Middle School Ratios & Proportions

Common Core State Standards Overview for Middle School – Ratios & Proportions

  • Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
  • Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
Source: www.corestandards.org

The application of ratios to describe proportional relationships is a difficult concept to grasp, as students tend to confuse ratios with fractions. A ratio represents two integers that compare proportional amounts, and these proportional relationships increase accordingly. It is crucial in a middle school math curriculum to make the distinction between the two, and to ensure that students have a strong understanding of the related definitions. Read MoreRead Less

Math Word Lists

The math vocabulary lists are based on the Common Core Middle School Math Standards. VocabularySpellingCity has selected the middle school math words that apply to the key math concepts and written level-appropriate middle school math definitions combined with meaningful example sentences. Middle school students can use these materials for reinforcement to build understanding or assessment. Teachers can import the lists into their account and then edit or extend the lists for their own purposes.

VocabularySpellingCity supplies activities and tests that will secure a student’s comprehension of ratio concepts. This will enable a student to perform ratio operations ranging from calculating the ratios of objects to ratios of physical quantities such as rates. By seventh grade, a student will be capable of solving real-world and mathematical problems, such as creating tables of equivalent ratios, plotting these ratios on a coordinate plane, and calculating a percent quantity out of 100. Based on the Common Core State Standards, the ratios and proportional relationships word lists below help students sharpen their ratio reasoning and achieve these exciting accomplishments.

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Paragraph Writing Practice allows students to create a paragraph using their spelling or vocabulary words.

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WhichWord? Definitions provides practice recognizing definitions for each spelling and vocabulary word.

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