MRS. DEBORAH DEMBY

E-MAIL deborah.demby@browardschools.com

Phone: 754-3221400 Ext 3161

Textbook: Geometry, Holt McDougal $77.47

COURSE CONTENT: Geometry is a course designed to develop the geometric knowledge that can be used to solve a variety of real-world and mathematical problems. The content will include geometric constructions; terminology and fundamental properties of geometry; deductive and inductive reasoning and their application to formal and informal proofs; formulas pertaining to the measurement of plane and solid figures; coordinate geometry and transformations on the coordinate plane; exploration of geometric relationships such as parallelism, perpendicularity, congruence, and similarity; properties of circles; and right triangle trigonometry.

PREREQUISITE: Algebra 1, teacher recommendation

CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS:

· Be in your seats with work out when the bell rings.

· Raise your hand and wait to be recognized before you speak.

· ALL CELL PHONES NEED TO BE TURNED OFF DURING CLASS AND STORED IN YOUR BOOKBAG

· Passes will not be handed out during the first or last 10 min. of class.

SUGGESTED SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS:

· Number 2 pencil

· 3 ring binder with loose-leaf paper & 6 tab dividers (warm ups, notes, homework, vocabulary, significant numbers, quizzes & tests.)

GRADING POLICY

· Tests-50%, Quizzes-30%, Homework- 15% Participation- 5%

HOMEWORK POLICY:

· HOMEWORK IS TO BE WRITTEN OUT WITH ALL WORK SHOWN

· HOMEWORK IS DUE THE DAY AFTER IT’S ASSIGNNED

· LATE AND INCOMPLETE HW WILL RESULT IN A LOWER GRADE

I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE SYLLABUS FOR GEOMETRY

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