PROJECT BASED LEARNING - CHRISTMAS BAKING FOR SANTA'S HELPERS; Math and ELA

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PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): CHRISTMAS BAKING FOR SANTA'S HELPERS This PBL unit is a high interest holiday unit designed for your students plan Christmas dinner for Santa's helpers. This student-centered PBL unit incorporates collaboration and differentiation by giving student choice. This challenge requires students to use inquiry, critical thinking, and their creative minds during the high-interest cross-curricular [math, ELA, technology] activities. Students integrate digital learning into the project as they use spreadsheets and apps to complete the activities. Activities include word problems, graphing, doubling and tripling recipes, reading charts, writing, and spreadsheets.

Mrs. Claus is baking cookies for Santa's elves and reindeer. Your job is to calculate how many batches of cookies she needs to make.

Lots more fun activities including:
- Tally and Graph Favorite Christmas Treats (2 pages)
- Mrs. Claus’ Raspberry Crumb recipe
- Mrs. Claus’ Butter cookies recipe
- Use Spreadsheets (formulas included) to calculate doubling, tripling, etc. the recipe
- Write your recipe for your own Favorite Christmas Treat
- Steps in making Hot Chocolate
- Nutritional labels (2 pages)
- Answer questions – Reading Nutritional Labels with Answer Sheet
- Story Problem Task Cards with answers
- Christmas Dinner Shopping List with Direction Sheet with Spreadsheet (formulas included)
- Job applications for Santa's helpers
- Writing Activities - How Mrs. Claus Saved Christmas, If I Were Santa's Elf, If I Were Santa's Reindeer
- iPad activity - Pic Collage for descriptive words describing Mrs. Claus

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