Ratios in Simplest Form – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on writing ratios in simplest form that looks at the idea of equivalent ratios and teaches how to find the simplest form of that ratio. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objective

  • To write ratios in simplest form.

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 ‘Ratios in Simplest Form’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • Student Worksheet on Ratios in Simplest Form
  • Equivalent Ratios Trios
  • Times Tables Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

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

The Ratio 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 also available as a pack with homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in this unit are: