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Students will practice labeling a quadrilateral as either a parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, square, trapezoid, isosceles trapezoid, or kite by using the conditions for each. They will do so by plotting a set of points and using the distance, slope, and midpoint formulas. The activity can also be done by using a protractor and ruler to measure the angles and segments to practice measuring skills. They will work in cooperative groups on the task cards.

They will then discuss their findings with as you review the lesson with included follow-up questions. The follow-up questions are what I call "Crazy Quadrilaterals." They do not look like your common quadrilateral shapes but using the conditions and labeled information they can be identified as either parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, square, trapezoid, isosceles trapezoid, or kite.

This is an awesome activity that allows students to practice numerous geometry skills in the course of a couple of days.

For more activities for the following subjects just click on the links below:

Algebra
Elementary Math
Geometry
Precalculus
Calculus

Also, try out more fun original activities at the links below:

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Emoji Math(One answer leads to another. Can you get the last one?)
Task Cards (Assorted problems to practice various topics)
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Problem Checker (Analyze student work. Is it correct?)
QR Math Pong (Bounce back and forth between correct answers)

Please leave some feedback concerning the product. I am always looking for ways to improve my products and the usefulness thereof. If you have any questions or comments you can also email me at swinfordj@yahoo.com.
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