# Bristol Academy

## High School Courses for Home-Educating Families

## GEOMETRY

Geometry is a two semester High School Mathematics Course, usually taken between Algebra 1 and Algebra 2.

Prerequisite: Students must be competent in the following Algebra 1 skills:

How to graph a line in the form y = mx + b or Ax + By = C

How to solve equations such as 5x + 4 = 2x + 21

Semester One Topics include, but are not limited to:

Angle Relationships Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Triangle Congruence Proofs Quadrilaterals

Similarity The Pythagorean Theorem

Semester Two topics include, but are not limited to:

Coordinate Plane Calculations Geometric Mean

Right Triangle Trigonometry Circles

Area Volume

Class time will consist of problem solving, note taking, discussions, and activities.

Work requirements outside of class will include:

Assessments, practice problems, and video lessons with Khan Academy

Homework problems from textbook

One project per semester

Student Grade will be determined by:

A midterm and a final exam, both administered in class

Weekly quizzes through Khan Academy

A project

Class participation

Homework completion

##### REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

Materials Supplied by the Student:

Sharp pencils with good erasers

Calculator (needs to have “sin” and “cos” buttons)

3 Ring Binder OR Spiral notebook with pocket for loose papers

Colored pencils OR crayons OR colored pens

Subscription to Khan Academy (free)

Texts Supplied by the Instructor:

Glencoe Geometry, by Boyd, Burrell, et. al.

Protractor, Ruler, and Compass (That’s right! No need to buy them, they are provided)

##### Class Time

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Tuesdays

1:30 - 3:00

CLASS FEE

Geometry

$150 per semester*

If your family has two or more students in Geometry, the fee is $140 per student

Each Bristol Academy student must also pay for insurance and for use of the church.

These fees are per-student, not per-course.

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