Ratio or Proportional Reasoning Assessment

Prepare an assessment for ratio or proportional reasoning to administer to an elementary student.

Administer the assessment to the elementary student.

In a 250-500 word essay, describe and reflect on additional strategies and instructional supports to meet the needs of the student based on the assessment findings.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing??is expected.

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This week you are working on Ratios and Proportional Reasoning, and lesson design. Proportional reasoning is one of the most fundamental topics in middle grades mathematics. Students??? ability to reason proportionally affects their understanding of fractions and measurement in elementary school, and it supports their understanding of functions and algebra in middle school and beyond. Given the importance of ratio and proportion, it is typical to see extensive class time devoted to the topic in upper elementary and middle school grades (National Counsel of Teacher of Mathematics).

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