Percents

We see percents everywhere! Building a solid understanding of their meaning is important to future mathematics, but also as citizens. Young scholars practice rewriting decimals, percents, and fractions. They also determine percents of a whole. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have classes use a foldable book to record examples of different types of percent problems
  • If using as a review, give examples and problems to learners as board work to help gauge understanding
Classroom Considerations

  • Meant to be a one-day review; some classes may require more time for review and/or reteaching
  • The seventh lesson in the series
Pros

  • Includes a thorough overview of the different types of percent problems
  • Provides a set of practice problems
Cons

  • Uses quick memorizing strategies rather than methods that build an understanding of the concept
  • Does not include real-life problems and examples
Common Core