## Ms. Melissa

### Target 1​

###### Lesson Type:

New

Number Operation

:

Computation

Solve equations involving absolute value.

###### 1:

Explain that the sums and differences of equations involving absolute value are found using distance and direction on a number line.

6th

###### Vocabulary:

Absolute Value

Activities:

• Students reviewed absolute value.
• Students gave one another problems involung absolute value and integers.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ## Absent Students:

### Target 2

:

###### 1:

Explain the difference between similarity and congruence.

###### 2:

Use the corresponding sides of similar triangles to determine the unknown length of a side.

###### 3:

Find the ratio of corresponding sides and use that ratio to find unknown lengths.

###### 4:

Prove that triangles are similar using SSS (Side-Side-Side), AA (Angle-Angle), and SAS (Side-Angle-Side).

8th

###### Vocabulary:

Similarity, Congruence

Activities:

• Students used geoboards to show congruent triangles using SSS,AA, and SAS.
• Students used wooden dowels to show similar triangles with ratios.    ### Home Exploration

###### Guiding Questions: ### Target 3

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###### Vocabulary:

Activities:    ### Home Exploration 