Lesson Plan: Percentages of Amounts Mathematics

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to find 1%, 10%, 25%, and 50% of an amount.


Students will be able to

  • model percentages of amounts using bar models,
  • find 1% of an amount or a quantity,
  • find 10% of an amount or a quantity,
  • find 25% of an amount or a quantity,
  • find 50% of an amount or a quantity.


Students should already be familiar with

  • expressing tenths and hundredths as fractions and decimals.


Students will not cover

  • percentages of amounts other than 1%, 10%, 25% and 50%.

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