Lesson Plan

If Our Classroom Were The World: Proportions And Percents

It's a small world after all. Classmates consider world population, languages, and religions in a cross-curricular lesson. Applying percentages and proportions, they determine what the class make-up would be if the class represented the world.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Collaborate with a social studies or geography teacher
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should have experience with percents and fractions
  • See if the book If the World Were a Village is available in the school library to read to the class
Pros
  • Lists some sample strategies
  • Provides video clips to use during lesson
Cons
  • None
Common Core