Use this brilliant teaching pack for developing methods to find a percentage of an amount without a calculator.
Students use bar models to scaffold their learning and increase their levels of fluency as they find percentages that are multiples of 10%. They explore how to find 5% of a number by halving 10%. Includes open-ended problem-solving tasks which require students to use a greater depth of thinking to develop their knowledge and understanding when finding percentages of amounts.
This resource perfectly complements the White Rose Maths small step 'Percentage of an Amount.
This unit covers the national curriculum aim ‘Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages and the use of percentages for comparison’.
Also useful for GCSE Foundation and the new non-calculator section of the Functional Skills Maths qualifications.
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