# Q2, W3: October 29-November 2

Teacher Kristin Andreason 8th Grade Intensive Math 8 Twelve Unit 4: Pythagorean Theorem
Standard(s) Taught

MAFS.8.G.2.6:  Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.

MAFS.8.G.2.7:  Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.

MAFS.8.G.2.8:  Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
• Students will determine if a triangle is a right triangle using Pythagorean Theorem.
• Students will apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find an unknown side length of a right triangle.
• Students will draw a diagram and use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve real-world problems involving right triangles, including three-dimensional triangles.
• Connect any two points on a coordinate grid to a third point so that the three points form a right triangle.
• Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between the original two points.
Classroom Activities

Monday/Tuesday:

• We will do the Pythagorean Theorem discover lab together to understand the formula.
• Students will do a Pythagorean Theorem scavenger hunt.
• Students will work on a Pythagorean Theorem puzzle activity.

Wednesday:

• Students will do a Two-Step Equation Halloween Activity

Thursday/Friday:

• Students will work on iReady
• Students will complete the Pythagorean Theorem scavenger hunt and puzzle activity
Assignments Due
• Pythagorean Theorem scavenger hunt due on Thursday/Friday, November 1/2