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posted on: May 21, 2007

GEO Final Review 5/17/07

Today we went over the first final review packet. We worked on the 2nd final review packet. It is due on Monday. Our Math final exam will be on Thursday morning, May 24th.

posted on: May 17, 2007

GEO Project 5/2/07 to 5/17/07

For the next 10 days, students will be working on a project to make a bridge out of toothpicks. Students will be placed in groups of 5 people. Each person will choose a job to do for their construction company. The majority of the work will be completed in class. Once in a while, you may have to finish up whatever was not done in class.

HW:
During this project, I recommend that students spend time reviewing each chapter in the book in order to prepare for the EOCT and the final exam. The chapter reviews in the book are a good resource. I will have one more EOCT practice for you to work on during this time also.

Note: EOCT will be on May 9th and 10th. We will put our bridge project on hold during this time.

posted on: May 02, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 5/1/07

Today we took the test on Ch 12. The next EOCT review was given out today.

No HW.

posted on: May 01, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 4/30/07

Today we reviewed the material in Ch 12.

Skills:
find the surface area of prisms
find the surface area of pyramids
find the surface areas of circular solids
find the volume of right rectangular prisms
find the volumes of other prisms
find the volumes of cylinders
use the area of a prism's or a cylinder's cross section to find the solid's volume
find the volume of pyramids
find the volume of cones
solve problems involving cross sections of pyramids and cones
find the volume of spheres

HW:
p. 594 (1-14, 18)
Test Tuesday

posted on: April 30, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 4/27/07

Today we learned how to find the volume of a sphere.

Skills:
find the volume of spheres

HW:
p.585 (7)
p.589 (2-7, 9)
Test Tuesday

posted on: April 27, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 4/26/07

Today we are working on volume.

Skills:
find the volume of right rectangular prisms
find the volumes of other prisms
find the volumes of cylinders
use the area of a prism's or a cylinder's cross section to find the solid's volume
find the volume of pyramids
find the volume of cones
solve problems involving cross sections of pyramids and cones

HW:
p. 579 (1-10, 12)
p. 585 (1,5, 6)

posted on: April 26, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 4/25/07

Today we worked with the surface area of circular solids.

Skills:
find the surface areas of circular solids

HW:
p.567 (5-7, 10,11)
p.572 (2-6, 8-11)

posted on: April 25, 2007

GEO Surface Area and Volume 4/24/07

Today we started Ch 12 - Surface Area and Volume. We discussed surface area of prisms and pyramids.

Skills:
find the surface area of prisms
find the surface area of pyramids

HW:
p.563 (1c, 2b, 3, 4b, 5b, 6,7cd)
p.567 (1-4)

posted on: April 24, 2007

GEO Assignment Guide Ch 12

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 12.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch12

posted on: April 24, 2007

GEO Area 4/23/07

Ch 11 Test Today.

Remember that the EOCT Review will be due Mon, April 30th.

posted on: April 23, 2007

GEO Area 4/17/07

Today we reviewed for the Ch 11 Test.

Skills:
understand the basic concepts of area
find the areas of rectangles and squares
use the basic properties of area
find the area of parallelograms and triangles
find the areas of trapezoids
use the measure of a trapezoid's median to find its area
find the areas of kites
find the areas of equilateral triangles
find the areas of other regular polygons
find the area of circles
find the area of sectors
find the area of segments
find the ratios of areas by calculating and comparing the area
find ratios of areas by applying properties of similar figures

HW:
p.554 (1-29 omit 26)

posted on: April 17, 2007

GEO Area 4/16/07

Today we found the ratios of the areas of polygons.

Skills:
find the ratios of areas by calculating and comparing the area
find ratios of areas by applying properties of similar figures

HW:
p.546 (1ac, 2ac, 3-17)
p.539 due Tues
p.291 due Wed

posted on: April 16, 2007

GEO Area 4/13/07

Today we worked on Arc's of circles. We learned this in the last chapter, so this is review.

HW:
p.539 (1-12 omit 8, 14abe, 15)
p.291 due Wed

posted on: April 13, 2007

GEO Area 4/12/07

Today we took the quiz on 11.1 to 11.4

HW:
p. 533 from Wed due on Fri
EOCT Review due Fri
p.291 (1-3, 6, 8, 10, 11, 15) due next Wed

posted on: April 12, 2007

GEO Area 4/11/07

Today we worked with area of regular polygons.

HW:
p. 533 (2bd, 3bd, 4bd, 5,6,9,15,17a)
Quiz (11.1 to 11.4) Thursday
EOCT Review due Fri

posted on: April 12, 2007

GEO Area 4/10/07

Today we worked with trapezoids and kites.

HW:
p. 525 (3-6, 9-12)
p.529 (2-9)
Quiz Thursday
EOCT Review due Friday

posted on: April 10, 2007

GEO Area 4/9/07

Today we started Ch 11 by reviewing the basic formulas of area.

HW:
p.514 (6-13 omit 12)
p.519(3,5,10,15-20)
Quiz (11.1 - 11.5) will be on Thursday
EOCT review due Friday

posted on: April 09, 2007

GEO Ch 11 Assignment Guide

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 11.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch11

posted on: April 09, 2007

GEO Circles 3/29/07 and 3/30/07

Today we took our Ch 10 Test. A review for the EOCT was given out today. Tomorrow we will work on the review in class. We will finish this after Spring Break if needed.

No homework. Have a great Spring Break!

posted on: March 29, 2007

GEO Circles 3/28/07

We finished reviewing for the Ch 10 Test.

HW:
Review ws
Ch 10 Test tomorrow

posted on: March 28, 2007

GEO Circles 3/27/07

Today we reviewed for the Ch 10 test.

HW:
p.505 (1-8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 25)
Test Thursday

posted on: March 27, 2007

GEO Circles 3/26/07

Today we reviewed circumference and arc length.

HW:
p. 501 (1, 2ab, 3ab, 4b, 5,6,8,10,13,15)
Test Thursday

posted on: March 26, 2007

GEO Circles 3/22/07

Today we learned about circumscribed and inscribed polygons. (p. 481 was due today.)

HW:
p.434-436 due Mon
p.489 (1-9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17) due Fri.

posted on: March 22, 2007

GEO Circles 3/21/07

Quiz (10.1 to 10.5) today.

HW:
p. 481 from yesterday is due on Thursday
p.434 - 435 (1-21) due Monday

posted on: March 21, 2007

GEO Circles 3/20/07

Today we learned more angle arc theorems.

HW:
p. 481 (1-16) due on Thursday
Quiz Wed.

posted on: March 21, 2007

GEO Circles 3/19/07

Today we reviewed lessons 10.4 and 10.5

HW:
ws
p. 475(19-24,30)
Quiz Wed (10.1 to 10.5)

posted on: March 19, 2007

GEO Circles 3/16/07

Today we reviewed sections 10.4 and 10.5

HW:
p.464-466 ((6, 10-12, 14,16,17,19)
Quiz Wed

posted on: March 16, 2007

GEO Circles 3/15/07

Yesterday we had a lot of fun celebrating Pi Day! Thanks to all the parents who helped us out! Today we worked on angles related to circles.

HW:
p. 473(1-10, 12-17)
Quiz next Wed.

posted on: March 15, 2007

GEO Circles 3/13/07

Today we worked with secants and tangents.

HW:
p. 463 (1-3, 5,7,13) - due Thursday
Pi day is tomorrow!! (Bring a drink for yourself and a circular treat to share.)

posted on: March 13, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 3/12/07

2nd period began Ch 10. p.454 (1-6, 9-13, 17-19) is due on Tuesday.

7th period worked on CRCT #4. This is due on Tuesday, along with p.454 (1-6, 9-13, 17-19) from Friday.

posted on: March 12, 2007

GEO Assignment Guide Ch 10

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 10.
Download file

posted on: March 08, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 3/5 to 3/9/07

This week are reviewing for our Ch 9 Test (which will be on Thursday), and beginning Ch 10 (Circles).

Mon - p. 429 (1-14)
Tues - p. 430 (15-30)
Wed - p.443 (5,6,11,12,14,17) and p.447 (2,3,6a,11-13)
Thur - Ch 9 Test
Fri - p.454 (1-6, 9-13, 17-19)

posted on: March 06, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 3/2/07

Today we continued using trig ratios.

Skills:
use trigonometric ratios to solve right triangles.

HW:
ws 7.3 A
Test Ch 9 next week

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: March 02, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 3/1/07

Today we used trig ratios to solve right triangles.

Skills:
use trigonometric ratios to solve right triangles

HW:
p.425 (3-12)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: March 01, 2007

GEO Notes Lesson 9.10

Here are the notes for lesson 9.10.

Geo Notes Lesson 9.10

posted on: March 01, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/28/07

Today we began learning about trigonometry.

Skills:
understand three basic trigonometric relationships

HW:
p.420 (1-9, 12-16, 18)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 28, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/27/07

Today we worked with space figures. We used them to help us practice applying the pythagorean theorem.

Skills:
apply the pythagorean theorem to solid figures

HW:
p.414 91-3, 5-7, 9,11,12,16)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 27, 2007

GEO 2/26/07

Today we worked on CRCT #3 and p. 165-167 (1-24all). These are both due Tuesday.

posted on: February 26, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/23/07

Today we took a quiz on lessons 9.1 to 9.7.

Skills:
simplify radical expressions
solve quadratic equations
solve problems using circles
identify the relationships between the parts of a right triangle when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse
use the pythagorean theorem and its converse
use the distance formula to compute lengths of segments in the coordinate plane
recognize groups of whole numbers known as Pythagorean triples
apply the Principle of the Reduced Triangle
identify the ratio of side lengths in a 30-60-90 triangle
identify the ratio of side lengths in a 45-45-90 triangle

HW:
CRCT Review #2

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 23, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/22/07

Today we will continue learning how to solve problems dealing with special right triangles.

Skills:

identify the ratio of side lengths in a 30-60-90 triangle
identify the ratio of side lengths in a 45-45-90 triangle

HW:
ws Act 3-11 optional
p.409 (13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, 25)
Quiz Friday (9.1 - 9.7)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 22, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/21/07

Today we learned about special right triangles.

Skills:

identify the ratio of side lengths in a 30-60-90 triangle
identify the ratio of side lengths in a 45-45-90 triangle

HW:
p.408(1-12, omit 11)
Quiz Fri (9.1 - 9.7)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 21, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/16/07

Today we reviewed lesson 9.5 and 9.6.

Skills:
use the distance formula to compute lengths of segments in the coordinate plane
recognize groups of whole numbers known as Pythagorean triples
apply the Principle of the Reduced Triangle

HW:
p.395 (13-16, 18, 22,23)
p.402 (9-18)
Quiz Friday 2/23/07 (9.1 - 9.7)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 16, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/15/07

Today we learned about families of right triangles.

Skills:
recognize groups of whole numbers known as Pythagorean triples
apply the Principle of the Reduced Triangle

HW:
p.401 (1-8)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 15, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/13/07

Today we took a quiz over lessons 9.1 to 9.4.

Skills:
simplify radical expressions
solve quadratic equations
solve problems using circles
identify the relationships between the parts of a right triangle when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse
use the pythagorean theorem and its converse

HW:
CRCT Review #1

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 13, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/12/07

Today we are combining lesson 9.3 and 9.4 together to practice the skills we learned.

Skills:

identify the relationships between the parts of a right triangle when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse
use the pythagorean theorem and its converse

HW:
p.379 (3de, 5,16,17a)
p.388 (17, 20, 22-24)
ws - "What type of Triangle?"

Quiz Tuesday 9.1 - 9.4 ?!?

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 12, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/9/07

Today we discussed the Pythagorean Theorem.

Skills:
use the pythagorean theorem and its converse

HW:
p.387 (1aceg, 2-10, 12ac, 13-15)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.12 Pythagorean Theorem: State/Apply
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.14 Problem Solving: Trigonometry
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 09, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/8/07

Today we learned about the relationship of the sides of a right triangle when an altitude is drawn.

Skills:
identify the relationships between the parts of a right triangle when an altitude is drawn to the hypotenuse

HW:
p. 379 (1, 3abc, 4cd, 8-14)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles: Identify
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles:Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles: Identify/Evaluate

posted on: February 08, 2007

GEO Notes for Lesson 9.3

Here are the notes from Lesson 9.3 - explaining Theorem 68.

Geo Notes Ch 9 Lesson 9.3

posted on: February 08, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/7/07

Today we reviewed circles.

Skills:
find circumference and area of circles
find length and measure of arcs and sectors of circles

HW:
p.374 (1-12,15)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas
GEO 3.4 Circles:Identify/Define
GEO 4.26 Circumference: Recognize/Circle

posted on: February 07, 2007

GEO 2/7/07 Notes from lesson 9.2

Here are the notes from lesson 9.2.

Geo Notes Ch 9 Lesson 9.2

posted on: February 07, 2007

GEO Similarity 2/6/07

Today we took the Ch 8 test.

Skills:

-recognize and work with ratios
-recognize and work with proportions
-apply the product and ratio theorems
-calculate geometric mean
-identify characteristics of similar figures
-use several methods to prove that triangles are similar
-use the concept of similarity to establish the congruence of angles and the proportionality of segments
-apply 3 theorems frequently used to establish proportionality

HW:
none

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: February 06, 2007

GEO Pythagorean Theorem 2/5/07

Today we started Ch 9. This is a lengthy chapter with a lot of new information. Make sure you keep up and ask questions when you have them. Bring your calculators with you each day. We started with a review of radicals and the quadratic formula.

Skills:
simplify radical expressions
solve quadratic equations

HW:
p.368 (2-4, 5bd, 6bdf, 7bdf, 8bd, 9-13) (due Wednesday)
Test Ch 8 Tuesday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 2.8 Formulas

posted on: February 05, 2007

Geometry

Oops! Thanks to Scott who noticed my slip on my blog from Friday. The Ch 8 Test is moved to Tuesday!

Enjoy your evening.

posted on: February 04, 2007

GEO Ch 9 Assignment Guide

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 9.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch9

posted on: February 02, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 2/2/07

Today we reviewed for the Ch 8 Test.

Skills:
-recognize and work with ratios
-recognize and work with proportions
-apply the product and ratio theorems
-calculate geometric mean
-identify characteristics of similar figures
-use several methods to prove that triangles are similar
-use the concept of similarity to establish the congruence of angles and the proportionality of segments
-apply 3 theorems frequently used to establish proportionality

HW:
p.361-364 (8-15, 18, 19, 25, 26, 28, 29)
Test has been moved to Tuesday. (This way you can enjoy the game if you like). However, we will begin Ch 9 on Monday.
Have a great weekend!

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: February 02, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 2/1/07

Today we continued to practice using the 3 proportionality theorems, and began reviewing for the Ch 8 Test.

Skills:
-apply 3 theorems frequently used to establish proportionality

HW:
p. 356 - 359 (9, 11-15, 20-22, 30)
p. 361 (1-7)
Test Monday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: February 01, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 1/31/07

Today we learned 3 new theorems about proportions.

Skills:
-apply 3 theorems frequently used to establish proportionality

HW:
p.354-355 (1-8)
Practice Test due Friday
Test Ch 8 Monday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: January 31, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 1/31/07

Today we learned 3 new theorems about proportions.

Skills:
-apply 3 theorems frequently used to establish proportionality

HW:
p.354-355 (1-8)
Practice Test due Friday
Test Ch 8 Monday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: January 31, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 1/30/07

Today we took our quiz on 8.1 to 8.4.

Skills:

-recognize and work with ratios
-recognize and work with proportions
-apply the product and ratio theorems
-calculate geometric mean
-identify characteristics of similar figures
-use several methods to prove that triangles are similar
-use the concept of similarity to establish the congruence of angles and the proportionality of segments

HW:
Logic Puzzle
Test Ch 8 Monday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: January 30, 2007

GEO Similar Triangles 1/29/07

Today we continued to work with congruence and proportions in similar triangles.

Skills:
-use the concept of similarity to establish the congruence of angles and the proportionality of segments

HW:
p. 348-350 (2,8,10-12, 14, 17, 20)
ws Practice 8.1 through 8.3
Quiz Tuesday (8.1 to 8.4)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: State /Apply
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Informal/Informal
GEO 4.9 Similarity: Properties
GEO 4.22 Similarity: Triangles
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems

posted on: January 29, 2007

GEO Similar Polygons 1/23/07

Today we continued practicing ratio and proportion.

HW:
p.330-331 (12-18, 20-22, 24-26)

posted on: January 23, 2007

GEO Similar Polygons 1/25/07

Today we will discuss how to prove triangles are similar. Here are the notes for those of you on the band trip.

Geo Notes 1:25:07

HW:
p. 341-342 (2,3,6-10)

posted on: January 22, 2007

GEO Similar Polygons 1/22/07

Today we started Ch 8 - Similar Polygons. We discussed ratio and proportion.

HW:
p. 329 - 330 (2,3ac,4,5,6ab,7-11)

posted on: January 22, 2007

GEO Ch 8 Assignment Guide

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 8.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch8

posted on: January 22, 2007

GEO Transformations 1/16/07 to 1/19/07

This week we will finish transformations.

Skills:
-identify the three basic transformations in a plane
-use transformations to identify patterns and their properties in real life
-use properties of reflections
-relate to reflections and line symmetry
-use properties of rotations
-relate to rotations and rotational symmetry
-use properties of translations
-use translations to solve real-life problems
-use properties of glide reflections
-use compositions of transformations

Schedule:
Tuesday Review ws
Wednesday no class
Thursday practice quizzes
Friday Test on Transformations

Georgia Standards:
GEO 4.30 Transformations:Dilations
GEO 4.31 Transformations:Examine/Apply
GEO 4.32 Transformations:Use

posted on: January 16, 2007

GEO Transformations 1/8/07 to 1/19/07

During these two weeks, we will be working on an independent study packet on Transformations. Students will work at their own pace on Lessons 7.1 to 7.5. Please note: these lessons are in an alternate textbook. See timeline below.

Skills:
-identify the three basic transformations in a plane
-use transformations to identify patterns and their properties in real life
-use properties of reflections
-relate to reflections and line symmetry
-use properties of rotations
-relate to rotations and rotational symmetry
-use properties of translations
-use translations to solve real-life problems
-use properties of glide reflections
-use compositions of transformations

Timeline:
Monday, Jan 8th to Friday, Jan 12th - Work individually on packet
Friday Jan 8th - Packet due by the end of class
Tuesday, Jan 15th - Review
Wednesday Jan 16th - Writing Assessment Test
Thursday Jan 17th - Review
Friday, Jan 18th - Test on Transformations

Georgia Standards:
GEO 4.30 Transformations:Dilations
GEO 4.31 Transformations:Examine/Apply
GEO 4.32 Transformations:Use

posted on: January 08, 2007

GEO 12/21/06

Today we worked on some holiday puzzles in class. There is, of course, no homework over the holidays. Enjoy your time off with friends and family. Don't forget to get in a little resting with all the fun!! Happy Holidays!

posted on: December 21, 2006

GEO Polygons 12/20/06

Today we took the Ch 7 quiz.

Skills:
-apply theorems about the interior angles, exterior angles, and the midlines of triangles
-apply the No-Choice Theorem and the AAS Theorem
-use important formulas that apply to polygons
-recognize regular polygons
-use a formula to find the measure of an exterior angle of an equiangular polygon

HW:
None

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 3.1 Figures: Find/Necessary/Part
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 20, 2006

GEO Polygons 12/19/06

Today we discussed regular polygons and their characteristics.

Skills:
-recognize regular polygons
-use a formula to find the measure of an exterior angle of an equiangular polygon

HW:
p.316 (1ace,2ace,3ace,4ace,5-10 omit 8, 13)
Ch 7 Quiz Wednesday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 3.1 Figures: Find/Necessary/Part
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 19, 2006

GEO Polygons 12/18/06

Today we learned many formulas used to determine various information about polygons.

Skills:
-use important formulas that apply to polygons

HW:
p.309 (1ace, 2, 3ac, 4-8, 10ace,11-12, 14, 17)
Ch 7 Quiz Wednesday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 3.1 Figures: Find/Necessary/Part
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 18, 2006

GEO Lines and Planes in Space 12/15/06

Today we took a quiz on Ch 6.

Skills:
-understand the basic concepts relating to planes
-identify four methods of determining a plane
-apply two postulates concerning lines and planes
-recognize when a line is perpendicular to a plane
-apply the basic theorem concerning the perpendicularity of a line and a plane
-recognize lines parallel to planes, parallel planes, and skew lines
-use properties relating parallel lines and planes

HW:
Thursday's homework is due on Monday!

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 15, 2006

GEO Polygons 12/14/06

Today we reviewed some information about triangles.

Skills:
-apply theorems about the interior angles, exterior angles, and the mid-lines of triangles
-apply the No-Choice Theorem and the AAS Theorem

HW:
p.298 (8-18 omit 13)
p304 (2,3,6,14)
Ch 6 Quiz Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 3.1 Figures: Find/Necessary/Part

posted on: December 14, 2006

GEO Lines and Planes in Space 12/13/06

Today we discussed basic facts of parallel lines.

Skills:
-recognize lines parallel to planes, parallel planes, and skew lines
-use properties relating parallel lines and planes

HW:
p.284 - 285 (1-5 omit 3)
p.288 to study
Quiz Ch 6 Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 13, 2006

GEO Assignment Guide Ch 6 & 7

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 6 and 7.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch 6& 7 2005

posted on: December 11, 2006

GEO 12/12/06

Today we watched a video called "Math, Who Needs It?" We wrote 10 "I learned..." statements.

HW:
Make sure you have finished the homework from Monday.

posted on: December 11, 2006

GEO 12/12/06

Today we watched a video called "Math, Who Needs It?" We wrote 10 "I learned..." statements.

HW:
Make sure you have finished the homework from Monday.

posted on: December 11, 2006

GEO Lines and Planes in Space 12/11/06

Today we discussed the relationships between lines and planes.

Skills:
-understand the basic concepts relating to planes
-identify four methods of determining a plane
-apply two postulates concerning lines and planes
-recognize when a line is perpendicular to a plane
-apply the basic theorem concerning the perpendicularity of a line and a plane

HW:
p.272 - 274 (2,7,8,13)
p.278 - 279 (2-3, 6-8)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize

posted on: December 11, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 12/8/06

Today we took the test on Ch 5.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel
apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines
-recognize polygons
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rectangle
-prove that a quadrilateral is a kite
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rhombus
-prove that a quadrilateral is a square
-prove that a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals
-prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
none

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 08, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 12/7/06

Today we finished reviewing for our Ch 5 Test.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel
apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines
-recognize polygons
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rectangle
-prove that a quadrilateral is a kite
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rhombus
-prove that a quadrilateral is a square
-prove that a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals
-prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
Study!!
Ch 5 Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 07, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 12/06/06

Today we continued to review for the Ch 5 Test.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel
apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines
-recognize polygons
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rectangle
-prove that a quadrilateral is a kite
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rhombus
-prove that a quadrilateral is a square
-prove that a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals
-prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
Review ws'
Ch 5 Test Thursday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 06, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 12/5/06

Today we began reviewing for our Ch 5 Test.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel
apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines
-recognize polygons
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rectangle
-prove that a quadrilateral is a kite
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rhombus
-prove that a quadrilateral is a square
-prove that a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals
-prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
p.264-267 (1,4-7,9-13,16,17,19,22,25,26)
Ch 5 Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 05, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 12/4/06

Today we discussed ways to prove that figures are special quadrilaterals.

Skills:
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rectangle
-prove that a quadrilateral is a kite
-prove that a quadrilateral is a rhombus
-prove that a quadrilateral is a square
-prove that a quadrilateral is an isosceles trapezoid

HW:
p.258-262 (2,3,5,8,13,14,21,22,24,28)
Ch 5 Test Thursday 12/7/06

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 04, 2006

Parallel Lines and Related Figures

Today we discussed ways to prove that quadrilaterals are parallelograms.

Skills:
-prove that a quadrilateral is a parallelogram

HW:
p.251 - 253 (1,3-6, 8,10,11,13,17)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: December 01, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 11/30/06

Today we took a quiz on sections 5.1 to 5.4.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel
apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines
-recognize polygons
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
None

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: November 30, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 11/29/06

Today we discussed the characteristics of the different quadrilaterals. This is a lot of information to remember. Students may want to make flash cards to study from.

Skills:
-identify some properties of parallelograms
-identify some properties of rectangles
-identify some properties of kites
-identify some properties of rhombuses
-identify some properties of squares
-identify some properties of isosceles trapezoids

HW:
p.244 -248 (2,5-7,11-13,15,17,19-21,25) (due Friday)
Quiz Thursday over 5.1 to 5.4 (NOT today's information!)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines

posted on: November 29, 2006

Parallel Lines & Related Figures

Today we classified 4 sided polygons.

Skills:
-recognize polygons
-understand how polygons are named
-recognize convex polygons
-recognize diagonals of polygons
-identify special types of quadrilaterals

HW:
p.237 - 239 (1-3, 6,8,11,12,19)
Quiz Thursday (5.1 to 5.4)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.17 Polygons: Classify
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization

posted on: November 28, 2006

Parallel Lines and Related Figures

Today we learned about the angles that are congruent when two parallel lines are intersected by a transversal.

Skills:-apply the parallel postulate
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal cutting parallel lines
-apply six theorems about parallel lines

HW:
p.230-232(3,5-8,10,15,17-19)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.18 Angles: Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization

posted on: November 27, 2006

GEO 11/21/06

No homework! Have a great Thanksgiving!

posted on: November 21, 2006

GEO 11/21/06

No homework! Have a great Thanksgiving!

posted on: November 21, 2006

GEO Parallel Lines and Related Figures 11/20/06

Today we began Ch 5. We discussed indirect proofs and how to prove that lines are parallel.

Skills:
-write indirect proofs
-apply the exterior angle inequality theorem
-use various methods to prove lines parallel

HW:
p.213(1,2)
p.219-222(1,4,8,9,12-14,19)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving: Visualization

posted on: November 20, 2006

GEO Lines in the Plane 11/17/06

Today we took the Ch 4 Test. No homework! Enjoy your weekend.

Skills:
-use detours in proofs
-apply the midpoint formula
-organize the information in, and draw diagrams for, problems presented in words.
-apply one way of proving that two angles are right angles
-recognize the relationship between equidistance and perpendicular
-recognize planes
-recognize transversals
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal
-recognize parallel lines
-understand the concept of slope
-relate the slope of a line to its orientation in the coordinate plane
-recognize the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Fid/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 2.8 Formulas: Distance and Midpoint
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines: Recognize
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.18 Angles:Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 4.23 Lines: Find/Length/Transversals
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 17, 2006

Lines in the Plane

Today we reviewed Ch 4.

Skills:
-use detours in proofs
-apply the midpoint formula
-organize the information in, and draw diagrams for, problems presented in words.
-apply one way of proving that two angles are right angles
-recognize the relationship between equidistance and perpendicular
-recognize planes
-recognize transversals
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal
-recognize parallel lines
-understand the concept of slope
-relate the slope of a line to its orientation in the coordinate plane
-recognize the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines

Ch 4 Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Fid/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 2.8 Formulas: Distance and Midpoint
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines: Recognize
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.18 Angles:Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 4.23 Lines: Find/Length/Transversals
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 16, 2006

GEO Lines in a Plane 11/15/06

Today we reviewed Ch 4.

Skills:
-use detours in proofs
-apply the midpoint formula
-organize the information in, and draw diagrams for, problems presented in words.
-apply one way of proving that two angles are right angles
-recognize the relationship between equidistance and perpendicular
-recognize planes
-recognize transversals
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal
-recognize parallel lines
-understand the concept of slope
-relate the slope of a line to its orientation in the coordinate plane
-recognize the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines

HW:
p.202 (5-12, 18)
p.207 (2,5,7,9,11,14,17,18)
Ch 4 Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Fid/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 2.8 Formulas: Distance and Midpoint
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines: Recognize
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.18 Angles:Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 4.23 Lines: Find/Length/Transversals
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 15, 2006

GEO: Lines in a Plane

Today we discussed parallel lines and slope.

Skills:
-recognize planes
-recognize transversals
-identify the pairs of angles formed by a transversal
-recognize parallel lines
-understand the concept of slope
-relate the slope of a line to its orientation in the coordinate plane
-recognize the relationships between the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines

HW:
p.196-197 (1-4)
Quiz/Test Thurs

Georgia Standards:
GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines: Recognize
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 4.10 Parallel Lines: Use/Properties
GEO 4.18 Angles:Parallel Lines
GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
GEO 4.23 Lines: Find/Length/Transversals
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 14, 2006

GEO Lines in a Plane 11/13/06

Today we learned 2 new theorems dealing with angles and triangles.

Skills:
-apply one way of proving that two angles are right angles
-recognize the relationship between equidistance and perpendicular

HW:
p.182-183(4,6,9,14)
p.187 (1-4)
Ch 4 Quiz/Test on Thursday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Fid/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 13, 2006

GEO Lines in a Plane 11/10/06

Today we began Ch 4 which is a short chapter on proofs and lines. We discussed detour proofs, proofs with missing diagrams, and the formula used to find the midpoint of a line segment.

Skills:
-use detours in proofs
-apply the midpoint formula
-organize the information in, and draw diagrams for, problems presented in words.

HW:
p.172-174 (1,4-9,12)
p.178-179 (8,9,11)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Fid/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 2.8 Formulas: Distance and Midpoint
GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.6 Congruence: Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles: Identify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting: Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 10, 2006

GEO 11/9/06

Today we finished our Ch 3 Test.

HW:
p. 165-167 (1-6, 9-12, 16-19, 23-24) due next Friday

posted on: November 09, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/8/06

Today we took the Ch 3 Test.

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC
-use overlapping triangles in proofs
-name the various types of triangles and their parts
-apply theorems relating the angle measure and the side lengths of triangles.
-use the HL Postulate to prove right triangles are congruent
-apply the No-Choice Theorem
-apply the AAS Theorem

HW:
None

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 08, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/6/06

Today we continued reviewing for the Ch 3 Test.

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC
-use overlapping triangles in proofs
-name the various types of triangles and their parts
-apply theorems relating the angle measure and the side lengths of triangles.
-use the HL Postulate to prove right triangles are congruent
-apply the No-Choice Theorem
-apply the AAS Theorem

HW:
proof worksheet packet
Test Ch 3 Wed

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 06, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/3/06

Today we began reviewing for the Ch 3 Test.

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC
-use overlapping triangles in proofs
-name the various types of triangles and their parts
-apply theorems relating the angle measure and the side lengths of triangles.
-use the HL Postulate to prove right triangles are congruent
-apply the No-Choice Theorem
-apply the AAS Theorem

HW:
p.162-164 (1-18)
p.671 (2,d,e)
Test Wed Nov 8th

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 03, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/2/06

Today we learned two theorems that are helpful in proving triangles congruent.

Skills:
-apply the No-Choice Theorem
-apply the AAS Theorem

HW:
p.304 (1,4,5,8-10,15)
Test Ch 3 Wed Nov 8th

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 02, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/1/06

Today we learned about an important postulate dealing with right triangles - the "HL Postulate".

Skills:
-use the HL Postulate to prove right triangles are congruent

HW:
p.158-160 (3,6,7,10,12-17)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 01, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 11/1/06

Today we learned about an important postulate dealing with right triangles - the "HL Postulate".

Skills:
-use the HL Postulate to prove right triangles are congruent

HW:
p.158-160 (3,6,7,10,12-17)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: November 01, 2006

GEO Logic Puzzles 10/31/06

Today we spent our class time solving the Halloween Logic Puzzles the students created. What fun we had!! No homework. Have a Happy Halloween. Be safe.

posted on: October 31, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/30/06

Today we continued to use two new theorems dealing with isosceles triangles. Happy Halloween.

Skills:
-apply theorems relating the angle measure and the side lengths of triangles.

HW:
p. 154-155 (17-19,20,21,24,25)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 30, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/27/06

Today we took a quiz on lessons 3.1 to 3.5

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC
-use overlapping triangles in proofs

HW:
Remember p. 144 and p.152 are due on Monday.

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 27, 2006

GEO Notes 10/26/06

Here are the notes we took in class today.

HW:
p. 152 (2-4, 8, 10-12, 15)
Quiz moved to Friday

Geo Notes 10:26:06

posted on: October 26, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/26/06

Today we took a quiz on lessons 3.1 to 3.5

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC
-use overlapping triangles in proofs

HW:
Remember p. 144 are due Friday.

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 26, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/25/06

Today we reviewed how to name a triangle by its sides and its angles.

Skills:
-name the various types of triangles and their parts

HW:
p. 144 (1-3, 5-10, 13, 16)

Quiz Thursday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 3.11 Triangles: Sorting
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.7 Right Triangles:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 4.13 Right Triangles: Recognize
GEO 4.24 Right Triangles: Use/Properties
GEO 4.25 Right Triangles:Identify/Evaluate
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 25, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/24/06

Today we discovered how to solve proofs with overlapping triangles.

Skills:
-use overlapping triangles in proofs

HW:
p. 139 (1-5, 7-12)
Quiz Thursday on lessons 3.1 - 3.5 (Study session Wednesday at 8:15)
Project due Wed or Thurs

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 24, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/23/06

Today we learned about medians, altitudes, and auxillary lines. We discussed their characteristics and how they are used in proofs.

Skills:
-identify medians of triangles
-identify altitudes of triangles
-understand why and when auxillary lines are used in some proofs
-write proofs involving steps beyond CPCTC

HW:
p. 135 (3-7, 9, 11, 14)
Quiz Wednesday
Logic Project due Wednesday

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 23, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/20/06

Today we practiced using "CPCTC" to help in our triangle proofs.

Skills:
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles

HW:
p.127 (13-19)
ws 4.5

Quiz Wed
Logic Project due Wed

Georgia Standards:

GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 20, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/19/06

Today we learned how to use "CPCTC" to help in our triangle proofs.

Skills:
-apply the principle of CPCTC
-recognize some basic properties of circles

HW:
p.127 (1-7, 10-12)

Logic Project due Oct 25th

Georgia Standards:

GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.4 Circles: Identify/Define
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 19, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/18/06

Today we practiced using the 3 ways to prove triangles are congruent. Please memorize these as they are very important postulates.

Skills:
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate

HW:

p.122 - 124 (14-24)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 18, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/17/06

Today we learned 3 ways to prove triangles are congruent. Please memorize these as they are very important postulates.

Skills:
-identify included angles and included sides
-apply the SSS postulate
-apply the SAS postulate
-apply the ASA postulate

HW:

p.120 - 122 ((1-7, 10-12)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 17, 2006

GEO Assignment Guide Ch 3

Here is the Assignment Guide for Ch 3.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch3

posted on: October 16, 2006

GEO Congruent Triangles 10/16/06

Today we learned the basic characteristics of triangles and reviewed the concept of congruent.

Skills:
-understand the concept of congruent figures
-accurately identify the corresponding parts of figures
-apply theorems about the interior angles and exterior angles of triangles.

HW:
p.114 (1-5)
p.298 (2,6,18)

Georgia Standards:
GEO 2.5 Triangles:Find/Midsegment Triangles
GEO 3.1 Figures:Find/Necessary Parts
GEO 3.2 Properties:State/Apply
GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms:Identify
GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Informal/Formal
GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
GEO 4.3 Reasoning:Inductive/Deductive
GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
GEO 4.8 Triangles:Idnetify/Congruent
GEO 5.1 Connecting:Algebra/Geometry
GEO 7.2 Reasoning:Recognize
GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
GEO 7.4 Problem Solving:Visualization

posted on: October 16, 2006

GEO 10/12/06

Today we worked on our Halloween Logic Puzzle Project. This project is due Oct 25th. We will begin Ch 3 on Monday.

Enjoy your long weekend!

posted on: October 12, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/11/06

Today we took the test on Ch 2.

Skills:
-recognize the need for clarity and concision in proofs
-explain and use the concept of perpendicularity
-recognize complementary and supplementary angles
-use complementary and supplementary angles in proofs, and word problems
-follow a five step procedure to draw logical conclusions
-prove angles congruent by using theorems about supplements and complements
-apply the addition properties of segments and angles
-apply the subtraction properties of segments and angles
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles
-apply the transitive properties of angles and segments
-apply the substitution property
-recognize opposite rays
-recognize vertical angles
-apply vertical angles to proofs

HW:

Logic Puzzle Project due Oct 25th

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization

posted on: October 11, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/10/06

Today we finished reviewing for the Chapter 2 Test. Be sure to reread and study all theorems and definitions. Rework all problems missed during this chapter. Try some of the problems that were not assigned for extra practice.

Skills:
-recognize the need for clarity and concision in proofs
-explain and use the concept of perpendicularity
-recognize complementary and supplementary angles
-use complementary and supplementary angles in proofs, and word problems
-follow a five step procedure to draw logical conclusions
-prove angles congruent by using theorems about supplements and complements
-apply the addition properties of segments and angles
-apply the subtraction properties of segments and angles
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles
-apply the transitive properties of angles and segments
-apply the substitution property
-recognize opposite rays
-recognize vertical angles
-apply vertical angles to proofs

HW:
p.107 (21-36)
Ch 2 Test Wednesday, Oct 11th

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 10, 2006

GEO and BAG: No class today

We took a field trip to the Cobb Civic Center to see an outstanding performance by Pebblebrook High School students. It was titled "Do You Remember?" We did not have class today due to the change in schedule.

GEO - remember to study for your Ch 2 Test which will be on Wednesday.

BAG - make sure both sides of your worksheet are ready to turn in on Tuesday. We will begin Ch 6.

Have a great evening!

posted on: October 09, 2006

GEO and BAG: No class today

We took a field trip to the Cobb Civic Center to see an outstanding performance by Pebblebrook High School students. It was titled "Do You Remember?" We did not have class today due to the change in schedule.

GEO - remember to study for your Ch 2 Test which will be on Wednesday.

BAG - make sure both sides of your worksheet are ready to turn in on Tuesday. We will begin Ch 6.

Have a great evening!

posted on: October 09, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/6/06

Today we began reviewing for the Chapter 2 Test. We did some extra review problems on practice worksheets. Be sure to reread and study all theorems and definitions. Rework all problems missed during this chapter. Try some of the problems that were not assigned for extra practice.

Skills:
-recognize the need for clarity and concision in proofs
-explain and use the concept of perpendicularity
-recognize complementary and supplementary angles
-use complementary and supplementary angles in proofs, and word problems
-follow a five step procedure to draw logical conclusions
-prove angles congruent by using theorems about supplements and complements
-apply the addition properties of segments and angles
-apply the subtraction properties of segments and angles
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles
-apply the transitive properties of angles and segments
-apply the substitution property
-recognize opposite rays
-recognize vertical angles
-apply vertical angles to proofs

HW:
Practice worksheets
p.105 (1-8, 11-20)
Ch 2 Test Wednesday, Oct 11th

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 05, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/5/06

Today we learned the last lesson in this chapter. This lesson was on vertical angles and how they are used in proofs.

Skills:

-recognize opposite rays
-recognize vertical angles
-apply vertical angles to proofs

HW:
p. 102-103 (2-6, 9, 10, 12, 13)
Ch 2 Test Wednesday, Oct 11th

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 05, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/4/06

Today we discussed the multiplication and division properties. Knowing when to use these properties tends to be a challenging concept. Please use the hints on p.90 to help you as you practice these 2 properties. Help session on Monday at 8:15am.

Skills:
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles.

HW:
p.91-94 (1,5,9,11,12,14,15)

Georgia Standards:-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 04, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/3/06 Quiz (2.1-2.5)

Today we took a quiz on the first half of chapter 2.

Skills:
-recognize the need for clarity and concision in proofs
-explain and use the concept of perpendicularity
-recognize complementary and supplementary angles
-use complementary and supplementary angles in proofs, and word problems
-follow a five step procedure to draw logical conclusions
-prove angles congruent by using theorems about supplements and complements
-apply the addition properties of segments and angles
-apply the subtraction properties of segments and angles
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles

HW:
Logic Puzzle - Dog Show

Georgia Standards:-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 03, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 10/2/06

Today we discussed the multiplication and division properties. Knowing when to use these properties tends to be a challenging concept. Please use the hints on p.90 to help you as you practice these 2 properties. Help session on Tuesday at 8:15am (tomorrow).

Skills:
-apply the multiplication and division properties of segments and angles.

HW:
p.91-94 (1,5,9,11,12,14,15)
Quiz (2.1-2.5) on Tuesday, Oct 3 (tomorrow)

Georgia Standards:-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: October 02, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 9/29/06

Today we talked about the addition and subtraction properties. Learning exactly when to use each one is very important. Use the two hints in the box on p.84 to help you as you practice these properties in proofs.

Skills:
-apply the addition properties of segments and angles
-apply the subtraction properties of segments and angles

HW:

p. 86-88 (4-12, 14-16)
Quiz (2.1 - 2.5) on Tuesday, Oct 3

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization
-GEO 3.2 Properties: State/Apply

posted on: September 29, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 9/28/06

Today we learned about congruent supplements and complements. We continued practicing our proofs.

Skills:

-prove angles congruent by using theorems about supplements and complements.

HW:
p.79-81 (8-11, 13-16, 18-21)

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization

posted on: September 28, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs

Today we worked on drawing conclusions. This is an important concept for students to understand. It will really help with the organization of proofs.

Skills:
-follow a five step procedure to draw logical conclusions.

HW:
p.74-75 (1-4,8,10,11,13)

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.5 Theorems:Apply/State
-GEO 4.6 Congruence:Identify
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization

posted on: September 27, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 9/26/06

Today we discussed complementary and supplementary angles.

Skills:
-recognize complementary and supplementary angles.
-use complementary and supplementary angles in proofs, and word problems.

HW:
p.69-71 (6-9,11-16,20-22,24)

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization

posted on: September 26, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs 9/25/06

Today we started Ch 2. The lesson was on perpendicularity. Ch 1 tests were returned.

Skills:
-recognize the need for clarity and concision in proofs.
-explain and use the concept of perpendicularity.

HW:

p.64-65 (2-14)

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.10 Planes/Points/Lines:Recognize
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof:Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines:Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Resoning:Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems
-GEO 7.4 Problem solving:Visualization

posted on: September 25, 2006

GEO Basic Concepts and Proofs - Assignment Guide Ch2

Here is the assignment guide for Ch 2.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch2

posted on: September 22, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 9/21/06 TEST

Today we took the Chapter 1 Test. No homework :)

Skills:
-identify trisection points and trisectors of segments.
-identify angle bisectors.
-identify angle trisectors.
-write paragraph proofs.
-write simple 2 column proofs.
-solve logic puzzles.
-recognize collinear and noncollinear points.
-recognize when a point can be said to be between 2 others.
-recognize that each side of a triangle is shorter than the sum of the other 2 sides.
-use triangle inequality rules.
-correctly interpret geometric designs.
-measure segments
-measure angles
-classify angles by size
-name the part of a diagram
-recognize congruent angles and segments
-recognize that geometry is based on a deductive structure
-identify undefined terms, postulates, and definitions
-know the characteristics of theorems and the ways i which they can be used
-recognize conditional statements
-recognize the negation, converse, inverse, and contrapositive of a statement
-use the chain rule to draw conclusions
-solve probability problems

HW:
none

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
-GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive:Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 4.8 Triangles:Identify/Congruent
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify

posted on: September 21, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 9/20 & 9/21/06

We reviewed for our Chapter 1 Test today. We will continue reviewing tomorrow. The test is Friday. Hint: Make sure your notebook is up to date.

Skills:
-identify trisection points and trisectors of segments.
-identify angle bisectors.
-identify angle trisectors.
-write paragraph proofs.
-write simple 2 column proofs.
-solve logic puzzles.
-recognize collinear and noncollinear points.
-recognize when a point can be said to be between 2 others.
-recognize that each side of a triangle is shorter than the sum of the other 2 sides.
-use triangle inequality rules.
-correctly interpret geometric designs.
-measure segments
-measure angles
-classify angles by size
-name the part of a diagram
-recognize congruent angles and segments
-recognize that geometry is based on a deductive structure
-identify undefined terms, postulates, and definitions
-know the characteristics of theorems and the ways i which they can be used
-recognize conditional statements
-recognize the negation, converse, inverse, and contrapositive of a statement
-use the chain rule to draw conclusions
-solve probability problems

HW:
Wednesday: review ws'
Thursday: p.55-58 (11,13-15,18,19,21c,22-25,28-33,35)
Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
-GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive:Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 4.8 Triangles:Identify/Congruent
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify

posted on: September 20, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 9/19/06

Our lesson for today is on probability and how it is used in geometry. Our assignment includes some review problems so we can begin preparing for our test next week. Here's a hint for the test - make sure your notebook "dictionary section" is up to date before Friday.

Skills:
-solve probability problems

HW:
p.51-52 (1-11, 15)
p.54-55 (1-10)
Ch 1 Test Friday

Georgia Standards:
- GEO 4.1 Reasoning:Apply/Formal/Informal

posted on: September 19, 2006

GEO - Intro to Geometry 9/18/06

Today we took a quiz on Ch 1. A logic puzzle was assigned - "Summer Camp".

Skills:

-identify trisection points and trisectors of segments.
-identify angle bisectors.
-identify angle trisectors.
-write paragraph proofs.
-write simple 2 column proofs.
-solve logic puzzles.
-recognize collinear and noncollinear points.
-recognize when a point can be said to be between 2 others.
-recognize that each side of a triangle is shorter than the sum of the other 2 sides.
-use triangle inequality rules.
-correctly interpret geometric designs.
-measure segments
-measure angles
-classify angles by size
-name the part of a diagram
-recognize congruent angles and segments


HW:

Logic Puzzle - Summer Camp

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
-GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive:Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 4.8 Triangles:Identify/Congruent
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify

posted on: September 18, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 9/14/06

Today we discussed deductive and logical reasoning. We wrote down several definitions and took notes on chain of reasoning. If gremlins grow grapes then wizards move willows?!?

Skills:
-recognize that geometry is based on a deductive structure
-identify undefined terms, postulates, and definitions
-know the characteristics of theorems and the ways i which they can be used
-recognize conditional statements
-recognize the negation, converse, inverse, and contrapositive of a statement
-use the chain rule to draw conclusions

HW:
p. 42-43 (5,8,14)
p. 47-48 (3-5, 7-10)
Ch 1 Quiz Monday
Ch 1 Test next Friday (9/22)

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Deductive/Inductive
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive: Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize

posted on: September 14, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 9/12/06

Today we reviewed sections 1.1 to 1.6 and discussed all questions. A quiz over these sections will be given on Monday, September 18th.

HW:
Study for Quiz


Skills:

-identify trisection points and trisectors of segments.
-identify angle bisectors.
-identify angle trisectors.
-write paragraph proofs.
-write simple 2 column proofs.
-solve logic puzzles.
-recognize collinear and noncollinear points.
-recognize when a point can be said to be between 2 others.
-recognize that each side of a triangle is shorter than the sum of the other 2 sides.
-use triangle inequality rules.
-correctly interpret geometric designs.
-measure segments
-measure angles
-classify angles by size
-name the part of a diagram
-recognize congruent angles and segments

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms: Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles: Understand
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles: Identify
-GEO 4.4 Planes/Points/Lines: Apply/Facts
-GEO 4.19 Lines/Angles: Identify/Use
-GEO 7.2 Reasoning: Recognize
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships: Problems
-GEO 4.1 Reasoning: Apply/Formal/Informal
-GEO 4.2 Proof: Recognize/Complete/Statement
-GEO 4.3 Reasoning: Inductive/Deductive
-GEO 4.5 Theorems: Apply/State
-GEO 7.1 Inductive/Deductive:Prove/Conclusions
-GEO 4.8 Triangles:Identify/Congruent
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify

posted on: September 12, 2006

GEO Intro to Geo 9/5/06 to 9/8/06

I will be out this week. The assignments you will be completing are the same as those listed on your assignment guide. Notes and warm-ups will be given on paper. Please do your best to study, practice and understand the material. i will answer any and all questions when I return. Thanks in advance for your hard work while I am gone :)

Tuesday: Lesson 1.3 p. 20-22 (1-14)
Wednesday: Lesson 1.4 p. 26-27 (2-4, 7-14); Logic Packet due
Thursday: Lesson 1.5 p. 32-35 (1-7, 9-15, 18, 21)
Friday: Lesson 1.6 p. 37-38 (1-4, 7-9)

Remember to bring calculators next week to Homeroom for the ITBS test!

posted on: September 01, 2006

GEO 9/1/06

Constructions Quiz today!

No homework! Have a great long weekend!

posted on: September 01, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 8/31/06

Today we worked on lesson 1.2. We took notes in class.

Skills:
-measure segments
-measure angles
-classify angles by size
-name the part of a diagram
-recognize congruent angles and segments

HW:
p. 14-17 (1,2,4-8,9bd,10,11,13-18)
Constructions Quiz Fri
Logic Packet due on Wed

Georgia Standards:
-GEO 3.5 Angles:Identify
-GEO 3.7 Geometric Terms/Identify
-GEO 3.8 Angles:Understand
-GEO 3.9 Lines/Angles:Identify
-GEO 7.3 Geometric Relationships:Problems

posted on: August 31, 2006

GEO Intro to Geometry 8/30/06

Today we took notes on Lesson 1.1. Click here to see them. (Note: they are kind of messy!)

Geo Lesson 1.1 Notes

Skills:
define the basic terms of geometry.

HW:
P.7&8 (1-13)

Georgia Standards:
- 4.19: Lines/Angles:Identify/Use
- 7.2: Reasoning: Recognize
- 3.7: Geometric Terms: Identify
- 3.10: Planes/Points/Lines: Recognize
- 3.9: Lines/Angles: Identify

posted on: August 30, 2006

GEO Ch 1 Assignment Guide

Here is a copy of the assignment Guide for Ch 1.

Geometry Assignment Guide Ch1

posted on: August 29, 2006

GEO Constructions 8/29/06

Today we practiced creating constructions. We used a study guide to help us apply our knowledge of constructions. (Hint: the quiz will be very similar to this!)

Skills:
-identify tools and procedures used in constructions
-interpret the shorthand notation used in constructions
-perform 7 basic constructions

HW:
ws "Constructions Ditto"
Quiz on Constructions will be on Friday.
Logic Puzzle packet will be due on Wednesday, September 6th (this will give you the long weekend if you need it!)
Bring your Geometry books to class tomorrow.

Georgia Standards:
- GEO 4.28 Constructions: Use/Tools

posted on: August 29, 2006

GEO Constructions 8/28/06

Todays assignment is to practice constructions by working each of the 7 constructions and writing directions (step by step) for completing each one. We will have a quiz on constructions Thursday. Logic Puzzle Packets are also due on Thursday.

Open House is Tuesday at 6:30pm. Hope to see you (parents) there :).

posted on: August 28, 2006

GEO 8/25/06

Today we learned how to create constructions.

Skills:
-identify tools and procedures used in constructions
-interpret the shorthand notation used in constructions
-perform 7 basic constructions

HW:
Practice each construction at least one time. Remember to show your work by circling where you place your compass point.
Challenge: Try Construction #7 - Parallel Lines

Have a great weekend!

Georgia Standards:
- GEO 4.28 Constructions: Use/Tools

posted on: August 25, 2006

GEO Thursday, 8/24/06

Alg Review Test. was returned today. We reviewed logic puzzles.

Assignment:

Logic Puzzle Packet (due next Thursday, 8/31)
Bring Math Tools tomorrow (Friday)

posted on: August 24, 2006

GEO Wednesday, 8/23/06

Today we took our Algebra Review Test . No homework this evening! Relax and enjoy. Bring your math tools to class tomorrow (compass, protractor, and ruler). Don't forget, tell your parents that next Tuesday night is Open House for 8th grade (6:30 pm).

posted on: August 23, 2006

GEO 8/22/06

Today we prepared for our test on Algebra Review Topics, which will be tomorrow. Go over any problems you missed. Try a few of the ones you got right so that you can make sure you still remember how to work them. Get a good night's sleep, bring paper, pencil, and your calculator. See you tomorrow!

posted on: August 22, 2006

GEO Monday, 8/21/06

Today we learned how to find the midpoint of a line. Homework: ws #5; Bookcover due Tuesday; Algebra Test on Tuesday- STUDY! (You now have examples of all 5 lessons that will be on the test. Use your worksheets to study.)

posted on: August 21, 2006

GEO Friday 8/18

Today we talked about Equations of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines. We used the graphing calculators to help us discover these.

Homework:

ws #4
Bookcover due Tues
Alg Test on Wed.

posted on: August 18, 2006

GEO Thursday 8/17

Today we reviewed more algebra in class. Homework: ws #3 (Bookcover due Tues, Algebra Test Wed).

posted on: August 17, 2006

Geometry 8/16/06

Today we tried to figure out some geometry puns (fun stuff!), and discussed slope. Homework for today: ws #2 and Geometric Bookcover (due Tues. Aug 22). Algebra Review Test will be 8/23/06. Click here for a copy of the handout explaining the book cover assignment.

Download file

posted on: August 16, 2006

GEO 8/15/06

Today we discussed how geometry is different from algebra. We did activities to remind us that geometry uses more written words than mathematical equations. We also began reviewing the algebra topics we will be using this year. We worked on solving equations for y. Please note that the algebra topics we review will be used throughout the year and it is very important that you understand them. We will have an Algebra Review Test on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Homework: ws #1; have parents e-mail me to let me know they have read my Syllabus and Classroom Procedures.

posted on: August 15, 2006

Geometry Syllabus and Class Procedures

Here is a copy of my syllabus and class procedures. Parents, please take a look at these and e-mail me (from your preferred e-mail address) to let me know you have seen them. This will give me a chance to add your e-mail address to my address book so that I can communicate with you as needed during the year.

GEO Syllabus 2006-2007-1.doc

GEO Policies & Procedures-3.doc

posted on: August 14, 2006

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