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This is a full lesson on fractions focusing on cooperative learning and group behavior. Students work in a group to complete the task of creating a recipe for trail mix. Details on task description, grouping, implementation, and modeling are described, as well as cooperative behaviors being assessed
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This lab allows students to practice fraction skills while creating a trail mix based on their results. Students work individually, in pairs or in groups to come up with the amount of each ingredient needed by solving fraction problems. They then get to enjoy eating their mix while answering reflec
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As a class, make the following recipe for trail mix. Next, have students double and triple the recipe for the class. (Ask students to help bring in supplies.) 2 conceptual questions are added at the end.
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Trail Mix Fractions is a fun math activity to use during Fun Friday, classroom celebrations or just a good excuse to have a healthy classroom snack. The trail mix fraction math lesson includes: categorizing, graphing, grouping and regrouping of objects, and adding fractions.
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Students chose up what they want for each of the eight snacks. They can't have more then 8 when they add up all the items. students then find the fraction and color in the circle graph to represent what fractional part they had of that item in their trail mix. Plus kids can actually make the trail m
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Here's an activity for students to solve and eat! This product contains a 6-question worksheet and an answer key. This activity includes: - peanuts - pretzels - Lucky Charms - Cheerios - raisins - M&M's *but is editable for teacher's needs! :)
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This project-based activity allows groups of students to engage in multiple operations with fractions. Students will multiply 1/4 of each ingredient required to make a trail mix recipe. Once they have calculated 1/4 of the recipe, students will their calculations to get a sum for their recipe. They
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This product is designed to give students practice with converting improper fractions to mixed numbers and back again (and seeing the relationship between the two). It also includes adding fractions, finding common denominators, simplifying fractions, and applying understanding of multiplication/di
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Here's a quick way to incorporate three subjects (Reading, Math, and Science) in the following topics: Sequence, Fractions, and Mixtures.
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This is a multi-step word problem that asks students to multiply a whole number by a fraction and divide two whole numbers. This can be used as a whole group activity, in a center, or in small groups. The students loved making the trail mix after they solved the problem!
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This activity gets student using hands on items to represent, multiple types of fractions and understand how whole fractions and fractional units work.
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Engage your kids in math with a food treat and some math problems. Use a fall food mix with these 5 pages of activities (a decorated and plain version are included). The activities can be completed individually, in pairs, or in small groups. You can set these up as stations, use whole class, or use
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My goal is to try and show my students how what they are learning can be used in the real world. What better way to do so than with food! Students will bring in a snack that has already been measured. Preferably not whole cups. They will answer questions before preparing the trail mix which will r
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This Trail Mix Performance Task is intended to help your students practice the skill of converting mixed numbers and improper fractions as well as adding mixed numbers and improper fractions. Through the real life application of cooking and following recipes, students will be motivated to work hard
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Students will not think fractions are half as bad once they make trail mix. Download includes recipe and thinking process for students to follow step by step. Task includes higher order thinking questions and writing to explain.
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This fun activity lets student practice adding & subtracting fractions by creating equivalent fractions with common denominators. Students then simplify their answers to get the recipe to make a tasty treat!
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Students put their knowledge of adding and subtracting fractions into practice using a fun, interactive trail mix activity. Students measure, add, and subtract using the ingredients. Best of all they get to eat the trail mix in the end!
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Students will participate in real-world applications of fraction concepts such as equivalent fractions, adding & subtracting fractions, and comparing fractions. They will solve problems as the follow a step-by-step process of making their very own trail mix! I had my students work in groups of 5
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Learn about the sizes of 1/2, 1/3, and 1/4 using food! Students make their own trail mix (you decide on the foods) and then use scoops to decide the how much of each food they want. This is a recording sheet for the activity. (with directions)
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This activity is a great way to make multiplying fractions relevant and engaging for students! Of course you can modify it for your class. I used this with a group of 24 students. All you need to buy is: 1 box of Golden Graham cereal, 1 bag of small pretzels, 1 bag of mini chocolate chips and 1 bag
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This fun activity lets student practice identifying & writing fractions as the product of a whole number and a unit fraction. Students then simplify their answers to get the recipe to make a tasty treat!
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A fun little snack for children to make during the Christmas Holiday. I give the students the mixed up directions and they cut and glue the directions back into order When they completed the saying they can then make their mix. I usually do this on the last day before break and then the student
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This activity aligns with several 6th grade math TEKS. Students have to convert the measurements into cups. Turn their conversions into fractions. Add their ingredients. Find the percent of each ingredient. I also had them create a percent bar graph on the back.
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When students are able to apply mathematical concepts to real life, they are better able to retain the information, as well as understand the importance. In this activity, students can work together or independently to add, subtract, and simplify fractions in order to build a recipe for trail mix
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