Math in My World Challenge Brief
It is so exciting to begin the year with students that I have taught before! Some of you may have been in my 4th grade Language Arts class just a couple of years ago. This year we will explore the challenges and adventures of Math together.
Our first unit is all about equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents. We will be making a lot of real world connections in math this year because everything you learn here is going to be used in your everyday life. Let’s get started with our first unit.
How can you use equivalent fractions, decimals, and percents to solve real-world problems?
By the time you solve this driving question, you should be able to prove the following the following statements.
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6.5b I can solve real−world problems to find the whole given a part and the percent, to find the part given the whole and the percent, and to find the percent given the part and the whole, including the use of concrete and pictorial models.
Vocabulary warm up:
Positive Rational Numbers