__Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to Wednesday, January 31, 2018__:__Topic__: Section 4-4: Similarity in Right Triangles__Learning Objective__: To find and use relationships in similar right triangles in order to find distances indirectly.__Essential Question__: How is does understanding similarity in right triangles help me understand the world around me?__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-SRT.3, G-SRT.4__Classwork/Homework__: (none)

__Friday, January 26, 2018 to Monday, January 29, 2018__:__Topic__: Continue Section 4-3: Proving Triangles Similar__Learning Objective__: To prove that two triangles are similar and use that similarity to make indirect measurements of real-world objects.__Essential Question__: How is indirect measurement essential to construction, ancient and modern?__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-SRT.3, G-SRT.4__Classwork/Homework__:

__Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to Thursday, January 25, 2018__:__Topic__: Section 4-3: Proving Triangles Similar__Learning Objective__: To prove that two triangles are similar and use that similarity to make indirect measurements of real-world objects.__Essential Question__: How is indirect measurement essential to construction, ancient and modern?__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-SRT.3, G-SRT.4__Classwork/Homework__: (none)

**Tuesday, January 23, 2018**__Topic__: Unit 4 Quiz 1: Ratios, Proportions, and Similar Polygons__Learning Objective__: To demonstrate knowledge of how to create ratios, solve proportions, determine whether polygons are similar, and use polygon similarity to find missing lengths.__Essential Questions__:- What are my strongest areas with regard to content?
- What strategies can I use to demonstrate my understanding of the section material?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: 7-RP.2a, 7-RP.2c, G-SRT.1a, G-SRT.1b, G-SRT.2__Classwork/Homework__: (none)

__Wednesday, January 17, 2018 to Monday, January 22, 2018__:__Topic__: Continue Section 4-2: Similar Polygons__Learning Objective__: To define and use the properties of similar polygons to find missing dimensions and explore real-world phenomena.__Essential Question__: How is indirect measurement essential to construction, ancient and modern?__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-SRT.1a, G-SRT.1b, G-SRT.2__Classwork/Homework__:- CW 4-2A: Golden Rectangle Poster -- Create a poster illustrating and describing three real-world instances where the golden rectangle or spiral can be found: one in modern architecture, one in art, and one in nature.
*The examples you include must be different from those shown in the Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land video.* - HW 4-2B: Similar Polygons Worksheet 1 (link)

- CW 4-2A: Golden Rectangle Poster -- Create a poster illustrating and describing three real-world instances where the golden rectangle or spiral can be found: one in modern architecture, one in art, and one in nature.

__Tuesday, January 16, 2018__:**START OF SEMESTER 2, QUARTER 3**__Topic__: Section 4-2: Similar Polygons__Learning Objective__: To define and use the properties of similar polygons to find missing dimensions and explore real-world phenomena.__Essential Question__: How is indirect measurement essential to construction, ancient and modern?__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-SRT.1a, G-SRT.1b, G-SRT.2__Classwork/Homework__: (none)

**Class did not meet today die to the Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday holiday.**

__Monday, January 15, 2018__:

__Friday, January 12, 2018__:**END OF SEMESTER 1, QUARTER 2**__Topic__: Semester 1 Final Exam__Learning Objective__: To demonstrate knowledge of the geometric constructions, transformations in the coordinate plane (translations, reflections, and rotations), and congruence of triangles and parts of triangles and quadrilaterals to mastery.__Essential Questions__:- What are my strongest areas with regard to content?
- What strategies can I use to demonstrate my understanding of the unit material?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-CO.(all)__Classwork/Homework__: (none)

**Class did not meet today due to the Semester 1 Finals schedule.**

__Thursday, January 11, 2018__:

**Wednesday, January 10, 2018**__Topic__: Continue Semester 1 Final Exam Review__Learning Objective__: To reinforce geometric constructions, transformations in the coordinate plane (translations, reflections, and rotations), and congruence of triangles and parts of triangles and quadrilaterals to mastery in preparation for the Semester 1 Final Exam.__Essential Question__:- What are my weakest areas with regard to content?
- What do I need to do to strengthen these areas?
- How do I apply the content to real-world applications?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-CO.(all)__Classwork/Homework__: 17-18 Semester 1 Final Exam Review, Part 4 (link)

**Tuesday, January 9, 2018**__Topic__: Continue Semester 1 Final Exam Review__Learning Objective__: To reinforce geometric constructions, transformations in the coordinate plane (translations, reflections, and rotations), and congruence of triangles and parts of triangles and quadrilaterals to mastery in preparation for the Semester 1 Final Exam.__Essential Question__:- What are my weakest areas with regard to content?
- What do I need to do to strengthen these areas?
- How do I apply the content to real-world applications?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-CO.(all)__Classwork/Homework__: 17-18 Semester 1 Final Exam Review, Part 3 (link)

**Monday, January 8, 2018**__Topic__: Continue Semester 1 Final Exam Review__Learning Objective__: To reinforce geometric constructions, transformations in the coordinate plane (translations, reflections, and rotations), and congruence of triangles and parts of triangles and quadrilaterals to mastery in preparation for the Semester 1 Final Exam.__Essential Question__:- What are my weakest areas with regard to content?
- What do I need to do to strengthen these areas?
- How do I apply the content to real-world applications?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-CO.(all)__Classwork/Homework__: 17-18 Semester 1 Final Exam Review, Part 2 (link)

**Friday, January 5, 2018**__Topic__: Semester 1 Final Exam Review__Learning Objective__: To reinforce geometric constructions, transformations in the coordinate plane (translations, reflections, and rotations), and congruence of triangles and parts of triangles and quadrilaterals to mastery in preparation for the Semester 1 Final Exam.__Essential Question__:- What are my weakest areas with regard to content?
- What do I need to do to strengthen these areas?
- How do I apply the content to real-world applications?

__CA Common Core State Standards__: G-CO.(all)__Classwork/Homework__: 17-18 Semester 1 Final Exam Review, Part 1 (link)

**Tuesday, January 2, 2018 to Thursday, January 4, 2018**__Topic__: Section 4-1: Ratios and Proportions__Learning Objective__: To find ratios and solve proportions in order to scale objects to a different size.__Essential Question__: What properties of numbers and equality form the basis for the rules of ratios and proportions?__CA Common Core State Standards__: 7-RP.2a, 7-RP.2c__Classwork/Homework__: CW 4-1A: Ratios and Proportions Worksheet 1 (link)

__Monday, January 1, 2018__**:**Class did not meet today due to the New Year's Day holiday.