Comparing Strategies for Proportion Problems

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Having problems with proportions? Then solve these proportion problems with an exercise that asks learners to first individually solve a set of problems involving ratios and proportional reasoning. Groups then discuss provided sample responses to the same problems.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson as review for a unit test on proportions
Classroom Considerations

  • The lesson includes a set of discrete problems, so if time is an issue, you can shorten the lesson by focusing on fewer problems
  • Lesson requires materials, such as mini white boards and sheets of paper for posters
Pros

  • Includes projector resources that can be used with an overhead, a SmartBoard, or other technology
  • Contains a list of common issues and questions to guide learners to understanding
Cons

  • None