The assessment schedule of term 1 & 2:


Teaching schedule:


Week 1


  • On Thursday Aug 30(double periods),

    • Review the coordinate plane
    • Introduce the distance between two points (section 9.2) and slope of a straight line(section 9.3)
    • Assign questions 2, 3, 7, 9, 11 & 13 of exercise 9A on page 9.6 - 9.7 and questions 1(a,b,d,f), 2(b,c,e,h), 4, 6, 9(c,d), 10, 12 & 15 of exercise 9B on page 9.12 - 9.13
  • On Friday Aug 31,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the parallel lines (section 9.4)
    • Assign questions 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11 & 13 of exercise 9C on page 9.16 - 9.17

Week 2


  • On Tuesday Sep 4,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the perpendicular lines (section 9.5)
    • Assign questions 2(a,d), 3, 6 − 9, 11& 13 − 17 of exercise 9D on page 9.21 - 9.22
  • On Friday Sep 7,

    • Introduce the point of division & internal point of division (section 9.6)
    • Assign questions 1(c), 2(a,c), 4, & 6 − 10 of exercise 9E on page 9.30 - 9.31

Week 3


  • On Monday Sep 10,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the use of coordinates in plane figures (section 9.7)
    • Assign questions 1 − 8 of exercise 9F on page 9.36 - 9.37
  • On Tuesday Sep 11,

    • Review the whole chapter
    • Assign questions 10 − 13, 16 − 23 & 28 − 32 of Revision Exercise 9 on page 9.42 - 9.45
  • On Thursday Sep 13,

    • Answer students'
    • Start new topic - Equation of Straight line
    • Introduce the Point-slope form to find the equation
    • Complete the classwork
  • On Friday Sep 14,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the Two-point form to find the equation
    • Complete the classwork

Week 4


  • On Monday Sep 17,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the Intercepts form to find the equation
    • Complete the classwork
  • On Tuesday Sep 18,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Introduce the General form and Slope-intercept form to find the equation
    • Complete the classwork
  • On Thursday Sep 20, (Assessment Day)

    • Assessment Day (Assessment 1 - Coordinator Geometry)
    • Criterion A, C and D will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.
  • On Friday Sep 21,

    • Introduce the new topic, Laws of Integral Indices (chapter 1)
    • Introduce the Laws of positive integral indices (section 1.1)
    • Assign questions 1−14 of exercise 1A on page 1.10

Week 5


  • On Monday Sep 24,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Answer students' problems
    • Complete the classwork assigned on last lesson
  • On Tuesday Sep 25,

    • Introduce the Laws of zero and negative integral indices (section 1.2)
    • Assign questions 1−12 of exercise 1B on page 1.16
  • On Thursday Sep 27,
    • Introduce the new topic, Factorization(chapter 3, section 3.3)
  • On Friday Sep 28,

    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Assign National Day Holiday task including:
      • questions 1−10 of exercise 2A on page 2.7
      • questions 1-10 of exercise 2B on page 2.11
      • questions 1-9 of exercise 2C on page 2.13

Week 6


  • Oct 1 to Oct 2
    • National Day holiday
  • On Thursday Oct 4,
    • Review the knowledge learnt on last lesson
    • Solve students' problems
    • Introduce the new topic, the Scientific Notation (section 1.3)
    • Assign questions 1(b),(d), 2(a),(b),(c),(e), 3(d),(f), 4, 5, 7 & 10 of exercise 1C on page 1.23
  • On Friday Oct 5,

    • Review the chapter 1(Laws of Integral Indices)
    • Assign questions 1-5, 16-21 of Revision Exercise 1 on page 1.39

Week 7


  • On Monday Oct 8,

    • Solve students' problems
    • Students finished the incomplete assignments
  • On Tuesday Oct 9,
    • Introduce the new topic, Sum & Difference of Two Cubes (chapter 2, section 2.3)
    • Assign questions 1-10 of exercise 2D on page 2.16
  • On Thursday Oct 11,

    • Review the chapter 2 (More about Factorization)
    • Assign questions 1-7, 9, 11-15 of Revision Exercise 2 on page 2.18
  • On Friday Oct 12,

    • Solve students' problems
    • Students finished the incomplete assignments

Week 8



Week 9


  • Oct 22-26
    • Mid-term Break
    • Designated tasks on Mathletics

Week 10


  • On Monday Oct 29,

    • Introduce the new topic, Probability (chapter 6, section 6.1)
    • Assign questions 1-8 of exercise 6A on page 6.11
  • On Tuesday Oct 30,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 9-18 of exercise 6A on page 6.11 - 6.13
  • On Thursday Nov 1,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Relative Frequency & Experimental Probability (chapter 6, section 6.2)
    • Assign questions 1-7 of exercise 6B on page 6.18 - 6.20
  • On Friday Nov 2,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Sample Spaces & Counting - Tabulation Method & Tree Diagram (chapter 6, section 6.3)
    • Assign questions 8-12 of exercise 6B on page 6.20 - 6.21 and questions 1-7 of exercise 6C on page 6.26 - 6.28, questions 1-9 of exercise 6D on page 6.36 - 6.38

Week 11


  • On Monday Nov 5,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Geometric Probability (chapter 6, section 6.4 - A)
    • Assign questions 1-14 of exercise 6C on page 6.26 - 6.28
  • On Tuesday Nov 6,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Expected Values (chapter 6, section 6.4 - B)
    • Assign questions 1-9 of exercise 6D on page 6.36 - 6.38
  • On Thursday Nov 8,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 10-17 of exercise 6D on page 6.26 - 6.28 and questions 1-14 of Revision Exercise 6 on page 6.41 - 6.43
  • On Friday Nov 9,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 15-30 of exercise Revision Exercise 6 on page 6.44 - 6.47
    • For the students who want to practice more, please download the supplementary exercise 6

Week 12


  • On Monday Nov 12,

    • Final revision on "Probability"(chapter 6)
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment.
    • Try to work on 2 past papers from different IB schools in the world
  • On Tuesday Nov 13,
  • On Thursday Nov 15,

    • Assessment Day (Assessment 3- Probability ) Part 1
    • Criterion B and D will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.
  • On Friday Nov 16,

    • Assessment Day (Assessment 2 - Probability) Part 2
    • Criterion B and D will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.

Week 13


  • On Monday Nov 19,

    • Introduce the new topic, Trigonometric Ratios of Special Angles(chapter 10, section 10.1)
    • Assign questions 1-11 of exercise 10A on page 10.8
  • On Tuesday Nov 20,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Trigonometric Relations(chapter 10, section 10.2)
      • Quotients of trigonometric ratios
      • Squares of trigonometric ratios
    • Assign questions 1-11 of exercise 10B on page 10.15
  • On Thursday Nov 22,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce Trigonometric Relations(chapter 10, section 10.2)
      • trigonometric ratios of Complementary Angles
      • trigonometric Identities
    • Assign questions 1-10 of exercise 10C on page 10.23
  • On Friday Nov 23,

    • No school - Professional Development day for staffs only

Week 14



Week 15


  • From Dec 3 - 7,

    • Summative Assessment Weeks

Week 16


  • On Monday Dec 10,

    • Give the summative assessment papers back to the students
    • Students need to finish the correction for the summative assessment papers and bring the papers back home for parent's signature.
  • On Tuesday Dec 11,
    • Start new topic Surface areas & Volumes of 3D solids (chp. 3, 4)
    • Go through section 3.3 Symmetry of Solids, including reflectional and rotational symmetries, and section 4.1 Volume & Surface Areas of Pyramids
    • Assign questions 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 & 10 of Exercise 4A on page 4.11 − 4.12
  • On Thursday Dec 13,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 11 - 17 of Exercise 4A on page 4.13 − 4.14
  • On Friday Dec 14,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Go through section 4.2 Volume & Surface Areas of Circular Cones
    • Assign questions 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11 & 12 of Exercise 4B on page 4.21 − 4.22

Week 17


  • On Monday Dec 17,
    • Let students finish exercise 4B
    • Students need to finish the correction for the "Probability" assessment paper and bring the papers back home for parent's signature.
  • On Tuesday Dec 18,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Go through section 4.3 Volumes and surface areas of Spheres
    • Assign questions 4, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 16 & 17 of Exercise 4C on page 4.28 - 4.30 (Finished before Thursday Dec 20)
  • On Thursday Dec 20,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review the mensuration formulae on section 4.4
    • Guide students to understand the relations between the ratio of corresponding sides, the ratio of corresponding areas and the ratio of corresponding volumes of similar solids on section 4.5 Similar solids
    • Assign questions 1-3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13 & 14 of Exercise 4D on page 4.39 − 4.41 (Finished before Monday Jan 7, 2013)
  • On Friday Dec 21,
    • Let students continue the exercise 4D
    • For those who finished exercise 4D, try questions 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 12-14, 16, 18, 20, 21 & 22 of Revision Exercise 4 on page 4.44 − 4.48 (Finished before Friday Jan 11, 2013)

Week 18


  • On Monday Jan 7,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Let students continue Revision exercise 4
  • On Tuesday Jan 8,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Let students continue Revision exercise 4
  • On Thursday Jan 10,

  • On Friday Jan 11,
    • Explain the answer of the assessment paper of last year
    • Let students try to do past papers drafted by other IB schools

Week 19



Week 20


  • On Monday Jan 21,
    • Go through section 5.1 Important Lines in a triangle
    • Assign questions 1 - 14(odd number only) of Exercise 5A on page 5.8-5.9 (Due Date: Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013)
  • On Tuesday Jan 22,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Go through section 5.2 Sides & Angles in a triangle
    • Assign questions 2 - 9 of Exercise 5B on page 5.17-5.19 (Due Date: Thursday Jan 24, 2013)
  • On Thursday Jan 24,

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Go through section 5.3 Centers of a triangle
    • guide students to finish all questions of Extension 5.3 on page 5.25
    • Assign questions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 14, 16 - 20 of Revision Exercise 5 on page 5.28-5.31 (Due Date: Monday Jan 28, 2013)
  • On Friday Jan 25,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment

Week 21


  • On Monday Jan 28,
    • Review chapter 3(3D figures) section 3.2 & 3.4 Properties of Lines and Planes of Solids/ Nets of Solids
    • Assign questions 1 - 11 of Exercise 3A and questions 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 & 11 of Exercise 3Con page 3.29-3.31 (Due Date: Tuesday, Jan 28, 2013)
  • On Tuesday Jan 29,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11 & 12 of Revision Exercise 3 on page 3.34 - 3.37
  • On Thursday Jan 31,

    • Assessment Day (Assessment 5 - Surface Area & Volume )
    • Criterion A and B will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.
  • On Friday Feb 1,
    • Start new topic Properties of Quadrilaterals (chp. 8)
    • Go through section 8.1 Investigation of Quadrilaterals(Kite/Trapeziums/Parallelogram/Rectangles/Rhombuses
    • Assign questions 1(b), 2, 3, 4(b), 5(c), 6(c), 7(a), 8(a)(c), 9, 11 & 12 of Exercise 8A on page 8.11 - 8.13 and questions 5(a), 6 - 12 of Exercise 8B on page 8.17 - 8.19 (Due Date: Monday, Feb 18, 2013)

Week 22


  • On Monday Feb 4,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review the properties of kites and trapezium
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of Exercise 8A & 8B
  • On Tuesday Feb 5,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review the properties of squares and rectangles
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of Exercise 8A & 8B
  • On Feb 7 to Feb 17,

    • NO SCHOOL - CNY holiday

Week 23


  • On Monday Feb 18,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review the properties of rhombuses and kites
    • Assign questions 1 - 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 & 17 of Exercise 8C on page 8.28 - 8.30 (Due Date: Thursday, Feb 21, 2013)
  • On Tuesday Feb 19,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review the properties of parallelogram
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of Exercise 8C
  • On Thursday Feb 21(double periods),

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce section 8.3 Mid-point theorem by the equiry-approach
    • Assign questions 1 - 10 of Exercise 8D on page 8.33 - 8.35 (Due Date: Friday Feb 22, 2013)
  • On Friday Feb 22,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of Exercise 8D

Week 24


  • On Monday Feb 25,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Introduce section 8.4 Intercept theorem
    • Assign questions 1 - 11 of Exercise 8E on page 8.38 - 8.40 (Due Date: Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013)
  • On Tuesday Feb 26,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review chapter 8
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of exercise 8E
  • On Thursday Feb 28(double periods),

    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Review chapter 8
    • Assign questions 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 18, 20, 22, 23, 24, 26, 29 & 30 of Revision Exercise 8 on page 8.44 - 8.49 (Due Date: Monday, Mar 4, 2013)

  • On Friday Mar 1,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of revision exercise 8

Week 25


  • On Monday Mar 4,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of revision exercise 8
  • On Tuesday Mar 5,
  • On Thursday Mar 7(double periods),
    • Discuss the questions of IB past paper with students
    • facilitate students to finish the IB past paper
  • On Friday Mar 8,
    • Review chapter 8
    • Quiz on chapter 8

Week 26


  • On Monday Mar 11,
    • Review chapter 5
    • Quiz on chapter 5
  • On Tuesday Mar 12,
    • NO CLASS - PD day for teachers only
  • On Thursday Mar 14(double periods),
    • Review chapter 5
    • Assign questions which are not attempted of Revision Exercise 5 on page 5.28 - 5.31 (Due Date: Friday, Mar 15, 2013)
  • On Friday Mar 15,
    • Review chapter 5
    • facilitate students to finish the last assignment

Week 27


  • On Monday Mar 18,
    • Review chapter 8
    • Assign questions which are not attempted of Revision Exercise 8 on page 8.44 - 8.49 (Due Date: Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013)
  • On Tuesday Mar 19,
    • Review chapter 8
    • facilitate students to finish the last assignment
  • On Thursday Mar 21(double periods),
    • Assessment Day (Assessment 6 - Geometric Proof )
    • Criterion C and D will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.
  • On Friday Mar 22,
    • Start new topic More about Percentages (chp. 7)
    • Go through section 7.1 Various forms of Percentage change
    • Assign questions 9, 10, 12, 14, 17, 18, 21 & 23 of Exercise 7A on page 7.12 − 7.14 (Due Date: Monday, Mar 25, 2013)

Week 28


  • On Monday Mar 25,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of exercise 7A
  • On Tuesday Mar 26,
    • Go through section 7.2 Growth and Decay
    • Assign questions 4, 6, 8, 9 & 11 of Exercise 7B on page 7.18 − 7.19 (Due Date: Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013)
  • On Thursday Mar 28(double periods) & Friday Mar 29,
    • NO SCHOOL - Easter Holiday

Week 29


  • From Monday Apr 1 to Friday Apr 5,
    • NO SCHOOL - Easter Holiday

Week 30


  • On Monday Apr 8,
    • NO CLASS - Sports day
  • On Tuesday Apr 9,
    • Go through section 7.3 Simple Interest
    • Assign questions 4(b), 5(a), 6(b), 7, 9, 11, 12 & 14 of Exercise 7C on page 7.24− 7.25 (Due Date: Thursday, Apr 11, 2013)
  • On Thursday Apr 11(double periods),
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of exercise 7C
  • On Friday Apr 12,
    • Go through section 7.4 Compound Interest
    • Assign questions 1-3, 5, 10, 11, 12, 14 & 15 of Exercise 7D on page 7.29− 7.32 (Due Date: Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013)


Week 31


  • On Monday Apr 15,
    • NO CLASS - Sports day
  • On Tuesday Apr 16,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • facilitate students to finish all assigned questions of exercise 7D
  • On Thursday Apr 18(double periods),
    • Go through section 7.5 Rates & Taxations
    • Assign questions 1(a), 2(b), 3(a), 6, 8, 10, 12 & 13 of Exercise 7E on page 7.36 − 7.37 (Due Date: Monday, Apr 29, 2013)
  • On Friday Apr 19,
    • NO CLASS - PTS day

Week 32


  • From Monday Apr 22 to Friday Apr 26,
    • NO SCHOOL - Project Week

Week 33


  • On Monday Apr 29,
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Facilitate students to finish the last assignment
  • On Tuesday Apr 30, (*Changed to Monday timetable*)
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions 11-16, 19, 21 & 23 of Revision Exercise 7 on page 7.41 - 7.42 (Due Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013)
  • On Thursday May 2(double periods),
    • Answer students' problems on last assignment
    • Assign questions extracted from IBO question bank (Due Date: Thursday, May 3, 2013)
  • On Friday May 3,
    • Facilitate students to finish the last assignment

Week 34


  • On Monday May 6,
    • Discuss about IB question 1 - The share market

  • On Tuesday May 7,
    • Facilitate students to finish IB question 2 -Working aboard?

  • On Thursday May 9, (Changed to Friday timetable)
    • Discuss about IB question 2 - Working aboard?

  • On Friday May 10,
    • Final review of chapter 7

Week 35



Week 36


  • On Monday May 20,
    • Revise the topic - Coordinate Geometry (chp 9)

  • On Tuesday May 21,
    • Revise the topic - Equation of straight line

  • On Thursday May 23,
    • Assessment Day (Assessment 7 - Percentage )
    • Criterion B and D will be assessed.
    • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.
  • On Friday May 24,
    • Revise the topic - Probability & Trigonometry (chp 6 & 10)


Week 37



Coming assessment - SAW

  • will be held Tuesday June 4, 2013

  • Time allowed: 90 mins
  • Criterion A & C will be assessed.
  • Coverage: ALL chapters taught in this academic year
  • Note: Calculator and non-electronic dictionary are allowed.
  • For the details, please visit assessment wiki.