Geometry A

Why This Class

As a parent, you know life has its ups and downs. You want your student to become skilled at solving life’s problems with a level head, using logic to balance out emotion. This course helps by guiding your student on an introduction to geometry, which offers a set of logical thinking skills they can’t gain any other way.

Students in this course use our math learning platform to refine their reasoning skills through studying and applying concepts such as triangles and trigonometry, area and perimeters, lines and angles, and foundational statistics. With the support of a math mentor, students improve as logical thinkers as they practice taking a systematic approach to solving problems—beginning with what they know and moving step by step toward solutions.

Students emerge from this course with the awareness that many questions (in math and life) require a methodical, logical, multi-step approach to answer. They are more calm and persistent in solving problems wherever they find them.

Overarching Questions

How can I find the area and other properties of various geometrical shapes?

What are the foundations of statistics?

What are the principles of transformations and congruence?

What are the overarching ideas of analytic geometry?

Reading List

A Scientific or Graphing Calculator is optional. Please see the book list in SIS for details.

Course Details

Recommended Grade: 10th (Sophomore)

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

Estimated Weekly Hours: 7

Format: Live, Self-paced, or Independent

Credits: 0.5

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Please note that program and course descriptions, as well as reading and materials lists, are subject to change as we continuously improve our curriculum throughout the year. Book and materials lists for the upcoming school year are published in SIS mid to late June. Some courses require subscriptions e.g., Adobe software or online magazines that may not be covered by partner schools.