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Beth Menzie

Geometry

Amsterdam High School

Amsterdam, NY

Urban Environment

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(9 Units, 53 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Similar and Right Triangles(8 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Tools of Geometry(7 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Coordinate Geometry(4 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Parallel Lines(5 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Transformations(6 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Polygons and Congruent Triangle Proofs(6 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Similar Figures(9 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Right Triangle Trigonometry(3 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Quadrilaterals(5 Lessons)

Unit 9 - Similar and Right Triangles(8 Lessons)

Introduction to Similar Right Triangles

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students investigate the three similar right triangles created by the altitude to the hypotenuse of a right triangle.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

12 Favorites

Prove It (Part 1)

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students work on proving hypotheses – and end up proving the Pythagorean Theorem.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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Prove It (Part 2)

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students work on proving hypotheses – and end up proving the Pythagorean Theorem.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students practice finding lengths of segments using the Pythagorean Theorem, with an eye toward discovering common Pythagorean triplets.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

8 Favorites

Special Right Triangles

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students use the results of the previous lesson to investigate common Pythagorean triples.

15 Resources

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15 Resources

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30, 60, 90 Triangles

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students discover the patterns involved in a 30-60-90 triangle.

12 Resources

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12 Resources

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Isosceles Right Triangles

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Students discover the ratio of the sides of all 45-45-90 degree triangles, and then practice working with all of the special right triangles.

10 Resources

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10 Resources

1 Favorite

Special Right Triangles Puzzle Activity

Geometry

» Unit:

Similar and Right Triangles

Big Idea:Putting together puzzles is an engaging way for students to review their knowledge of special right triangles.

11 Resources

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11 Resources

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