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Geometry

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Year long course 1.0 credit
Mathematics credit
Grades 9 - 11

GEOMETRY

General Description

Prerequisite: Algebra 1

This course (or its equivalent) is a graduation requirement for all students. This course is designed to emphasize the study of the properties and applications of common geometric figures in two and three dimensions. The Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout this course and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.  Scientific Calculator Required
 

Content

Critical areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Congruence
  • Similarity and Trigonometry
  • Area, Perimeter, Volume
  • Proof and Modeling
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Circles
  • Angle Relationships
     

Theory of Action

A Thinking Classroom is one where mathematical reasoning is visible. Students are encouraged to ask questions. Curiosity is fostered and valued. Answers are important, yet it is the mathematical reasoning and communication of ideas that is of utmost importance.