This lesson plan applies the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-world problems.
Students will use the information in the word problem to draw a picture and label the given lengths. Students can then substitute the information into the Pythagorean Theorem.
This lesson includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys included.
Common Core standards included on cover page for Grade 8 and High School Geometry.
Both Word and pdf versions are included in the zip folder.