Proportion & Ratio – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on proportion and ratio that looks at how to scale up quantities in proportion using a ratio, and express a ratio as a linear function. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To identify direct proportion from a table of values by comparing the ratio of the values.
  • To write ratios as a linear function.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Proportion & Ratio’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Introduction Slide
  • Demonstration Slide
  • Student Slide
  • Student Worksheet on Proportion & Ratio
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the first lesson in the ‘Proportion’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the sixth lesson in the ‘Ratio & Proportion’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Proportion unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Ratio & Proportion unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are: