Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Missing a Leg (Day 2) - Section 3: Application Activity


In the classroom it is often appropriate to offer choices of tasks in the process of achieving the learning objectives. This is the reason for my flexibility with respect to the application tasks in this section. Providing choices in such things as the level of perceived challenge, the context used for practicing and assessing skills, and the timing for completion of tasks, is highly important because it increases the degree to which students feel connected to their learning. 


  Allow independence
  Diverse Entry Points: Allow independence
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Missing a Leg (Day 2)

Unit 9: The Pythagorean Theorem
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: SWBAT use the Pythagorean theorem algebraically to find missing leg lengths.

Big Idea: The Pythagorean equation is skillfully used to find missing sides that are not the hypotenuse.

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Math, Pythagoras, Pythagorean Theroem, Pythagorean Theorem, Solving right triangles, Pythagorean Triples, right triangle, hypotenuse
  60 minutes
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