Square Roots

Investigate the relationship between irrational roots and a number line with a resource that asks learners to put together a number line using radical intervals rather than integers. A great progression, they build on their understanding of estimating square roots from the previous lesson in this series to complete the resource.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask individuals to produce a list of perfect squares to refer to throughout the lesson
  • Create a laminated version of the square root number line to hang as a poster for easy reference
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a strong understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem and perfect squares
  • Second lesson of 25

  • Provides an introductory and concluding activity
  • Includes a set of practice problems for independent practice

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