Inquiry into the Pythagorean Theorem
Grades 68 / Math / Geometry
CCSS:
Math.8.G.B.7
Common Core State Standards
Math 
Math 
8 
Grade 8 
G 
Geometry 
B 
Understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem 
7 
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in realworld and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions. 
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 Lesson Objective
 Students discover the Pythagorean theorem in a fun, engaging lesson
 Length
 16 min
 Questions to Consider
 How does Mr. Dalton get students to take ownership for the class work?
 How do students get a chance to discover the theorem for themselves rather than being told what it is?
 How does the lesson move from open discovery to formal understanding?
 Common Core Standards
 Math.8.G.B.7
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Lesson Idea (Common Core) Inquiry into the Pythagorean Theorem
Grades 68 / Math / Geometry