Unit Plan: Rate/Ratio/Percentage
Math / Grade 8
Number represents, describes, and compares the quantities of ratios, rates, and percents.
Students will keep considering…
- What is the best way to represent a quantity?
- What is the role of reasoning when making decisions?
Teacher Evaluative Criteria:
- Mathlinks8 Textbook or other Math 8 Resource
- Beyond Monet by Barry Bennett
How will teachers and their students reflect on and evaluate the completed project?
Next time I teach this unit I would…
Allow students to select the short stories that link to Identity.
My students needed:
Potential Student Misunderstanding:
Notes throughout lessons.
This unit explores the concepts of Rate, Ratio and Percentage. Students will be exploring these concepts through the use of good problems and the use of comparisons. Students will learn to use mathematical calculations and reasoning to make decisions.
Related Big Ideas
The Big Ideas consist of generalizations and principles and the key concepts important in an area of learning. The Big Ideas represent what students will understand at the completion of the curriculum for their grade. They are intended to endure beyond a single grade and contribute to future understanding.
The set of abilities that students use to impart and exchange information, experiences and ideas, to explore the world around them, and to understand and effectively engage in the use of digital media
The knowledge, skills and processes we associate with intellectual development
The set of abilities that relate to students’ identity in the world, both as individuals and as members of their community and society
Curricular Competencies & Content
Curricular Competencies are the skills, strategies, and processes that students develop over time. They reflect the “Do” in the Know-Do-Understand model of curriculum. The Curricular Competencies are built on the thinking, communicating, and personal and social competencies relevant to disciplines that make up an area of learning.