Pythagoras Lesson Plan and Worksheets
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GCSE Lesson introducing Pythagoras - planned for Top Set Year 9. Start with Tarsia puzzle on squares/square roots. Then investigative worksheet (only item not included here as made offline) of triangles of different sizes - ask students to measure each triangle and complete a table with the headings More… 'a', 'a squared', 'b', 'b squared', 'c', 'c squared' - see if they can spot a relationship. Then examples and questions set in Powerpoint, followed by differentiated worksheet. Plenary: WILT activity.