Bonus Activities: Conversions Rock
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Use these bonus printable activities to support your teaching of "Conversions Rock".
Bonus Worksheet 1: Ratio Radio (PDF)
Encourage students to examine a chart of the types of music played on the radio over 24 hours--and answer questions that reinforce the concepts of ratios and proportions.
Bonus Worksheet 2: Driving with Decimals/Mapping with Proportions (PDF)
Help students practice using decimals with map problems that also feature proportions.
Bonus Worksheet 3: Time and Money: It's a Matter of Math (PDF)
Student build skills in working with percents, while figuring out questions about how the band divides up its time and money.
Family Take-Home Pages (PDF)
Invite families to share in the "Conversions Rock" program and to encourage their child to share math skills learned in the classroom.
Family Worksheet 1: What Music is Rockin' Your House? (PDF)
Families and students can "tune up" their knowledge of fractions by answering questions about what music is popular in their house.
Family Worksheet 2: Map Measures (PDF)
Students can share and practice the skills for decimals and proportions they learned to figure out scale on a map. Families answer questions about a family trip, and construct maps of their neighborhood and their home.
Family Worksheet 3: Making a Budget (PDF)
Families help students use what they learned in class about percents, decimals, and fractions to set up a personal budget and track income and expenses.