Holiday Cookie Swap Math Project | Fraction and Decimal Operations Math Project

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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Classes leading up to the holidays are tough - there’s events and excitement around every corner! Channel your students’ holiday excitement into a math project - they’ll practice adding and subtracting decimals, multiplying fractions and mixed numbers, and converting units of measurement with my Holiday Cookie Swap Math Project. Your students will be so engaged as they choose a recipe, convert measurements, and shop for ingredients that they won’t even realize how hard they’re working! 

❤️You’ll Love: 

  • A meaningful way to engage students in the hectic holiday season
  • Options for differentiation so that all students can “bake” 
  • Print and digital options to make prep a BREEZE 

Your Holiday Cookie Swap Math Project Includes: 

  • Teacher directions
  • Student directions
  • A “grocery store” flyer
  • Holiday graph paper
  • Plain graph paper
  • A conversions cheat sheet
  • Student pages
  • Link to a digital version

Math Skills Covered in the Project:  

➞Multiplying fractions and mixed numbers

➞Adding and subtracting whole numbers and decimals

➞Converting units of measurement

What Teachers Like You Are Saying About This Resource

Kelly said, "This was a terrific resource! My high 5th grade group spent a week of class time working diligently on this. I loved the real-world application that this provided for dealing with fractions."

Ann said, "Outstanding for my fifth grade class. I used it as a culminating project for our fractions unit. Students brought in the actual cookies. They were good!"

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Total Pages
20 Printable Pages + A digital version
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.
Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, 𝘢/𝘣 + 𝘤/𝘥 = (𝘢𝘥 + 𝘣𝘤)/𝘣𝘥.)
Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.


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