GSE Geometry Syllabus (2020-2021)

School Phone: (770) 954 � 9515


Instructors: Mitchell Graves & Tyrone Jamison��� ���Room #: 614�� ���Phone: 678-827-2950��������������


Text: ��Into Geometry, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Authors: Burger, Dixon, Kanold, Kaplinsky, Larson, and Leinwand


Course Outline:

         Unit 1 � Transformations in the Coordinate Plane (2 weeks)

         Unit 2 � Similarity, Congruence, and Proofs (5 weeks)

         Unit 3 � Right Triangle Trigonometry (2 weeks)

         Unit 4 � Circles and Volume (3 weeks)

         Unit 5 � Geometric and Algebraic Connections (2 weeks)

         Unit 6 � Application of Probability (1 week)

         Unit 7 � Review (1 week)


         Students are to be signed in to class and ready to learn by the start of the class period

         Students should attend every class unless they have an excused absence

         Students will actively participate in class in a manner that facilitates learning the material being presented or reviewed

         Students will handle technology responsibly. Using technology in a way not conducive to learning the material will not be allowed

         Students who are absent will be responsible for determining what work was missed and making up the work in a timely manner (1 day per day absent)

         All phones and other personal electronics should be put away during class

         Study and do all homework


         A three-ring binder or other similar organizational method with notebook paper and graph paper

         Pencils (wooden or mechanical)

         A Scientific Calculator (examples include;TI-30XIIS, TI-30XS-Multiview, TI-36X, TI-36X-Pro, Casio FX-260SOLAR, FX-300ES, FX-300MS, FX-115ES)


         Grades are computed per semester

         Homework and other practice work 40%

         Assessment tasks 40%

         Semester Summative Assessment 20%


         The best way to contact me is through e-mail. Please e-mail me at any time and I will try to respond to all e-mails within 24 hours

         Parent conferences can be scheduled with me through the school counseling office

         Grades can be accessed through Infinite Campus. I will update Infinite Campus fairly regularly and recommend that you monitor it on a regular basis

Office Hours & Tutoring:

         I will have office hours to help with homework ever day in the mornings from 7:45-8:15

         The ELHS Math Department will also post a tutoring schedule with all of the tutoring times available for all math teachers

Google Classroom:

         Google classroom will be used to provide resources to assist students throughout the year.

         Links for Google classroom will be posted on my website

Remind App:

To get reminder texts, text your class code to 8101

         2nd Block Algebra 1jam2a1

         3rd Block Geometry geof2020(Graves), jam3g(Jamison)

         4th Block Algebra 1jam4a1