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Introduction to Ratios
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Introduction to Ratios

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Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Activity, Handout, Lesson Plan, Worksheet
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards
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About This Lesson

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

Resources

Files

Ratio_01_Powerpoint edited 12.2016.ppt

Lesson Plan
February 10, 2020
7.29 MB

Ratio_01_Classwork.doc

Activity
February 10, 2020
4.53 MB

Ratio01_Classwork_Answer_Key.docx

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
181.58 KB

Ratio01_Homework.doc

Activity
February 10, 2020
3.2 MB

Ratio_01_Worksheets.pdf

Worksheet
February 12, 2020
690.84 KB
Videos
Math Rates and Ratios Unit: Lesson 1 Introduction to Ratios
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Standards

Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
4.8
19 Reviews
Superb
Dayro Cabarcas
January 18, 2020
Amanda Duhoski
October 25, 2018
Such good reviews but I can't get the video to play
ldunlap
April 06, 2017
It has been updated and included in the power point. Additionally it has been added as a stand alone resource to make things super easy. Thanks for letting us know.
Katie Gould
December 12, 2016
This is an awesome lesson!
kaykaykikibraybray1
November 28, 2016
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