Exploring Proportional Reasoning through Movies and Literature
Charlene Beckmann; Denisse Thompson; Richard Austin
January 2004, Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 256
Uses of proportional reasoning by movie makers as they create believable sets in which to portray stories from literature. Several problems are posed for students to consider. A list of movies, books, etc. to use in the classroom to teach proportional reasoning is also included.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Ratios / Proportions