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# Ohio's Academic Content Standards in Mathematics

 Results 1 - 10 of 17: Return to Grade 7 Indicators Ohio Standard: Measurement StandardGrade Level Indicator: (Grade: 7) 7. Develop strategies to find the area of composite shapes using the areas of triangles, parallelograms, circles and sectors.
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Using Cubes and Isometric Drawings 5: Finding Surface Area and Volume
ORC# 7888
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students discover that solids with the same volume can have different surface areas, and solids with the same surface area can have different volumes. Using the isometric drawing tool, students build three-dimensional figures and find the surface area and volume of each figure....
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Area Formulas: Finding the Area of Irregular Figures
ORC# 5281
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students will estimate the areas of highly irregular shapes and will use decomposition to calculate the areas of irregular polygons. A sheet of regular polygonal shapes is provided to cut out and cover the irregular shapes....
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Archimedes' Puzzle
ORC# 10335
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: The Stomachion is an ancient tangram-type puzzle. Believed by some to have been created by Archimedes, it consists of 14 polygons (triangles, quadrilaterals, and pentagons) cut from a square....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Find area then construct another figure with same area
ORC# 5707
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students are asked to find the area of a given pentagon and then draw a different pentagon that has the same area.? This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grade?8 in the?2005 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP). The URL link (above) takes the user directly to the NAEP test item,...
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Divide region in three different ways
ORC# 2926
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Given one subdivision for finding the area of an L-shaped room, students are asked to find three more subdivisions and explain how the area can be computed in each case. This constructed-response question is a sample test item used in grades 4, 8, and 12 in the 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP)....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Reason to Find Area of a Square
ORC# 1897
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students must find the area of a square, given the area of a triangle inscribed in the square. This multiple-choice question is a sample test item used in grade 8 in the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP)....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Find Area of a Rectangular Room
ORC# 1880
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students find the number of square yards of carpet needed to carpet a rectangular room measured in feet. They have the option of using a calculator....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Find Area Between Circle and Square
ORC# 1876
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students find the area between an inscribed circle and a square. They have the option of using a calculator....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 8: Find Area of a Trapezoid
ORC# 1846
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics