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Parallelograms and rectangles (Years 8 and 9)

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topic of quadrilaterals, including vocabulary and basic properties. There are sections that provide history and context for the topic, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

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Year level(s) Year 8, Year 9
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords quadrilateral, square, rectangle, kite, rhombus, trapezium, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Geometry
Topics Angles and geometric reasoning
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG202 Establish properties of quadrilaterals using congruent triangles and angle properties, and solve related numerical problems using reasoning
National numeracy learning progression Understanding geometric properties

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