Here's a great 7-page mini lesson to acquaint your students with the concept of ratio and percentages using recipes as a guide. Who doesn't like to eat? Understanding these two linked concepts will be a breeze after this lesson.
This workshop includes:
Opening to engage students
Examples of Proportions
Chocolate Chip Recipe
Making proportions for increasing and decreasing recipes
No Bake Peanut Butter Fudge Bar Recipe
Gross/Profit food cost
Chart to look at Name Brand and Store Brand costs
Example to figure percentages for gross profit
Store/Name Brand chart to complete for gross profit
Sounds like a fundraiser trying to happen when you complete these activities!
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