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# Secondary Lesson Plan Template Grade level and subject discipline: Length of class: Algebra II (9th-12th graders) 90 minutes

LEARNING GOALS to be addressed in this lesson (What standards or umbrella learning goals will I address?): G.SRT.11 (+) Understand and apply the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines to find unknown measurements in right and non-right triangles LEARNING OBJECTIVES (in ABCD format using verbs from Blooms Taxonomy): Students should be able to identify the Law of Sines from the Law of Cosines, and determine the appropriate law to use in order to solve for a non-right triangles. Description: This lesson is meant as a review for the students. The students have already learned the various parts of this review; we are just going to bring it all together in a fun way to encourage class participation and team work. KNOWLEDGE (What facts, concepts, or vocabulary words will students need to know or be taught in order to accomplish these objectives?) Sine Cosine SOHCAHTOA Law of Sines Law of Cosines SKILLS (What skills will they need to be taught in order to accomplish these objectives?) How to plug and chug numbers into a formulas to get the final result How to use the Law of Sines How to use the Law of Cosines

RESOURCES/MATERIALS NEEDED (What materials and resources will I use?): Elmo for projection Individual white boards for each group Markers & erasers to use on the white boards Teachers copy of questions to project on the screen Graphing calculators (TI-Nspires) ASSESSMENT (How will I know if students achieve the learning goals/objectives?): I will walk around as students work on the problems to observe their thinking I will also require students to turn in a group worksheet at the end of the lesson with all their work and answers The students will have a take-home test to complete by the next class period. LEARNING PLAN (How will you organize student learning? What instructional strategies will you use? How will you scaffold for student learning?) (Write in outline format). To start off the lesson, students will be handed parts of a formula (either parts of the Law of Sines or the Law of Cosines), and the students will have to find other students in the class that will help make the law true (ex. one students will have , while another student will have makes the law of Sines: , and another student will have . , which

Students will then be instructed to solve the first problem posted on the board, by either using the Law of Sines or Law of Cosines, whichever one they believe will work. If the law they chose does not help them solve the problem, then they would have to use the other law.