Ratio & Conversion – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on ratio and conversion that looks at how to use ratios to convert quantities in a variety of real-life contexts, including maps, scale models and currencies. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To use ratios to find real life distances from maps.
  • To use ratios to compare scale models to real objects.
  • To use ratios to convert currencies.

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 ‘Ratio & Conversion’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Map
  • Student Worksheet on Ratio & Conversion
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the third lesson in the ‘Proportion’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the eighth 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: