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Topic: PARCC
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Jonathan Halabi

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Registered: 8/16/08
Re: Geometry #21
Posted: Aug 18, 2011 10:53 AM
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In a kite, neither pair of sides is parallel.

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 18, 2011, at 10:32 AM, wrote:

> I believe isosceles trapezoid is correct. Although I do recall an
> earlier conversation on this list from several years ago where a few
> people defined a trapezoid as a quadrilateral with AT LEAST one pair
> of parallel sides where most of us used EXACTLY one pair of parallel
> sides. This would make a difference, I think.
> Liz Waite
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan <>
> To: nyshsmath <>
> Sent: Thu, Aug 18, 2011 10:24 am
> Subject: Geometry #21
> The diagonals of a quadrilateral are congruent but do not bisect eac
> other. The quadrilateral is:
> Iso trapezoid
> Parallelogram
> Rectangle
> Rhombus
> But none of these are necessarily correct (kite, anyone?)
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Aug 10, 2011, at 4:48 PM, Iva Jean Tennant <>
> wrote:

>> Hi All-
>> Sorry this is a bit late, but I have been away for the last week. I
>> hope you are all enjoying some time off over the summer.
>> I know most of you have seen the news around the release of the
>> PARCC Model Content Frameworks for public comment. For those of you
>> who have not, read on.
>> · The Model Content Frameworks in Mathematics and English l
>> anguage arts/literacy were released for public review on August 3r
>> d, after several rounds of feedback from the PARCC states. This p
>> ublic review period is an opportunity for an even wider group of i
>> nterested parties to provide feedback on all parts of the framewor
>> ks, including the introductions and the grade level analyses, whic
>> h contain suggested areas of emphasis and priority.
>> · By following the this link,
>> s, you will be able to review the draft Model Content Frameworks a
>> nd provide your feedback through an on-line survey. All feedback
>> is due to PARCC by Wednesday, August 17th.
>> During this public review period, PARCC hopes that teachers
>> in particular will provide their feedback on the draft Model
>> Content Frameworks. While teachers have helped to develop the
>> frameworks to this point, the feedback of a broader group of
>> educators is critical. The Model Content Frameworks are being
>> shared directly with NCTM, NCSM, NCTE, AFT, and NEA, as well as
>> others, so these organizations can share them with their members,
>> as well.
>> ·
>> John Svendsen
>> Mathematics Associate
>> Office of Curriculum and Instruction
>> NYS Education Department
>> EB 320
>> Albany, N.Y. 12234
>> (518) 474-5922
>> (518) 486-1385 (fax)


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