This Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target H assessment also includes:
Pythagoras is all about being right. A presentation provides sample items for how the Pythagorean Theorem standards may show up in Smarter Balanced assessments. Seven items use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the sides of a right triangle to finding the distance between two points on the coordinate plane.
- Use the slides to create a review for the Pythagorean Theorem
- Have classmates select an item and explain the procedure used to solve it
- It is helpful to know basic Pythagorean Triples
- The presentation is part of the larger Gr. 8 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows series.
- Several items can be done mentally, without the aid of a calculator
- Contains an answer key for each item