What percent of your total day is spent looking for awesome new math activities for your students? This new activity will give your students the opportunity to explore finding percents of different quantities with multiple visuals. They will use hundreds grids, tape diagrams, and double number lines as they find the best discount available for a new cell phone and determine the availability of sneakers at the sporting goods store.
In this activity strong visuals provide a solid foundation for this concept. As they progress through this activity, they will begin to use proportions to solve the questions. Finding Percent of a Quantity concludes with problem solving questions that allow students to see when this concept could be used outside of the classroom.