Course Syllabus

Honors Geometry

2020-2021

 

Red Block

Wellesley High School, Room 443

 

Instructor:  Mr. Eric P. Collins

E-Mail: collinse@wellesleyps.org

TextGeometry, by Larson & Boswell, Copyright 2015, Big Ideas Learning, LLC.

 

           

 

Course Outline:  Major Topics Covered (Order is subject to change)

            (1) Basics of Geometry

            (2) Reasoning and Proof

            (3) Perpendicular and Parallel Lines

            (4) Congruent Triangles

            (5) Properties of Triangles

            (6) Quadrilaterals

            (7) Similarity

            (8) Right Triangles and Trigonometry

            (9) Circles

            (10) Area of Polygons and Circles

            (11) Surface Area and Volume

            (12) Transformations

 

Evaluation:  Each quarter grade will be based upon

                                    (1)  Homework    5%                   

                                    (2)  Weekly Delta Math    20%

                                    (3)  Performance Assessments   30%

                                    (4) Proofs (Standards Based Grading)  10%

                                    (5)  Chapter Tests        35%

Final Grade:  Each term accounts for 50% of your grade.

Standards Based Grading For Proofs: SBG for Proofs.pdf

Math Lab: Math Lab 20-21.pdf

Special Notes:

(1) Graphing calculators should be purchased. Almost every assessment will require that you use a calculator. 

(2)  Homework is due at the beginning of class on the due date. 

(3)  Feel free to collaborate with your classmates on the homework assignments, but write up the solutions on your own. 

(4)  Attendance at all classes (in-person and on-line) is important and expected.       

(5) It is expected that you leave your cameras on when you are remote and engaged with me.  When you are simply watching my screen or taking notes, you may turn off your camera.

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