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Rhombuses, kites and trapezia (Years 8, 9 and 10)

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 special quadrilaterals, such as rhombuses, kites and trapezia. 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, Year 10
Audience Teacher, School Leader
Purpose Content knowledge
Format Downloadable resources
Keywords quadrilateral, square, rectangle, kite, rhombus, trapezium, explicit teaching

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Area, volume and surface area
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG196 Find perimeters and areas of parallelograms, trapeziums, rhombuses and kites
National numeracy learning progression Understanding geometric properties

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