**Geometry**

**Instructor**: Marlana Preston

**Email: **marlanapreston [at] gmail [dot] com

**Grades**: 9-10

**Monthly** **cost**: $33

**Material fee**: $20

Textbook: McDougal Littell Geometry (2001)

Prerequisite: algebra 1

Accepted as a l credit for high school, This course focuses on the standard topics of geometry: angles, area, perimeter, volume, application of postulates and theorems, quadrilaterals, ratio/proportions, congruency, reasoning and proof, circles, and an introduction to trigonometry

Students will receive semester grades based on participation in class discussions, projects, quizzes and tests.

Required Supplies to bring to each class:

textbook

binder with lined paper and graph paper

pencils

scientific or graphing calculator (TI-84 Plus is recommended)

Class minimum: 4 students

Class maximum: 15 students

Class | Topic |

1 | patterns, inductive reasoning, lines, points, angles |

2 | bisectors, angle relationships, area and perimeter (review) |

3 | conditional and bi-conditional statements, deductive reasoning |

4 | properties, statements and proofs (review) |

5 | lines, angles, perpendicular and parallel lines |

6 | proofs, properties of lines (review) |

7 | triangles and congruence part 1 |

8 | triangles and congruence part 2 |

9 | triangle proofs (review) |

10 | perpendicular bisectors, medians, altitudes |

11 | mid-segments, inequalities in triangles |

12 | indirect proofs (review) |

13 | polygons, properties of parallelograms, quadrilaterals |

14 | rhombuses, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, kites (review) |

15 | midterm review |

16 | transformations part 1 |

17 | transformations part 2 (review) |

18 | ratio, proportion, similar polygons and triangles |

19 | proofs, proportions, dilation (review) |

20 | Pythagorean theorem and converse |

21 | special right triangles, intro to trigonometry |

22 | solving right triangles, vectors (review) |

23 | circles – tangents, arcs, chords, inscribed angles |

24 | angle relationships, segments, equation of a circle (review) |

25 | area and angles in polygons, perimeter |

26 | circles – area, circumference, arcs, sectors (review) |

27 | solids – surface area and volume (review) |

28 | final exam review |

29 | final exam |