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Geometry v2

1.0 Carnegie Unit 

Instructor: Mrs. Ashley Bryan Summers

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Instructor Information:

Hi! I am Ashley Bryan-Summers, and I have taught every possible math course from 8th grade to AP Calculus since 2008.

I have a Master's degree in Mathematics from Mississippi College, and I currently teach at Warren Central High School in Vicksburg, MS in addition to my classes with UMHS.

I am a mom/step-mom of 3 awesome kiddos and in my (very rare) spare time I love to cook, read, and make jewelry.

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the email link in the "Communications & Tools" tab. NOTE: Whenever sending an email, please be sure to indicate your Course title and number in the subject line (ie, AP Art History).

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the HS department:

The University of Mississippi High School
P. O. Box 7959
University, MS 38677-0729

Phone: 662-915-1296
Fax: (662) 915-5138
E-mail: UMHS@olemiss.edu

Course Description:

The fundamental purpose of the course in Geometry is to formalize and extend studentsí geometric experiences from the middle grades. Students explore more complex geometric situation and deepen their explanations of geometric relationships, moving towards formal mathematical arguments.

TEXTBOOK

Required Textbook:

Geometry Common Core by Pearson, ISBN-13: 978-0133281156

It is the student's responsibility to order his or her textbook. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.

You must make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus.

Course Objectives include (but are not limited to):

Click this Course Standards link for a full list of the standards covered in this course.

Course Outline:

Units
LESSON Reading Assignments
Due for Grades

Start Here

Syllabus and Orientation folder. NOTE: Once you complete the syllabus and orientation quiz, the rest of the lessons will become available to you.
Quiz
1

Chapter 1

Sections 1.2 - 1.7, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quizzes

Chapter 2

Sections 2.5 - 2.6, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Quizzes
Chapter 3 Sections 3.1 - 3.3, 3.5, and 3.8, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions Chapter Assignment, Quizzes
Unit 1 Test Proctored exam covering the required sections in chapters 1-3. Be sure to complete all previous assignments before taking this exam. Any assignments not completed before the exam is taken may receive a grade of zero. Proctored test
2

Chapter 4

Sections 4.1 - 4.6, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quizzes

Chapter 5

Sections 5.1, 5.2, and 5.4, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz
Chapter 6 Sections 6.1 - 6.7, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions Chapter Assignment, Quiz
Unit 2 Test Proctored exam covering the required sections in chapters 4-6. Be sure to complete all previous assignments before taking this exam. Any assignments not completed before the exam is taken may receive a grade of zero. Proctored test
3

Chapter 7

Sections 7.2 - 7.5, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz

Chapter 8

Sections 8.1 - 8.4, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz
Chapter 9 Sections 9.1 - 9.3 and 9.5 - 9.7, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions Quiz
Unit 3 Test Proctored exam covering the required sections in chapters 7-9. Be sure to complete all previous assignments before taking this exam. Any assignments not completed before the exam is taken may receive a grade of zero. Proctored test
4

Chapter 10

Sections 10.1 - 10.3 and 10.6 - 10.7, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz

Chapter 11

Sections 11.1 - 11.7, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz
Unit 4 Test Proctored exam covering the required sections in chapters 10-11. Be sure to complete all previous assignments before taking this exam. Any assignments not completed before the exam is taken may receive a grade of zero. Proctored test
5

Chapter 12

Sections 12.1 - 12.3 and 12.5, Lecture Presentations, Practice Questions
Chapter Assignment, Quiz
Final Exam Proctored comprehensive exam covering the entire course. Complete all previous assignments before taking this exam. Any assignments not completed before the exam is taken will receive a grade of zero. Proctored test

Grading Scale:

93 - 100% = A
85 - 92% = B
75 - 84% = C
70 - 74% = D
Below 69% = F

The grading format is as follows:

Quizzes = 40%
Each chapter has one or two quizzes. They will cover a small amount of material and be graded when submitted. You may use your notes and textbook as needed, but study and be prepared before you start. Each quiz may only be taken ONCE.

Chapter Assignments = 10%
Most chapters have an assignment at the end that will allow you to demonstrate knowledge of the chapterís content. Each of these assignments will have you work specific problems in the textbook and submit your work. EMAIL your instructor once you are finished with each so they can be graded as quickly as possible.

Unit Tests = 30%
Tests will be at the end of every unit. These tests will cover all concepts in the unit, but skills from previous units may be needed to complete the problems. Each Unit Test may be taken up to TWO times and the average of the two attempts will be used. Unit Tests must be PROCTORED. You may use basic calculators, but text programmable calculators are not allowed to be used during exams.

Final Exam = 20%
The final exam is comprehensive and may be taken up to TWO times and the average of the two attempts will be used. The final exam must be PROCTORED. You may use basic calculators, but text programmable calculators are not allowed to be used during exams.