Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Complete Lesson Plan - Project etc.

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Teaching the proof of the Pythagorean Theorem can be tedious and boring, but this project is not only fun and interesting, it is a very effective way of helping students absorb this material.

This provides a complete day's lesson that includes a Reader's Theater AND a primary activity which has students cutting and pasting to PROVE that a-squared plus b-squared really DOES equal c-squared for right triangles.

A scanned copy of the cut-and-paste is included to show the outcome.

Note that this project INCLUDES the Pythagorus' Who Reader's Theater.

*** THIS FILE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE Pythagorean Theorem Packet! Get EIGHT Pythagorean Theorem resources for one VERY low price! ***
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This project serves to meet the Common Core Standard:
CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.6 Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

Please visit my math BLOG: WWW.DebbiesLemonadeStand.COM or e-mail me: DebbiesLemonadeStand@Charter.net.
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9
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Teaching Duration
50 Minutes

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Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Complete Lesson Plan - Project etc.
Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Complete Lesson Plan - Project etc.
Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Complete Lesson Plan - Project etc.
Pythagorean Theorem Proof - Complete Lesson Plan - Project etc.
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