Lesson Plan

7.RP.2 Intro

Representing proportional relationships!
Ross B.
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My Grades 7, 8
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Students will learn to represent proportional relationships by making tables, graphs and equations!

Grades 7
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1 Do Now

Post the video at https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-seventh-grade-math/cc-7th-ratio-prop...

Post the question "I run 1/2 a mile in 15 minutes how far do I run in one hour?  What would be an equation for this relationship?"

Student Instructions

Students watch the video and then answer the question in the Google Classroom Stream.  Students must also respond to each other in Google Classroom!

2 Mini Lesson

Go over the questions from the video.  Given I run 1/2 of a mile in 1/8 of an hour, how far do I run in one hour?  Find the unit rate.  Make a table for 5 hours.  Show how to find the equation and then graph it.  Discuss that a proportional relationship is a straight line through the origin.  

Student Instructions

Students type notes directly in their Google Slides presentation that was posted in Google Classroom.

3 Check for Understanding

Use the add to Google Classroom extension to post the link to this game in Google Classroom.



Student Instructions

Type in game pin and name and play the game.

4 Work Time

Post in Google Classroom:

1st-15th place-

Create a Google Slides presentation in Google Drive

Share it with the person next to you

Collaborate on a Google Slide Presentation that has

A unit rate word problem

A table with at least 5 numbers

An equation for your proportional relationship

A graph for your proportional relationship

A further question about the proportional relationship

15-30th place:


Click through the 7.RP.2 section.  Watch the videos and answer the questions.  Choose the topics you struggle the msot with first!

Student Instructions

Complete your specific activity.  When you are finished share the link and post it in Google Classroom (1-15 only).  

Everybody then must add glownand grow comments on the posted work.

5 Exit Slip

Go to Buzzmath

7th grade book

Ratios Proportions and percents

Section 1

Student Instructions

Complete Section 1 in the 7th grade book for Ratios Proportions and Percents in Buzzmath!