Dynamic, engaging instruction defines Geometry at Wilson Hill. This course provides students with the tools required to engage analytically with their everyday surroundings as they develop spatial reasoning and problem-solving skills. Real-life applications are used to illustrate geometric concepts in the orderliness of Creation that inspire love and wonder for this branch of mathematics. Our proof-based course covers Euclidean geometry including definitions, postulates and theorems. The introduction and development of principles of logical reasoning in this course will serve the student well beyond geometry or even mathematics.
Topics include: angles, parallel lines, congruent and similar triangles, polygons, circles and arcs, and area and volume. Special topics include coordinate geometry, introductory trigonometry and constructions.
Prerequisites: Algebra 1
Homework Habits: Students typically spend 3-5 hours a week on geometry homework and Euclid discussions. Students also prepare for regular quizzes, projects and tests.
Suggested Grade Level: 9–11 Comprehensive 2023-2024 Math Book & Materials List