### Geometry - Syllabus

GEOMETRY - MRS. RILEY - ROOM 302

Text: Boyd, Cummins, et al, Geometry, Glencoe, © 2005

Students are required to bring the text to every class.

Course Content: In this course students will develop concepts and skills in Geometry through the deductive process and intuitive reasoning which will lead to better understanding of mathematical concepts and mastery of skills. This course covers the properties, measurements and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces and solids. Theorems concerning parallel and perpendicular lines and congruent polygons are explored and studied. Students investigate the Pythagorean Theory and properties of right angles as well as the field of coordinate geometry.

MATERIALS - #2 Pencils, TI 83 Plus or TI 84 Plus graphing calculator, Notebook, loose-leaf, graph pad or paper, ruler, eraser.

Grading

Tests – Given at the end of every chapter 40%

Quizzes – Given at the end of each concept 20%

Projects - Using Math in real life applications 20%

Homework – Turned in at the start of each class 10%

Attendance/Participation 10%

Mid year Exam - 33% of term mark

End of Year Exam 33% of term mark

ALWAYS ASK QUESTIONS TO CLARIFY IDEAS AND CONCEPTS TO FACILITATE YOUR LEARNING.

Expectations

Attendance - All students are expected in class everyday.

Homework – All homework needs to be completed on time and be checked by the teacher at the beginning of each class. Students who were absent are responsible for obtaining and completing the assignment. Failure to complete homework assignment will result in reduced grades.

Quizzes and Tests – Students will be given ONE opportunity to re-take a failed quiz or test, ONLY after seeking help to clarify the misunderstood concepts. Any Test or Quiz missed due to absenteeism must be made up within Two Days (2) of returning to school.

Projects – Mini projects to apply concepts to real-life situations will be done on a regular basis, and two (2) major projects per year.

Portfolio - Portfolios will be graded twice per term. Dates will be posted. Your portfolio will include:

1. Your five (5) best pieces of work for that period, (includes homework, quizzes, and tests) along with an explanation of why they were chosen.

2. Your five worst pieces along with the explanation as well as attempts made to improve the work.

3. Any project done within that period.

Extra Help – I will be available after school on days to be determined to give extra help. Please indicate before hand if you need to see me.

Text: Boyd, Cummins, et al, Geometry, Glencoe, © 2005

Students are required to bring the text to every class.

Course Content: In this course students will develop concepts and skills in Geometry through the deductive process and intuitive reasoning which will lead to better understanding of mathematical concepts and mastery of skills. This course covers the properties, measurements and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces and solids. Theorems concerning parallel and perpendicular lines and congruent polygons are explored and studied. Students investigate the Pythagorean Theory and properties of right angles as well as the field of coordinate geometry.

MATERIALS - #2 Pencils, TI 83 Plus or TI 84 Plus graphing calculator, Notebook, loose-leaf, graph pad or paper, ruler, eraser.

Grading

Tests – Given at the end of every chapter 40%

Quizzes – Given at the end of each concept 20%

Projects - Using Math in real life applications 20%

Homework – Turned in at the start of each class 10%

Attendance/Participation 10%

Mid year Exam - 33% of term mark

End of Year Exam 33% of term mark

ALWAYS ASK QUESTIONS TO CLARIFY IDEAS AND CONCEPTS TO FACILITATE YOUR LEARNING.

Expectations

Attendance - All students are expected in class everyday.

Homework – All homework needs to be completed on time and be checked by the teacher at the beginning of each class. Students who were absent are responsible for obtaining and completing the assignment. Failure to complete homework assignment will result in reduced grades.

Quizzes and Tests – Students will be given ONE opportunity to re-take a failed quiz or test, ONLY after seeking help to clarify the misunderstood concepts. Any Test or Quiz missed due to absenteeism must be made up within Two Days (2) of returning to school.

Projects – Mini projects to apply concepts to real-life situations will be done on a regular basis, and two (2) major projects per year.

Portfolio - Portfolios will be graded twice per term. Dates will be posted. Your portfolio will include:

1. Your five (5) best pieces of work for that period, (includes homework, quizzes, and tests) along with an explanation of why they were chosen.

2. Your five worst pieces along with the explanation as well as attempts made to improve the work.

3. Any project done within that period.

Extra Help – I will be available after school on days to be determined to give extra help. Please indicate before hand if you need to see me.