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Rhombuses, kites and trapezia
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.
|Year level(s)||Year 8|
|Audience||Teacher, School Leader|
|Keywords||quadrilateral, square, rectangle, kite, rhombus, trapezium, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Measurement|
|Topics||Area, volume and surface area|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Solve problems involving the area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units
Understanding units of measurement (P9)
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