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Posted Sat Nov 8 11:13:26 PST 2008 by Cristina Fusco (Cristina Fusco).

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Activity Time: 1 -2 class periods for full lesson

Concepts Taught: Triangles lengths

LESSON PLAN FORMAT

TemplateStudent Teacher's Name: Cristina Fusco Date: 11/08/08

Grade Level secondary Topic/Unit: math

School: District:Content

The goal of this lesson is for student to calculate the unknown side of a right triangle, with the other two sides.

BenchmarksThe students will apply the order of operations to figure out the missing lengths of the triangle. Verify and interpret results using the math equations learned. Determine the outcome of the expressions and be able to check the answer.

Learning Resources and MaterialsBoard to write on and writing utensils

Computer/projector/screen

Calculator

Handouts/Homework assignment

Power point presentation

Development of Lesson

IntroductionMake copies of handouts prior to class and have answer key ready

Confirm adequate number of calculators or make adjustments

Get power point ready ( can be found on my webpage -- url provided)

Start lesson

Methods/Procedures

The student will be able to cooperate with group members during the lecture.

Start explaining the basics to lead up to the theorem. Briefly explain the theorem and show examples. Have the class practice on the handouts and practice problems.

Accommodations/AdaptationsStudents can share calculators.

The students that grasp the concept quicker can help those who need further assistance.

This lesson can be taught with hands on, visual, auditory, and verbal.

Quizzes, tests, and homework can check their understanding of the lesson.

View Different methods if the concept was not understood.

Assessment/EvaluationThe students will be able to id a right triangle and to describe the theorem. They will be able to define what is needed and how much information is required to configure the theorem.

ClosureDid the students understand the material?

Was enough material covered in the lesson plan?

Can anything be changed to better the plan?Teacher Reflection

To be continued. . .