Geometry Syllabus


Course Syllabus 

Course info:

Regina Desper Thomas Bias

Phone: 540-632-0892 540-798-4927

(accepts text messaging)

Classroom: 2201




Classwork –60%


Other/HW/Extension - 10%

Each Benchmark – worth 2 test grades



1st Semester = 1st Quarter (40%) + 2nd Quarter (40%) + Midterm Exam (20%)


2nd Semester = 3rd Quarter (40%) + 4th Quarter (40%) + Final Exam (20%)


RCPS Grading Scale


Students should monitor their grades regularlyin Synergy, and new grades are updated each week by Monday for the previous week’s work. I do accept late assignments, however all missing tests, quizzes, assignments must be turned in no later than 2 weeks from the due date.


In this course you will:

  • Use deductive reasoning to construct and validate proofs.

  • Discover the relationships between angles.

  • Investigate and use formulas for determining distance, midpoint, slope, Pythagorean Theorem and its converse, and trigonometric ratios.

  • Solve math problems using various properties of quadrilaterals.

  • Investigate symmetry and transformations on a coordinate grid.

  • Use surface area and volume to solve math problems 3D objects.

  • Apply the concepts of similarity of 2D and 3D geometric figures.


Text/Materials Used

Laptop Paper/Pen

Compass Graph Paper


Statement on Academic Integrity
Patrick Henry seeks to maintain an optimal learning environment. General principles of academic honesty include respect for the intellectual property of others, the expectation that individual work will be submitted unless otherwise allowed by an instructor, and the obligations both to protect one’s own academic work from misuse by others as well as to avoid using another’s work as one’s own. All students are expected to understand and abide by these principles. Students representing the work of another as their own will receive a grade of “F” on that assignment. Students will sign a pledge on every assessment indicating that they have neither given nor received help.


Disclaimer: Due to the ongoing pandemic, this syllabus could change atanytimeduring the year. Please check our school’s Canvas platform for the most current syllabus for this class.

Be respectful. Be responsible.Be present. Be successful.Be On-Time to Class.


Office hours/Tutoring:

Monday-Friday3:20 pm- 3:45 pm

A3 12:50 pm- 2:20 pm

Outside of those times, you can request an appointment to meet.


Remote Instructional Bell Schedule:

A Day meets every Monday-Wednesday

B Day meets every Tuesday-Thursday

FridaysA and B classes meet on a condensed schedule.


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Classroom Expectations:

  • Youmustbe in class on your scheduled day in order to be counted present for that class.


  • If you miss more than 2 days in a row of class, then a phone call home to a parent/guardianwill occur.Continued absences will result in the administration will get involved.


  • You are responsible for completing your daily work on your scheduled day in Canvas.




  • Take responsibility for your learning---be attentive, complete assigned work with quality mental effort.


  • Take pride in doing your “personal best”. Develop good work ethic/ study habits. (This is an important life skill for your future.)


  • Participate in group discussion/Ask questions in class during discussion.


  • This is a No Bullying Zone, please be respectful with your language. NO CUSSING!!!


  • Students who use inappropriate language, share inappropriate images, behave inappropriately on video conferences will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action.


  • Students should not share their login information, meeting links, or passwords with others.


  • School and classroom rules apply to the virtual learning environment.


  • Students should have a quiet place to work that is free of distractions.


  • Students will be on-time with cameras ON, microphone OFF, and should be appropriately dressed for virtual instruction.


Statement for Students with Disabilities
Any student with a documented disability will receive the accommodations in his/her IEP or 504plan. If those accommodations are not sufficient for academic progress, the teacher, student, or parent may contact the case manager to arrange for a meeting to discuss additional options.


  • “Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit.” By Stefan Banach


  • “Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.” By Albert Einstein.