We found 232 resources with the concept proportional reasoning

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Markup and Markdown Problems

For Teachers 7th Standards
There is a 100 percent chance this resource will help pupils connect percents to financial literacy. Young mathematicians use their knowledge of percents to find markups and markdowns in financial situations in the seventh segment in a...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
With many factors leading to a great athlete, does height make Usain Bolt unfairly fast? Middle schoolers conduct analysis to change the running distance of the Olympic races to be proportional to the height of the participants. They...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Burning off a Big Mac® doesn't seem like a big feat until you calculate the minutes of exercise necessary to break even. Young mathematicians look at different menu items in relation to different body weights and exercises to calculate...
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Ratios and Unit Rates

For Teachers 6th Standards
This turn-key unit on ratios and unit rates walks through a 30-lesson unit on teaching proportional reasoning, with each lesson broken into detailed teaching notes and time allotments for all parts. An unbelievable resource when taken...
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Comparison Shopping: Getting the Most for Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Who isn't interested in shopping for food? Set up two markets in your math class: HalfFoods and DJ's, then send the kids off to compare prices. Occasionally throw a discount into the mix! Through this experience, seventh graders practice...
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Green Cravings

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewBuild up a bag of green. Pupils determine the number of green Skittles in a snack bag and come up with a way to determine how many snack bags it would take to create one bag of only green Skittles. Classmates share their methods and...
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Fuel Efficient Function Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewPupils research the five most fuel efficient vehicles of the same type and come up with a way to display the mile per gallon for each vehicle. After choosing a vehicle, scholars create graphs to display miles traveled given the amount of...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
New ReviewTwelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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How Tall is the Tree?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewPairs or small groups work together to determine the height of a tree using similar triangles. Learners make a judgement which direction to let a tree fall to avoid hitting any structures. They then write letters to the principal...
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The Wheels on the Bus

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find a cheaper way to keep buses going round and round. Small groups use their knowledge of ratios and proportions to find ways to save money on school transportation. The teams determine the number of miles buses currently travel by...
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Equality Explorer: Basics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Not all interactives are made equal. Scholars use an interactive balance to explore the concept of equality. They place different objects on balances to determine the number of each object needed to balance the scale.
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By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Create a similar blueprint. The differentiated lesson has pupils work in teams to create a brochure, scale model, or blueprint of a selected house with some minor changes. Once finished, team members present their final projects to the...
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Recipes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Just how much of each ingredient is required? The resource works a few examples of scaling a recipe to feed more or fewer people than outlined. Pupils follow the examples to work out similar problems.
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Proportional Representation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the solution is all a matter of perspective. The short assessment task presents a problem to pupils that requires them to make sense of a diagram. Once learners see two similar triangles, the rest of the solution is solving a...
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Unit Rates

For Students 6th Standards
Sometimes you just want to know the cost of one apple. A fun interactive lets learners explore the unit costs of fruits, vegetables, and candy. It shows how ratios to express ratios symbolically and on a double number line.
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Proportion Playground

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Ratios are all around you. A fun interactive has scholars investigate ratios and proportions in different situations. These include creating bracelets with different ratios of beads, mixing paint, adjusting the length and width of a...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Does the explanation make sense? Sample items highlight claim three, communicating reason, in the Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the 16 items to help show pupils the importance of communication and reasoning within...
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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math can be a problem in eighth grade. Sample items show how problem solving exists within the eighth grade standards. Part of the Gr. 8 Claim 2 - 4 Item Slide Shows series, the presentation contains eight items to illustrate the...
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Math with Jake: Frequencies and Pitch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be an octave above the rest. A musician explains how to write music in different time signatures. An interesting resource continues to demonstrate ratios using the pitch of musical notes and hertz. Pupils use a pitch table and determine...
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Math with Jake: Transposition Using Ratios

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The star of the show is ratios. The informative resource explains how to transpose music using ratios. Individuals transpose the song "Twinkle, Twinkle" in the activity by applying their ratio skills. The activity challenges class...
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Area and Volume in Kapa Cloth Making

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using an installment from the Math at the Core series, pupils learn about Kapa cloth, which is made from bark. The video shows how much cloth one cup of bark makes. Then classmates, working in pairs, determine the number of cups of bark...
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Module 4: Similarity and Right Triangle Trigonometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Right you are to use a great resource. Starting with a lesson on dilations, scholars learn about similarity transformations and similar triangles. They use the knowledge to develop an understanding of right triangle trigonometry in later...