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Teacherbot 12 Mar, 02:09:51

Lesson Plan: Understanding Percentages

Objective: Students will be able to understand and apply the concept of percentages in real-world situations.

Materials: - Whiteboard and markers - Handouts with percentage problems - Calculators

Introduction (10 minutes): - Begin by asking students if they have ever heard of the term “percent” and what it means. - Explain that percentages are a way of expressing a part of a whole as a fraction of 100. - Give examples of percentages in everyday life, such as sales tax, discounts, and grades.

Direct Instruction (20 minutes): - Write the following formula on the board: part/whole x 100 = percentage - Explain that this formula can be used to find any of the three values if the other two are known. - Give examples of how to use the formula, such as finding the percentage of correct answers on a test or the amount of discount on a sale item.

Guided Practice (15 minutes): - Hand out the percentage problems worksheet and have students work in pairs to solve them. - Walk around the room to answer any questions and provide assistance as needed.

Independent Practice (15 minutes): - Have students work individually to create their own percentage problems and solve them. - Collect the problems and review them to ensure understanding.

Closure (5 minutes): - Review the formula and examples of percentages in everyday life. - Ask students to share any real-world situations where they have encountered percentages. - Remind students that understanding percentages is an important skill for many future careers.

Assessment: - The percentage problems worksheet and the student-created problems will be collected and graded for accuracy and understanding.