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The Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula
Young scholars find missing side lengths of triangles. In this finding missing side lengths of triangles instructional activity, pupils use the Pythagorean theorem. They derive the distance formula from the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils solve Pythagorean Theorem word problems involving triangles in real life.
8th - 12th Math
Intro to Poetry Notes
Prepare pupils to read poetry. This is a student reference sheet that could be used as a handout or as a basis for notes. Included on this page are instructions on how to read a poem, discuss a poem, and determine a rhythm, as well information about poetic literary devices and forms.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Angles, Bearings and Maps
Young scholars review what they comprehend about angles. They name the differnt types of angles and define them. Students use their protractors to answer questions, the teacher walks around to look at the positioning of the protractors. They discuss finding the reflex angle if they are having problems with this.
6th - 8th Math
Students listen and scan for information and identify purpose in Transcendentalist writing. In this self-management lesson, students identify main and supporting details. Students evaluate whether or not the author achieved his purpose as they read Transcendentalist writings such as "Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Warrior Role in Greek Society
Learners are introduced to the various gods and goddesses in ancient Greek mythology. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to research the ways Greek culture has influenced the modern world. To end the lesson, they identify and write a paper on the role of the Greek warrior and participate in a role play acting out the movements of the warriors.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History