I have had numerous questions about grading. Going forward assignments in all classes are to be graded. However, your grade is not allowed to drop below where it was when this began. That grade was your

Please email with questions. If you have any assignment which you fail, you will have to redo that assignment to avoid an incomplete for the semester.

That means you just have to pass everything to keep the semester grade you had on March 16. You

__semester__grade as of March 16 (one day into the 4th quarter). You should do work in all classes with the intent of learning and the confidence that you can only make your grade better, not worse. It should also be pointed out that if students think the grade they had was good enough and they don't do passable work going forward then they will be marked as incomplete for the class. An incomplete means no credit for the semester until sufficient quality work is completed. I will still be entering grades into Skyward to track student progress. Do not be alarmed if you see your semester average decline. I still have to make sure students are completing passing work.Please email with questions. If you have any assignment which you fail, you will have to redo that assignment to avoid an incomplete for the semester.

That means you just have to pass everything to keep the semester grade you had on March 16. You

__can__improve that grade as we move forward.## Daily Assignments

3 Fri - Students will find the area of parallelograms. It's like finding the area of a rectangle.

- Watch the video and do the 10 homework questions for 11.1 Area of Parallelograms.

- Some problems may use SOHCAHTOA to find missing lengths.

- Submit your answers in the Quizziz assigned to your Google Classroom. Due April 7.

- Don't write in the labels on your answers as you complete the Quizziz.

- Have a great Spring Break!

2 Thu - Chapter 10 Test - Circles

- Test is to be completed by Monday, April 6.

- Some extra review

- There is only one attempt on this Quizizz Test. However, if you were one of the early test takers,

then please note the updated assignment in Google Classroom and check your email.

1 Wed - Continue to review for tomorrow's Ch. 10 Test

- It will be in the form of a Quizizz, which you should be familiar with by now.

- Try making and solving your own questions similar to my practice test questions.

- Review the notes and videos for each section in Ch. 10.

31 Tue - Chapter 10 Review

- work on the practice test and check your answers

- Ch. 10 Test will be made available Thursday

30 Mon - In Google Classroom (see codes below) there is a practice probability quiz due Tuesday evening.

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27 Fri - Practice with some Probability questions. You're smart.

(Clicky, clicky) ...............^

26 Thu - Day 2 of Probability

- There are more notes and 2 videos to check out

25 Wed - Use your counting skills to decide if you think an event is likely.

- Day 1 of Probability. It's not what you used to think. Click ....^

- There are 6 practice problems after you study the notes.

24 Tue - Here are your codes for Google Classroom. There is a practice counting quiz due Wednesday 9 P.M.

1st hour - wzsuvow

2nd hour - upnkeun

3rd hour - 23ygkcf

5th hour - g5myisi

6th hour - ncnmokk

- If you aren't automatically signed in with Google then enter HOUR, LAST name, FIRST name.

- This is practice. It does a great job of showing how you're processing the five counting days and who's in.

23 Mon - Practice the counting principles from last week.

- Again ... that's a link for Day 5 practice.......^

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Practice counting at a higher level.

20 Fri - See how well you understand. Come on...show your intelligence.

- Yep ... that's a link above for day 4 of Counting .....^

19 Thu - Check out these videos. They make the next day a walk in the park.

- Really. They're interesting. Follow that link above to Day 3. Improve yo'self.

18 Wed - Can you determine the number of paths from point A to point C?

- Follow the link above for Day 2.

17 Tue - How many ways are there to choose a queen from a standard deck of playing cards?

- Follow the link above to see what you know about counting. It's Day 1.

- Did you complete your Skyward assignment on Monday? You can still enter today.

16 Mon - Students will graph circles, identify center and radius, write equations

- 10.8 Equations of Circles - follow this link to the section

- read the notes and/or watch the video

- complete the 10.8 homework (due Wednesday)

- Grading 10.6 - You have an online assignment in Skyward. Take the 5 point quiz by 6 P.M.

- reminder: 10.7 homework due Tuesday

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13 Fri - Students will determine the lengths of parts of chords when they intersect inside and outside a circle.

- 10.7 Special Segments in a Circle (due Tuesday)

12 Thu - Students will work with angles inside a circle which are neither central nor inscribed angles.

- 10.6 Secants, Tangents and Angle Measures (due Monday)

11 Wed - Students will learn properties of tangents as they relate to circles.

- 10.5 Tangents (due Friday)

10 Tue - Students will work on problems for Ch. 10 practice.

- We will start a discussion about 10.5 Tangents.

9 Mon - Students will learn how to determine arc measures or angle measures formed by inscribed angles.

- 10.4 Inscribed Angles (due Wednesday)

- finish grading of 13 GeoGebra tasks

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6 Fri - Students will work on problems for section 10.3 (due Tuesday)

5 Thu - Students will learn how to determine arc measures and chord lengths given some related values in circles.

- 10.3 Arcs and Chords (due Tuesday)

4 Wed - Students will use new vocabulary about circles: central angle, arc, minor arc, major arc, arc measure.

- 10.2 Measuring Angles and Arcs (due Friday)

3 Tue - Students will learn usage of vocabulary about circles: circle, center, radius, diameter, chord, circumference, concentric circles.

- 10.1 Circles and Circumference (due Thursday)

2 Mon - We will use reflections in GeoGebra to create a miniature golf hole on Chromebooks.

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28 Fri - Students will learn how reflections apply to miniature golf and pool (billiards).

27 Thu - Students will use GeoGebra to perform transformations.

26 Wed - Ch. 9 Test - Transformations

25 Tue - Ch. 9 Review

24 Mon - Ch. 9 Review

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21 Fri - Students will determine the direction (angle) and magnitude (length) of vectors.

- 9.6 Vectors (homework due Tuesday)

20 Thu - Students will complete practice problems involving dilations as well as creating their own dilation.

19 Wed - We will use a ruler to construct dilations of triangles. In addition, we will understand the effect

of the dilation factor on an enlargement or reduction.

- 9.5 Dilations (homework due Monday)

18 Tue - Practice a rotation, discuss Ch. 8 Test, introduce Tesselations

17 Mon - Presidents' Day - no school

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14 Fri - 9.1 Rotations - practice rotations with a compass and straightedge

- Students will follow along with the video on the linked page to construct two rotations.

- 11:30 dismissal (Teacher Inservice)

13 Thu - 9.2 Translations - use graph paper and GeoGebra to translate points

12 Wed - 9.1 Reflections - work on various methods of reflecting across a line

- collect Geometric Mean Project

11 Tue -

10 Mon - Geometric Mean Project - estimating height (due Wednesday)

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7 Fri -Ch. 8 Review

6 Thu - Ch. 8 Review

5 Wed - Review Law of Sines and Law of Cosines

4 Tue - We will learn about the 8.7 Law of Cosines

- Law of Cosines (hmwk due Thursday)

3 Mon - Watch video on website for section 8.6 Law of Sines

- hmwk due Wednesday (need help on 31 ... check this link)

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31 Fri - Students will complete a practice sheet of 13 problems ... finding missing values in right triangles.

- The second part of the class will have students create a right triangle problem of their own.

- Creating the problem is worth 10 points and may feature on the Chapter 8 Test (due Monday)

30 Thu - Students learn to apply the Law of Sines to solve triangles which are not necessarily right triangles.

- 8.6 Law of Sines (homework due Monday)

29 Wed - Work on 8.5 hmwk

- Students will solve problems involving angles of elevation and depression

- Students will work cooperatively to review solving special right triangles

28 Tue - Use Trig Ratios to solve problems.

- 8.5 Angles and Elevation and Depression (due Thursday)

27 Mon - We will continue Trigonometric Ratios.

- 8.4 Trig Ratios (due Wednesday)

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25 Fri - We will introduce Trigonometric Ratios.

- 8.4 Trig Ratios (homework due Wednesday)

24 Thu - We will discuss Special Right Triangles and more efficient means of solving them.

23 Wed - Students will practice using the Pythagorean Theorem to solve Special Right Triangles.

- 8.3 Special Right Triangles (due Friday)

22 Tue - We will review Geometric Mean and Pythagorean Theorem. The idea of Special Right Triangles

is introduced.

20 Mon - No School (observance of Martin Luther King holiday)

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17 Fri - We will practice applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.

- 8.2 Pythagorean Th'm (homework due Wed 1/22)

16 Thu - Students will learn about Geometric Mean as it comes from a right triangle with an altitude.

- 8.1 Geometric Mean (homework due Tue 1/21)

15 Wed - Chapter 7 Test (Proportions and Similarity)

14 Tue - Similar Triangles Activity - Students will create and solve a proportion problem involving ~ triangles

13 Mon - Chapter 7 Review

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10 Fri - Chapter 7 Review (Test Wednesday)

9 Thu - We will apply proportions to similar triangles.

- 7.5 Parts of Similar Triangles (homework due Monday)

8 Wed - Students will see how parallel lines divide transversals into proportional parts.

Then they can solve problems regarding those parts.

- 7.4 Parallel Lines and Proportional Parts (homework due Friday)

7 Tue - Students will solve problems using proportions and similar figures.

- 7.2/7.3 Similar Figures (homework due Thursday)

6 Mon - teacher institute

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20 Fri - Semester Exams (2, 3, 4, 7)

19 Thu - Semester Exams (1, 4, 5, 6)

18 Wed - Semester Review

17 Tue - Students will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the Semester Exam.

As time allows we will discuss 7.2/7.3 Similar Figures

16 Mon - Students will practice with proportions and use them to solve problems.

- 7.1 Proportions (homework due Tuesday)

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13 Fri - Students will learn about the Fibonacci Sequence and how it connects to the Golden Ratio.

12 Thu - Ch. 6 Test - Quadrilaterals

11 Wed - Ch. 6 Review

10 Tue - More Ch. 6 Review

- grade 6.4/6.5 and 6.6 homework

9 Mon - Ch. 6 Review (includes a discussion of kites and trapezoids)

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6 Fri - Students will learn more about trapezoids and kites.

- 6.6 Trapezoids (homework due Tuesday)

5 Thu - Spend more time with rhombi, squares and kites.

4 Wed - Learn special characteristics for rectangles, rhombus, square

- 6.4 and 6.5 Rectangle, Rhombus, Square (homework due Tuesday)

3 Tue - Continue 6.2 and 6.3

- 6.2 and 6.3 Parallelograms (homework due Friday)

2 Mon - 6.2 and 6.3 Parallelograms - Determine the specific classification of a given quadrilateral.

- ASVAB Testing

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Thanksgiving Break

26 Tue - Finish 6.1 - Angles of Polygons

25 Mon - Work on 6.1 - Angles of Polygons (homework due Monday 12/2)

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22 Fri -

21 Thu - We will discuss angles of polygons. What is the sum of the interior angle measures of

polygons with more than three sides?

- 6.1 Angles of Polygons (homework due Tuesday)

20 Wed - Ch. 5 Review

- Ch. 5 Quest will be Friday

19 Tue - Students will learn about the hinge theorem to relate angle differences in nearly congruent triangles.

- 5.5 Inequalities in Two Triangles (homework due Thursday)

18 Mon - We will show how side lengths of triangles must meet certain restrictions.

- Use rulers to draw triangles with specified side lengths.

- 5.4 The Triangle Inequality (homework due Wednesday)

- collect 5.3 hmwk (Indirect Proofs)

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15 Fri - Students will use contradictions to prove geometric concepts.

- 5.3 Indirect Proof (homework due Monday)

14 Thu - Students will apply properties of angle bisectors and medians and perpendicular bisectors.

- How are these special segments of a triangle useful?

13 Wed - Students will compare interior and exterior angle measures for triangles.

- 5.2 Inequalities and Triangles (homework due Friday)

- 2nd, 3rd, 5th hours follow instructions on section 5.2

12 Tue - Students will use their knowledge of special segments of triangles (altitudes, medians, angle bisectors)

to draw conclusions.

- 5.1 Bisectors, Medians, Altitudes (homework due Thursday)

11 Mon - Students will use GeoGebra to construct the centers of a triangle.

- practice INCENTER, ORTHOCENTER, CENTROID, CIRCUMCENTER

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8 Fri - Students will determine the three centers of a triangle.

- 5.1 Medians, Altitudes and Angle Bisectors

- blood drive today in gym

7 Thu -

6 Wed - Ch. 4 Review - continued practice

5 Tue - Ch. 4 Review packet - spend the hour with a practice test.

4 Mon - Students will use the distance and midpoint formulas to prove specific properties of triangles.

- 4.7 Triangles and Coordinate Proof (due Tuesday)

- review concepts of Geometry, postulates, theorems, vocabulary for a more thorough understanding

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1 Fri - Students will learn about vocabulary specific to isosceles triangles and prove properties regarding their parts.

- 4.6 Isosceles Triangles (due Monday)

31 Thu - Students will practice proving triangles and their parts congruent. There is time to check out YayMath!

30 Wed - Students will determine the pairs of congruent parts necessary to show two triangles congruent.

- 4.4/4.5 Proving Triangles Congruent with SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS

- Proof practice problems (due Thursday)

29 Tue - Freshmen Jamboree

- practice proving triangles congruent

28 Mon - Students will review 4 methods of proving two triangles congruent...SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS

- 4.4/4.5 Proving Triangles Congruent (due Wednesday)

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25 Fri - Students will be introduced to Congruent Triangles. This specifies that the six corresponding

components of two congruent triangles are congruent (3 sides / 3 angles).

- 4.3 Congruent Triangles (due Tuesday 10/29)

24 Thu - After students review the classification of triangles according to their sides and angles

they will determine missing angles for triangles based on the Triangle Sum Theorem and

the Exterior Angle Theorem.

- 4.2 Angles of Triangles (due Monday 10/28)

23 Wed - Ch. 3 Test - Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

22 Tue - Ch. 3 Review --- 4.1 Classifying Triangles --- prove Angle Sum Theorem (if time allows)

21 Mon - Ch. 3 Review - Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

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18 Fri - Students will again find the distance between parallel lines. (Ch. 3 Test - Wednesday 10/22)

17 Thu - Students will find the distance between a pair of parallel lines.

16 Wed - In preparation for the tasks of section 3.6 students will work on writing equations of lines.

- 3.6 Parallel Lines and Distance (due Monday 10/21)

- Finish and submit SLOPE ACTIVITY by end of night (share Google Doc w/ bill.glass@district140.org)

15 Tue - We will determine what is necessary to show lines parallel.

This is based on having corresponding angles congruent.

- 3.5 Proving Lines Parallel (due Thursday 10/17)

- collect 3.4 hmwk

14 Mon - Columbus Day - no school

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11 Fri - Parent/Teacher Conferences

- no student attendance

10 Thu - Determine slopes around the school using string and line level and tape measure and plumb bob.

9 Wed - Finish 3.4 (due Tuesday 10/15)

8 Tue - Students will use given information to write an equation for a line. They will review slope-intercept form

and point-slope form.

- 3.4 Equations of Lines (due Tuesday 10/10)

7 Mon - We will work with the slope of a line.

- 3.3 Slopes of Lines (due Wednesday 10/9)

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4 Fri - finish section 3.2

3 Thu - When a transversal crosses parallel lines the special angle pairs take on special properties.

Students will learn those properties and prove additional outcomes about parallel lines being

intersected by a transversal and the angle pairs created.

- 3.2 Angles and Parallel Lines (due Tuesday 10/8)

- Create Your Own Geometry - due today

2 Wed - Students will learn about the angles formed by two lines cut by a transversal.

- 3.1 Parallel Lines and Transversals (due Friday)

1 Tue - Chapter 2 Test - Reasoning and Proof

30 Mon - Chapter 2 Review (test Tuesday)

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27 Fri - We will finish section 2.8 and begin the chapter 2 review

26 Thu - Students will use the Angle Addition Postulate to solve problems and complete angle proofs.

- 2.8 Proving Angles Congruent (due Monday 9/30)

25 Wed - We will finish section 2.7

- 2:30 dismissal (teacher institute)

24 Tue - Students will use the Segment Addition Postulate to complete segment proofs.

- 2.7 Proving Segments Congruent (due Thursday 9/26)

23 Mon - We will finish examples of Algebraic Proofs and work on the 2.6 homework in class

- Collect 2.5 homework

- 2.6 Algebraic Proofs (due Tuesday 9/24)

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20 Fri - We will use the familiar concept of solving equations to complete Algebraic proofs.

- 2.6 Algebraic Proofs (due Tuesday 9/24)

- 2:00 dismissal

19 Thu - Students will show segments are congruent and refocus on def midpoint and congruent segments.

- finish 2.5 (hmwk due Monday)

- work on Create Your Own Geometry - see example (due 9/30)

18 Wed - Students will learn the beginning postulates (accepted statements) for Geometry.

Also, they will be introduced to writing paragraph-style proofs (showing a statement is true).

- 2.5 Postulates and Paragraph Proofs (due Friday 9/20)

- 2:30 Class Games

17 Tue - Work on Create Your Own Geometry project, share rubric, discuss guidelines

16 Mon - Finish notes and examples for 2.4 Deductive Reasoning

- work on 2.4 homework (due Wednesday 9/18)

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13 Fri - Students will apply the Law of Syllogism and the Law of Detachment, if applicable, to arrive at a conclusion.

- 2.4 Deductive Reasoning - watch one of the YouTube videos for section 2.4 - (due Tuesday 9/17)

12 Thu - Students will finish 2.3 by making a truth table for a conditional statement.

They will use a variety of posted if-then statements to make two logical stories.

Work will begin on their own if-then stories. (Create Your Own Geometry)

11 Wed - Students will use conditional statements to form a story. There are branching statements which lead to a conclusion other than what is desired. These logical dead ends happen in everyday life, too.

- 2.3 Conditional Statements - watch the YouTube video for section 2.3 - (due Friday 9/13)

10 Tue - The objective is to complete truth tables and apply logic to a set of statements

Also, we will evaluate statements as true/false.

- 2.2 Logic (part 2 of 2) ... (due Wednesday 9/11)

9 Mon - Students will learn about Venn diagrams and statements as they are used in logical arguments.

- return Ch. 1 Test ... explain the grading process

- 2.2 Logic (part 1 of a 2-day lesson) ... (due Wednesday 9/11)

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6 Fri - Students will learn about conjectures and counterexamples.

We will also discuss educated guesses and inductive reasoning.

- 2.1 Inductive Reasoning and Conjecture (due Tuesday 9/10)

5 Thu - Chapter 1 Test - Tools of Geometry

4 Wed - Chapter 1 Review

3 Tue - Students will practice constructions (copy angle, bisect angle, perpendicular bisector)

- finish 1.4 and 1.5 homework

- work on 1.6 homework (due Wednesday 9/4)

2 Mon - Labor Day - no school

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30 Fri - Students will determine area and perimeter of plane figures such as circles, rectangles, and triangles.

- 1.6 Two-Dimensional Figures (due Wednesday 9/4)

29 Thu - At the end of the day students will learn the first basic constructions with compass and straightedge.

- copy segment, copy angle, perpendicular bisector, angle bisector

28 Wed - Students will learn and apply knowledge of special angle pairs: linear, vertical, supplementary,

complementary, adjacent, straight. This will build upon the angle concepts introduced in section 1.4.

- This is a 2:30 dismissal day...check the schedule.

- 1.5 Angle Relationships (due Tuesday 9/3)

27 Tue - Students will be able to name and classify angles as well as using proper notation.

They will be introduced to the Angle Addition Postulate.

- 1.4 Angle Measure (due Tuesday 9/3)

26 Mon - We will introduce angle concepts.

- work on 1.3 hmwk (due Tuesday 8/27)

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23 Fri - At the end of the day you will find the distance between two points and the midpoint between them.

- 1.3 Distance and Midpoints (due Tuesday 8/27)

22 Thu - At the end of the day you will understand how precise a measurement is when given to you.

In addition, you will give measurements of a particular precision.

The Segment Addition Postulate is introduced.

- 1.2 Linear Measure and Precision lesson (due Monday)

21 Wed - Student Growth - pretest

20 Tue - Student Growth - pretest

19 Mon - At the end of the day you will know how to navigate the GlassGeometry site and find a counting pattern.

- 1.1 continued - 1.1 hmwk due today

- counting problem with points and lines

- introduction to GlassGeometry Weebly website

- FlipGrid click on Enter FlipGrid code - top left corner (scoring rubric)

- the code format is glass3rdhour or glass6thhour .... depends on what hour you have Geometry

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16 Fri - At the end of the day you will know how to solve simple logic puzzles.

You will learn the terminology and notation for the building blocks of plane geometry.

- 1.1 Points, Lines and Planes - undefined terms of Geometry - 1.1 homework assignment (due Monday)

- Introductory nonograms - solve your puzzles (due Tuesday)

Materials List

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- a scientific calculator (what you used in Algebra, graphing calculator NOT needed)

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- looseleaf paper (preferably some graph and blank paper - avoid spiral notebooks)

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- 3-ring binder (no bigger than an inch and a half)

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- pencil or pen is fine, additional colored utensils (pencils, markers, highlighters) helpful

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- you may want your own compass and protractor and straightedge (makes life easier)

**<**----click- Watch the video and do the 10 homework questions for 11.1 Area of Parallelograms.

- Some problems may use SOHCAHTOA to find missing lengths.

- Submit your answers in the Quizziz assigned to your Google Classroom. Due April 7.

- Don't write in the labels on your answers as you complete the Quizziz.

- Have a great Spring Break!

2 Thu - Chapter 10 Test - Circles

- Test is to be completed by Monday, April 6.

- Some extra review

**<**---- click this link- There is only one attempt on this Quizizz Test. However, if you were one of the early test takers,

then please note the updated assignment in Google Classroom and check your email.

1 Wed - Continue to review for tomorrow's Ch. 10 Test

- It will be in the form of a Quizizz, which you should be familiar with by now.

- Try making and solving your own questions similar to my practice test questions.

- Review the notes and videos for each section in Ch. 10.

31 Tue - Chapter 10 Review

- work on the practice test and check your answers

- Ch. 10 Test will be made available Thursday

30 Mon - In Google Classroom (see codes below) there is a practice probability quiz due Tuesday evening.

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27 Fri - Practice with some Probability questions. You're smart.

(Clicky, clicky) ...............^

26 Thu - Day 2 of Probability

- There are more notes and 2 videos to check out

25 Wed - Use your counting skills to decide if you think an event is likely.

- Day 1 of Probability. It's not what you used to think. Click ....^

- There are 6 practice problems after you study the notes.

24 Tue - Here are your codes for Google Classroom. There is a practice counting quiz due Wednesday 9 P.M.

1st hour - wzsuvow

2nd hour - upnkeun

3rd hour - 23ygkcf

5th hour - g5myisi

6th hour - ncnmokk

- If you aren't automatically signed in with Google then enter HOUR, LAST name, FIRST name.

- This is practice. It does a great job of showing how you're processing the five counting days and who's in.

23 Mon - Practice the counting principles from last week.

- Again ... that's a link for Day 5 practice.......^

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Practice counting at a higher level.

20 Fri - See how well you understand. Come on...show your intelligence.

- Yep ... that's a link above for day 4 of Counting .....^

19 Thu - Check out these videos. They make the next day a walk in the park.

- Really. They're interesting. Follow that link above to Day 3. Improve yo'self.

18 Wed - Can you determine the number of paths from point A to point C?

- Follow the link above for Day 2.

17 Tue - How many ways are there to choose a queen from a standard deck of playing cards?

- Follow the link above to see what you know about counting. It's Day 1.

- Did you complete your Skyward assignment on Monday? You can still enter today.

16 Mon - Students will graph circles, identify center and radius, write equations

- 10.8 Equations of Circles - follow this link to the section

- read the notes and/or watch the video

- complete the 10.8 homework (due Wednesday)

- Grading 10.6 - You have an online assignment in Skyward. Take the 5 point quiz by 6 P.M.

- reminder: 10.7 homework due Tuesday

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13 Fri - Students will determine the lengths of parts of chords when they intersect inside and outside a circle.

- 10.7 Special Segments in a Circle (due Tuesday)

12 Thu - Students will work with angles inside a circle which are neither central nor inscribed angles.

- 10.6 Secants, Tangents and Angle Measures (due Monday)

11 Wed - Students will learn properties of tangents as they relate to circles.

- 10.5 Tangents (due Friday)

10 Tue - Students will work on problems for Ch. 10 practice.

- We will start a discussion about 10.5 Tangents.

9 Mon - Students will learn how to determine arc measures or angle measures formed by inscribed angles.

- 10.4 Inscribed Angles (due Wednesday)

- finish grading of 13 GeoGebra tasks

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6 Fri - Students will work on problems for section 10.3 (due Tuesday)

5 Thu - Students will learn how to determine arc measures and chord lengths given some related values in circles.

- 10.3 Arcs and Chords (due Tuesday)

4 Wed - Students will use new vocabulary about circles: central angle, arc, minor arc, major arc, arc measure.

- 10.2 Measuring Angles and Arcs (due Friday)

3 Tue - Students will learn usage of vocabulary about circles: circle, center, radius, diameter, chord, circumference, concentric circles.

- 10.1 Circles and Circumference (due Thursday)

2 Mon - We will use reflections in GeoGebra to create a miniature golf hole on Chromebooks.

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28 Fri - Students will learn how reflections apply to miniature golf and pool (billiards).

27 Thu - Students will use GeoGebra to perform transformations.

26 Wed - Ch. 9 Test - Transformations

25 Tue - Ch. 9 Review

24 Mon - Ch. 9 Review

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21 Fri - Students will determine the direction (angle) and magnitude (length) of vectors.

- 9.6 Vectors (homework due Tuesday)

20 Thu - Students will complete practice problems involving dilations as well as creating their own dilation.

19 Wed - We will use a ruler to construct dilations of triangles. In addition, we will understand the effect

of the dilation factor on an enlargement or reduction.

- 9.5 Dilations (homework due Monday)

18 Tue - Practice a rotation, discuss Ch. 8 Test, introduce Tesselations

17 Mon - Presidents' Day - no school

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14 Fri - 9.1 Rotations - practice rotations with a compass and straightedge

- Students will follow along with the video on the linked page to construct two rotations.

- 11:30 dismissal (Teacher Inservice)

13 Thu - 9.2 Translations - use graph paper and GeoGebra to translate points

12 Wed - 9.1 Reflections - work on various methods of reflecting across a line

- collect Geometric Mean Project

11 Tue -

**Ch. 8 Test - Right Triangles and Trigonometry**10 Mon - Geometric Mean Project - estimating height (due Wednesday)

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7 Fri -Ch. 8 Review

6 Thu - Ch. 8 Review

5 Wed - Review Law of Sines and Law of Cosines

4 Tue - We will learn about the 8.7 Law of Cosines

- Law of Cosines (hmwk due Thursday)

3 Mon - Watch video on website for section 8.6 Law of Sines

- hmwk due Wednesday (need help on 31 ... check this link)

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31 Fri - Students will complete a practice sheet of 13 problems ... finding missing values in right triangles.

- The second part of the class will have students create a right triangle problem of their own.

- Creating the problem is worth 10 points and may feature on the Chapter 8 Test (due Monday)

30 Thu - Students learn to apply the Law of Sines to solve triangles which are not necessarily right triangles.

- 8.6 Law of Sines (homework due Monday)

29 Wed - Work on 8.5 hmwk

- Students will solve problems involving angles of elevation and depression

- Students will work cooperatively to review solving special right triangles

28 Tue - Use Trig Ratios to solve problems.

- 8.5 Angles and Elevation and Depression (due Thursday)

27 Mon - We will continue Trigonometric Ratios.

- 8.4 Trig Ratios (due Wednesday)

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25 Fri - We will introduce Trigonometric Ratios.

- 8.4 Trig Ratios (homework due Wednesday)

24 Thu - We will discuss Special Right Triangles and more efficient means of solving them.

23 Wed - Students will practice using the Pythagorean Theorem to solve Special Right Triangles.

- 8.3 Special Right Triangles (due Friday)

22 Tue - We will review Geometric Mean and Pythagorean Theorem. The idea of Special Right Triangles

is introduced.

20 Mon - No School (observance of Martin Luther King holiday)

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17 Fri - We will practice applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.

- 8.2 Pythagorean Th'm (homework due Wed 1/22)

16 Thu - Students will learn about Geometric Mean as it comes from a right triangle with an altitude.

- 8.1 Geometric Mean (homework due Tue 1/21)

15 Wed - Chapter 7 Test (Proportions and Similarity)

14 Tue - Similar Triangles Activity - Students will create and solve a proportion problem involving ~ triangles

13 Mon - Chapter 7 Review

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10 Fri - Chapter 7 Review (Test Wednesday)

9 Thu - We will apply proportions to similar triangles.

- 7.5 Parts of Similar Triangles (homework due Monday)

8 Wed - Students will see how parallel lines divide transversals into proportional parts.

Then they can solve problems regarding those parts.

- 7.4 Parallel Lines and Proportional Parts (homework due Friday)

7 Tue - Students will solve problems using proportions and similar figures.

- 7.2/7.3 Similar Figures (homework due Thursday)

6 Mon - teacher institute

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20 Fri - Semester Exams (2, 3, 4, 7)

19 Thu - Semester Exams (1, 4, 5, 6)

18 Wed - Semester Review

17 Tue - Students will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the Semester Exam.

As time allows we will discuss 7.2/7.3 Similar Figures

16 Mon - Students will practice with proportions and use them to solve problems.

- 7.1 Proportions (homework due Tuesday)

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13 Fri - Students will learn about the Fibonacci Sequence and how it connects to the Golden Ratio.

12 Thu - Ch. 6 Test - Quadrilaterals

11 Wed - Ch. 6 Review

10 Tue - More Ch. 6 Review

- grade 6.4/6.5 and 6.6 homework

9 Mon - Ch. 6 Review (includes a discussion of kites and trapezoids)

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6 Fri - Students will learn more about trapezoids and kites.

- 6.6 Trapezoids (homework due Tuesday)

5 Thu - Spend more time with rhombi, squares and kites.

4 Wed - Learn special characteristics for rectangles, rhombus, square

- 6.4 and 6.5 Rectangle, Rhombus, Square (homework due Tuesday)

3 Tue - Continue 6.2 and 6.3

- 6.2 and 6.3 Parallelograms (homework due Friday)

2 Mon - 6.2 and 6.3 Parallelograms - Determine the specific classification of a given quadrilateral.

- ASVAB Testing

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Thanksgiving Break

26 Tue - Finish 6.1 - Angles of Polygons

25 Mon - Work on 6.1 - Angles of Polygons (homework due Monday 12/2)

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22 Fri -

**Ch. 5 Quest - Indirect Reasoning and Triangle Inequalities**21 Thu - We will discuss angles of polygons. What is the sum of the interior angle measures of

polygons with more than three sides?

- 6.1 Angles of Polygons (homework due Tuesday)

20 Wed - Ch. 5 Review

- Ch. 5 Quest will be Friday

19 Tue - Students will learn about the hinge theorem to relate angle differences in nearly congruent triangles.

- 5.5 Inequalities in Two Triangles (homework due Thursday)

18 Mon - We will show how side lengths of triangles must meet certain restrictions.

- Use rulers to draw triangles with specified side lengths.

- 5.4 The Triangle Inequality (homework due Wednesday)

- collect 5.3 hmwk (Indirect Proofs)

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15 Fri - Students will use contradictions to prove geometric concepts.

- 5.3 Indirect Proof (homework due Monday)

14 Thu - Students will apply properties of angle bisectors and medians and perpendicular bisectors.

- How are these special segments of a triangle useful?

13 Wed - Students will compare interior and exterior angle measures for triangles.

- 5.2 Inequalities and Triangles (homework due Friday)

- 2nd, 3rd, 5th hours follow instructions on section 5.2

12 Tue - Students will use their knowledge of special segments of triangles (altitudes, medians, angle bisectors)

to draw conclusions.

- 5.1 Bisectors, Medians, Altitudes (homework due Thursday)

11 Mon - Students will use GeoGebra to construct the centers of a triangle.

- practice INCENTER, ORTHOCENTER, CENTROID, CIRCUMCENTER

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8 Fri - Students will determine the three centers of a triangle.

- 5.1 Medians, Altitudes and Angle Bisectors

- blood drive today in gym

7 Thu -

**Ch. 4 Test - Proving Triangles Congruent**6 Wed - Ch. 4 Review - continued practice

5 Tue - Ch. 4 Review packet - spend the hour with a practice test.

4 Mon - Students will use the distance and midpoint formulas to prove specific properties of triangles.

- 4.7 Triangles and Coordinate Proof (due Tuesday)

- review concepts of Geometry, postulates, theorems, vocabulary for a more thorough understanding

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1 Fri - Students will learn about vocabulary specific to isosceles triangles and prove properties regarding their parts.

- 4.6 Isosceles Triangles (due Monday)

**NOVEMBER**

31 Thu - Students will practice proving triangles and their parts congruent. There is time to check out YayMath!

30 Wed - Students will determine the pairs of congruent parts necessary to show two triangles congruent.

- 4.4/4.5 Proving Triangles Congruent with SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS

- Proof practice problems (due Thursday)

29 Tue - Freshmen Jamboree

- practice proving triangles congruent

28 Mon - Students will review 4 methods of proving two triangles congruent...SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS

- 4.4/4.5 Proving Triangles Congruent (due Wednesday)

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25 Fri - Students will be introduced to Congruent Triangles. This specifies that the six corresponding

components of two congruent triangles are congruent (3 sides / 3 angles).

- 4.3 Congruent Triangles (due Tuesday 10/29)

24 Thu - After students review the classification of triangles according to their sides and angles

they will determine missing angles for triangles based on the Triangle Sum Theorem and

the Exterior Angle Theorem.

- 4.2 Angles of Triangles (due Monday 10/28)

23 Wed - Ch. 3 Test - Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

22 Tue - Ch. 3 Review --- 4.1 Classifying Triangles --- prove Angle Sum Theorem (if time allows)

21 Mon - Ch. 3 Review - Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

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18 Fri - Students will again find the distance between parallel lines. (Ch. 3 Test - Wednesday 10/22)

17 Thu - Students will find the distance between a pair of parallel lines.

16 Wed - In preparation for the tasks of section 3.6 students will work on writing equations of lines.

- 3.6 Parallel Lines and Distance (due Monday 10/21)

- Finish and submit SLOPE ACTIVITY by end of night (share Google Doc w/ bill.glass@district140.org)

15 Tue - We will determine what is necessary to show lines parallel.

This is based on having corresponding angles congruent.

- 3.5 Proving Lines Parallel (due Thursday 10/17)

- collect 3.4 hmwk

14 Mon - Columbus Day - no school

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11 Fri - Parent/Teacher Conferences

- no student attendance

10 Thu - Determine slopes around the school using string and line level and tape measure and plumb bob.

9 Wed - Finish 3.4 (due Tuesday 10/15)

8 Tue - Students will use given information to write an equation for a line. They will review slope-intercept form

and point-slope form.

- 3.4 Equations of Lines (due Tuesday 10/10)

7 Mon - We will work with the slope of a line.

- 3.3 Slopes of Lines (due Wednesday 10/9)

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4 Fri - finish section 3.2

3 Thu - When a transversal crosses parallel lines the special angle pairs take on special properties.

Students will learn those properties and prove additional outcomes about parallel lines being

intersected by a transversal and the angle pairs created.

- 3.2 Angles and Parallel Lines (due Tuesday 10/8)

- Create Your Own Geometry - due today

2 Wed - Students will learn about the angles formed by two lines cut by a transversal.

- 3.1 Parallel Lines and Transversals (due Friday)

1 Tue - Chapter 2 Test - Reasoning and Proof

**OCTOBER**30 Mon - Chapter 2 Review (test Tuesday)

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27 Fri - We will finish section 2.8 and begin the chapter 2 review

26 Thu - Students will use the Angle Addition Postulate to solve problems and complete angle proofs.

- 2.8 Proving Angles Congruent (due Monday 9/30)

25 Wed - We will finish section 2.7

- 2:30 dismissal (teacher institute)

24 Tue - Students will use the Segment Addition Postulate to complete segment proofs.

- 2.7 Proving Segments Congruent (due Thursday 9/26)

23 Mon - We will finish examples of Algebraic Proofs and work on the 2.6 homework in class

- Collect 2.5 homework

- 2.6 Algebraic Proofs (due Tuesday 9/24)

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20 Fri - We will use the familiar concept of solving equations to complete Algebraic proofs.

- 2.6 Algebraic Proofs (due Tuesday 9/24)

- 2:00 dismissal

19 Thu - Students will show segments are congruent and refocus on def midpoint and congruent segments.

- finish 2.5 (hmwk due Monday)

- work on Create Your Own Geometry - see example (due 9/30)

18 Wed - Students will learn the beginning postulates (accepted statements) for Geometry.

Also, they will be introduced to writing paragraph-style proofs (showing a statement is true).

- 2.5 Postulates and Paragraph Proofs (due Friday 9/20)

- 2:30 Class Games

17 Tue - Work on Create Your Own Geometry project, share rubric, discuss guidelines

16 Mon - Finish notes and examples for 2.4 Deductive Reasoning

- work on 2.4 homework (due Wednesday 9/18)

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13 Fri - Students will apply the Law of Syllogism and the Law of Detachment, if applicable, to arrive at a conclusion.

- 2.4 Deductive Reasoning - watch one of the YouTube videos for section 2.4 - (due Tuesday 9/17)

12 Thu - Students will finish 2.3 by making a truth table for a conditional statement.

They will use a variety of posted if-then statements to make two logical stories.

Work will begin on their own if-then stories. (Create Your Own Geometry)

11 Wed - Students will use conditional statements to form a story. There are branching statements which lead to a conclusion other than what is desired. These logical dead ends happen in everyday life, too.

- 2.3 Conditional Statements - watch the YouTube video for section 2.3 - (due Friday 9/13)

10 Tue - The objective is to complete truth tables and apply logic to a set of statements

Also, we will evaluate statements as true/false.

- 2.2 Logic (part 2 of 2) ... (due Wednesday 9/11)

9 Mon - Students will learn about Venn diagrams and statements as they are used in logical arguments.

- return Ch. 1 Test ... explain the grading process

- 2.2 Logic (part 1 of a 2-day lesson) ... (due Wednesday 9/11)

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6 Fri - Students will learn about conjectures and counterexamples.

We will also discuss educated guesses and inductive reasoning.

- 2.1 Inductive Reasoning and Conjecture (due Tuesday 9/10)

5 Thu - Chapter 1 Test - Tools of Geometry

4 Wed - Chapter 1 Review

3 Tue - Students will practice constructions (copy angle, bisect angle, perpendicular bisector)

- finish 1.4 and 1.5 homework

- work on 1.6 homework (due Wednesday 9/4)

2 Mon - Labor Day - no school

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30 Fri - Students will determine area and perimeter of plane figures such as circles, rectangles, and triangles.

- 1.6 Two-Dimensional Figures (due Wednesday 9/4)

29 Thu - At the end of the day students will learn the first basic constructions with compass and straightedge.

- copy segment, copy angle, perpendicular bisector, angle bisector

28 Wed - Students will learn and apply knowledge of special angle pairs: linear, vertical, supplementary,

complementary, adjacent, straight. This will build upon the angle concepts introduced in section 1.4.

- This is a 2:30 dismissal day...check the schedule.

- 1.5 Angle Relationships (due Tuesday 9/3)

27 Tue - Students will be able to name and classify angles as well as using proper notation.

They will be introduced to the Angle Addition Postulate.

- 1.4 Angle Measure (due Tuesday 9/3)

26 Mon - We will introduce angle concepts.

- work on 1.3 hmwk (due Tuesday 8/27)

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23 Fri - At the end of the day you will find the distance between two points and the midpoint between them.

- 1.3 Distance and Midpoints (due Tuesday 8/27)

22 Thu - At the end of the day you will understand how precise a measurement is when given to you.

In addition, you will give measurements of a particular precision.

The Segment Addition Postulate is introduced.

- 1.2 Linear Measure and Precision lesson (due Monday)

21 Wed - Student Growth - pretest

20 Tue - Student Growth - pretest

19 Mon - At the end of the day you will know how to navigate the GlassGeometry site and find a counting pattern.

- 1.1 continued - 1.1 hmwk due today

- counting problem with points and lines

- introduction to GlassGeometry Weebly website

- FlipGrid click on Enter FlipGrid code - top left corner (scoring rubric)

- the code format is glass3rdhour or glass6thhour .... depends on what hour you have Geometry

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16 Fri - At the end of the day you will know how to solve simple logic puzzles.

You will learn the terminology and notation for the building blocks of plane geometry.

- 1.1 Points, Lines and Planes - undefined terms of Geometry - 1.1 homework assignment (due Monday)

- Introductory nonograms - solve your puzzles (due Tuesday)

Materials List

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- a scientific calculator (what you used in Algebra, graphing calculator NOT needed)

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- looseleaf paper (preferably some graph and blank paper - avoid spiral notebooks)

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- 3-ring binder (no bigger than an inch and a half)

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- pencil or pen is fine, additional colored utensils (pencils, markers, highlighters) helpful

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- you may want your own compass and protractor and straightedge (makes life easier)