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Looking for a fun interactive teaching idea for finding ratios and proportions? Well bingo! Look no further as 6th Grade Ratios and Proportions Activity Puzzles, for CCSS 6.RP.1, will serve as an exciting lesson plan for middle school classrooms. This is a great resource to incorporate into your unit as a guided math center rotation, review game exercise, small group work, morning work, remediation, intervention or rti. It can also be used as a quiz, drill, test, or assessment tool to help determine student mastery of the learning target. Whether a student is homeschooled or given this task as a homework assignment, kids will love working on these at home to study and improve their skills.
This puzzle set includes 20 colorful jigsaw puzzles, answer key, and an optional station instruction page with an example. These come as pdf printable sheets that can be printed on card stock and laminated for long-term use. As a suggestion, store them in a sealable gallon storage bag and place them in a foldable bin or tub for students to use throughout the year for enrichment when they finish early. Another idea, for a craft project, is students can glue the completed puzzles into a spiral notebook or journal as a model reference sheet. They can also be glued on a poster for displaying on a bulletin board or as a wall anchor chart.
It covers identifying the ratio relationship in word form based on the given picture model and then finding the ratio in numeric form. By matching the picture with the relationship words and numeric representation, students can sort, scoot and match the puzzle pieces to gain confidence in an important and sometimes challenging skill. Your students will love to practice and develop strategies for calculating proportions and ratios!
I hope you download and enjoy this engaging hands-on manipulative activity with your students! So set those worksheets aside and give our puzzles a try!
Relevant Grade 6 Common Core Standard 6.RP.A.1
Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
Cross Reference: Texas TEKS 6.4 and Virginia SOL 6.1
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