The Scale Factor as a Percent for a Scale Drawing

Scholars build upon their knowledge of scale drawings by using percents to represent the scale factor. Individuals work with scaling in vertical, horizontal, and both directions. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on what percentages will create an enlargement and a reduction
Classroom Considerations

  • Class members should be familiar with creating scale drawings
  • Pupils should know how to convert ratios to percents
  • 13th portion in a series of 20
Pros

  • Provides extensive scaffolding suggestions
  • Includes anticipated class responses to discussion questions, prepping you to better address any issues
Cons

  • None