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Learning Ratios and Proportions Through Scale Drawings
Middle and high schoolers explore the concept of scale drawings. They discuss what a scale is and that scales provide a ratio. Pupils construct a scale drawing of their classroom using graph paper.
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Comic Strip Scale Drawing Project
Add some visual arts to your pre-algebra curriculum with an engaging drawing project. After choosing a favorite comic strip, picture, or illustration, young mathematicians create enlarged scale drawings following a set of defined criteria.
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Making Scale Drawings Using the Ratio Method
Is that drawn to scale? Capture the artistry of geometry using the ratio method to create dilations. Mathematicians use a center and ratio to create a scaled drawing. They then use a ruler and protractor to verify measurements.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
New Review Relating Scale Drawings to Ratios and Rates
Enlargements and reductions are all about scale. The lesson introduces scale drawing to the class. Pupils determine whether the drawing is a reduction or an enlargement and the constant of proportionality between the original and the...
7th Math CCSS: Designed