(Learning Percents! is one of the six chapters in The Wonderful World of Math)
Students will learn about the different ways they are likely to see percents, as used in their everyday lives. Percents that are used as: a ratio, in terms of money or as a fraction or decimal. They will also practice practical application of percents in figuring out sale prices, using coupons and determining sales tax.
.The Wonderful World of Math was designed to help teach universal life skills and wherever possible, align with the Essential Elements for Special Education Students as part of the Common Core Standards. The reproducible worksheets and activities that will teach cross-content curriculum, vocabulary, reading, writing, oral skills, abstract thinking in addition to math skills.
The worksheets in each chapter start out by introducing a basic skill and progressing to more complex problems as the students learn and practice each new skill. These new skills are broken down into simple steps that allow the student to grasp each new topic with ease. Additional worksheets are included to allow the students to be able to create their own activities. These activities will help the students to practice applying their new skills to meaningful life situations by using their own community specific resources. This will make the experience even more valuable and meaningful for the student.