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Math 6

Course Overview

This year students will build on the foundation they have already developed in math. They will deepen those foundations and work to develop higher-level thinking and become more competent in previously learned skills.

When students complete Math 6 they will demonstrate competency in volume, constructing and identifying angles, transformations, probability, factors, ratios and more.  Throughout the course, students will engage in games and projects relating to the topics they have covered. They will discover the Indigenous people’s connection to Math and some of their traditional games.

Open and continual communication between student and teacher is a key component to students being successful in this course. The course is assessed using the Mastery Math Method, where students work to demonstrate mastery before moving to a new topic.

We are offering two options this year:

Asynchronous: This is the traditional Online model of “any time, any pace, any place”. The student works on the course independently. The teacher is available on Skype to help with questions, editing writing.

Synchronous: Students meet with their teacher in a virtual class on Zoom. Cameras are on as our purpose is to build community. The teacher will introduce the lesson and assignment for the week, give instructions, lead discussion, and prepare the students for the week’s work. Students commit to keeping pace with the class and to attending the weekly meeting which will last approximately 15 minutes. Math 6 is scheduled for Wednesday 11:00 – 11:15.

Details

Time Commitment:

This course consists of 12 chapters and each chapter varies in length of 2 to 6 lessons. Each lesson is approximately 12-15 minutes of video teaching and after which students are expected attempt the practice questions.

Requirements:

Students are required to stream videos contained within the course content, download and print assignments, note packages and projects, scan (either by taking pictures or physically scanning), and upload their assignments within Moodle. There will also be one test in Moodle per chapter and students will choose 3 projects to complete.

Synchronous students will use Zoom for class meetings.
All students will use Skype to ask questions, get help from the teacher.

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Options

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  • An enrolled HCOS student

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    Once you have completed this process, you will receive an email with your username and password for Encom. Then follow the steps for an enrolled HCOS student to add new courses.

  • Attending another school, but wishes to take an HCOS course

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