The Pythagorean Theorem Guided Notes with Doodles Legs Hypotenuse Right Triangle


Introduce the Pythagorean Theorem with this 10-page packet of self-contained lessons! It includes guided notes with doodles, a color-by-number activity, an in-class practice problem sheet, and a real-life application. This packet works well as a formal lesson, graphic organizer, scaffolded notes, or interactive notebooks.

Why you'll love this

Students learn what the Pythagorean Theorem is through visuals, practice solving for hypotenuse or leg length in mazes and color-by-code activities, and read about a real-life example of how the Pythagorean Theorem can be applied to a baseball diamond!

It's print-and-go and artsy. If your students love color-by-number, color-by-code, or sketch notes, they'll love this Magic Lesson 4-in-1 Doodle Notes & Practice. This resource is part of the Pythagorean Theorem BUNDLE (notes, digital pixel art, project).

Standards covered...

✅ 8.G.B.7 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.

What's included... (10 pages total)

✅ Guided Notes (1 page).

  • Review key vocabulary: legs, hypotenuse

  • What is the pythagorean theorem

  • Examples finding missing lengths using the pythagorean theorem

✅ Practice Problems (1 page)

✅ Color by Number (1 page)

✅ Maze (1 page)

✅ Real Life Application (1 page)

✅ Answer Key (5 pages)

So why is this product called Magic Lesson 4-in-1?

It contains all four elements you need to teach, practice, review, and apply the math concepts.

  1. Guided Notes (teach)

  2. In-Class Practice Sheet (practice)

  3. Review (color-by-number or doodle math or maze)

  4. Real-Life Connection (application)

Great for…

⭐ Introductory Lessons

⭐ Graphic Organizers

⭐ Scaffolded Notes

⭐ Interactive Notebooks

⭐ Review Lessons

⭐ Class Discussions

⭐ Extra Practice

⭐ Homework

Reviews for my other products…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Karen S. - “Just a good fun activity during the holidays for practicing skills! Great product!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐️ Christine M. - “I put this out as an extra credit assignment for my 8th graders at the end of the square and cube roots unit.  The students who chose to do it seemed to enjoy the "doodle" part because it was different than a typical color by number task.  Thank you!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Carly S. - “My students really loved this and it worked really well in my classroom!”

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