# Lesson Ideas

Need to figure out how much tip to leave your waiter? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the very helpful skill of finding percents. As Tim and Moby guide you through a practice problem, you’ll find out how fractions are related to percents and how to use that to solve your problem. You’ll learn three ways of dealing with percents, including one method using proportions; one method beginning with a percent; and one way to find the percentage of any given number. You’ll also learn how the decimal equivalent of a fraction can help you find the percent. This movie is 100 percent informative!

#### Ratios, Proportion, and Percents Lesson Plan: Making Real-World Connections

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-8, students use BrainPOP resources to define and give examples of a ratio, proportion, and percent. Students then solve word problems and equations to find ratios, proportions and percents. See more »

#### Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »
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