Geometry A (1st Semester)
Course Description:
Geometry is the use of Definitions, Postulates and Theorems to build a foundation of concepts, both basic and advanced. Topics studied will include, but not limited to Points, Lines, Planes, Reasoning and Proofs, Coordinate Plane, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Circles, Area, Volume, Congruence & Inequalities, Pythagorean Theorem, Proportions, Trigonometry, Loci, and Transformations.
Course Details:
Course Title (District): 
Geometry A (1st Semester) 
Course Title (NCES SCED) : 
Geometry 
Course Provider : 
Davison Community Schools 
Content Provided By : 
Davison Community Schools 
Online Instructor Provided By : 
Davison Community Schools 
Standards Addressed : 
Common Core State Standards 
Academic Terms : 
Semester 
NCES SCED Code : 
Subject Area : 
Mathematics 
Course Identifier : 
Geometry 
Course Level : 
High School (Secondary) 
Available Credit : 
0.5 
Sequence : 
1 of 2 

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I will know the 3 undefined terms
I will know the 4 basic postulates and be able to apply them to relevant situations.
I will know and use the Segment Addition Postulate to solve multistep problems.
I will know and use the Angle Addition Postulate to solve multistep problems.
I can distinguish between parallel and skew lines
I can give examples of parallel, skew and perpendicular lines when given a 3D figure.
Given two coordinates, I can calculate the distance between the points.
Given two coordinates, I can calculate the midpoint between the coordinates.
Given an endpoint and a midpoint, I can calculate the other endpoint.
I will use the midpoint of a segment to solve multistep problems.
I can calculate the perimeter of a rectangle or a composite figure that has rectangles.
I can calculate the area of a rectangle or a composite figure that has rectangles.
I can calculate the circumference of a circle given the radius or diameter.
I can calculate the area of a circle given linear information about the circle.
I can find the next few items in a numerical or graphical pattern.
I can describe how the pattern works.
I can give a counterexample to a pattern.
I can write a sentence as a conditional (ifthen statement).
I can identify the hypothesis and conclusion of a conditional.
I can identify the truth value (truth and falsity) of a conditional.
I can write the converse of a conditional
I can merge two conditionals to form an if and only if statement
I can turn any definition into an if and only if statement
I can recognize a good definition (if and only if) statement
I can use the Law of Detachment to derive a conclusion
I can use the Law of Syllogism (Transitivity) to derive a conclusion.
I can solve multistep problems using the Vertical Angle Theorem.
I can use properties of vertical and corresponding angles to derive new pairs of supplementary and congruent angles.
I can identify corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles, same side interior angles.
I can solve Algebraic problems using corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles, same side interior angles.
I can identify right, acute, and obtuse triangles.
I can use the Triangle Angle Sum Theorem to solve Algebraic problems.
I can use the Triangle Exterior Angle Sum Theorem to solve Algebraic problems.
I can use the polygon interior angle sum theorem to solve for missing angles algebraically.
I can use the polygon exterior angle sum theorem to solve for missing angles algebraically.
I can write an equation of a line from given information.
I can use the properties of parallel and perpendicular slopes to solve problems.
I can identify corresponding and congruent parts (angles and sides) of figures.
I can use corresponding parts of figures to solve Algebraic problems.
I can prove two triangles are congruent using the SSS, SAS, ASA, AAS and the HL theorems.
I can prove other parts of triangles are congruent using CPCTC.
I can prove properties of isosceles and equilateral triangles and use those properties to solve algebraic problems.
I can use the midsegment triangle theorem to solve algebraic problems.
I can use perpendicular bisectors to solve algebraic problems.
I can use angle bisectors to solve algebraic problems.
I can identify the median of a triangle and use it to solve algebraic problems.
I can identify the altitude of a triangle and use it to solve algebraic problems.
I can use the Triangle Inequality Theorem to determine if 3 given sides can create a triangle.
I can use the Triangle Inequality Theorem to estimate a given range for the third side of a triangle when given the other two sides.
I can determine the order of the lengths of sides of a triangle based on the measures of the captured angles and visa versa.
I can find the center of the circumcircle of a triangle (location of the circumcenter.)
I can find the center of incircle of a triangle (location of the incenter.)
I can find the location of the centroid of a triangle.
I can find the location of the orthocenter of a triangle.
I can demonstrate the relationship between each quadrilateral.
I can use the properties of quadrilaterals to solve algebraic problems involving angles measurement, length of sides and length of diagonals of any quadrilateral.
I can prove the opposite sides of a parallelogram are congruent and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove each diagonal of a rhombus bisects two angles of the rhombus and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the diagonals of a rhombus are perpendicular and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the diagonals of a rectangle are congruent and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the base angles of an isosceles trapezoid are congruent and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the diagonals of an isosceles trapezoid are congruent and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I can prove the diagonals of a kite are perpendicular and use that information to solve algebraic problems.
I will know and be able to apply the formula for the area of a parallelogram: A = b ? h
I will know and be able to apply the formula for the area of a trapezoid: A = (b¬1 + b2) ? h ? 2, and be able to apply the triangle area formula to rhombuses and kites.
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The course provider uses multiple ways of assessing course effectiveness. 
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The course is evaluated using a continuous improvement cycle for effectiveness and the findings used as a basis for improvement. 
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Professional development about the online course delivery system is offered by the provider to assure effective use of the courseware and various instructional media available. 
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The course provider offers technical support and course management assistance to students, the course instructor, and the school coordinator. 
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Course instructors, whether facetoface or virtual, have been provided professional development in the behavioral, social, and when necessary, emotional, aspects of the learning environment. 
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Course instructors, whether facetoface or virtual, receive instructor professional development, which includes the support and use of a variety of communication modes to stimulate student engagement online. 
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Students are offered an orientation for taking an online course before starting the coursework. 
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Review Conducted By: Davison Community Schools
Date of Review:
01/09/2014
a. Basics of Geometry
b. Logic & Reasoning
c. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
d. Congruence and Proof
e. Triangle Properties
f. Quadrilateral Properties
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This course is designed as a semester course/18 weeks. Students must be able to spend 1 or more hours per day in the course to be successful. Instructors are expected to contact students and provide feedback multiple times per unit.
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