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Daily Lessons for Teaching Journey Through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics

William Dunham (mathematician)
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 135 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Daily Lessons

This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.

Lesson 1

Objective: Hippocrates's Quadrature of the Lune In this section the author began with a brief overview of early mathematics. He explained that one of the first ancient mathematicians to study geometric relationships was Thales. In this lesson students will examine the basic understanding of geometry before Thales and how Pythagoras advanced geometry beyond the ideas of Thales and constructed the Pythagorean Theorem.

1) 1) Group discussion: Assign students to groups...

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