Syllabus: Geometry

Required Materials:
Textbook, pencils, binder, notebook paper, graph paper, ruler/protractor, and a scientific calculator
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 Common Core National Standards.
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 10-30 points each.