This is a lesson plan on finding the percent of change and describing the change as a percent of increase or decrease.
Students will write a ratio with the "amount of change" as the numerator and the "original amount" as the denominator and convert to a percent.
This lesson plan includes an opening activity, minilesson with guided steps through the process, examples, class activities and a worksheet for homework. Answer keys included.
Common Core standards included for Grades 6 and 7.
NOTE: You may need Equation Editor or MathType to make changes to some of the fractions.