# Geometry A Mrs. Markwart

**2012-2013 2nd hour conference**

**Room j-82 jmarkwart@lapeerschools.org**

**Course Description:** This course contains content in the following areas: Similarity, Pythagorean Theorem, special right triangles, trigonometric ratios, circles, area, surface area and volume, and basic constructions. Upon the completion of A, B, and C the Michigan graduation geometry requirement will be met.

**Course Content:**

Foundations of Geometry, Geometric Reasoning, Logic and Proofs, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Triangle Congruence, Properties of Triangles.

**Evaluation Criteria: **A student’s term grade will be determined as follows:

30% Assignments

30% Quizzes

40% Tests

**Grading Scale:**

100-93% A 82.99-80% B- 69.99-67% D+

92.99-90% A- 79.99-77% C+ 66.99-63% D

89.99-87% B+ 76.99-73% C 62.99-60% D-

86.99-83% B 72.99-70% C- Below 60% F

**Trimester grade composition: **The semester grade will be calculated as follows: 80% term grade and 20% term exam. A student who does not meet the attendance requirement (no more than 6 absences) must earn a 77% on the term exam to earn the credit.

**Make-up work:** The school policy for absences will be followed. When a student misses a day of school they have one day to make the work up. It will be the responsibility of the student to collect missed work. If a student collects their work in advance of an absence then it should be completed upon return to school.

**Extra Credit:** No extra credit assignments will be given.

**Resources:** Geometry Textbook and Powerschool