Rates and ratios: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Rates and ratios. Students recognise and use rates to solve problems including, constant rates, rate of pay, cost per kilogram, recipes, simple interest and average rates. Students will also be required to make comparisons between two related quantities of different units of measurement.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 8
Audience Teacher
Purpose Planning support, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies, Student task, Home practice tasks
Format Web page
Keywords lesson plans, assessment task, teaching strategies, pedagogies, Australian Curriculum, learning from home, misconceptions

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Proportion, rates and ratios
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Recognise and use rates to solve problems involving the comparison of 2 related quantities of different units of measure

Numeracy progression Proportional thinking (P5)

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