## Romeo and Juliet Pythagorean Theorem Questions

To give my students a bit more practice with word problems, I typed up these Romeo and Juliet themed pythagorean theorem problems.  These are slightly modified from this Weebly site. Free Download of Romeo and Juliet Pythagorean Theorem Questions

## Pythagorean Triples Interactive Notebook Page

I decided my students needed a Pythagorean Triples reference page in their notebooks to go along with the posters I have hanging in my classroom.   Here is the page.  You will notice that 6, 8, 10 is not included on the list because it is related to 3, 4, 5. Free Download of Pythagorean …

I gave this missing angles task to my Trigonometry students as part of our beginning of year algebra and geometry review. I had students find the missing angles in this diagram that I found online.  Here’s a link the original source. Free Download of Missing Angles Task

## Illustrating the Sum of Angles in a Triangle

I created this interactive notebook page to help illustrate the sum of angles in a triangle. Instead of just telling my students that the sum of the angles in a triangle is always 180 degrees (something I hope they remember from geometry!), I decided to have them cut out a triangle and illustrate it themselves. …

## Finding Distance Between Two Points Practice Book

I created this practice book to give my trigonometry students some much needed review of finding the distance between any two points on the coordinate plane. I’m a rebel and chose not to teach the distance formula since it’s way easier to just use the Pythagorean Theorem instead. Instructions for Finding the Distance Between Any …

I used this One Big Square Task with my trigonometry students to review 45-45-90 special right triangles. I found this task in the Open Curriculum Task Database.  I loved listening to the conversations my students had as they struggled through this problem.  And, I mean “struggle” in the best possible way! Free Download of One …

## Dragon Puzzle to Practice Special Right Triangles

I found this dragon puzzle to practice special right triangles online, and I fell in love with it.  Each of the triangles is a special right triangle.   I did a bit of research, and I was able to find the original source. I also found the same problem in McDougal Littell’s Geometry: An Integrated …

## Special Right Triangle Discovery Activity

I created this special right triangle discovery activity to help my trigonometry students discover (or rediscover) the patterns in the sides of the 30-60-90 and 45-45-90 special right triangles. 45-45-90 Special Right Triangle Discovery Activity The page I’m showing you FIRST is actually what we did LAST.  Yes, I’m that teacher who makes my students …

## Special Right Triangles Posters

Since I’m teaching trig this year, I wanted to create some special right triangles posters to jog my students’ memories. Special right triangles are a topic they study in geometry but have often forgotten by the time they end up in my trig class.  I designed the title to print on 8.5″ x 11″ and …

## Pythagorean Triple Posters

I created this set of free printable pythagorean triple posters to help decorate my new classroom. I’m teaching Algebra 1, Trig, and Math Concepts (a class for 9th graders not yet ready for Algebra 1) this year.   As I was making a list of things my trig students need to review at the beginning …