Bake Sale

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Here is a project that instructs young bakers to calculate the ingredients needed for a cookie bake sale. The catch is that the ingredients for 32 cookies is given; however, pupils must figure out the amounts needed for 12 and 60 cookies, as well as for two unknown amounts.

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Instructional Ideas

  • As a class, research and find the prices for the items on the shopping list
Classroom Considerations

  • Tailor the first page to meet the requirements of a project due date, or disregard the page altogether
  • This is the first in a series of five summer math projects
  • Intended for a summer project, but can be used as a project to be completed anytime in the school year
  • Presumes individuals are familiar in working with measurements
Pros

  • The eight-page packet includes the project requirements, activity worksheets, a shopping list, an open-ended question, and a rubric
Cons

  • Project requires a lot of copies. Prepare as necessary