This introduction to ratios lesson plan will start with reviewing simplifying fractions and then ask students to represent real-world situations as fractions. Students can follow the PowerPoint with the structured notes provided.
Introduction to Ratios Lesson Plan Outline
First: We will launch this lesson with a real-world example, comparing oat pieces to marshmallows in Lucky Charms.
Second: Once students have these skills reinforced, we will then ask them to write ratios in three ways and in simplest terms.
Third: We will ask students to compare part to whole and then explain in everyday language what terms like 1 out of 5 mean.
Aligned with Common Core Standard: 6.RP.1