Subject: Math
Lesson Length: 30  40 mins
Topic: Ratios & Proportional Relationships; Defining Ratios
Brief Description: Students will define the meaning of a ratio and provide several examples using reallife scenarios.
Know Before You Start: This is an introductory/beginning concept lesson. Students need little to no prior knowledge of ratios.
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.

Students should take time to practice figuring out ratios based on sample Comic 2.

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

Students will create a fourpanel comic.

Panel 1: Should provide a definition of ratio.

Panels 24: Should feature 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 speechtotext feature.
 Print the sample comics to use as a reference.
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