The best of project-based learning
using math, writing, and design elements! Students love this project where they create their own restaurant, complete with history, menu, and design. Optional pages include computing the difference between wholesale and retail costs, proportions, and tax and tips.
Critical thinking skills and creativity abound as students design their own restaurant around a theme: The Sportz Palace, Memery Eatery, and Amazin' Glazin' became student-designed restaurants, serving food at our Restaurant Fair.
Included in this packet
✔ Essential Questions
✔ Objectives and Common Core Standards
✔ Teacher Directions with pictures
✔ Student Directions
✔ Theme brainstorming Pages
✔ Restaurant's History graphic organizers
✔ Restaurant menu graphic organizers
✔ Restaurant design graphic organizers
✔ Teacher directions, examples, and answer keys
✔ Rubrics to use as benchmarks or for feedback
Optional activities which can be used for differentiation:
★ Figure out the difference between wholesale and retail costs for restaurant
★ Determine portion size and number of portions (conversion of ounces to pounds)
★ Figure out the difference between wholesale and retail costs for customer
★ Compute tax and tip on a typical bill
★ Using proportions, determine area of actual restaurant
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