Geometry

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.