Geometry

Mr. Hartzer / Highland Park Renaissance Academy

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of Geometry. Geometry is the mathematical study of lines, angles, and shapes. During this course, students will learn the properties of quadrilaterals, triangles, circles, and solids. Students will learn the basics of presenting a formal proof; there will also be a unit on probabilities.

MATERIALS NEEDED

Each day, students will be expected to bring:
For in-class use, students will be provided with a calculator, a textbook, and any additional materials.

GRADING POLICY

Grading will be based on classroom participation, assignments, projects, and tests.
The student’s final grade will be based on overall total performance.
Additional notes:

CLASSROOM POLICIES

All persons in Mr. Hartzer’s classroom are expected to demonstrate:
All students are expected to follow all rules and guidelines of HPRA, pertaining to uniforms, detention, bullying, cell phones, and other actions. This includes:

POLICY ON HALL PASSES

If a student needs to leave the room during the class period, they must have a pass signed by the teacher, as well as signing in and out. Passes are not guaranteed: Students who have abused the pass privilege will be denied. Passes to other classrooms or to the main office require a written note from the person requesting that student’s presence. “Mr. Jones told me to see him” is not acceptable.

CONSEQUENCES

Policy violations will result in consequences at the teacher’s discretion, including but not limited to:

UPON ENTERING THE ROOM...

At the beginning of each day, you will:
  1. Enter the class in an organized way
  2. Get a Do Now card from the front of the room
  3. Sit down and complete the Do Now shown on the SmartBoard
  4. Prepare your notebook for taking notes, and open your textbook as indicated
  5. Wait quietly until the Do Now is collected and the class is started

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I have read this syllabus and understand my expectations in this classroom.
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