Syllabus: Geometry

GEOMETRY SYLLABUS:        DONNA NOAH                                    email:

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, special assignments will be worth 50 points each, and daily homework/classwork will be worth 10-30 points each.

See "Course Requirements" page for more information.