Phone: (812) 542-8501 ext. 3144
Textbook: Mathematics, Holt McDougal
Course Description: This course will cover Geometry proficiencies and objectives set by the school
Goal: Students will be able to understand and solve problems on their own that deal with topics
covered in this Mathematics course.
Objectives: Using a variety of teaching techniques to reach different learning styles, students will be
1) Obtain a greater knowledge of mathematics skills.
2) Connect math skills with real world situations.
3) Use problem-solving skills to work through unfamiliar problems.
4) Learn to work with other students in a beneficial and cooperative way.
5) Organize notes and materials in an orderly and efficient manner.
1) A one inch blue binder
2) Five divider tabs. (DMRs, Notes, Homework, Worksheets, & Exams)
3) College-ruled, loose-leaf paper.
4) A scientific calculator.
5) Textbook: Geometry (Bring textbook everyday to class)
6) Pencils. (Pens are not to be used on quizzes or tests)
7) Planner. (The weekly agenda should be copied from the board to the planner every
8) Hand Sanitizer or Tissues, and two expo markers. (Give to teacher within first week of
*Attendance and tardy policies will be the same as described in the school planner. Attendance is
necessary to succeed. Good attendance has a direct impact on how well you understand the material.
Tests- Chapter Tests, and CFAs Grading Scale (Percent)
90 – 100 A
Homework 80 – 89 B
Projects 70 – 79 C
*Assignments will be given full credit if turned in on the due date. 60 – 69 D
Partial credit will be given for late work at teacher discretion. Below 60 F
The Geometry Final Exam will be worth 10% of the grade and
each nine weeks is worth 45% of the semester grade.
Nine Weeks Grade:
50% tests and 50% quizzes, homework and projects.
Rules and Procedures
1. Be Respectful to everyone and everything in the classroom.
2. Be Prepared and on time.
3. Be Responsible for your own actions.
4. Do your OWN work. Cheating will not be tolerated.
5. No food, drink, or gum permitted in the classroom.
1. Follow Directions
2. Stay awake, pay attention, and listen
3. Take care of all classroom materials
4. Always try; never give up
5. Ask a question if you don’t understand
Each student will receive two hall passes per nine weeks. After those two are used
the student is not permitted to leave class for any reason. Students should use
passes wisely. If a student has both passes at the end of the nine weeks, then
he/she can turn them in for 5 points extra credit.
Students will be frequently working in groups in class. All students are expected to
participate in group assignments and activities.
The majority of homework will be graded on completeness. All work must be
shown in order to get full credit.
It is the responsibility of the absent student to get any work that is missed.
Assignments are posted on the board in the room. Any worksheets or handouts that
were passed out while he/she was absent are located in the absent work crate in
the back of the room. Students have the same number of days missed to make up
Daily Math Review:
Student will be given 3 daily math review problems each day followed by a mental
math problem. These DMRs should be kept in your binder and will be periodically
collected. A DMR Quiz over the material will be given every other week.
Preferred Activity Time (PAT)
Preferred Activity Time is a time (usually Fridays) when students will get to
participate in math related games or fun activities. Students will be able to earn
time throughout the week by working efficiently, completing homework, and
bringing materials to class.