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MFM1P Foundations of Mathematics – GRADE 9


GRADE : 9 (Academic)


MFM1P online at Profectus enables students to develop an understanding of mathematical concepts related to introductory algebra, proportional reasoning, and measurement and geometry through investigation, the effective use of technology, and hands-on activities. Students will investigate real-life examples to develop various representations of linear relations, and will determine the connections between the representations. In MFM1P online, they will also explore certain relationships that emerge from the measurement of three-dimensional figures and two-dimensional shapes. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

UNIT 1 :

Number Sense and Algebra (27.5hrs)

Students will be able to:

  • Solve problems involving proportional reasoning.
  • Simplify numerical and polynomial expressions in one variable, and solve simple first-degree equations.

UNIT 2 :

Linear Relations (27.5hrs)

Students will be able to:

  • Apply data-management techniques to investigate relationships between two variables
  • Determine the characteristics of linear relations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of constant rate of change and its connection to linear relations.
  • Connect various representations of a linear relation, and solve problems using the representations

UNIT 3 :

Measurement and Geometry (27.5hrs)

Students will be able to:

  • Determine, through investigation, the optimal values of various measurements of rectangles
  • Solve problems involving the measurements of two-dimensional shapes and the volumes of three-dimensional figures
  • Determine, through investigation facilitated by dynamic geometry software, geometric properties and relationships involving two-dimensional shapes, and apply the results to solving problems.


Course Culmination (27.5hrs)

The Culminating Unit incorporates all four strands of the Mathematics Curriculum, and covers the four achievement chart categories. It consists of two parts:

  • Culminating Project worth 15% and a
  • Final Exam worth 15%

Online Course Policies

Listed below are various mandatory policies as you take on this course.

  • Attendance is regularly tracked through student contributions to online discussion boards, assignment completion, and learning logs. Failure to complete allocated activities may challenge the student’s ability to attain the credit.
  • This course will be presented using an asynchronistic model whereby work will be posted on the Google Classroom and it is the student’s responsibility to complete it on their own time.
  • ALL portions of this course are intended to be learned and completed online.
  • Final Exams and Tests will be written on site at Profectus Academy of Toronto. Course instructors will relay this information to students and families.
  • The integrity of student work will be checked on an ongoing basis using Quetext or Turnitin. Plagiarism is not tolerated.

Assessment & Evaluation Policies

The primary purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning. The Achievement Chart for Mathematics will guide all assessment and evaluation.

Knowledge and Understanding

The final grade will be determined as follows:

  • 70% based on Assessment OF Learning (including conversations, observations and products) conducted throughout the course.
  • 30% based on Culminating Tasks administered at or towards the end of the course.

Assessment and evaluation is divided into two important parts. The grade the student receives on a midterm or final report indicates achievement/ proficiency in Curriculum Expectations. A level of competence (Needs Improvement, Satisfactory, Good or Excellent) will be assessed and reported in the area of Learning Skills and Work Habits: Independent Work, Collaboration, Responsibility, Initiative, Self-Regulation, and Organization.