Markup, Markdown, or Just a Percent? TEST

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Objective

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

Big Idea

See the fruits of your labor! Students will showcase their understanding of percent on this application test!

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 apply percent to solve real world 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

Markups Markdowns TestToday students will take the Percent Test, using Mastery Connect.  All problems on the test are real world applications MP 4, that require students to reason abstractly and quantitatively to solve them MP 2. As with any test, students will need to pay attention to precision MP 6, and persevere to solve the problems MP 1.

Summary

5 minutes