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Ch 46: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals

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Watch this chapter's lessons on the properties of quadrilaterals in order to prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Math test. The videos and quizzes can help you review the definition and construction of kites, rectangles, squares, and more.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons include examples and definitions of different quadrilaterals to help you prepare for the ORELA Middle Grades Math test. After viewing these lessons, you should be ready to identify and answer questions on the following:

  • Quadrilaterals
  • Parallelograms
  • Rhombuses
  • Kites
  • Rectangles
  • Squares
  • Trapezoids

These videos are taught by knowledgeable instructors and use illustrated examples and fun graphics to help you review concepts related to these four-sided polygons. You can also use the multiple-choice quizzes and end-of-chapter test to assess your understanding prior to test day.

ORELA Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals Objectives

Prospective middle school math teachers who want to earn teacher certification in Oregon must pass the ORELA Middle Grades Math exam. This test covers a broad range of basic math topics, including operations, algebra, geometry, measurements, statistics and discrete math. Questions on quadrilaterals could be found within the section on measurement and geometry, which comprises 25% of the test questions.

This is a computer-based test that includes 150 multiple-choice questions. By completing the self-assessment quizzes and watching out video lessons, you'll be prepared to answer questions that assess your ability to solve problems related to the properties of quadrilaterals.

7 Lessons in Chapter 46: ORELA Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals
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What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

1. What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

This lesson explains the definition and properties of a quadrilateral. We will look at examples of two categories of quadrilaterals. At the end, you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz.

Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

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