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The Pythagorean Theorem Lesson Plan

Subject MathGeometry
Grade Level Grade 8
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards

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Ever wondered how to teach the Pythagorean Theorem in an engaging way to your 8th grade students?

In this lesson plan, students will learn about the Pythagorean Theorem proofs, legs and hypotenuse, right triangles, and their real-life applications. Through artistic, interactive guided notes, check for understanding, a color by code activity, and a real-life application example, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem.

The lesson culminates with an exploration of baseball diamond highlighting the importance of understanding the Pythagorean Theorem in real-world scenarios.

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The Pythagorean Theorem.pdf

Lesson Plan
August 19, 2023
0.8 MB
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Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.

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