Reflection: Modeling Multiple Representations of Percents - Section 2: Examples


After working with my first class.  I realized that many of my students could use more practice seeing percents in a hundredths grid.  After the example grid of 8%, we went straight to the first 3 problems (grid problems) on the independent practice page.  It was especially helpful for them to see 1/2% and 125%.  Of course 1/2% was still controversial, so many of the students filled in 50 out of 100.  Again, I enjoy when this misconception comes up because it is an opportunity to go back to the meaning of percent.     

  More Grids Please!
  Modeling: More Grids Please!
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Multiple Representations of Percents

Unit 5: Percent and Proportional Relationships
Lesson 1 of 15

Objective: SWBAT convert fractions and decimals to percents (and vice versa) by writing equivalent fractions with a denominator of 100

Big Idea: Review conversions between benchmark fractions, decimals, and percents.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, Percentages, percent, rational number equivalence, Fraction, decimal
  50 minutes
fractions and percentages 1y8o401
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