Design your own school

Learning Material  |  Interactive Lesson

Help a town planner to design a site plan for a school. Assign regions on a 10x10 grid for different uses such as a playground, canteen, car park or lawn. Calculate the percentage of the total site used for each region. Use a number line to display fractions and equivalent fractions. This learning object is one in a series of two objects combined as 'Playground percentages'.
1. Students represent fractions as parts of an array.
2. Students apply understanding of equivalent fractions.
3. Students calculate percentages to describe fractions of an area.

Curriculum Information

K to 12
Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 5, Grade 6
Numbers and Number Sense
Educators, Learners, Students

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