Looking for a fun
activity that is self=checking, collaborative and practices finding missing sides using the Pythagorean Theorem? This is a set of 15 problems that need to be cut apart, reassembled in the correct order and fastened together like a chain until the end is reached.
Each of the links has a diagram of a right triangle with the measure of one side/hypoteneuse. Students will need to find the missing length identified and look for the link which has that as the previous answer. Students begin with the link marked start and continue until they are out of links. If students are struggling, teacher can let students know which is the last link.
Each links also have a letter, teacher can quickly identify student progress by using the check word. Or teacher can look at the links in order.
To finish the lesson, use the 9i ncluded exit cards, which can be randomly assigned to students to check their understanding.
3 pages with chain links
⭐ Answer Key
⭐18 Exit Cards to be used as assessment
⭐Student worksheet--we always show work in math class☺
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