**GEOMETRY SYLLABUS**

**Zack Blume**

**2019-2020**

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**Required Materials**

Textbook, pencils, binder, notebook paper, graph paper, and a scientific calculator

Recommended calculator: Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS

**Course Content and Tentative Pacing Guide**

**1st Nine Weeks**

Linear measure, Angle Measure, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning, Postulates and Proofs, Proving Angle Relationships, Parallel Lines and Transversals, Angles and Parallel Lines, Slopes of Lines, Equations of Lines, Perpendiculars and Distance

**2nd Nine Weeks**

Classifying Triangles, Congruent Triangles, Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles, Congruence Transformations, Bisectors of Triangles, Medians and Altitudes of Triangles, The Triangle Inequality, Angles of Polygons, Parallelograms, Rectangles, Rhombi and Squares, Trapezoids and Kites

**3rd Nine Weeks**

Ratios and Proportions, Similar Triangles, Similarity Transformations, Scale Drawings and Models, Geometric Mean, The Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse, Special Right Triangles, Trigonometry, Angles of Elevation and Depression, Vectors, Reflections, Translations, Rotations, Dilations, Symmetry

**4th Nine Weeks**

Circles and Circumference, Arcs and Chords, Inscribed Angles, Secants, Tangents, and Angle Measures, Equations of Circles, Areas of Polygons, Circles and Sectors, Surface Area and Volume of Prisms, Cylinders, Spheres, Pyramids and Cones, Probability with Permutations and Combinations, Probabilities of Independent and Dependent Events, Probabilities of Mutually Exclusive Events

*The above content correlates to the Alabama Course of Study and the College and Career Readiness Standards.*

**Rules**

Materials are required daily. Being unprepared will not be tolerated!

Be respectful of others!

Be responsible!

Abide by all Etowah County rules.

**Grading Policy**

Grades will be determined by total points earned divided by total possible points. Tests will be worth 100 points each, quizzes will be worth 50 points each, and daily homework/classwork will be worth 10 points each.

**Make-up Policy**

Schoolwork missed due to excused absences may be made up, and a grade shall be awarded. Students shall have 3 days for each day of excused absence to complete and return make up work. It is the responsibility of the student to request and return make-up work. Work for unexcused absences can not be made up.

**Teacher Contact Information**

Zack Blume

**zack_blume@ecboe.org**

Please contact me with any questions or concerns.