Valentine's Day Project Based Learning | PBL | Valentines Day Math Activities

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Shelly Rees
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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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Such a fun persuasive unit! We had so much fun working through all the steps and wrapping it up with a cupcake decorating contest!
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Students LOVE real-life learning, and this "Valentine's Day Cupcake Contest" PBL unit will have them asking for more units just like it! Now includes a DIGITAL version! Students will have the opportunity to plan and design a prize-winning cupcake, research a recipe, write how to decorate an award-winning cupcake, and so much more! What better way to have students use real-life math, reading, and writing skills than with this fun Valentine's Day Activity?

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All of the hard work is done for you. Simply print the NO PREP pages, and let your students make the decisions in this fun Valentine's Day Cupcake Contest Project Based Learning Unit!

You can use the entire packet for a longer project time-frame, or pick and choose the components that work best for your classroom and schedule. I do suggest having an actual cupcake party at the end of the unit..... I mean, who doesn't love sweet treats?!! I've even provided some bonus banners for you to use as a decoration.

This engaging Cupcake Contest PBL includes:

• Unit Guide for Teachers

• Planning the Cupcake Design

• Cupcake Contest Supplies

• A Winning Cupcake Design

• Design a Cupcake Display

• Sweet Selfies

• Cupcakes for a Crowd (repeated addition or multiplication of fractions)

• Cupcake Calculations (Math Word Problems)

• A Winning Recipe (recipe research, writing)

• Expanding Your Recipe (doubling and tripling measurements)

• How to Decorate a Cupcake Flipbook (informational, how-to writing flip book)

• Cupcake Contest (completing a registration form, persuasive poster, presentation)

• Bonus Cupcake Contest Banners

• Cupcake Contest Winner and Participation Awards

• Scoring Rubrics

• More!

Please note: Students are required to do some research in order to find a cupcake recipe. Research guides are not included with this packet.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
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.
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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