6th grade students use ratios and proportions to scale their favorite recipes

Students used ratios and proportions to scale their favorite recipes to serve more people. They created brochures to display their mathematical reasoning.

Happy New Year! This month, we will be completing our “Ratios and Proportions” unit and beginning “Percents”. Students will use percents to find a part of a real-world quantity when they know the whole and a percent, and find the whole of a quantity when they know a part and a percent. Students will also learn to write percents as equivalent fractions and decimals. Remind your child to keep completing and mastering Khan Academy assignments. Please feel free to contact Ms. Lellis, Ms. McCabe, or Ms. Goldschmidt with any questions or concerns about your child’s learning.