My students thoroughly enjoy working with QR codes and demonstrating their knowledge in response to these questions.
This set of over 90 QR Codes addresses the following Common Core standards:
6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.
a. Make tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with whole-number measurements, find missing values in the tables, and plot the pairs of values on the coordinate plane. Use tables to compare ratios.
b. Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed?
c. Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
d. Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities
Use the Student Instructions Page as a task card for a small group or center. Note that these instructions call for students to use pictures, numbers, or words to demonstrate the process for finding their answers. This method for supporting answers builds off lower grades understanding of problem explanations and is important with decimals because of the relationship to fractions and visual models. This explanation method corresponds with the Common Core Mathematical Practices:
4. Model with mathematics.
5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
6. Attend to precision.
As a teacher you may choose to supplement this set QR Codes with decimal squares, base ten blocks, fraction tiles, and/or calculators.
Included in this document is a table of contents for the QR Codes by topic as well as alignment to Common Core Standards. Please note that QR codes do not have to be printed in color in order to work. In other words, color codes can be printed black and white and should still work without issues. Thank you.