Everything you need to introduce students to ratio, rate, unit rate, and proportion concepts and ensure they understand and retain them! This product addresses sixth, seventh, and eighth grade common core standards, but can also be used for advanced fifth grade students. Follow the teacher instructions and use the various materials step-by-step, and your students will not only learn how to solve ratio, rate, and proportion problems, but also discover why we use them and their incredible value and versatility in solving day-to-day real-world problems.
NOTE: Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore may now also be purchased as part of a mega-bundle on Ratios, Rates, Proportions and Percentages. This bundle includes three units, sold at a discounted price: Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore, Percent Proportions, and Discounts, Markups, Percent Change, Tax, Tip Unit (using Percent Proportions). Please see Ratio, Rate, Proportion, Percent, Change, Discount, Markup, Tax, Tip Mega Bundle for more information.
This product (Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore) is broken up into six different sections:
Ratios – Includes a warm-up activity, guided note-taking page, illustrated poetry, and a two-page worksheet.
Rates – Includes a warm-up activity, guided note-taking page, illustrated poetry, and two-page worksheet.
Proportions – Includes two warm-up activities, two guided note-taking pages, illustrated poetry, and two two-page worksheets.
Proportion Word Problems - Includes a warm-up activity, guided note-taking page, and two-page worksheet.
Tricky Rate / Proportion Word Problem Challenge – An exciting three-page competition that serves as a challenging review for the unit assessment.
Rate / Ratio / Proportion Unit Assessment - A three-page comprehensive assessment that can also be used as a pre-assessment.
Detailed keys are included for all unit materials. Specific instructions are also provided regarding how to make best use of the warm-up activities, how to conduct the guided note-taking sessions, how to use the illustrated poetry sheets to cement concepts, and how to implement and review the worksheets.
Students who have been through this unit are engaged in the warm-ups, appreciate the organization provided by the note-taking, love the poetry, and find the worksheets and competition challenging and student-friendly. If you are interested in teaching ratios, rates, and proportions quickly and effectively, this is the product for you!
Customers who wish to purchase portions of this product in unbundled lesson plans can do so by exploring the following stand-alone products:
If you are interested in taking your students to the next level using ratios and rates, please see Dimensional (Unit) Analysis. This 32-page product takes students step-by-step through the process of converting real-world measures and rates to equivalent measures and rates using ratios that contain appropriate units. It is a great follow-on unit to Ratios, Rates, and Proportions Galore and readies students for future math and science courses.
If you would like to take students to the next level regarding proportions, using them to address percentages, Percentages Made Easy Using Proportions teaches exactly that. This 56-page product helps students understand percentages, and then shows them how to find part, percent, and whole through a myriad of activities, culminating in a comprehensive unit assessment.
If you would like to teach your students to solve more complex, real-world problems using percentages, please see Discounts, Markups, Percent Change, Tax, Tip Unit (using Percent Proportions). This 70-page product addresses all of these concepts through more poetry, warm-ups, guided notes and illustrated worksheets, and also includes a comprehensive unit assessment.
If you are interested in another more advanced real-world of application of proportions, please see The Outdoor Lesson. This product instructs students on how to use proportions and properties of similar figures to find heights of outdoor objects using indirect measurement.
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