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EngageNY Grade 7 Math Module 6: Geometry

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-seven lessons make up a math module designed for seventh graders to focus on the concept of geometry. Topics include angles, triangles, parallelograms, three-dimensional figures, and measurement using volume and area. Two...
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Area of a Parallelogram: Lesson

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Sliding over a corner makes a rectangle. The resource demonstrates why the formula of the area of a parallelogram works. As part of a larger playlist on basic geometry, the video works examples dealing with parallelogram areas.
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Investigating Properties of Parallelograms

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Given different parallelograms, geometers make conjectures about their properties. They then work in small groups to prove (or disprove) their conjectures. The activity provides many opportunities for making conjectures and critiquing...
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Area of Parallelograms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ensure a solid understanding of the components of a parallelogram. The instructor highlights the key concepts when determining the area of a parallelogram. He presents the formula used for parallelograms as images and as coordinates. 
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Classifying Parallelograms: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Properly organize parallelograms. Given special parallelograms, the narrator of a short video explains the properties of each. The section of a playlist on geometry uses the properties to classify the special parallelograms.
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Proving a Quadrilateral Is a Parallelogram: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If it has the properties of a parallelogram, it must be a parallelogram. A segment of a playlist on geometry presents the converses of the properties of a parallelogram. Given a quadrilateral with specific characteristics, the video...
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Parallelograms: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Properties spawn from parallel sides. With the aid of diagrams, the presentation shows the different properties of parallelograms. The segment of an extensive geometry playlist lists the properties that using the parallel sides of a...
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Area of a Parallelogram

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find the area of a rectangle, square, parallelogram, and rhombus by multiplying the base by the height. A well-designed lesson has scholars first view a video showing examples of finding the area of a parallelogram before practicing on...
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The Area of Parallelograms Through Rectangle Facts

For Teachers 6th Standards
Slide a portion of a parallelogram to make a rectangle. Pupils cut parallelograms and create rectangles from the pieces. They make the connections to the areas of the figures and realize that the formula for area is the same for both...
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Drawing Parallelograms

For Students 7th Standards
Construct your young mathematicians' understanding by exploring the properties and dimensions of a parallelogram through constructions. The seventh lesson in this 29-part series begins by having individuals create parallelograms using a...
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Finding Parallelogram Vertices

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Four is the perfect number—if you're talking about parallelograms. Scholars determine a possible fourth vertex of a parallelogram in the coordinate plane given the coordinates of three vertices. They read a conversation...
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Proving a Rectangle Is a Parallelogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take the time to prove what seems obvious. The resource provides pupils a figure of a rectangle, which they use to develop a proof showing that the rectangle is also a parallelogram. Scholars must rely on the definition of a rectangle to...
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What is a Trapezoid? (Part 2)

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This collaborative activity investigates the meaning of a trapezoid and a parallelogram. It begins by presenting two different definitions of a trapezoid. Learners are to reason abstractly the difference between the two definitions and...
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Properties of a Parallelogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than just a worksheet, the resource provides a thorough guide to navigate through the land of parallelograms. Filled with definitions and theorems, the resource supports learners through problems such as proofs and finding missing...
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Parallelogram

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Parallelograms are pairs of triangles all the way around. Pupils measure to determine the area and perimeter of a parallelogram. They then find the area of the tirangles formed by drawing a diagonal of the parallelogram and compare their...
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Area of Parallelograms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Make math easier by showing the class that even formulas can be parallel — just explore the area of a parallelogram. Learners discover how to create a rectangle from a parallelogram, then make the connection that the same formula applies.
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Find the Area of a Trapezoid by Composing a Parallelogram

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
The trapezoid formula can be hard to memorize or even understand. Watch how the video visually manipulates the trapezoid to become a rectangle or parallelogram to match the formula. 
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Find the Area of a Parallelogram by Decomposing

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Using the area formula makes sense, but what about when finding the area of a parallelogram? The slanted figure is decomposed in the video to show how it still applies the area formula of base times height. The video addresses common...
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Study Jams! Area of a Parallelogram

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Get introduced to the idea of square units and how to calculate the area of a parallelogram. The resource provides a visual lesson to measuring different types of this shape and how it relates to square units. 
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Creating Parallelogram

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learning how to define vocabulary words related to solving parallelograms will assist your learners in identifying different parallelograms. They use the navigator to view different shapes created by moving the parallelogram around.
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Properties of Parallelograms

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers discover properties of parallelograms as they construct a parallelogram using Cabri Jr. They will measure angles and side lengths of their construction and determine the relationship between the diagonals of a...
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Properties of Parallelograms

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars explore parallelograms in this geometry lesson. They investigate the properties of a parallelogram. Assisted by technology, your learners will construct a parallelogram and examine the sides, angles, and diagonals to discover...
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Properties of Parallelograms

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Everyone knows that opposite sides of a parallelogram are congruent, but can you prove it? Challenge pupils to use triangle congruence to prove properties of quadrilaterals. Learners complete formal two-column proofs before moving on to...
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Transformations of Parallelograms and Rhombi

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back to the original figure. Young mathematicians consider transformations that carry figures onto themselves. The figures in question are a parallelogram and a rhombus.

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