## Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Visually representing percent word problems (Day 2) - Section 2: Finding the missing part

I've created several videos to show how to use the various tools to solve percent problems.

Videos:  How to use the tools for ratios and proportions.

This will help you develop an understanding of how to use the tools.  I also used these videos to help educate the parents.  This has been a big struggle in my classroom.  The students were going home and asking for help.  The parents were not able to use the tools so they would show them the way they learned.  I explained to the students that the way their parents learned is not a wrong way, however, the way we are being asked to learn is different.

How to videos...
Developing a Conceptual Understanding: How to videos...

# Visually representing percent word problems (Day 2)

Unit 3: Ratios and Proportions
Lesson 22 of 25

## Big Idea: Using a variety of visual representations to solve real world percent problems.

Print Lesson
Standards:
Subject(s):
85 minutes

##### Similar Lessons

###### Ratios and Percents
6th Grade Math » Unit Rate Applications and Percents
Big Idea: Percent means ‘per 100.’ A percent can be represented using a ratio of ‘a’ to 100.
Favorites(73)
Resources(17)
New Haven, CT
Environment: Urban

###### Budgets
6th Grade Math » The College Project - Working with Decimals
Big Idea: What is a budget? How do we use it and why is it important? Students work on these questions in the context of the College Project.
Favorites(23)
Resources(33)
Somerville, MA
Environment: Urban

###### Converting Fractions and Decimals
6th Grade Math » Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Big Idea: Students develop the relationship between fractions and decimals.
Favorites(16)
Resources(12)
Brooklyn, NY
Environment: Urban