Math-U-See Geometry

$112

With simple, uncluttered pages and short lessons, Math-U-See is mastery-oriented, clear, to the point, and effective.

$112

Ages14-15

GradesOften 9th-10th Grade

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SKU722-510

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Product Code: 722-Geometry

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**Math-U-See Geometry**

*Geometry* has three main areas of emphasis: the vocabulary of geometry, practical applications of geometry, and traditional geometry, including proofs. Topics include lines, angles, area, perimeter, volume, Pythagorean theorem, axioms and postulates, congruency, and similarity. An introduction to trigonometric functions is included. This is to prepare students for testing they may face before taking a trigonometry course. Math-U-See Geometry is typically a good fit for a student entering ninth grade; to find the Math-U-See level that best fits your child you can try the placement test here.

**About Math-U-See Curriculum**

For more than 20 years, Math-U-See's renowned mastery-based, multi-sensory, student-paced program has been the answer for countless families. Math-U-See is a comprehensive K-12 math curriculum that uses manipulatives to illustrate and teach the concepts. If you regularly experience tears from your child whenever new mathematical topics are introduced, you need Math-U-See's systematic, precept-upon-precept math program. This manipulative-based curriculum ensures your children will be able to fully understand each mathematical concept before moving on to another one.

Math-U-See is mastery-oriented, clear, to the point, and compelling with simple, uncluttered pages. In Math-U-See, new ideas are introduced step by step logically. At the same time, concepts that have been mastered are reviewed periodically. The lessons are short, and there are many opportunities for multi-sensory experiences using videos and manipulatives.

Math-U-See books are organized into levels, not grades, so students can proceed at their own pace as they master concepts. This is particularly helpful for the child that is not performing at grade level but would rather not have that be a daily reminder.

Student workbooks are softcover, and the pages are perforated and punched so they can be removed, completed, and placed in binders if you choose. Occasional fun exercises, like dot-to-dots and crossword puzzles, have been incorporated into the student workbooks. Student workbook pages are consumable, so each child will need their own copy.

The Math-U-See Manipulatives are more than a supplement. They are an integral part of the curriculum. Used from the Primer through Algebra 1 levels, the manipulatives build each concept from place value through polynomials through Integer Blocks, Fraction Overlays, and Algebra/Decimal Inserts.

Instruction manuals include complete answer keys with solutions for all problems. This is more a necessity at the upper levels than the lower ones. Math-U-See does require a fair amount of parental involvement, especially in the younger grades. They have bent over backwards to make the lesson planning as painless as possible. But to get the most out of Math-U-See, parents should be prepared to plan and not start the lessons unprepared. Math-U-See's teacher guide and supplemental DVD will teach you, the parent, more than just how to solve a math problem. They also show why the problem is solved in this manner and when to apply the concept.

Each lesson is demonstrated on the videos with such kind-hearted enthusiasm. I now understand why children line up at homeschool conferences to give the instructor, Steve Demme, a hug. The Digital Pack includes streaming access to the same lesson videos as the DVDs, as well as PDF versions of the instruction materials and other online resources.

Math-U-See is laid out with step-by-step procedures for introducing, practicing, mastering, and reviewing concepts. How do you know when your child has 'mastered' a math concept? Not just when he gets the answers right but when he can teach the concept back to you, especially if he can do so with a word problem. Math-U-See will show you how. So, if you want to give your child a rock-solid mathematical foundation, if your child is shaky on the basics, or just looking for a no-frills, common-sense program, you will be pleased with Math-U-See.

**Notes:**

The Math-U-See levels are used in the following order: Primer, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, PreCalculus, and Calculus. Placement tests for the different levels are available here.

Explore the Curriculum

Look inside this book and read through a lesson to see how it might work for your family.

View PDFThere are 30 lessons, each with 7 worksheets. Complete one lesson per week using only as many worksheets as your child requires to comprehend that lesson (often 3). Use additional time and worksheets to complete assignments and/or to gain a fuller understanding.

Math-U-See is a skills-based program that focuses on student mastery of a concept before progressing to the next concept. Because of this, it is not aligned with the common core and, therefore, may not meet the requirements of state standardized tests.

In other words, Math-U-See covers topics in a logical sequence, which may not exactly correlate with the more scattered assortment of skills that are typical for each grade. Parents who wish to compare the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten through sixth grade with the content taught in Math-U-See can do so here.

**Geometry Universal Set**

The Math-U-See Geometry Universal Set includes the Instruction Pack, Student Pack and lifetime access to the Geometry Digital Pack. (The Digital Pack includes streaming access to the same lesson videos as the DVDs, as well as PDF versions of the instruction materials and other online resources.)

**Geometry Instruction Pack**

The Instruction Pack includes the Instruction Manual, DVD Instructional videos, and Digital Pack.

**Geometry Student Pack**

The Student Pack includes only the student workbook and the test booklet. The Student Pack is suitable for families using the Geometry level with a second student.

**Geometry Overview:****Geometry Lesson 6 Sample:**

View Sample Lesson PDF**Table of Contents**

- Points, Lines, Rays and Line Segments
- Planes and Sets
- Angles
- Types of Angles
- Parallel and Perpendicular Lines with Midpoints and Bisectors
- Supplementary and Complementary Angles
- Transversals with Interior and Exterior Angles
- Perimeter of a Rectangle, Triangle, Parallelogram, and Trapezoid
- Area of a Rectangle, Triangle, Parallelogram, and Trapezoid
- Constructing and Identifying Triangles
- Regular Polygons
- Geometry of a Circle, Sphere and Ellipse
- Inscribed and Circumscribed Figures
- Area and Circumference of a Circle
- Area of an Ellipse
- Latitude and Longitude
- Volume of Rectangular Solid and Cylinder
- Volume of Pyramid, Cone, Prism, and Sphere
- Surface Area of Solids
- Radicals
- Pythagorean Theorem
- More on Radicals
- Special Triangles: (45°-45°-90°)
- Special Triangles: (30°-60°-90°)
- Axioms and Postulates
- Corresponding Parts of Triangles and Remote Interior Angles
- Proving Triangles Congruent with SSS and SAS
- Proving Triangles Congruent with ASA and AAS
- Proving Triangles Congruent with HL, LL, HA, and LA
- Proving Triangles Similar with AA and Proportion or Ratio
- Transformational Geometry
- Trigonometric Functions: Sine, Cosine and Tangent
- Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent
- Sin² + Cos² = 1

**Publisher's Information***Publisher: * Demme Learning*Series: * Math-U-See*Age Recommendation: * 14+*Grade Recommendation: * 9th+*Faith-Based: * No*Consumable: * No (*Instruction Pack*), Yes (*Student Pack*)*Lessons: * 30

*High School Credits Earned*: 1 credit math