MATHEMATICS GRADE 9

Prerequisite:  None

Course Type: De-streamed

Course Code: MTH1W

Course description:  This course enables students to consolidate, and continue to develop, an understanding of mathematical concepts related to number sense and operations, algebra, measurement, geometry, data, probability, and financial literacy. Students will use mathematical processes, mathematical modelling, and coding to make sense of the mathematics they are learning and to apply their understanding to culturally responsive and relevant real-world situations. Students will continue to enhance their mathematical reasoning skills, including proportional reasoning, spatial reasoning, and algebraic reasoning, as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.


Somayeh Nikoudad

English 9

Prerequisite: None

Course Type: Academic

Course Code: ENG1D

Course description: 

This course is designed to develop the oral communication, reading, writing, and media literacy skills that students need for success in their secondary school academic programs and in their daily lives. Students will analyse literary texts from contemporary and historical periods, interpret informational and graphic texts, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms. An important focus will be on the use of strategies that contribute to effective communication. The course is intended to prepare students for the Grade 10 academic English course, which leads to university or college preparation courses in Grades 11 and 12.


Roxana Rojas

SCIENCE 9

Prerequisite: None

Course Type: Academic

Course Code: SNC1D

Course description: 

Grade 9 Science allows students to develop their understanding of basic concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science, and physics and relates these areas of study to technology, society, and the environment. Throughout this course, students will learn the essential processes of scientific investigation, which form the basis for all future paths of study across the sciences. Through the various units of this course, students will: acquire an understanding of scientific theories and conduct investigations related to sustainable ecosystems; study atomic and molecular structures and the properties of elements and compounds; explore the universe and discover its properties and components; and learn the basic principles of electricity that have helped shape our modern society.

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ISSUES IN CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY

Prerequisite: None

Course Type: Academic

Course description: 

Grade 9 Canadian Geography examines interrelationships within and between Canada’s natural and human systems, looking particularly at how these systems interconnect with those in other parts of the world. Throughout the course, students will explore environmental, economic, and social geographic issues relating to topics such as transportation, sustainable energy choices, and urban development. In doing so, students will learn to use geographical concepts and spatial technologies to investigate various geographic issues with the overarching focus of making Canada a more sustainable place to live.




Mahroo Abdollahi