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Scale Drawings & Models Doodle Notes

Math Giraffe
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Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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Description

Using proportions to work with scale: visual interactive "doodle note"

When students color or doodle in math class, it activates both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. There are proven benefits of this cross-lateral brain activity:
- new learning
- relaxation (less math anxiety)
- visual connections
- better memory & retention of the content!

Students fill in the sheets, answer the questions, and color, doodle or embellish. Then, they can use it as a study guide later on. Graphic doodle and sketch notes take full advantage of Dual Coding Theory (the way brains process visual and linguistic information) to maximize retention.

Content includes:
- definition of scale
- models and scale drawings
- using proportions to solve for missing measures
- finding the scale factor on a map
- visuals & examples

Check out the preview for more detail about this item and the research behind it.


Visual note taking strategies like sketch notes or doodle notes are based on dual coding theory.  When we can blend the text input with graphic/visual input, the student brain processes the information differently and can more easily convert the new learning into long-term memory.

This strategy also integrates the left and right hemispheres of the brain to increase focus, learning, and retention!

Loving the doodle notes? Grab the full book of Pre-Algebra doodle notes here:
Pre Algebra Doodle Note Book
Total Pages
1 plus answer keys & info
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
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.

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