# Cooking with Fractions - Suffolk City Public Schools

Cooking with Fractions A Webquest by Mrs. Jennifer Del-Castillo NEXT Welcome to Mrs. Yos crazy kitchen! While completing this webquest, you will use your math genius skills to become an expert chef and party planner! Thanks for your helpNow get to work! NEXT Task Process Evaluation Conclusion TASK Mrs. Yo is in REALLY big trouble! She does so much at John F. Kennedy Middle School, such as Cheerleading, DEBS and the ESD team,

that she almost forgot that Alexs birthday is right around the corner! Since she is your favorite math teacher she needs YOUR HELP!!!!!!! His party is this weekend and she needs you to help decide what recipes to use. There will be 60 people at his party, so we will have to use our excellent skills with fractions to make sure we get the recipes right! For his party, we need to find a recipe for one main dish, three side dishes and of courseA CAKE! NEXT Introduction Process Evaluation Conclusion Process Step 1: Recipe Search Use the links below to find recipes for a main dish, 3 side dishes, and a cake. Copy and paste these recipes into a Word document and raise your hand for my approval. http://allrecipes.com/HowTo/The-Ultimate-Guide-toBirthday-Parties/Detail.aspx http://www.foodnetwork.com/holidays-and-parties/i

ndex.html NEXT Introduction Task Evaluation Conclusion Process Step 2: Measurement Conversion Convert your main dish to double what it normally serves. Convert your side dishes accordingly: Triple one side dish Quadruple one side dish Cut one side dish in half Convert your dessert so it serves 5 dozen!!! Make sure you have all your computations done neatly on a separate sheet of paper. Type up your new recipes in a Word document. NEXT Introduction

Task Evaluation Conclusion Process Step 3: Presentation THIS IS HOMEWORK!!!! Make a display using your original recipes, converted recipes, and a drawn picture. Be creative and neat! Introduction Task NEXT Evaluation Conclusion Evaluation All students will be graded based on the following: Recipe Search (10 points for each recipe)

50 points Copy, Paste, and Print (5 points for each recipe) 25 points Measurement Conversions (20 points each) 100 points Display (25 points) 25 points __________________________________________________________ Total 200 points NEXT Introduction Task Process Conclusion Rubric for Grading 0 RECIPE SEARCH (10 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 50 POINTS) 2.5

5 CONTAINS 2-3 INGREDIENTS AND ONE INGREDIENT OR ZERO FRACTIONS IN CONTAINS AT LEAST 4 INGREDIENTS AT LEAST ONE INGREDIENTS WITH 2 FRACTION MEASUREMENTS FRACTION MEASUREMENT COPY, PASTE, AND PRINT (5 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 25 POINTS) 0 2.5 5 COPIED, PASTED, COPIED, PASTED, AND PRINTED PRINTED RECIPES DID NOT COPY, PASTE, PRINT RECIPES RECIPES WITH A NEAT FORMAT IN BUT NOT NEATLY MICROSOFT WORD/APPLEWORKS FORMATTED MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS (20 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 100 POINTS) 0 5

10 15 20 HALF OF THE ONLY 1 ALL ATTEMPTED TO DID NOT CONVERT MEASUREMENTS MEASUREMENT MEASUREMENT CONVERT BUT ALL MEASUREMENTS WERE CONVERTED CONVERSION CONVERSIONS WERE INCORRECT CORRECTLY INCORRECT CORRECT DISPLAY AND PRESENTATION (25 POINTS) 0 6 12 18 25

INCLUDED ALL COMPONENTS INCLUDED ALL (ORIGINAL INCLUDED ONLY INCLUDED TWO NO EFFORT AND NO COMPONENTS OF RECIPES, ONE COMPONENT COMPONENTS OF PRODUCT PRODUCT BUT CONVERSIONS, OF PRODUCT PRODUCT UNORGANIZED AND CRITIQUES) AND DISPLAY NEAT NEXT AND ORGANIZED Introduction Task Process

Conclusion Conclusion Now that you have saved the day and are an expert party planner, take a few minutes to reflect on the assignment. Is that anything you would do differently if you did this again? What have you learned from this WebQuest? Introduction Task Process Evaluation

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