Geometry



Contact:
Tracey Reagan
ctreagan@bellsouth.net


Course Time:
Geometry A:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Geometry B:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Please note, Geometry A & B are identical classes offered in two different periods.
Both A & B sections meet twice per week.


Course Prerequisites:

  • Students need to have completed Algebra I.

  • Students scoring a B or better in a pre-requisite class taken at WHCT
    are not required to take a placement test for the next level class.
    All other students must pass a short placement test prior to registration.



       

Course Text and Calculator:
 

  • Prentice Hall Geometry, 2011 edition

       ISBN-  0133500411

 

  • Prentice Hall Geometry Student Companion 
    ISBN-  0133688844

 

  • any graphing calculator approved for use on the ACT
    (TI-84 Plus preferred)

       

 

 

Course Description:

This is a high school level geometry course covering deductive reasoning, proofs, lines, triangles, polygons, circles, similar figures, introductory trigonometry, transformations,
area, and volume.

 

 

Course Class Time:

  • Students are expected to bring all materials to class and arrive on time,
    ready to participate.  

  • Class time will include review problems, student questions, introduction to
    new concepts, and opportunities to work on new problems.

  • Various geometric constructions will also be introduced for specific topics.

  • There will be occasional in-class quizzes, sometimes unannounced.

     

 

Course Homework Requirements:

  • All homework assignments are to be completed in pencil, legible,
    and in the format the teacher provides.

  • Homework will consist of reviewing the lesson, completing problems
    from the book or handouts, and/or working problems online in MathXL.

  • Weekly assignments will be emailed to the students and parent at the
    beginning of each week and will also be available on Schoology.

  • Assignments will be due the following Tuesday with the assignment
    sheet stapled to the top and initialed by the parent.

 

  • Students/parents should be diligent to get assistance as needed during
    the week on assignments. You are welcome to email or call me for help!

  • Students can expect to spend 4-5 hours per week on homework.
     



Testing:

  • Chapter tests will be given upon the completion of each chapter and
    may be a combination of handwritten tests and MathXL tests.

  • Tests will need to be proctored by a parent and will come home in a
    signed, sealed envelope. They are to be returned in the provided envelope,
    sealed, with a parent signature on the seal.

  • Occasionally, tests will be given in-class.

  • Tests will be announced as closed book/closed note OR open book/open note
    at the discretion of the tutor.


 

Grading:

  • 40%  homework

  • 50%  tests

  • 10%  midterm / final
     



Specific Requirements:

  • Internet access is required for MathXL
     

 


Course Supplies:

  • textbook

  • student companion book

  • ACT-approved graphing calculator (TI-84+ preferred)

  • binder w. 3 dividers  -labeled Notes, Homework, Quizzes/Exams

  • protractor

  • ruler

  • high-quality metal compass (not plastic)

  • pencils / colored pencils / highlighters

  • loose-leaf lined paper

  • loose-leaf graph paper

 

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