Year 9 (Gold) Mathematics

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

 

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Reviewing Number (Chapter 1)

Adding and subtracting integers

Multiplying and dividing integers

Rounding

 
2-3

Reviewing Number (Chapter 1)

Adding and subtracting fractions

Multiplying and dividing fractions

Ratios

Rates and direct proportion

Assessment

(End of week 3)

4-5

Financial mathematics (Chapter 2)

Percentages, percentage applications, percentage increase & decrease

 
5-6

Financial mathematics (Chapter 2)

Profits & discounts, income, simple interest, applications of simple interest

Assessment

(end of week 6)

7-8

Expressions and equations (Chapter 3)

Algebraic expressions

Adding and subtracting algebraic expressions

Multiplying and dividing algebraic expressions

Expanding algebraic expressions

 
9-10

Expressions and equations (Chapter 3)

Solving linear equations

Linear equations with fractions, brackets, pronumerals on both sides

Assessment (week 10)

Term 2

1-2

Pythagoras theorem (Chapter 4)

Exploring Pythagoras theorem

Finding the length of the hypotenuse

Finding the lengths of the shorter sides

Applying Pythagoras’ theorem (Ext)

 
2-3

Trigonometry (Chapter 4)

Trigonometric ratios

Finding side lengths

Solving for the denominator

Finding an angle

Applying trigonometry (Ext)

Assessment

(end of week 3)

4-5

Linear relations (Chapter 5)

Intro to linear relations

Finding x and y-intercepts

Graphing straight lines using intercepts

Lines with one intercept

 
5-6

Linear relations (Chapter 5)

Gradient

Gradient and direct proportion

Gradient-intercept form

Assessment

(end of week 6)

7-8

EXAMS

 

EXAMS
9-10

Linear relations (Chapter 5)

Finding the equation of a line

Midpoint and length of a line segment

Linear Modelling

Non-linear graphs

Assessment (week 10)

Term 3

1-2

Measurement (Chapter 6)

Length and perimeter

Circumference of a circle

Area

Area of a circle

 
2-3

Measurement (Chapter 6)

Composite shapes

Surface area of prisms

Surface area of a cylinder

Volume

Volume of a cylinder

 
4-5

Indices (Chapter 7)

Index notation

Index laws and zero power

Assessment

(start of week 4)

5-6

Indices (Chapter 7)

Scientific notation

Negative indices (Ext)

 
7-8

Geometry (Chapter 8)

Angles and triangles

Parallel lines

Quadrilaterals

Polygons (Ext)

Assessment

(start of week 7)

8-9

Geometry (Chapter 8)

Congruent triangles

Enlargement and similar figures

Similar triangles

Applying similar triangles

Assessment

(week 9)

Term 4

1-2

Algebraic techniques (Chapter 9)

Reviewing algebra

Expanding binomial products

Expanding perfect squares

Forming a difference of perfect squares

 
3-4

Algebraic techniques (Chapter 9)

Factorising algebraic expressions

Simplifying algebraic fractions (Ext)

Assessment

(end of week 4)

4-5

Statistics and probability (Chapter 10)

Probability review

Using tables for two-step experiments

Venn diagrams and two-way tables

 
5-6

Statistics and probability (Chapter 10)

Using tree diagrams

Experimental probability

Assessment (week 5)
6-7

Statistics and probability (Chapter 10)

Summarising data: range and measures of centre

Interpreting data from tables and graphs

Stem-and-leaf plots

Grouped data

Assessment

(end of week 7)

8-9 EXAMS EXAMS

 

This document is subject to revision.

The Year 9 Syllabus for mathematics can be found on the SCSA website.

http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/