Previous Weeks – Grade 9

Throughout the semester, we have been updating the website with week by week information on what the students have been learning. Please choose from the weeks below.

Grade 9 Archive 2015/2016

Grade 9 Archive 2016/2017

Grade 9 Archive 2017/2018


Week 2

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Grade 9 English
Teacher Karen Suksabai

This week we will start the topic ‘How can change improve people’s lives?’. The word study is on spelling the long a and e. The grammar lesson will focus on order of adjectives. We will continue with the reading book – Coraline –and read and analyse chapter 1 & 2 focussing on use of language to create spookiness.

Keywords – climate, customs, irrigate, natural resources, nomads, tribe

Academic words – affects, available, environment, region

Homework

    • Complete unfinished exercises in workbook from Unit 1, Reading 1
    • Write a spooky paragraph
    • Study for vocabulary test on Friday

 

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Grade 9 Science
Teacher Ian Innocenti

Students should become familiar with Darwin and his theory of evolution.
They should also understand inherited traits, natural and artificial selection
 

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Grade 9A Geometry
Teacher Robert Dumas

SUMMARY:

    • Review how to find distance between two points in the coordinate plane (Distance Formula)
    • Identify intersecting lines and planes
    • Review how to find the midpoint of a line segment on the coordinate plane (Midpoint Formula)
    • Classify and measure angles
    • Identify and use congruent angles and bisectors of angles

 

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Week 1

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Grade 9 English
Teacher Karen Suksabai

This week will be an introductory week which will focus on introductions to the English course, classroom rules and expectations, and the reading book – Coraline. By the end of the week, students will be able to –

    • Create a personal profile
    • Understand the classroom rules and expectations
    • Understand how to use a grading rubric for journaling
    • Generate suitable questions as journal prompts
    • Interpret different book cover art to predict genre, storyline etc.
    • Make predictions about this semester’s novel study –Coraline

 

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Grade 9 Science
Teacher Ian Innocenti

 

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Grade 9A Geometry
Teacher Robert Dumas

SUMMARY:

    • Reviewed Algebraic Expressions, PEMDAS (Order of Operations)
    • Reviewed solving Linear Equations
    • Reviewed Ordered Pairs, Quadrants, and graphing points on the coordinate plane
    • Reviewed Square Roots and Simplifying Radicals using Product, Quotient Properties and Rationalizing the Denominator

 

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