       RATIO LESSON PLAN PROPORTION INTRO RELATIONSHIP NUMBERS WORKSHEETS MONEY MATH ELEMENTARY SKILLS PROGRAM COURSE BASIC BUSINESS TEACHING ACTIVITY LEARNING SAMPLE EXAMPLE HELP WORK STUDENTS TEACHER CLASS EXERCISE ONLINE GUIDE ACTIVITY  Students learn basic money math skills. # Ratio and Proportion

Understand ratio and proportion

Objectives:

• Students will understand the concepts of ratio
• Students will know how to determine ratio
• Students will understand rate and how it relates to ratio
• Students will know how to calculate with rates
• Students will understand the concepts of proportion
• Students will know how to determine proportion
• Students will understand means and extremes
• Students will know how to determine means and extremes
• Students will understand the concepts of a cross product
• Students will know how to use cross products

Note: This lesson also may be used by older students seeking business math review, for example, a refresher for those entering an administrative type position.          RATIO & PROPORTION LESSON PLAN

Teaching Materials

• Lesson - Ratio and Proportion (see below for printable lesson)

• Prepared Examples

Lesson Activity:

1. Talk about comparisons we make of everyday things – relationships between things
• ask class for terms used to describe these relationships
2. Introduce concept of ratio
• present in terms of numbers of males in the class to females
• present in first two forms x to y, x:y
• work through examples
3. Talk about the fraction form of a ratio x/y
• reduce to lowest terms
• work through examples
4. Introduce rates
• compare quantities that are not alike
• ask for examples of rates
• demonstrate using the common rate calculation for speed
• work through examples
• Work through examples solving for different variables
5. Introduce proportions
• explain the concept
• explain means and extremes
6. Introduce property of proportion
• explain cross product
• work through examples

Assessment/Evaluation
Have students complete the worksheet. A passing grade is 70% or greater. Print out the teaching lesson pages and exercise worksheets for use with this lesson:

 BASIC MATH - RATIO AND PROPORTION Printable lesson worksheet and questions. To teach and learn money skills, personal finance, money management, business, careers, and life skills please go to the Money Instructor home page.  Teaching Ratios Proportions Fraction Numbers Lesson Plan Seminar - Rules guide lesson - Student Elementary Secondary Education Adults Special Education Teens Teenagers Free Instruct Theme Unit Middle School Young Adults Classroom Review Graders - 3rd 4th 5th 6th Grade  © 2002-2007 Money Instructor 