 # Define Kites and Squares based on Attributes

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### New York State Common Core Math Module 5, Grade 5, Lesson 19

Lesson 19 Concept Development

Problem 1
a. Draw a square and articulate the definition.
b. Measure and label its angles to explore their relationships.
c. Measure to explore diagonals of squares.

Problem 2
a. Draw a kite, and articulate the definition.
b. Measure and label its sides and angles to explore their relationships.
c. Measure to explore diagonals of kites.

A square:
• Is a rhombus with four right angles.
• Is a rectangle with four equal sides.

A kite:
• Is a quadrilateral in which two consecutive sides have equal length, and
• Has two remaining sides of equal length.

Lesson 19 Homework

1. a. Draw a kite that is not a parallelogram on the grid paper.
b. List all the properties of a kite.
c. When can a parallelogram also be a kite?
2. If rectangles must have right angles, explain how a rhombus could also be called a rectangle.
3. Draw a rhombus that is also a rectangle on the grid paper.
4. Kirkland says that figure below is a quadrilateral because it has four points in the same plane and four segments with no three endpoints collinear. Explain his error.

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