The Smart Son

Grab your youngsters' attention by reading the poem, "Smart" by Shel Silverstein. The son in the poem was not smart in how he handled his money. Mathematics whizzes help him out by using ratio problems to re-calculate his money exchange. The lesson goes on to consider real-life situations concerning unit rate, proportions, and ratios.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Common Core

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