Testing: Math

Test it Out: Ratios and Proportions

In this series of lessons, our Newsela Community team of teachers explores the topic of student testing from an interdisciplinary perspective. This is a great opportunity for students to investigate a current event with multiple teachers and content areas. To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

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Newsela Reading Standards

  • Word Meaning and Choice
  • Multimedia

Learning Objective

  • Student will be able to interpret data presented in a chart.
  • Students will be able to…solve proportional equations based on data presented in a real world text.

Learning Standard

Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.

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