# N2/L1.8

Read, write, order and compare simple percentages, and understand simple percentage increase and decreases (a) Understand percentage as the number of parts in every 100 (b) Know that 100% is the whole

## Percentage Dice Game

Submitted by Sue Knox on Sun, 2017-01-15 18:09

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

A simple but effective dice game to help students become familiar with, and practise, calculating percentages of amounts. You will need to customise 2 dice by writing amounts on one and percentages on the other.

## Percentages of amounts

Submitted by Samuel Sao on Fri, 2016-09-16 18:57

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation

PPT covering

• Percentages of simple amounts (10%, 50% etc).
• More challenging amounts (e.g 15%)
• Percentage increase and decrease.
Each objective has examples, followed by tasks.

## Miniature Earth percentages

Submitted by Helen Connell on Wed, 2013-02-06 20:34

#### Resource type: Interactive presentation, On-screen activity or video

Using a video from YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6eTr4ldDYg) about the miniature earth I have created this PowerPoint on percentages. It will work well with John Thompson’s easy percentage worker-outer and Margaret Adams’ Calculating percentages as quantities (links below under “See also”).

## Shares game

Submitted by Keith Burnett on Sun, 2012-05-13 13:08

#### Resource type: Game

A set of cards that can be used to play a game where students have shares in a small company. Each group of three players receives ‘market updates’ in the form of cards that require them to divide a number in a ratio, or find the value of an amount given the value of part of the amount. Students are encouraged to keep full financial records.

## Decimals, percentages, fractions and rounding learners' resource

Submitted by Han Dunsterville on Sun, 2011-04-17 14:58

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

This spreadsheet is designed to enable students to check their own work; but also to learn about what happens when you add two decimals, or multiply two fractions, and so on.

The spreadsheet consists of the following sheets:

• “Mult-div by 10-100-1000” allows a student to input a number and explore the effect when multiplied or divided by 10, 100 or 1000.

## The Budget

Submitted by Leia Fee on Wed, 2010-06-30 22:12

#### Resource type: Lesson plan

A fabulous, very clear lesson plan ideal for money-management / personal finance classes. The mathematical focus is on percentages (VAT) but it also covers rounding and extracting data and can be used in mixed ability classes from E2 -L2.
The plan also includes links to online Budget videos, a ‘chop or not’ game, VAT calculators and more!
Also suitable for underpinning L1 Functional Maths, and linked to Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC).

## Percent squares

Submitted by Debbie Ellis on Tue, 2009-08-11 17:25

#### Level: L1

A hands-on, very visual introduction to percentages and simple equivalent fractions.

## You're in the money

Submitted by John Thompson A on Fri, 2007-05-04 17:18

#### Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A resource based on catalogues (Argos and Littlewoods) that works especially well with younger students. 2 versions, differentiated for Level 1 and Level 2. Covers addition and subtraction (money) and percentages.

## Car percentage activities

Submitted by Saul Pope on Sun, 2007-03-18 17:18

#### Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

Use a copy of Auto Trader (or similar) to select and buy cars – working out deposits and monthly payments. Then buy cars to do up and sell at a profit!

## Equal opportunities

Submitted by Jan Robinson on Tue, 2007-03-13 17:18

#### Resource type: Quiz, Worksheet or assignment

Equal opportunities maths makes a great quiz for college Equal Ops weeks etc. Once you have checked the answers to the quiz you can complete percentage questions to put the statistics into perspective.

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