Seventh graders use proportions with recipes to find amount of individual ingredients given a recipe amount. Then they find a recipe of their own and do the same. Students create and describe a graph of their recipe.
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Ratios and Proportional Relationship
This comprehensive unit on proportional thinking is an excellent resource for any middle-school math class, whether added wholesale to the curriculum or used to supplement existing material. Lead-in problems and activities culminate in a...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Graphs of Proportional Relationships
What do those points on the graph mean? The 10th activity in a series of 22 presents proportional relationships as graphs. Class members interpret various points of the graph — including the origin — within the context of the problem....
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Find a Percent of a Number - Practice 18.1
Given 26 numbers, participants compute percents. They use two different methods: proportions, or equations, in order to solve for the percent of each number. This is an outstanding instructional activity, neatly formatted and providing...
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Find and Unknown in a Proportion 2
Find an unknown in a proportion part 2. This video elaborates on the basic concept of finding an unknown by analyzing a word problem and then applying one of the techniques seen in the previous video. Tip: Use this word problem as a warm...
6 mins 6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable