Geometry Honors



Course Description:
 Geometry is the study of geometric structure and patterns, geometry of location, geometry of size, and geometry of shape.

 

Course Topics:
Basic Elements of Geometry
Reasoning and Proof
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Triangle Congruence
Properties of Triangles
Similarity
Right Triangles and Trigonometry
Quadrilaterals
Transformations
Circles
Measurement of Figures and Solids
Enrichment opportunities throughout the course

 

Textbook:  Envision Geometry

 

Required Materials: Students will need a three-ring binder, notebook paper, and pencil for the course.  Materials provided for students are textbook, workbooks, graph paper, template, protractor, compass, and calculator.

 

Grading Procedure:
Tests – 40% of nine weeks grade
Quizzes – 30% of nine weeks grade
Class Work and Participation – 20% of nine weeks grade
Homework – 10% of nine weeks grade
Midterm Exam – 10% of first nine weeks grade
Exam – 20% of final grade

 

Homework Policy: Homework will be checked and scored based on completion.

 

Test Correction Policy: After a test is graded, a student may improve his/her score by correcting problems that were missed.  The student will be awarded half of the points missed for each problem when it is completely corrected.  This must be done within the time period specified by the teacher, on the student’s time, and in the teacher’s classroom.

 

Attendance and Grades: Attendance and grades may be viewed at any time using the Parent Portal.

 
Expectations for Honors Students:

  • Homework will be assigned every day (including Fridays) and students are expected to work on it independently.
  • Students are expected to complete tests and quizzes within a time limit.
  • Students are expected to be proficient in note-taking skills.