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Ice Cream

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Make sure there is enough ice cream on hand. Learners try to find out how much ice cream to buy for a sports event. Scholars use a pie chart showing the percent of a sample of people who like different flavors of ice cream. Using the...
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Key Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Create a benchmark. Pupils view key benchmark fractions and their equivalent decimal and percentage representations. The video shows the family of fractions of halves, thirds, fourths, fifths, eighths, and tenths. For each fraction,...
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Diversity: Languages Spoken in the United States

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
High schoolers begin a discussion on diversity and determine the percent of the population that speak another language at home in the US. Classmates make a prediction of the percentage of people that speak another language at home in...
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Ratio Rumble

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Develop a potion of ratios. Learners play a matching game to make potions that follow a recipe. Pupils create equivalent ratios to make multiple recipes at a given time. As levels increase, ratios get more difficult, as they include...
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Ratey the Math Cat

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Find a perfect way to recognize rates. The class first watches a video that emphasizes the word per when referencing a rate. Pupils then use their knowledge to create their own rates via station activities. Finally, individuals use...
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The Percent Equation: Soccer Stadium

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A soccer-themed interactive challenges mathematicians to solve five questions involving percent equations. Question types include multiple-choice, fill in the blank, true or false and a discussion. A color-coded stadium with movable...
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Percent of a Number: Acid Solution

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Mathematicians answer five questions about percents, ratios, and proportions with help from an interactive graduated cylinder. Question types include multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and discussion. 
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Comparison of Unit Rates: Drive Away

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive that challenges mathematicians to compare unit rates. Word problems question scholars about two friends going on a road trip. Scholars manipulate two cars on a coordinate plane to help solve word...
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Percents as Fractions: A Fraction of a Percent

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Five questions make up an interactive all about percents and fractions. Mathematicians answer multiple-choice and fill in the blank problems with help from a tool that converts percents to fractions using a sliding bar. An open...
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Prices Involving Discounts: Save Money with Coupons!

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Nine questions make up an interactive that challenges scholars to identify new prices after discounts. Question types include fill in the blank and multiple choice. A fully-functional tool assists participants in solving word problems....
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By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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Prices Involving Sales Tax: Proper Tipping

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A five-question interactive challenges mathematicians to find a correct tip and total amount using percents five, 12, and 18. A tool with moveable pieces assists participants in locating answers. Types of questions include...
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Prealgebra

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Pre-algebra—all wrapped up in one place. The eBook contains everything needed to teach a typical Pre-Algebra course. Concepts in the course build upon previously learned concepts, allowing mathematicians to see the connections between...
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Percentages: Expressing One Quantity as a Percentage of Another

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Determine simple percents. A helpful video shows the process of calculating the percentage relating one number to another. Using the method, pupils work several problems within worksheets to gain a better understanding of the skill.
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Decimals to Percentages

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Complete a quick conversion. Pupils view the short video to learn the process to convert a decimal to a percent. The scholars then practice the skill with two worksheets, giving them a chance to better understand the concept.
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Reverse Percentages

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What was the original? Scholars learn how to find the whole when given the percent and the part in a percent problem. Eager learners use their skills to respond to several questions on a worksheet.
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Percentages: Of an Amount (Non-Calc)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Know these four and be fine. Scholars learn how to calculate any percentage, all by knowing four easily calculated percents. Two worksheets provide opportunities for learners to refine their skills.
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Fractions to Percentages

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Take a look at the percentage of fractions. Mathematicians learn two different methods to convert fractions to percents. Using two worksheets, classmates practice the methods to determine when one method works easier than the other.
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Percentages to Fractions

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The percent is just a fraction of what the whole used to be. The resource uses the definition of percents to convert percents to fractions. Pupils then use the worksheets to practice the skill.
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Percentages to Decimals

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Make a simple conversion. The short resource provides a description and demonstrates the process of changing percentages to decimals. Two worksheets provide pupils the chance to practice the skill.
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Overview of Percents: Play Checkers

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Bet classes didn't know playing checkers help with understanding percents. An interesting interactive has pupils consider a series of moves in checkers. It then requires them to answer a set of challenge questions on percentages...
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Percents as Decimals

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
In some cases, decimals are just easier to work with. An easy-to-use interactive shows how to convert percents to decimals. It then challenges learners to answer a set of questions, some of which include percents that are greater than...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 2

For Students 6th Standards
They claim there are problems on the assessment. The presentation provides 13 questions that demonstrate the problem-solving claim for Smarter Balanced assessments. Teachers use the resource to provide examples of problem-solving...
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Percentages

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Review a percentage of math skills. Designed to review for the General Certificate of Secondary Education Math assessment, the resource provides practice with a variety of percent problems. Items provide pupils problems ranging from...