Have any Questions about the Exam?

Just ask and I’ll add it to the list!

 

Q: What time is the exam?

A: The MATH exam is  9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (if you are in grade 7 or 8 your English exam is: 12:30 p.m- 2:00)

 

Q: Can I use a calculator on the math exam?

A: Yes! You are allowed to use a calculator for all parts of the exam. No phones allowed!

 

Q: How long is the exam?

A: You have 90 minutes to complete the exam, unless you have extra time in your plan.

 

Q: How much is the exam worth?

A: The exam will count as 20% of your second trimester grade mark (by strand).

 

Q: Do I have to show all of my work?

A: Yes! You are encouraged to show ALL of your steps. There will be communication marks on top of your exam mark.

 

Q: What are communication marks?

A: Communication marks are points that you receive for showing and displaying all work and thinking.

 

Q: Do you need to use therefore ∴ statements when placing your answer.

A: You are encouraged to do so, but you will not lose marks. HOWEVER, you DO have to answer word problems in word format.

 

Q: What do I need to bring into the exam?

A: Great question! Pencil, eraser, a calculator (if you want to use your own) and a good, positive attitude.

 

Q: Do we get our exams back?

A: Yes! You will receive your exam package and grade back with feedback. ( I will check to see if you can keep it or not)