Pythagorean Theorem (Part 1 - Hypotenuse ONLY) CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.B.6 - Ever wonder how you are going to get your class to reach this CCSS Grade 8 » Geometry » Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem. » 6 standard? Well, here's the first step (which ONLY COVERS THE HYPOTENUSE). To teach this lesson, you will need to have calculators with square root buttons, (as we don't review how to get a square root in this particular lesson - just let them use the calculator).
If you like this one make sure you check out Pythagorean Pig Part Two which introduces "Legs" the Goat.
Pythagorean Pig Part 1 (ONLY COVERS THE HYPOTENUSE). Join Pythagorean Pig and the Rescue Dog Lulu as they explore the magical hypotenuse. A fun way to help your students remember this theorem, this item includes:
1) Pre/post test;
2) Engaging Hook (Pythagorean Pig and Lulu slides);
3) Direct Instruction Page;
4) Guided Practice Page;
5) Independent Practice Page;
6) Assessment/Homework jigsaw puzzles;
7) Student Journal with short constructed responses required and note taking;
8) Some fun "early finisher" or "reinforcement" puzzles and coloring page; and,
8) Answer key for everything!
54 pages in PowerPoint and PDF form. Student notebook is 14 pages (these are duplicated in the 54 page ppt that the teacher uses).
Enjoy and take a look at some of my other math products:
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