PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM Maze, Riddle, & Color by Number | Print and Digital

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Have your students apply their understanding of PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM and the CONVERSE OF THE PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM with these fun activities including a maze, riddle and coloring activity.

What is Included:

1. Pythagorean Theorem MAZE

This is a self-checking worksheet that allows students to strengthen their skills in finding the missing side (leg or hypotenuse) of a right triangle. Students use their answers to navigate through the puzzle.

2. Pythagorean Theorem COLORING ACTIVITY

Students are prompted to find the missing side (leg or hypotenuse) of a right triangle as well as to determine if a triangle is a right triangle using the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem. Students use their solutions to color the picture.

3. Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem RIDDLE

Students must determine if a given triangle is a right triangle by using the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem. They must then use their solutions to solve the riddle.

All 3 of these activities allow students to practice solving problems using the Pythagorean Theorem while incorporating fun into the classroom!

Print or Digital: (updated May 2021)

✔️ PRINTED VERSION - a PDF file that you may PRINT

✔️ DIGITAL VERSION (Easel by TpT) - There is also a digital version using TpT's new digital tool. After purchase, click the "Open in Easel" button. This will give you access to a version with text boxes for student input and moveable shapes for students to select answers. You can edit the digital overlay or use it as is.

Note: Only the maze and riddle can be used as a digital activity.

How to Use:

Use any of these resources as a quick assessment tool, a homework assignment, or even something for the kids to do after a test. Be sure to download the sample for a full overview of what you get.

Topics included:

✔ Pythagorean Theorem (Finding the missing side of a right triangle)

✔ Converse of Pythagorean Theorem


This resource is included in the following DISCOUNTED BUNDLES:

* Pythagorean Theorem UNIT RESOURCE BUNDLE

* 8th Grade Common Core MEGA-BUNDLE



* Pythagorean Theorem ERROR ANALYSIS


* Pythagorean Theorem MAZE, RIDDLE, COLORING PAGE

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* 8th Grade Daily/Weekly REVIEW

* 8th Grade Winter MATH PACKET


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.
Use square root and cube root symbols to represent solutions to equations of the form 𝘹² = 𝘱 and 𝘹³ = 𝘱, where 𝘱 is a positive rational number. Evaluate square roots of small perfect squares and cube roots of small perfect cubes. Know that √2 is irrational.


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