The Grade 9 class starts a rigorous 3-year senior curriculum review in Spirit of Math. The weekly 2-hour class is designed for high performing students and prepares them for post-secondary success. Students review and consolidate their learning on geometry, algebra, and solving systems of equations from previous grades. Then, students focus their learning on factoring polynomials, absolute value, graphing techniques, and more. There are also independent assignments such as Cerebral Contortions, Big 100 which prepare students for challenging, contest-level math problems. The overall curriculum lays a strong and solid foundation for post-secondary success. Cooperative group work and problem solving continue to be key component in the Grade 9 curriculum.
Here’s what we cover in Grade Nine: