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Tape Diagrams to Situations


This task lets students make connections between tape diagrams and situations in order to better understand ratios.

Grade 6
Task Type: 
Connecting Representations
Big Idea: 
Grade 6: Linear relations can be identified and represented using expressions with variables and line graphs and can be used to form generalizations.
introduction to ratios comparing numbers, comparing quantities, equivalent ratios part-to-part ratios and part-to-whole ratios
Curricular Competency: 
Reasoning and analyzing: Use reasoning to explore and make connections
Reasoning and analyzing: Develop mental math strategies and abilities to make sense of quantities
Reasoning and analyzing: Model mathematics in contextualized experiences
Understanding and solving: Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving
Understanding and solving: Visualize to explore mathematical concepts
Communicating and representing: Communicate mathematical thinking in many ways

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