Ratio Rumble

Teaching With Ratio Rumble

Addresses: Common Core standards related to ratios and equivalent ratios.

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Printable Resources
(In English)

Printable Resources
(In English)

  • Teacher Guide
  • Gameplay Video
  • Common Core
  • Guidelines

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Ratio Rumble Common Core Standards

Standard Standard Description
6.RP Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
6.RP.1 Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
6.RP.2 Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with the ratio a:b with b not equal to 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.
6.RP.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g. by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.
7.RP Ratios and Proportional Relationships
7.RP.1 Compute unit rates associated with ratios and fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units.
7.RP.2 Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
7.RP.3 Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems.

Math Snacks Game Guidelines

  1. We know you may not have time to play the game all the way through. Play through at least the first level, and watch the Gameplay video for each one, to get an understanding of what changes from level to level.
  2. Watch the Teaching video for each game. Each is shorter than 10 minutes, and gives really important strategies for teaching with the game, and engaging students in follow up activities to help them apply what they’ve learned.
  3. Secure lab time and secure the proper number of computers or iPads for students. All games and animations are available online. Ratio Rumble, and Pearl Diver are also on the iPad. Most games will take 2-3 hours for students to play.
  4. Games can be played in different ways: students can play individually, in pairs, in small groups or in one large group using a Smartboard, depending on the technology available in your classroom or computer lab.
  5. Don’t be afraid to let the game teach. Math Snacks games aren’t designed to measure what your students already know, but to give students the chance to understand concepts. They won’t succeed at every level their first time playing, and they aren’t supposed to. Let your students make mistakes, talk with each other, create strategies and learn from those mistakes.
  6. Refer to the Teaching With guide for each game for more recommendations.