# Algebra 1 & ½ Geometry

$600.00/year

Algebra 1 & ½ Geometry

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09/07/2020 - 05/14/2021

Full Year

1.50 credits in Mathematics

Grades 7-12

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## About the course

Algebra 1 & ½ Geometry* is a classical, Christian approach to the liberal arts of mathematics and geometry. Utilizing a state-of-the-art eLearning system for a rigorous foundation of didactic instruction and development of intellectual skills and habits, this course is designed to lead students beyond the grammar and into deeper understanding and wisdom by employing various discussion methods of participation via the canons of rhetoric.

**Pre-requisites**: Pre-algebra (or equivalent)

### Course Objectives:

- To look at mathematics and geometry from a biblical viewpoint.
- To learn, review, and practice rigorous, college-preparatory intellectual skills of learning in the fundamentals of mathematics and geometry.
- To build upon pre-algebra knowledge to gain a grasp of the topics and concepts of Algebra 1 & ½ Geometry*.
- To actively participate in discussions about above topics and concepts.
- To gain understanding and wisdom in the arts of mathematics and geometry using Cicero’s Five Canons of Rhetoric to participate is various methods of discussions.

### Curriculum:

- Shormann, David, PhD. (Algebra 1 with Integrated Geometry Self-Paced eLearning Course, 24-month subscription)

**Optional Resources**:

- Euclid (Euclid’s Elements, ISBN-13: 978-1888009194)
- Euler, Leonard (Elements of Algebra, ISBN-13: 978-1508901181)
- Nickel, James (Mathematics: Is God Silent?, ISBN-13: 978-1879998223)

*Begin study of Informal Geometry, to be completed in Algebra 2. This course offers a 1.0 credit of Algebra 1 and 0.5 credit of Geometry.

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## Course Files

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Algebra 1 Syllabus

## About the teacher

Jillene Santoro
Jillene is an Air Force veteran turned homeschool educator with 18+ years of experience teaching. She currently lives in New Hampshire with her husband and children, but she has lived all across the US and has visited all fifty states.