Q2, W4: November 8-12 Pre-Algebra

TeacherKristin Andreason
Subject Area8th Grade Pre-Algebra
Grade Level8
Week #November 8-12
Unit of InstructionFocus 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 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:

  1. We will review for the DIA
  2. We will do a Kahoot to review Solving Equations and the Pythagorean Theorem
  3. We will review Solutions of Equations
  4. We will review solving multi-step equations

Wednesday:

  1. Students will take the DIA (ten questions)

Friday:

  1. Third Period will take the DIA
  2. We will then play Jeopardy to review Solving Equations in One Variable
Assignments Due
  • Pre-Algebra DIA #2
Additional Resources

All IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

Khan Academy videos – type any topic in search bar followed by Khan Academy to find an instructional video for additional support. https://www.khanacademy.org/

IXL – Provides support for any grade level math standard.

Edgenuity – https://www.edgenuity.com/