Pythagorean theorem comic strip project
Updated: 3/22/2021
Pythagorean theorem comic strip project

Storyboard Description

Standard: Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions. Requirements: The comic strip must contain... • four (3) panels minimum, • clearly drawn characters, • an explanation of applying the Pythagorean Theorem • element(s) of humor, irony, drama, ... • Show your work (work out the problem in the story) • Answer the question in your story with a complete sentence • This must be done in color! • It must be on paper with no lines or construction paper Directions: Student will create a comic strip with 3 panels (minimum), including an explanation of how to apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles. The comic strip must include a real-world and/or mathematical problem using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Storyboard Text

  • Hey girl (Rory) wya?
  • Hey Lorelai My mom had to go to her job last minute and said im not able to drive further than 7 miles away from my house. How far is the club from my house?
  • Ok so my house is 4 miles south of Rorys and the club is 5 miles east from my house. Omgg! Thats 9 miles away. Her mom can track the car. But wait! I know maple street runs exactly from rory's house to the club but how many miles is that?
  • Okok I'll think about it give me a minute