Triangle Sum Theorem Inquiry Activity Lesson Pack

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Triangle Sum Theorem - Students discover that the sum of the angle measures in a triangle is 180 degrees.

Here's what's included in in this great lesson pack:
- A review of triangle classifications
- 2 half-sheet Warm-Up exercises
- 2 different versions of a discovery worksheet for Triangle Sum Theorem
- A quick cut-up activity for investigating Triangle Sum Theorem
- A short presentation in a separate PDF file
- An organizer to record the theorem (in a diagram with math language and in the student’s own words) and provide examples of possible and impossible triangles based on the theorem
- A small exit slip for Triangle Sum Theorem
-2 worksheets for practicing Triangle Sum Theorem (one basic, one with algebra applications)
- A short quiz (2 pages)
- Answer Keys

*** Note: This activity is also included in a larger DISCOUNTED bundle:
Triangles Bundle

Materials Required:
-scissors
-protractor
-ruler or other straightedge

Please look at the preview file for a look at what's included. Some of the problems require solving equations that may be a challenge for middle schoolers. These can be skipped, but please verify that most of this is appropriate for your own class and their skills.

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26 plus answer keys & directions
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Teaching Duration
4 Days

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Triangle Sum Theorem Inquiry Activity Lesson Pack
Triangle Sum Theorem Inquiry Activity Lesson Pack
Triangle Sum Theorem Inquiry Activity Lesson Pack
Triangle Sum Theorem Inquiry Activity Lesson Pack
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