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Mandarin Orange Cake Recipes
Future bakers, cooks, or party planners will benefit most from this activity in using proportional relationships to alter recipes. Everyone brings in a favorite dessert recipe, and they work to half, double, or triple it. Practical and delicious, this home economics and vocational activity is also fantastic for developing math skills!
6th - 8th Math 10 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
After interviewing family members, elementary and middle schoolers type up a family recipe using the Smart Notebook template provided. Then they should use the Kidspiration template to write a narrative about their recipe, along with illustrations.
4th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 59 Downloads
Fractions and Recipes
Students examine how fractions are used in everyday life. They select a recipe from the Internet, double and half the recipe, adjust the recipe to serve 20 people, and create a poster to present their recipe information and fraction conversions.
5th - 6th Math 12 Views 260 Downloads
Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe
In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy activity, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up. Additionally, they practice measurement conversion and ratio while solving a word problem that asks the students to use only a tablespoon to estimate their measurements while following a cookie recipe.
4th - 5th Math 37 Views 634 Downloads
Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts lesson. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words, making predictions, and answering questions to demonstrate their comprehension of the story.
K - 2nd Math 290 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using Recipes to Add Fractions and Convert Improper Fractions to Proper Fractions or Mixed Numbers
Young scholars use recipes to add fractions and convert improper fractions to proper fractions and mixed numbers. In this fraction lesson plan, students watch a video on someone making a recipe and compare and change the recipes to fit the fractions they are supposed to make.
4th - 7th Math 40 Views 139 Downloads
How do you make a pizza? Scholars examine a recipe for one of their favorite dishes. After reading the eight steps, they must re-write the steps in order. Although this offers great printing practice, younger writers may find the narrow lines difficult to stay within.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Huckleberry Trail Mix
Give your mathematicians the recipe for Huckleberry Trail Mix and have them calculate amounts needed to make mass quantities of this snack. They need to employ ratio and unit rate reasoning in order to solve the problem. A worksheet for the children and facilitator notes are provided.
5th - 7th Math 11 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Half of a Recipe
Kids love to cook! What is a better place to learn mixed numbers than with a recipe? It is up to learners to decide how they want to divide this recipe in half. They may choose to model the mixed number and then divide the model by two. Maybe it is easier for them to graph on a number line and then mark the half-way point.
4th - 6th Math 28 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Here is a sweet way to bring real-world fractions into the classroom. Fifth graders work in pairs to combine differing amounts of same ingredients from two recipes involving addition of fractions with an unlike denominator. The real treat of this activity is not just the engaging way it hooks young learners, but teachers will be excited about the complete and thorough lesson plan, homework, and other documents.
5th Math 44 Views 133 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Quest for The Rajah's Rice
Dave Barry's The Rajah's Rice is the springboard for this engrossing instructional activity. After reading the book, groups complete a WebQuest that includes an activity comparing Indian and Asian elephants and work with doubling fractions and whole numbers.
3rd - 4th Math 4 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Making a Recipe Booklet: Applying Mathematical Skills to Real Life Situations: Recipes
In this math application worksheet, learners make a recipe booklet by finding interesting recipes in magazines, newspapers, or recipe books. They determine how to double the recipe and rewrite it to include in the booklet which they make. They complete their work based on the rubric which is on the last page.
6th - 9th Math 11 Views 107 Downloads
Worksheet 6: Reading: Recipe for Beignets
Travel to New Orleans for their warm, sweet beignets, or bring a piece of New Orleans to your classroom by baking the delicious treats with your third and fourth graders! If baking them isn't possible, at least review the recipe for a clear set of step-by-step instructions.
3rd - 4th Health 11 Views 85 Downloads
Favorite family recipes and cuisenaire rods are used to help learners understand fractions. They bring in recipes from home and then use their cuisenaire rods to model the fractional values needed to prepare various dishes. A great way to build interest while providing a concrete representation of the sometimes tricky concept of fractions.
1st - 3rd Math 5 Views 32 Downloads
Rice Is All Around Us!
Students grasp the complexity and similarities of traditional foods in various countries and cultures. Then they compare and contrast family food traditions with their classmates. Students also create a decorated box to store recipes gathered from a variety of cultures.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Shake 'n Go Fractions
Scholars watch a PowerPoint presentation that introduces them to equivalent fractions. They practice working with equivalent fractions using an Internet-based tool. Then they participate in a cooperative group activity in which they rewrite a recipe using equivalent fractions.
6th Math 3 Views 56 Downloads
Coconut and Chocolate Chip Passover Macaroons
Recipies are a natural medium for using fractions in real-world problems. This delicious activity has learners adapting the ingredients for coconut and chocolate chip macaroons, a Passover treat, for fewer and more cookies than the original yield.
5th - 8th Math 13 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed