Year 8 Mathematics

Year 8 Mathematics

Course Description

The proficiency strands of understanding, fluency, problem-solving and reasoning are an integral part of mathematics content across the three content strands: numbers and algebra, measurement and geometry, and statistics and probability. The proficiencies reinforce the significance of working mathematically within the content and describe how the content is explored or developed. They provide the language to build in the developmental aspects of the learning of mathematics.

Topics from Learning Assessment Plan

  • Number
  • Measurement
  • Algebra
  • Congruence
  • Geometric Reasoning
  • Rates and Linear Equations
  • Financial Maths
  • Probability

Assessment and Rationale

Students will engage in a variety of assessment forms throughout the school year. Assessments include; Examinations, Landscape designs, short and extended responses, investigations and data comparison.

Mathematics : what is it for?

Watch the video below for further insight, and to find out precisely why Mathematics is such an important part of the curriculum.