March 16, 2015

Lesson Plan: CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.6 Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse. CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.7 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two dimensions. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Supports the following Standards of Mathematical Practice

• 2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

• 4 Model with mathematics.

• 5 Use appropriate tools strategically.

• 6 Attend to precision.

• 7 Look for and make use of structure.

- Mathematics > General
- Mathematics > Algebra
- Mathematics > Equations
- Mathematics > Geometry

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Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

Model with mathematics.

Use appropriate tools strategically.

Attend to precision.

Look for and make use of structure.

Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.