## 8th Grade - Today in Math |

## 8th Grade - Today in Math |

Today we will continue to practice solving problems with Pythagorean Theorem.
Agenda: - Review the FSA Packet pages 14-17
- Complete "The Pythagorean Theorem and Its Converse Color by Number."
- Extra Practice: Khan Academy
- Use Pythagorean Theorem to Find Right Triangle Side Lengths.
- Use Pythagorean Theorem to Find Isosceles Triangle Side Lengths.
- Right Triangle Side Lengths.
- Use Area of Squares to Visualize Pythagorean Theorem.
- Your score will be an average of the four assignments.
- Finish any incomplete work.
- Make sure your 7-3 notes are complete.
- FSA Packet pages 18 - 21
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Today we will look into how we can use the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to identify right triangles.
Agenda: - Review FSA Packet
- Review / Q&A 7-2 Notes
- Practice: 7-2 MathXL Practice and Problem Solving
Homework: - Finish any incomplete work.
- Complete pages 14 - 17 in FSA packet (will review tomorrow)
- Complete 7-3 Notes
- Objective: I can use Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.
- Essential Question: What type of problems can be using the Pythagorean Theorem?
- Take notes on the examples from 7-3.
- Copy the Key Concept.
- Objective: I can use Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems.
Today we will do a quick check on angles, parallel lines, and triangles.
Agenda: - Have your computer, a sheet of paper, a pencil, and a calculator ready to go.
- Complete the assigned assessment in Pearson.
- Assessment must be complete during the class period unless you have accommodations via 504 or IEP.
- Early finishers: Make sure your 7-2 notes are ready to go. Work on your FSA Specs packet.
- Finish any incomplete work you may have.
- Complete pages 10 - 13 (11 questions) in your FSA Specs packet.
*Pay attention to the "calculator" requirements when completing. We will review tomorrow.*
Today we will kick start Topic 7 on Pythagorean Theorem by looking into how to use the proof to find the unknown length of a right triangle.
Agenda: - FSA Review
- Add "The Pythagorean Theorem" foldable into your notebook.
- Q&A / Review 7-1 Notes
- Practice: 7-1 MathXL Practice and Problem Solving
Homework: - Finish any incomplete work
- Review for your Angles and Triangles quiz (4/16)
- Review activities posted in Google Classroom
- 7-2 Notes
- Objective: I can use the Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to Identify right triangles.
- Essential Question: How can you determine whether a triangle is a right triangle?
- Take notes on the 7-2 examples.
- Copy the Key Concept.
Today we will kick start topic 7 on Pythagorean Theorem by reviewing past skills and building our vocabulary that will be useful for the topic.
Agenda: - Review items for the quiz on angles and triangles.
- Topic 7 Readiness Assessment
- This is to provide me information on what I need to do to help prepare you for Pythagorean Theorem.
- Using your text book (workbook) complete the following:
- page 375 - Review What You Know
- page 376 - Build Vocabulary
- Early Finishers: Complete your notes on 7-1 - Understand Pythagorean Theorem
- Objective: I can use Pythagorean Theorem to find known sides of triangles.
- Essential Question: How does the Pythagorean Theorem relate the side lengths of a right triangle?
- Take notes on the examples.
- Copy the Key Concept.
Today we will finish up Topic 6 by using angle measures to determine whether two triangles are similar.
Agenda: - Warm up - FSA Review
- Add "AA (Angle-Angle) Similarity Postulate foldable to your notes.
- Review / Q&A 6-10 examples
- Practice: 6-10 MathXL Practice and Problem Solving.
- Finish any incomplete work.
- Khan Academy Extra Credit
Today we will continue our practice with triangle sum and exterior angles. Agenda: - Collect yesterday's practice. (Place your copy with the work at seat 5.)
- To help save on paper, the task cards for today's review can be found in Google Classroom.
- If you sit in an even seat, complete even numbers.
- If you sit in an odd seat, complete odd numbers.
- Bonus points if you complete all task cards.
Homework:
- Finish any incomplete work.
- Make sure your 6-10 notes are complete. (HW from 4/8)
Today we will continue to work on how to identify the relationships between angles formed by parallel lines and a traversal. We will use the relationships to help find the missing value or angle measurements. Agenda: - Warm Up - On the board
- To help save on paper, the task cards for today's review can be found in Google Classroom.
- You should be able to complete half in class today.
Homework:
- Finish the rest of your task cards.
Extra Credit Opportunity:30% of your FSA is about expressions and equations. To help prepare you, complete the assigned practice in Khan Academy by April 12th. If you complete 2 to 3 activities each day (not counting Saturday and Sunday), you will have finished all practice by April 12th. Today we are going to work on how to determine unknown measures of interior and exterior angles of triangles.
Agenda: - FSA Review
- Add "Angle Theorems for Triangles" foldable to notesbooks.
- Q&A / Review 6-9 Notes
- Practice: 6-9 MathXL Practice and Problem Solving
Agenda: - Finish any incomplete work
- 6-10 Notes
- Objective: I can use angle measures to determine whether two triangles are similar.
- Essential Question: How can you use angle measures to determine whether two triangles are similar?
- Take notes on the 6-10 examples.
- Copy the Key Concept.
Extra Credit Opportunity:30% of your FSA is about expressions and equations. To help prepare you, complete the assigned practice in Khan Academy by April 12th. If you complete 2 to 3 activities each day (not counting Saturday and Sunday), you will have finished all practice by April 12th. Today we will identify the relationships between angles formed by parallel lines and a transversal. We will also be able to determine the measures of angles formed by the parallel lines and transversal line.
Agenda: - Have ready 3 to 4 different color pencils
- Review notes from 6-8
- Practice:
- Identify Angles - handout
- 6-8 MathXL Practice and Problem Solving
- Finish any incomplete work from the day.
- 6-9 Notes:
- Objective: I can determine the unknown measures of interior and exterior angles of triangles. I can write and solve algebraic equations to find angle measures.
- Essential Question: How are the interior and exterior angles of a triangle related.
- Take notes on the examples.
- Copy the Key Concept.
Extra Credit Opportunity:30% of your FSA is about expressions and equations. To help prepare you, complete the assigned practice in Khan Academy by April 12th. If you complete 2 to 3 activities each day (not counting Saturday and Sunday), you will have finished all practice by April 12th. |