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PrintTeacher  Felicia Taylor 

Subject Area  Intensive Math 

Grade Level  8th 

Week #  24 

Unit of Instruction  5: 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 realworld and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria 

I can…
 understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem

Classroom Activities 

Monday
 Introduce Pythagorean Theorem – Standard MAFS.8.G.2.7
 kahoot!
 What is the Pythagorean Theorem?
 Pythagorean Theorem: Solve for the hypotenuse
 Classwork/ Practice
 IXL
 R.1 Pythagorean Theorem: Find the length of the hypotenuse
 R.2 Pythagorean Theorem: find the missing leg length
Wednesday
 Review Pythagorean Theorem – Standard MAFS.8.G.2.7
 kahoot!
 Pythagorean Theorem: solve for the missing leg
 Classwork/ Practice
 IXL
 R.3 Pythagorean Theorem: find the perimeter
Thursday
 Introduce – Standard MAFS.8.G.2.6
 kahoot!
 Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem
 Classwork/ Practice
 IXL
 R.4 Pythagorean Theorem: word problems
 R.5 Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem: is it a right triangle?

Assignments Due 

Summatives
None
Formatives
IXL
 R.1 Pythagorean Theorem: find the length of the hypotenuse – due Thursday, February 15th
 R.2 Pythagorean Theorem: find the missing leg length – due Thursday, February 15th
 R.3 Pythagorean Theorem: find the perimeter – due Thursday, February 15th
 R.4 Pythagorean Theorem: word problems – due Thursday, February 15th
 R.5 Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem: is it a right triangle? – due Thursday, February 15th

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