# What’s the Ratio?

Subject: Math

Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins

Topic: Ratios and Proportional Relationships; Defining Ratios

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will define the meaning of a ratio and provide several examples using real-life scenarios.

Know Before You Start: This is an introductory concept lesson.

Comic 1

Comic 2

Hook:

• Look at sample Comic 1. Discuss the ratios based on the comic.

Activity:

• Explain that ratios are a relationship between two numbers.

• Have students practice figuring out ratios based on sample Comic 2.

• Discuss the strategies used to solve the ratios, e.g., table, diagram, etc.

• Have students will create a four-panel comic.

• Panel 1: Define ratio.

• Panels 2-4: Depict a different ratio scenario and explanation, using at least two characters.

Closure:

• Explain what a ratio is using one of your own examples.

Differentiation:

• Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
• Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
• Print the sample comics to use as a reference.

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