Choosing a Math Pathway

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Summary of math pathways and post-secondary information

Here is an updated version of the Ministry of Saskatchewan's "Three Math Pathways" brochure: Ministry of Education Math Brochure.pdf


This is the program that we are going to use for math this year. You can work on questions that are easier, at grade level, or advanced depending upon your comfort level. Every student works at their own pace.

In order to create your account, you will need an e-mail address. I recommend a gmail account. Make sure your new e-mail is something appropriate, that I can see, and that you can use for business contacts and on a resume. A firstname.lastname@gmail.com would be ideal.


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If at any point you become stuck, you can always click on the question mark for help or ask me.


Every week you have a chance to earn a bronze certificate by earning over 100 points. 5 bronze certificates will earn you a silver certificate. When you earn a silver certificate, you and I will go for lunch somewhere of your choosing. 5 silver certificates will earn you a gold certificate. A gold certificate will earn you...

Some extra time and perseverance in numeracy skills now will go a long way in making math easier in the future.







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Addition Keywords*
SUM OF_ AND _*
TOTAL OF _ AND _*
_ PLUS _*
_ INCREASED BY _*
GAIN*
RAISE*
MORE*
INCREASE OF
Subtraction Keywords*
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AND*
MINUS*
_ DECREASED BY _*
LOSS*
LESS*
FEWER*
TAKE AWAY
Multiplication Keywords*
MULTIPLY _ BY _*
PRODUCT OF _ AND _*
_ TIMES _*
DOUBLE _*
TWICE _*
TRIPLE _*
PERCENT OF _*
FRACTION OF _
Division Keywords*
QUOTIENT OF _ AND _*
DIVIDE _ BY _*
_ DIVIDED BY _*
DIVIDED EQUALLY*
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Steps For Solving Word Problems
  • Read the entire problem through once
  • Ask”What am I finding?
  • Circle relevant information
  • Underline key words/terms
  • Cross out confusing, irrelevant information
  • Find out terms you don't know
  • Ask again “What am I finding?”
  • Ask “Which operation will I use?”