Reflection: Checks for Understanding Proportional Reasoning and Percent - Can you apply the concepts? (3 Day Lesson) - Section 3: Summary

 

This lesson made learning meaningful for my students, and was definitely time well spent.  During the summary, students shared things like "I never knew a yogurt company needed to know things about math," and "percent change is really helpful when trying to determine if something is worth it."  Through these tasks students were able to see the value of what they learned in class, and they are walking away with the understanding that these concepts can be applied in the least obvious of situations.

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Proportional Reasoning and Percent - Can you apply the concepts? (3 Day Lesson)

Unit 3: Percents
Lesson 21 of 21

Objective: Students will apply concepts learned within the proportional reasoning and percent units to solve real world problems.

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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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Percentages, 7th grade, proportional reasoning, percent change, tax, discount
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