# Lesson Ideas

Dare to compare! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to one particularly useful means of comparison: ratios. You’ll learn exactly what a ratio is and how division is used in writing one. You’ll find out the difference between a part and a whole, as well as how to know when a ratio is involved in a math problem or in real life! You’ll also discover the three ways to write ratios. Nothing compares to this excellent movie!

#### Equal Splitting Lesson Plan: Slice Fractions Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online game) to explore equal parts, equal splitting, fractions, equivalent fractions, and other math concepts.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »#### Ratios Lesson Plan: Ratio Rumble Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students explore ratios and proportions using an online math game called Ratio Rumble. Students will identify ratios when used in a variety of contextual situations and explain why ratios and rates naturally relate to fractions and decimals.

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