Assessment Schedule:


The textbook:

  • Mathematics for the International Student 7: MYP 2 by HAESE MATHEMATICS (H.H)

  • New Trend Mathematics S1A & S1B (2nd edition) by CHUNG TAI EDUCATIONAL PRESS (N.T.)


Week 1 (Aug 24 - 28)


  • Joy/ Peace

    • Explain the assessment schedule and the assessment criteria A, B C and D
    • Discuss the inquiry approach in IB teaching and learning
    • Introduce teacher's WIKI
    • Reminder: Textbook / Homework policy / Mathletics
    • Introduce
      • the Positive & Negative Numbers (NT section 1.1)
    • Remark:

Week 2 (Aug 31 - Sep 4)


  • Joy/ Peace

    • Introduce
      • the Directed Numbers & Number Lines (NT section 1.2)
      • Addition & Subtraction of Directed Numbers (NT section 1.3-1.4)
      • Classwork:
        • (NT) Ex.1A #1-10 due on Sep 2 (Wed)
        • (NT) Ex.1B #6-10, 1C #1, 4, 8-14 due on Sep 7 (Mon)
      • Remark:

Week 3 (Sep 7 - Sep 11)


  • Joy/ Peace

    • (Before Sep 10) Continue chapter 1 and introduce

      • the Directed Numbers & Number Lines (NT section 1.2)
      • Addition & Subtraction of Directed Numbers (NT section 1.5)
      • Classwork:
        • (NT) Skill Upgrading Corner 1.5 #1-2 due on same lesson
        • (NT) Ex.1E #1,2,5,6,9,10 & 11 due on (7Joy): Tue, Sep 8 (7 Peace): Thu, Sep 10
        • For more able students, please try Revision Exercise 1(page 1.40) #2(c-f),3, 4, 5, 6, 7(b-d), 8, 10 & 12 No due date
      • Remark:
    • (After Sep 10) Start chapter 9 and introduce

      • the Ordered pairs (NT section 9.1)
      • Rectangular Coordinate System (NT section 9.2)
        • Coordinates
        • Quadrants
        • Parallel lines
        • Horizontal distance
      • Classwork:
        • (NT) (page 9.9) Skill Upgrading Corner 9.1 due on same lesson
        • (NT) (page Ex.9A #1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12 & 14 Due date: (7Joy) Tue, Sep 15 (7 Peace) Wed, Sep 16

Week 4 (Sep 14 - Sep 18)


  • Joy/ Peace

    • (During Sep 14-17) Continue chapter 9 and demonstrate

      • how to find the distance between two points (NT section 9.3, page 9.12)
      • Classwork:
        • (NT) Skill Upgrading Corner 9.2due on same lesson
        • (NT) Ex.9B #2a, 2b, 2c, 3c, 3e, 3f, 5, 6, 7 & 10 due on Fri, Sep 18
      • Remark:
        • Scientific calculator is NOT allowed to use during the lesson for this topic
    • (On Sep 18) Map checking for assessment

      • check the notification of assessment (students should receive on Sep 14)
      • Amend the map if necessary after the self and peer checking
      • Revise all materials by visiting Y7 Maths assessment wiki

Week 5 (Sep 21 - Sep 25)


  • Prepare for assessment (Joy - Sep 21 / Peace - Sep 22)

    • Revise all materials by visiting Y7 Maths assessment wiki
      • Complete the "Map exercise" task.
      • Remark: Scientific calculator is NOT allowed to use during the lesson for this topic
  • Assessment date (Joy - Sep 22 / Peace - Sep 24)

    • Time allowed: 45 mins
    • Criteria to be assessed: A & C
    • Stationary to be bought with: Pencil, eraser & ruler
    • No calculator is allowed.
  • Start chapter 2 and introduce (Joy - Sep 23 / Peace - Sep 25)

    • Using algebraic expressions to represent statements (NT section 2.1)
    • Simplification by using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division & index notation (NT section 2.1)

Week 6 (Sep 28 - Oct 2)


  • Continue

    • Using algebraic expressions to represent statements (NT section 2.1)
    • Simplification by using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division & index notation (NT section 2.1)
  • Classwork:
    • (NT) (page 2.9) Skill Upgrading Corner 2.1 due on same lesson
    • (NT) (page 2.10) Ex.2A #1-7 Due date: (Joy) Mon, Oct 5 (Peace) Tue, Oct 6
  • Remark:
    • No school on Sep 28(Mon) & Oct 1(Thu) - Mid-autumn Festival holiday & National day
    • No class at period 4 & 5 on Sep 29(Wed) - HOUSE MUSIC
    • Scientific calculator is allowed to use during the lesson for this topic.

Week 7 (Oct 5 - Oct 9)


  • Introduce
    • the difference between "Formula" & "Algebraic Expression" (NT section 2.2)
    • Formulae & Substitution (NT section 2.2)
    • Sequence (NT section 2.3)
    • nth Term of a Sequence (NT section 2.4)
  • Revise:
    • chapter 2(section 2.1 - 2.4)
  • Classwork:
    • (NT) (page 2.15 & 2.26) Skill Upgrading Corner 2.2 & 2.3 due on same lesson
    • (NT)** (page 2.16) Ex.2B #2, 4, 6, 8, 9 & 11
      • (page 2.26) Ex.2C #2 - 8
Due date:(Joy) Mon, Oct 12 (Peace) Tue, Oct 13
    • (NT) (page 2.30) Skill Upgrading Corner 2.4 due on same lesson
    • (NT) (page 2.30) Ex.2D #1 - 6
      • (page 2.34) Revision Exercise 2 #1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18 & 26
      Due date: (Joy) Mon, Oct 26 (Peace) Tue, Oct 27

Week 8 (Oct 12 - 16)


  • Introduce chapter 4 (Linear equations in one known)
    • the definition of "Linear Equation in one known" (NT section 4.1)
    • the meaning of "solution" (NT section 4.1)
    • how to set up simple linear equations in one unknown (NT section 4.1)
    • how to solve the linear equations in one unknown (NT section 4.1)
  • Classwork
    • (NT) (page 4.7) Skill Upgrading Corner 4.1 due on same lesson
    • (NT) (page 4.8) Ex.4A #1 - 6 ((a) & (d) ONLY) & 7 - 11 ((b) ONLY
Due date: (Joy) Mon, Oct 26 (Peace) Tue, Oct 27
  • Remark:
    • No lesson on Oct 16(Fri) - PTS day

Week 9 (Oct 19 - 23)


  • No school - Term break

Week 10 (Oct 26 - 30)


  • Introduce
    • techniques for solving equations (NT section 4.2)
    • procedures of solving word problems by using linear equations in one known (NT section 4.3)
  • Revise
    • chapter 4(section 4.1 - 4.3)

Prepare for assessment

  • Classwork
    • (NT) (page 4.12) Skill Upgrading Corner 4.2 ((a) ONLY) due on same lesson
    • (NT) (page 4.12) Ex.4B #1 - 14 ((b) ONLY)
Due date: (Joy / Peace) Mon, Nov 2

Week 11 (Nov 2 - 6)


  • Assessment date
    • Time allowed: 5 lessons(whole week, starting from Nov 2)
    • Criteria to be assessed: B & D
    • Stationary to be bought with: A2 cardboard/paper, pencil, color drawing instruments, eraser & ruler
    • No stationary should be borrowed from or lend to other students.
    • Rough work sheet will be provided.
    • Calculator is allowed.

Week 12 (Nov 9 - 13)


  • Review
    • HAESE & HARRIS Chapter 2
    • Points, lines, parallel lines & intersecting lines (HH chapter 2A)
    • Classifying angles (HH chapter 2B)
  • Introduce
    • Angle properties - Angles at a point, Angles on a line, Angles in a right angle, Complementary & supplementary angles (HH chapter 2C)
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (OLD VERSION)Ex.2C (all questions) (NEW VERSION)Ex.2A, 2C, 2D, 2E (all questions), Review Set A(#1-4, 6-9)
Due date: Mon, Nov 20

Week 13 (Nov 16 - 20)


  • Introduce
    • Angle pairs - Corresponding angles, Vertical Opposite angles, Alternate angles, Co-interior angles (HH chapter 2D)
    • (ONLY FOR NEW VERSION) Parallel lines - Corresponding angles, Alternate angles, Co-interior angles (HH chapter 2E)
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (OLD VERSION) Ex.2E all questions (NEW VERSION)Ex.2D, 2E (all questions), Review Set B(#2-4, 9, 10)

Due date: Mon, Nov 23

Week 14 (Nov 23- 27)


  • Introduce
    • HAESE & HARRIS (OLD VERSION) Chapter 14 (NEW VERSION) Chapter 10
    • Classifying Triangles - Equilateral, Isosceles, Scalene, Acute-angled, Right-angled & Obtuse angled (HH chapter 14A / 10B)
    • Angles of a Triangle - Sum of Interior angles, Exterior angles of a triangle (HH chapter 14B / 10C)
    • Isosceles Triangle (HH chapter 14C / 10D)
  • Classwork
    • (OLD VERSION)(HH) (page 275, 277 & 280) Ex.14A, 14B, 14C (all questions)
    • (NEW VERSION)(HH) (page 208, 211) Ex.10B, 10C, 10D (all questions)
Due date: Mon, Nov 30

Week 15 (Nov 30 - Dec 4)


  • Introduce
    • features of each type of Quadrilateral - Parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, square, trapezium, kite (HH chapter 14E / 10E)
    • Angles of a quadrilateral- Sum of Interior angles (HH chapter 14F / 10F)
    • Interior angles of Polygon (HH chapter 14G / 10G)
  • Classwork
    • (OLD VERSION)(HH) (page 282, 285 & 277) Ex.14D, 14E, 14F, 14G, Review Set 14A & 14B (all questions)
    • (NEW VERSION)(HH) (page 208, 211) Ex.10E, 10F, Review Set 10A & 10B (all questions)
Due date: Mon, Jan 4

Week 16 (Dec 7 - 11)


  • No school - CAS Trip

Week 17(Dec 14 - 18)


  • No school - IDU week

Week 18(Dec 21 - Jan 1)


  • No school - Christmas & New Year Holidays
  • Holiday tasks
    • Must Finish all questions
    • These questions may help you prepare better for the Challenging sections in the coming Assessment held on Jan 5(Two days after the holiday)
    • Due date: Mon, Jan 4

Week 19(Jan 4 - 8)


  • Prepare for next assessment
    • Review all related topics, theories and concepts on Monday, Jan 4
  • Classwork
  • Assessment date(Tuesday, Jan 5)
    • Time allowed: 1 lesson(45 mins)
    • Criteria to be assessed: A
    • Stationary to be bought with: pencil, eraser & ruler
    • No stationary should be borrowed from or lend to other students.
    • Rough work sheet will be provided.
    • Calculator is NOT allowed.
  • Introduce
    • Linear equation in two unknowns (New Trend chapter 11)
    • What does linear mean? What is a function?
    • What are the features of a linear function?
    • What is the linear function with two unknowns? (Section 11.1)
  • Demonstrate
    • How to plot the graph of a linear equation
      • Transform the algebraic expression to the graph (Section 11.2)
  • Classwork
    • (page 11.3) Class Activity 11.1

Week 20(Jan 11 - 15)


  • Demonstrate
    • How to plot the graph of a linear equation (section 11.2)
      • Transform the algebraic expression to the graph
  • Introduce
    • the relationship between solutions of a linear equation in two unknowns and the points on its graph (section 11.3)
    • the method to determine whether a point lying on a coordinate plane is a point on the graph of an equation
  • Classwork
    • (page 11.6 & 11.11) Class Activity 11.2 & 11.3
    • (page 11.8 & 11.16) Skill Upgrading Corner 11.1 (1-3) & 11.2 (1-3)
    • (page 11.10) Ex.11A (1(a), 2(c), 3(c), 6 & 8) & Ex.11B (1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16 & 18)
    • Due date: Mon, Jan 25

Week 21(Jan 18 - 22)

  • Discuss
    • How the change of the coefficients of the linear equation can affect the position of the equation
    • prove by graphing different linear equations as the following changes:
      • y = ax + b where a is changing when b is constant
      • y = mx + n where m is constant when n is changing

  • Classwork
    • (page 11.22) Revision Ex.11 (1(c), 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12(b) & (c), 13, 14, 16, 19, 21 & 24)
    • Due date: Thu, Jan 28

Week 22(Jan 25- 29)


Week 23(Feb 1 - 5)


  • No class on Monday (Feb 1) - PTS day
  • Half day on Friday
  • No class from Feb 6 to 19 - Lunar New Year holiday
  • Clarify the three stages of a statistical investigation
    • Data(Input) > Process > Information(Output)
  • Review of the pre-knowledge that learnt in Y6 & PYP by doing a group project
    • Plan an investigation on a specific topic and decide:
      • a topic which is workable
      • the target group that will be investigated
      • if any, the questions on the questionnaire (survey)
      • the way to collect the data
      • the way to record the data
      • expected outcome generated from the collected data
      • job allocations among the members of the group
  • Assessment date(Feb 2/3/4/5)
    • Time allowed: 2 lesson(90 mins)
    • Criteria to be assessed: B
    • Stationary to be bought with: pencil, eraser & ruler
    • No stationary should be borrowed from or lend to others.
    • Calculator is NOT allowed.

Week 24(Feb 22 - 26)


  • Implement the group project by
    • Conduct the survey
      • What is the most convenient and effective way to do?
    • Record the data
      • What is the most organized way to do it(by tally / in tabular form)?
    • Transform the data to a chart
      • Why can this(these) type(s) of chart(s) show your data thoroughly and productively?
    • Draw the conclusion of the investigation
      • How can you come up with this conclusion? What facts do you rely on?

Week 25(Feb 29 - Mar 4)


  • Review
    • Frequency table, bar chart, line graph, broken-line graph, pie chart (HH chapter 18A & 18B)
  • Introduce
    • Stem-and-Leaf plots (HH chapter 18C)
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (page 366) Ex.18A (#1-4)
    • (HH) (page 366) Ex.18C (#1-4)
    • (HH) (page 366) Ex.18C (#2, 5, 6, 7)

Week 26(Mar 7 - 11)


  • Review
    • Histogram (NT chapter 10.3)
  • Introduce
    • Scattered diagrams (NT chapter 10.4)
    • Choosing appropriate statistical graphs (NT chapter 10.5)
  • Classwork
    • (NT) (page 10.8) Skill upgrade corner 10.1, Ex.10A (#3, 4, 6, 8)
    • (NT) (page 10.20) Skill upgrade corner 10.3, (page 10.21) Ex.10C (#1-7)
    • (NT) (page 10.30) Revision Ex.10 (#1-12)

Week 27 (Mar 14 - 18)


  • Preparation for coming assessment
    • Initialize a plan by drafting
      • Topic (Investigation on the relation between data set 1 and data set 2)
      • Target group (two sets of data, each set contains at least 20 data)
      • Way to collect data (How? Why is it the best way?)
      • Ways to process data (How? Why are they applicable and useful to your investigation?)
      • Possible conclusion(s)
  • Data collection for coming assessment
    • Set up the related questions
    • Conduct the survey
  • Practice for coming assessment
    • Follow the instructions from the assessment notification posted on Y7 Maths Assessment Wiki to try to
      • draw the corresponding chart/graph/diagram
      • explain why the chart/graph/diagram should be used
    • Focus on the requirements from two different criteria(C & D)
      • Criterion C:
        • Transformation of data (from raw data to table/chart/graph/diagram)
        • Presentation of information (Clear? Accurate? Appropriate? Useful for analysis?)
        • Data collection (Effective? Complete? Accurate?)
      • Criterion D:
        • Relationship between the project and real life (Meaningful? Applicable?)
        • Degree of accuracy of the raw data, the graph/chart/diagram and the conclusion
        • Improvement scheme to increase the degree of accuracy
  • Assessment #5 (Statistical graphs)
    • Time allowed: 5 lessons(starting from Mar 18 to 24)
    • Criteria to be assessed: C & D
    • Stationary to be bought with: pencil, eraser & ruler
    • Students must complete the data collection before Mar 18 and bring the raw data sheets on Mar 18, otherwise, they will score zero in the assessment.
    • No stationary should be borrowed from or lend to other students.
    • Graph paper and line paper will be provided.
    • Calculator is allowed.

Week 28 (Apr 6 - 8)


  • No class from Mar 25 to Apr 5 - Easter holiday
  • Introduce
    • the concept of the RATIO - section 14A
    • the notations of the ratio - section 14A
  • Demonstrate
    • expression of a ratio - section 14B, 14C
    • applications of ratio to solve real-life problems - section 14D
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (page 291) Ex.14A (#3 - 5) (page 292) Ex.14B (#1 - 3) (page 295) Ex.14C (#4 - 7) (page 296) Ex. 14D (#1 - 5)

Week 29 (Apr 11 - 15)


  • No lesson on Apr 11 - Sports day
  • Demonstrate
    • applications of ratio to solve real-life problems - section 14E & 14F
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (page 297) Ex.14E (#1-6) (page 300) Ex.14F.2 (#3-5, 8-12) (page 305) Review Set 14A (#1-10) (page 306) Revision Set 14B (#1-10)

Week 30 (Apr 18 - 22)


  • Introduce
    • the concept of the RATE - section 20A
    • the notations of the rate - section 20A
  • Demonstrate
    • applications of rate to solve real-life problems - section 20B, 20C, 20D, 20E
  • Classwork
    • (HH) (page 399) Ex.20A (#3,4,6,7,9,11&12) (page 401) Ex.20B.1 (#1,2,4,5&6) (page 404) Ex.20B.2 (#1-3) (page 406) Ex.20C (#1-5) (page 408) Ex.20D (#1-3) (page 409) Ex.20E (#1-5)

Week 31 (Apr 25 - 29)


  • No school on Apr 25 - Holiday(Day in lieu of Family Fun Day)

  • No class on Apr 29 - PTS day


    Demonstrate
    • applications of rate to the real life problem - section 20F
  • Introduce
    • the concept of the RATE of THREE LIKE QUANTITIES - NEW TREND chapter 12 section 12.2
    Classwork
    • Due date: Tue, May 3
      • (HH) (page 410) Ex.20F.1 (#1-6) (page 411) Ex.20F.2 (#1-6) (page 413) Review Set 20B (#1-10)
      • (NT) (page 12.17) Skill Upgrade Corner 12.2 (#1-4) (page 12.18) Ex.12B (#1,3,5,7,8,9,13,14,16,17,18,(VERY CHALLENGING)20-22)
    • Due date: Fri, May 6
    • (NT) (page 12.33) Revision Exercise 12 (#1b,1d,2a,2c,2f,3a,3e,3f,4b,4d,6,12,13,14,15,21,22,23,25,28,(VERY CHALLENGING)29-31)

Week 32 (May 2 - 6)


  • Revision for SAW

    • Directed numbers
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Mon, May 9
      • Supplementary exercise (#1,5,6,7,9,10(a)(d),11(c)(d),12(b)(d),15,16,19,21 & 22(c))
    • Coordinates Geometry
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Tue, May 10
      • Supplementary exercise (#2,3,4,6,7,12,17(a)-(c))
    • There is an UNIT TEST at the second last page of each of the above supplementary exercises. It is advisable(but optional) to try it.

Week 33 (May 9 - 13)


  • No school on Wed, May 11 - PD day for teachers

  • Revision for SAW

    • Algebraic Expression & Linear equation with one unknown
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Thu, May 12
      • Supplementary exercise (#4,7,2,10,12,16,18,21,25,26,28(b),29(b),30,31(c),33(c)&(d),38 & 39))
    • Angles in intersecting and parallel lines
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Fri, May 13
      • Supplementary exercise (#3,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,16,17,22,23,[very challenging, optional] 31,33 & 36)
    • There is an UNIT TEST at the second last page of each of the above supplementary exercises. It is advisable(but optional) to try it.

Week 34 (May 16 - 20)


  • Revision for SAW

    • Statistics
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Tue, May 17
      • Supplementary exercise (#4,5,7,8,10,11,15,20)
    • Rate & Ratio
    • Classwork
      • Due date: Fri, May 20
      • Supplementary exercise (#6,7,8,9,12,16,19,21,22,24 & 30)
    • There is an UNIT TEST at the second last page of each of the above supplementary exercises. It is advisable(but optional) to try it.
  • MOCK ASSESSMENT


Week 35 (May 23 - 27)


  • Revision for SAW

    • Review the MOCK papers
    • Assessment date(From May 26 - Jun 1)
      • Time allowed: 75 mins)
      • Criteria to be assessed: A
      • Stationary to be bought with: pencil, eraser, protractor, compass & ruler
      • No stationary should be borrowed from or lend to other students.
      • Rough work sheet and graph paper will be provided.
      • Calculator is NOT allowed.

Week 36 (May 30 - Jun 3)


  • Summative Assessment Week


Week 37 (Jun 6 - 10)


  • No school on Thu, Jun 9 - Dragon Boat Holiday

  • No school on Fri, Jun 10 - School Holiday

  • Review the assessment papers and do the corrections


Week 38 (Jun 13 - 17)


  • Introduce
    • the concept of the Polynomial - see extra notes
      • Term, number of terms
      • Like/unlike terms
      • Constant term
      • Coefficient of a term
      • Degree of a polynomial
      • Mononomial
    • the concept of the Law of Indice - see extra notes
      • Base
      • Power/Indice
      • Coefficient
      • Zero indice
      • Negative indice
  • Demonstrate
    • Addition, subtraction & multiplication between number of polynomials - see extra notes
  • Classwork
    • No deadline see extra notes

Week 39 (Jun 20 - 24)


  • No class on Tue, Jun 21 - Y7 Field Trip

  • No class on Thu afternoon, Jun 23 - Shakespeare Festival

  • Introduce
    • the concept of the scientific notation/standard form - see extra notes
  • Demonstrate
    • express a number in scientific notation - see extra notes
  • Classwork
    • No deadline see extra notes

Week 40 (Jun 27 - 30)


  • No class on Mon Jun 27 - Student-led conference
  • No class on Thu Jun 30 - Half day school / Dismissal by 12 noon