Seventh graders share with a partner by brainstorming everything they already know about percent calculations and their application to real-life applications. They engage in a Jeopardy style Math Review Game.
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Comparison Shopping: Getting the Most for Your Money
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...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Increasing and Decreasing Quantities by a Percent
As part of a study of percent and percent change, learners first complete an assessment task with several percent change problems. They then complete an activity using cards to create a diagram expressing percent increases and decreases...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Percent Problems 2
Sal clarifies what it means when students see a percent problem such as 100 is what percent of 80? He explicitly defines what each component of the problem literally means and then clearly breaks down the process for solving the problem.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Calculate Percent of a Number Using a Proportion Model
The Common Core is all about ratios and proportions, and this video uses that method to calculate percents. This is the second video in a series that organizes information from an ice cream poll into a proportion to find how many vanilla...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Calculate Percent Increase and Decrease in Context
The main confusion with percent change is with setting up the problem. Show your learners how to use proportions to solve for the percent change and how to organize the information correctly. The lesson uses the scale factor method to...
5 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed