SIAST Math requirements 2013.xls

U of R Math requirements 2013.xls

U of S Math requirements 2013.xls

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Rationale:

· Students will benefit as there is rigorous math learning in both courses. This will allow students to develop a deep foundational understanding of mathematics.

· Students should be exposed to the mathematics in all three of the pathways before deciding on a pathway.

· It delays the decision regarding which pathway to take until Grade 11.

· It keeps the students' options open for all three pathways.

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**Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 10**** (WA 10) **

**Prerequisite: Mathematics 90**

This course is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force. Topics include: measurement, geometry, consumer math, and algebra.

**Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10**** (FM 10)**

Prerequisite: Mathematics 90

This course is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs. Topics include: measurement, trigonometry, exponents, polynomials, factoring, irrational numbers, and relations and functions.

__French Immersion Mathematics Courses:__

Both of the Grade 10 Mathematics Courses: Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 10 and Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10 will be offered as part of the French Immersion Program. Students are recommended to take both courses in French to obtain the number of credits required for a Bilingual Diploma.

**Milieux de travail et formation d'apprentis 10 (WA 10F)**

This course is for students in the French Immersion Program. It covers the same topics as Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 10.

**Fondements des mathematiques et Précalcul 10 (FM 10F)**

This course is for students in the French Immersion Program. It covers the same topics as Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10.

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for post-secondary studies in programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include financial mathematics, geometry, measurement, number sense, logical reasoning, relations and functions, statistics and probability.

**Workplace & Apprenticeship Mathematics**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into the majority of trades and for direct entry into the work force. Topics include algebra, geometry, measurement, number sense, statistics and probability.

**Pre-Calculus**

This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of theoretical calculus. Topics include algebra and number sense, measurement, relations and functions, trigonometry, and permutations, combinations and binomial theorem.

**Mathematics 11 & 21**

This pathway is designed for students who require a modified mathematics program.

Please see the attached diagrams:

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The purpose of this site is to provide parents and students in the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Division with information about the renewed secondary mathematics curriculum.

Please view the division letter to parents of Grade 9 students (2009-2010 school year) and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education brochure: "A Parent's Guide to the Renewed Seconday Mathematics Program":

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Krista Hayes at khayes@gscs.sk.ca or 659-8022

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