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Ch 32: 8th Grade Math: Quadrilaterals in Geometry

About This Chapter

The upbeat, quick videos in this chapter are designed to teach 8th graders about quadrilaterals. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam can be used to ensure students retain this topic.

8th Grade Math: Quadrilaterals in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Take advantage of the video lessons in this chapter to help underscore key concepts about quadrilaterals that have been taught in the classroom. The spunky videos detail definitions and properties of quadrilaterals including rhombuses, kites, and trapezoids. Multiple-choice quizzes are also available to check your students' understanding, and a chapter exam can help you assign grades.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
Quadrilaterals: Definition and Properties Students learn to identify a quadrilateral by its characteristics.
Parallelograms: Definitions, Properties, and Proof Theorems Instructors draw parallelograms and describe their properties and theorems.
What is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties Students study rhombuses and see why a quadrilateral is a rhombus.
Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties In this lesson, students learn about kites and the properties they share with rhombuses.
Rectangles: Definition, Properties, and Construction Students examine rectangles and their construction.
Squares: Definition and Properties This lesson describes the properties of squares.
Trapezoids: Definition and Properties Students differentiate between trapezoids and isosceles trapezoids.
Similarities and Differences of Quadrilaterals With this lesson, students practice identifying similarities and differences of quadrilaterals.

6 Lessons in Chapter 32: 8th Grade Math: Quadrilaterals in Geometry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

1. Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can identify parallelograms. You will see the unique properties that belong to the parallelogram. You will see the special side and angle characteristics needed to prove a certain shape is a parallelogram.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

2. What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn why rhombuses are a special type of quadrilateral. Also, learn why a rhombus is also a parallelogram. Watch as we explore the sides and angles of a rhombus.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

3. Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

A kite in geometry looks a lot like a kite in the sky! Watch this video lesson to see for yourself. Also, learn about the side and angle properties of kites that make them unique.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

4. Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn a bit about rectangles. Learn why rectangles are the building blocks of many homes. Also, learn about the properties that make a rectangle unique from other shapes. Finally, learn how you can draw one.

Squares: Definition and Properties

5. Squares: Definition and Properties

Squares can be found in many places in the real world. Watch this video lesson to see how useful they can be and also to learn how to find the perimeter and area of a square.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

6. Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn what a trapezoid has to do with a triangle. Also, learn the special words that describe the various parts of a trapezoid. You will also see special types of trapezoids.

Chapter Practice Exam
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