7.RP.A.3

Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.

 
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Black Friday Blowout (Summative Assessment)

7th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning with Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Proportional Reasoning with Percents
Malissa Thomas-St.Clair
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let the students have a blast experiencing a full BLACK FRIDAY excursion. Students will shop, and compare better buys using their understanding of calculating sales tax, and discount, to solve a performance task.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What's the point of learning it if you can't apply it in the real world? Students will apply concepts learned in the RP strand of the common core to real world problems.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Visualize it! If something is 20% off - what percent are you actually paying? Bar models help students SEE the discount!

 
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Finding Percents Fluency - It's a Chain Reaction!

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Practice makes perfect! This lesson allows students to practice their skills on applying percents while doing a puzzle!

 
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Optional: NASCAR Equations Project Day 1 of 3

8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
8th Grade Math » Unit: Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Christa  Lemily
Bowling Green, KY
Environment: Suburban
 
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Use NASCAR to bring a STEM project to the classroom applying equational reasoning and percents to plan a race.

 
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Write It Wednesday Percent Total Cost

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percent Relationships
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percent Relationships
Jada Jackson
Columbus, OH
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

You can write it, can you do the math?

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Where Does My Stuff Come From? Part 4

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Bivariate Data
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Bivariate Data
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Digging in world trade data opens up all sorts of opportunities to discuss some big ideas - and some big numbers - with students.

 
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Percent Models - A Visual Approach to Percents

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is percent? What are you actually finding? Using a bar model, students will explore the meaning and value of percent.

 
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Bivariate Data, Background Knowledge, and the Beginning of the Stuff Project

12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Bivariate Data
12th Grade Math » Unit: Statistics: Bivariate Data
James Dunseith
Worcester, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All parts of today's lesson involve the analysis, discussion, and collection of real data from inside and outside the walls of this classroom.

 
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Zettabytes

8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
8th Grade Math » Unit: Law and Order: Special Exponents Unit
Shaun Errichiello
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

There is an incredible amount of storage space that we incorrectly quantify. The only way to understand these discrepancies is to use exponential notation.

 
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Finding Percents

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Time to turn the model into a mathematical operation! In this lesson students are informally introduced to the percent equation.

 
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Markup Percent Models - Percents Over 100?

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is a tip or a markup? Conceptual understanding of markups are key to understanding - by using a bar model students are able to deepen their understanding.

 
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Simple Interest - Understand Your Money!

7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What do you mean I have to pay an extra $500, I only borrowed $400! This lesson gives kids an insight into the concept of simple interest.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
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By what percent did the value change? Can you relate percent change to what we already know how to do? This lesson provides multiple methods of solving.

 
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7th Grade Math » Unit: Percents
Heather Stephan
Elon, NC
Environment: Suburban
 
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Do a 20% increase followed by a 20% decrease cancel one another out? Students will develop their own mathematical examples and written explanation to bust some common myths.

 
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