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8th Grade Math - Modeling the Pythagorean Theorem

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

This post explains and give practice opportunities related to TEKS 8.6C:

use models and diagrams to explain the Pythagorean theorem


Students use squares and representations to derive and explain the Pythagorean theorem.


STAAR Practice

Between 2016 and 2023 (including redesign practice), this supporting standard has been tested 5 times on the STAAR test. Videos explaining the problems can be found below. If you'd rather take a quiz over these questions, click here. The videos below are linked to the questions in the quiz as answer explanations after the quiz is submitted.


To view all the posts in this 8th grade TEKS review series, click here.

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