St. Patrick's Day Recipe Reading Comprehension and Math Activity Printable

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Engage students with recipe activities for St. Patrick's Day! This resource features the Irish American traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage. Students will read the recipe, answer comprehension questions, and complete two real world math activities. The first is converting the servings of the recipe and the second is determining costs when buying ingredients needed.

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  • Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Recipe with 4 Multiple Choice and 1 Short Response question
  • Math Activity- Students need to convert the amount of ingredients in the recipe from 8 servings to 4 servings.
  • Math Activity; Students need to calculate the cost of ingredients with the price list given.
  • Answer Keys for all! :-)

This can be used for a reading center, math center, for morning work, homework, etc!

Students can even take home the recipe and use at home with their family.

Math skills include division of fractions, multiplication of decimals, addition of decimals, and rounding decimals.

*Supports the 5th Grade Common Core Standards!

Digital Google Slides Interactive Version of this Resource:

St. Patrick's Day Recipe Reading and Math Activities Google Slides Interactive

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
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.
Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.
Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.


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