Teacher: Kody Amour
Ages: ability based
Note: All homework will be passed out in class. If a student misses class the homework can be printed from the Google Classroom.
Homework: REQUIRED - 1-2 hours / week
Prerequisites: Algebra skills
Type of Class: This is a standalone Geometry class. You can use this as your only Geometry curriculum as it is standards based, includes homework, quizzes and tests. You will receive homework in every class. Grades are based on homework, quiz scores and test scores. If you are using this class as a supplement to your at-home curriculum, please let us know!
In this class, students will learn a variety of mathematical skills, and develop their ability to solve problems as well as defend their logic with proofS, all while learning about the the properties of two-dimensional shapes. Students will learn about the process of logical proof, the properties of polygons, parallel lines and angles, and the mathematics of surface area and volume.
The textbook we will be working from is by the McDougal Littell publishing company. We will be working from the 2007 edition. It is available for about $10 physically from a variety of book providers, or available online free.
Graph paper will be necessary for proper note-taking. Geometry tools such as protractor and compass are recommended, but not required.
Students will be expected to attend 2 hours per week in class, and 2-4 hours per week outside of the classroom to finish assignments.
Grading will be 60% homework, 30% tests and quizzes, 10% attendance.