Get your middle school math students thinking critically and writing about math with this set of 10 journal prompts on ratios & proportional reasoning!
The 10 critical thinking constructed response prompts require students to really think about the math they are learning. This set of questions cover ratios, rates, unit rates, proportional reasoning, and percents. A few questions require students to do some calculations but most just require students to think. All of the questions are aimed at helping students to think more deeply than simple math exercises and practice problems.
Each prompt requires a written answer/explanation in complete sentences.
The questions are included in both a one-page list form and in half-sheet form with lines for student responses.
The 12 pages of this file include:
- 1 cover page
- 1 page list of prompts
- 5 pages of half-sheet version of prompts
- 5 pages of sample answers