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# Unit Plan: Rate/Ratio/Percentage

##### Big Ideas

Number represents, describes, and compares the quantities of ratios, rates, and percents.

Concepts:

• Ratios
• Rates
• Percents
##### Essential Questions

Students will keep considering…

• What is the best way to represent a quantity?
• What is the role of reasoning when making decisions?
##### Evaluative Criteria

Teacher Evaluative Criteria:
N/A

N/A

##### Resources

BOOKS

• Mathlinks8 Textbook or other Math 8 Resource
• Beyond Monet by Barry Bennett
##### Reflection

How will teachers and their students reflect on and evaluate the completed project?

Teacher:
Next time I teach this unit I would…

Allow students to select the short stories that link to Identity.

Student:
My students needed:

Process:
Product:
Content:

Potential Student Misunderstanding:

Notes throughout lessons.

# Unit Overview

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Math

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#### Topic

Rate/Ratio/Percentage

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#### Unit Overview

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.

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8

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2-3 weeks

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#### Related Big Ideas

Math: 8
Numeracy

##### 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.

##### Core Competencies

Communications Competency

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

Thinking Competency

The knowledge, skills and processes we associate with intellectual development

Social Competency

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.