missingclassforschoolactivitiesareexpectedtocontacttheirteacherBEFORE
theirabsence.NotethatabsencesareNOTanexcuseforhavingmissedcertain
topicsinclass.Studentsareexpectedtolearnallofthematerialcovered.
AdditionalHelp:

Tutoring:Availableuponrequest.
Tutorials:Availablewheredemandwarrants,timestobeannounced.