Ratio, Unit Rate & Percent Tasks | Grades 6-7 | DIGITAL + Printable


Provide meaningful, real life practice with ratios, unit rate & percent!


Do your students have a deep understanding of ratios? Can they calculate unit rate and make sense of it to solve problems? Are they confident talking about percent in real life?

This engaging set of “Would You Rather…?” tasks is the perfect way to get students thinking deeply about ratios, unit rate & percent and encourage meaningful math conversations.

This is also a wonderful opportunity for students to learn to justify their reasoning and critique the reasoning of others.

How to Use a “Would You Rather…?” Task

Each math task poses a situation and then asks students a “would you rather…?” question. The situations and questions require students to use relative comparisons involving ratios or address common misconceptions regarding percent to help students connect math to the real world.

Each task includes questions for students to consider as they make their decision to give them a starting point for making a comparison.

They then share their choice and a justification of their choice in the space provided.

Included in the Download:

  • Access link to Google Slides version & directions for assigning in Google Classroom
  • Teaching tips and ideas for use
  • 20 tasks involving a variety of real world situations to assign and complete in Google Slides
  • Convenient, printer-friendly versions of the 20 tasks
  • Answer key with possible responses/things to discuss for each “Would You Rather…?” task

**To see an example of all that’s included, click here to preview this resource!**

Note: The digital and printable tasks are the same. There are 20 “Would You Rather…?” tasks in total, but 2 different versions for your convenience.

*Please Note: This product is intended for your personal use in the home or classroom only. You may not share, link to the file or digital slides, distribute, print for others or alter this product in any way. In addition, this product includes a downloadable pdf file, which can be printed, as well as a link to digital slides. No physical product will be mailed to you.*


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