"Percent of Change" is not generally intuitive to students. Handing them a formula too soon can be detrimental to their understanding of how percent increase and decrease actually work.
Using this investigation will help students conceptually and visually understand how percents of change behave.
7.4(D) solve problems involving ratios, rates, and percents, including
multi-step problems involving percent increase and percent
decrease, and financial literacy problems
These notes are Part 3 of 4.
These notes include:
-distinguishing percent increase or decrease
-how to calculate percent decre
A great addition for your interactive notebook. Provides the formulas for percent change, percent increase, percent decrease and percent error. Easy assembly. Assembly instructions and detailed pictures included. There are two versions. One version provides all formulas and the second version l
This introductory lesson on percent increase and percent decrease includes tools you can use to support 7th grade or 8th grade math units. It meets TEKS 7.4D and CCSS on percent of change. It includes guided notes, an exit ticket, homework, and a warm-up.
These materials are included in the Probab
Students practice percent change with percent increase and percent decrease in this Valentine's Day coloring activity. 20 practice problems for students to calculate the percent change of a given price. Students then color the Valentine's coloring sheet according to their answer.
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This worksheet is to introduce and practice percent increase and percent decrease (7.RP.3). This worksheet covers a variety of types of percent problems PARCC may ask on their assessment in the spring.
This bundle includes three activities about percent of change (both percent increase and percent decrease). The card match and dominoes require students to find the percent increase or decrease, and the stations require students to apply a percent increase or decrease to find a resulting total.
Percent Increase and Percent Decrease are definitely tricky areas for students but they are a core part of understanding proportions and percents. With this set of task cards students will be integrating real-world problem solving skills and applying them to what they know about Percent Increase and
Whether doing percent of change (increase or decrease) or calculating new amount when given percent increase or decrease, I have found that using percent proportions is the best way to do so. There are no decimal shifts (as there are when students use the percent equation, p = % • w) to cause err
-finding percent of decrease notes
-finding percent of decrease homework
-applications of percent decrease notes
-applications of percent decrease homework
The applications of percent decrease relate to items on sale. There is a mixture of types of questions such as asking how much
This is my 8th grade math bundle. Everything included in this bundle is my 8th grade interactive notebook, graphic organizers, activities, exit slips, foldables, and assessments (pre-tests, post-tests, and vocabulary quizzes). Assessments are EDITABLE!!! All answer keys are INCLUDED!
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Bring math vocabulary to life with these easy-to-use word wall cards aligned to the seventh grade math Common Core Standards. The detailed examples and simple definitions help students understand seventh grade math vocabulary.
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Percent Increase and Decrease (Discount, Mark-Up, and Tax) Math Lib
Math lib activities are a class favorite! In this activity, students will practice solving problems related to discount, mark-up, sales tax, tip, percent increase, and percent decrease as they move through 10 stations.
150 anchor charts aligned with the CCSS for 7th Grade Math! This resource is great for enhancing classroom instruction, aiding in individual or group work, and offers a "go to" for students when the teacher is assisting others. Each anchor chart addresses an individual skill through definitions, ste
This foldable provides students with the formula and 8 practice problems for find the percent of change (4 increase/ 4 decrease).
An answer key is included!
Now with two options!
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Included is a pre-test, post-test, and vocabulary quiz for every 7th grade math unit. The tests are aligned to CCSS and EDITABLE (Microsoft Word)!!! Hence, you can change any problem by adding more rigor or keeping it more simple to fit your classroom needs. The content includes:
The Number Sens
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Here are my word wall cards for 7th Grade Math! This goes along GREAT with 7th Grade Common Core. The preview does NOT include all of the wo
This product contains 24 task cards which focus on CCSS MCC7.RP.
They are all about using percents and proportions in the real-world!
Concepts addressed include:
Amount of Discount
Discounted Sales Price
In this self-checking activity students will have to calculate Percent Increase and Percent Decrease to work their way through a maze.
• Not all boxes are used in the maze to prevent students from just figuring out the correct route. Students will have to successfully calculat
Percent Word Problems (Percent Proportion, Discount, Mark-Up, Sales Tax, Percent Increase, Percent Decrease, Simple Interest): Task Cards
These 16 task cards cover the following objectives:
1) Use the percent proportion to solve for missing values.
2) Solve a word problem using the percent proport
"Solve and Snip" include Interactive Practice Problems for skills aligned with TEKS and Common Core.
In the Percent Increase and Decrease Word Problems Solve and Snip students will read a word problem and then solve the problem by showing work in the show work area. Then once they have solved their
Tax, Discount, and percent change are difficult concepts for students to understand. Real life uses are the best ways to illustrate these concepts.
In this activity, students can work in groups and refer to a copy of a store circular. They will then answer 21 questions over tax, discount, perce
"Solve and Snip" include Interactive Practice Problems for skills aligned with TEKS and Common Core.
In the Percent Increase and Decrease Word Problems Solve and Snip students will read a word problem and solve the problem by showing work in the show work area. Then once they have solved their prob
This product consists of eight real-world problems in which students are asked to calculate the percent change (increase or decrease) or percent error. Students are provided a reference for each type of problem and space to calculate the answer. Students are also asked to create their own percent
This foldable introduces students to percent of change (increase and decrease). It has 3 flaps: 1st Equation, 2nd Steps, 3rd Examples. This file includes a pre-filled foldable and a blank foldable to provide a flexibility of what information you would like to incorporate in your lesson.
Whether doing discount percent, markup percent, percent of change (increase or decrease), or tax and tip problems, all of which involve percent calculations, I have found that using percent proportions is the best way to do so. There are no decimal shifts (as there are when students use the percent
This activity includes 28 task cards. Students solve the following types of percent problems:
Finding the percent of a number (5 task cards)
Discount and Sale Price (3 task cards)
Sales tax, tip and commission (6 task cards)
Simple Interest (5 task cards)
Percent Increase and Decrease (6 task card
Get students out of their seats to determine percent of change with this interactive scavenger hunt. Students will be able to solve percent of change problems involving simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, and percent of increase and decrease. There are 12
This foldable is a great way to introduce students to percent of change. It provides the students with the percent proportion and 4
Examples of each skill.
You’re students will have enough room to workout all the problems within their foldable.
It fits great in your Math Interactive Notebook.
These ten word problems begin easily and become increasingly harder and multi-step to challenge students' understanding of real working knowledge of percent increase and decrease.
This worksheet may be used in group work, individually for assignments or for assessment.
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This is a set of 18 Task Cards (with & without QR Codes) to help strengthen students’ skills in calculating percent increase & percent decrease and solving problems regarding percent change.
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TEKS Aligned: 7.4D (Readiness Standard): The student is expected to solve problems involving ratios, rates, and percents, including multi‐step problems involving percent increase and percent decrease, and financial literacy problems.
Percent increase and percent decrease practice.
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This percent change resource is a coloring activity that allows students to practice finding the percent change between two numbers. It is a wonderful activity that incorporates fun and art in the math classroom! Use it as a qu
6.NS.3 and 7.RP.3:
This 23 page document will help students relate decimals and percents to the real-world. Also included is a culminating cooperative activity to help assess student understanding of percents and decimal operations. Check it out!
Page 1 AND 2: Coversheets
Page 3: Kid Frien
Included in these interactive notes are ratios, proportions, similar figures, dilations, scale factor, constant of proportionality, percent of a number, sales tax, commission, tip, markup, markdown, percent increase or decrease, and simple interest.
This package comes with a note page that students can use for notes. It also has two pages of practice problems (which get harder and harder). There is an answer key included. It's a great lesson for introducing percent increase and percent decrease.
If you would like it in microsoft word format t
13 problems on discount, markup, percent increase and decrease using animals as examples. Each problem contains boxes for students to show work. No answer key, sorry. Covered in 7th/8th grade standards and is a good test prep for the high school exit exam.
This percent mini-bundle includes a resource for all of the following components:
Discount and Sale Price Worksheets
This product is a partner activity in which students calculate the sale price of five food items. The directions ask students to round to the hundredths place in order to determine
*** New 9-20-16: Word format is now downloadable so that you can edit as you please.
Make real-life connections to student learning with this easy project that “hammers home” the calculation of discount and sales tax. Assignment is appropriate to individuals or great for small-group in-class also
The K-8th grade TEKS for the 2014-2015 school year have changed, and so will the STAAR test. Where are the resources for STAAR prep now? The authors of STAAR Made Simple products wrote problems in STAAR-format for teachers for this purpose.
In this document you will find 20 problems for TEKS 7.4
This product is a coloring activity that has the student solving all types of percent problems. It has a variety of different types of problems, such as using percents, rates of increase and decrease, discount, commission, sales tax, and simple interest in the context of a problem! It's a wonderful
This is a math bingo ("Matho") Power Point that I used to review the following concepts:
1. Converting between fractions, decimals, and percents
2. Comparing fractions, decimals, & percents
3. Finding the percent of a number
4. Calculating sales tax & discount
5. Finding the percent of
10 Real World Application Stations over Percents
-Solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
-Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent
This bundle includes 6 PDF worksheets with answer keys. The skills covered on the handouts include:
-finding a percent of a number
-estimating percents of a number
-discount and sales tax
You can use these practice sheets as classwork, homework,
A fun activity to allow students basic practice with finding the percent increase or decrease. Students will love getting out of their seats to hunt for the answers. Student worksheet provided. 26 percent change questions.
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This set of task cards will provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to solve problems related to mark-ups, percent increase, and percent decrease. To perform these tasks the student will apply their mathematical knowledge related to basic arithmetic operations and perc
This is a Percent of Change Activity Sort.Students are asked to identify a percent of increase and percent of decrease by coloring each problem the appropriate color. Next, they are to cut out each square and glue the problems right next to the answer on a separate sheet of paper.
This worksheet has 14 problems where students need to find the percent of change between two numbers. There are three levels: level one has 9 problems, and the math is simpler. Level 2 has 3 problems that have more difficult division, and Level 3 has two challenge problems (again, more difficult div