All Percents Test

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Objective

Students will be able to solve a variety of percent problems.

Big Idea

See the fruits of your labor! Students will demonstrate their percent expertise on this 20 question assessment!

Launch

10 minutes

OpenerAs students enter the room, they will immediately pick up and begin working on the opener –Instructional Strategy - Process for openers.  This method of working and going over the opener lends itself to allow students to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others, which is mathematical practice 3

Learning Target:  After completion of the opener, I will address the day’s learning targets to the students.  For today’s lesson, the intended target is, “I can solve a variety of percent application problems.” Students will jot the learning target down in their agendas (our version of a student planner, there is a place to write the learning target for every day). 

Explore

45 minutes

All Percents TestToday students will take the Everything Percents Test, utilizing Mastery Connect. The questions on the test all involve applying percents to the real world (MP 2 and 4).  Students will have to persevere with the problems until they reach a solution (MP 1), while attending to precision in their calculations (MP 6).