Monday, November 26, 2012

Math Game Monday ~ Percents & Proportions Common Core Task Cards

Happy Monday!  It's back to school for me today after a wonderful week off for Thanksgiving!

Math Game Monday for this week is another idea that works more like a station than a true game, but my students seem to think anything that's not typical paper-and-pencil is just as fun as a game.

I'm right smack in the midst of teaching percents and proportions with real-world context.  Common Core cover so many different uses for percents and/or proportions in one little standard, MCC7.RP, that it might catch you by surprise when you actually break the standard apart and start to teach it!

Percents & Proportions ~ Common Core Real World Task Cards covers ALL those different uses.  Click on the image below to see this product in my TPT Store.

This product contains 24 task cards which focus on CCSS MCC7.RP.

They are all about using percents and proportions in the real-world!

Concepts addressed include:

Sales Tax
Percent Increase
Percent Decrease
Amount of Discount
Discounted Sales Price
Percent Error

Several cards are multi-step and include 2 or more of the concepts listed above.

I've included a Student Answer Sheet as well as an Answer Key!

As always, I recommend printing these on card stock and laminating for longer, more durable use in the classroom.

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Enjoy :)


  1. I'm always looking for ways to increase practice with ratios, proportions, and percents with real world applications. These cards look great!


  2. this is my favorite unit to teach!

  3. Hope I win!

  4. Ooh. I'm teaching this when we come back from winter break! =) Thanks for sharing all your resources!


  5. This looks great!

  6. I will be teaching this to 6th graders after winter break. This will be so good to use with them. Thanks

  7. Love the idea - we are just starting our unit on proportions! Thanks!

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