Q2, W4: November 5-9

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Intensive Math
Grade Level8
Week #Thirteen
Unit of InstructionUnit 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:

  • Students will do a Pythagorean Theorem Task Cards activity
  • Students will do Pythagorean Theorem Applications on Mathspace
Assignments Due
  • Pythagorean Task Cards activity due on Thursday/Friday November 8/9
  • Pythagorean Theorem Applications Mathspace due on Thursday/Friday November 8/9
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations are provided daily.