GRADES 6–8: Ratios & Proportionl Reasoning

by Math Solutions Professional Learning Team, May 09th, 2013

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Through the exploration of proportionality and proportional reasoning, this three-day course addresses the Common Core standards for ratios and proportional relationships in the middle grades. Teachers also receive support with strategies to help make the standards accessible to all students.


  • Develop a fundamental understanding of Common Core content, Ratios and Proportional Relationships for Grades 6 and 7, and establish connections to Expressions and Equations for Grades 6–8
  • Examine problem-solving activities and investigations that develop proportional reasoning
  • Identify proportionality in all of the Common Core domains
  • Observe and characterize instructional strategies that exemplify the Standards for Mathematical Practice and support students’ proportional reasoning
  • Connect Common Core content and the Mathematical Practices to current classroom practices
  • Explore a variety of ways to organize the classroom—whole-class, small-group, and individual learning—to maximize the learning of all students

Target Audience: Teachers and Math Coaches
Grades: 6–8
Format: Three-Day
Product: 554084



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