April 24, 2012

Math Lesson plan on the Pythagorean Theorem and Similar Triangles

The student will be able to calculate understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem and use similar triangles to solve real world problems that include height and distances. Learning to use the Pythagorean Theorem and similar triangles is important because it helps students learn to use math in everyday situations.

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- Grade 6
- Grade 7
- Grade 8

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

Model with mathematics.

Use appropriate tools strategically.

Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways.