Pythagoras Rule

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

MATHEMATICS

SECOND TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME: 

TOPIC: Length 

LEARNING AREA 

Division of two or three digit numbers by:

  1. Lesson One – Right angle triangles
  2. Lesson Two – Pythagoras’ rule
  3. Lesson Three – Application of Pythagoras’ rule
  4. Lesson Four – Quantitative reasoning

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME 

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. recognise and identify each part of right angle triangle.
  2. Pythagoras rule
  3. use Pythagoras rule to find the unknown length of a right – angled triangle.
  4. solve many quantitative aptitude problems involving Pythagoras rule.

RATIONALE

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

  1. Chart of 2 dimensional shapes – triangle, square, rectangle, etc.
  2. Chart of different triangles
  3. Chart on Pythagoras theorem – a^2 + b^2 = c^2, b^2 = c^2 – a^2, a^2 = c^2 – a^2.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

  1. Square
  2. Square root
  3. Right – angle triangle
  4. Measurement

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  2. Lagos State Scheme of work
  3. New Method Mathematics Book
  4. All Relevant Materials
  5. Online Materials

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

  1. LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – Right angle triangles document
  2. LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – Pythagoras’ rule document
  3. LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – Application of Pythagoras rule document
  4. LESSON DEVELOPMENT 4 – Test