# Cooking with Fractions A Webquest by Mrs. Jennifer Del-Castillo NEXT.

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Cooking with Fractions A Webquest by Mrs. Jennifer Del-Castillo NEXT

Welcome to Mrs. Yos crazy kitchen! While completing this webquest, you will use your math genius skills to become an expert chef and party planner! Thanks for your help…Now get to work! TaskProcess EvaluationConclusionTaskProcessEvaluationConclusion NEXT

Mrs. Yo is in REALLY big trouble! She does so much at John F. Kennedy Middle School, such as Cheerleading, DEBS and the ESD team, that she almost forgot that Alexs birthday is right around the corner! Since she is your favorite math teacher she needs YOUR HELP!!!!!!! His party is this weekend and she needs you to help decide what recipes to use. There will be 60 people at his party, so we will have to use our excellent skills with fractions to make sure we get the recipes right! For his party, we need to find a recipe for one main dish, three side dishes and of course…A CAKE! IntroductionProcess EvaluationConclusionIntroductionProcessEvaluationConclusion TASK NEXT

Process Step 1: Recipe Search Use the links below to find recipes for a main dish, 3 side dishes, and a cake. Copy and paste these recipes into a Word document and raise your hand for my approval. http://allrecipes.com/HowTo/The-Ultimate-Guide-to- Birthday-Parties/Detail.aspx http://www.foodnetwork.com/holidays-and- parties/index.html IntroductionTask EvaluationConclusionIntroductionTaskEvaluationConclusion NEXT

Process Step 2: Measurement Conversion Convert your main dish to double what it normally serves. Convert your side dishes accordingly: Triple one side dish Quadruple one side dish Cut one side dish in half Convert your dessert so it serves 5 dozen!!! Make sure you have all your computations done neatly on a separate sheet of paper. Type up your new recipes in a Word document. IntroductionTask EvaluationConclusionIntroductionTaskEvaluationConclusion NEXT

Process Step 3: Presentation – THIS IS HOMEWORK!!!! Make a display using your original recipes, converted recipes, and a drawn picture. Be creative and neat! IntroductionTask EvaluationConclusionIntroductionTaskEvaluationConclusion NEXT

Evaluation All students will be graded based on the following: Recipe Search (10 points for each recipe) 50 points Copy, Paste, and Print (5 points for each recipe) 25 points Measurement Conversions (20 points each) 100 points Display (25 points) 25 points __________________________________________________________ Total200 points IntroductionTask ProcessConclusionIntroductionTaskProcessConclusion NEXT

Rubric for Grading IntroductionTask ProcessConclusionIntroductionTaskProcessConclusion R ECIPE S EARCH (10 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 50 POINTS ) 02.55 O NE INGREDIENT OR Z ERO FRACTIONS IN INGREDIENTS C ONTAINS 2-3 INGREDIENTS AND AT LEAST ONE FRACTION MEASUREMENT C ONTAINS AT LEAST 4 INGREDIENTS WITH 2 FRACTION MEASUREMENTS C OPY, P ASTE, AND P RINT (5 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 25 POINTS ) 02.55 D ID NOT COPY, PASTE, PRINT RECIPES C OPIED, PASTED, PRINTED RECIPES BUT NOT NEATLY FORMATTED C OPIED, PASTED, AND PRINTED RECIPES WITH A NEAT FORMAT IN M ICROSOFT W ORD /A PPLE W ORKS M EASUREMENT C ONVERSIONS (20 POINTS FOR EACH RECIPE = 100 POINTS ) 05101520 D ID NOT CONVERT MEASUREMENTS A TTEMPTED TO CONVERT BUT ALL WERE INCORRECT H ALF OF THE MEASUREMENTS WERE CONVERTED CORRECTLY O NLY 1 MEASUREMENT CONVERSION INCORRECT A LL MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS CORRECT D ISPLAY AND P RESENTATION (25 POINTS ) 06121825 N O EFFORT AND NO PRODUCT I NCLUDED ONLY ONE COMPONENT OF PRODUCT I NCLUDED TWO COMPONENTS OF PRODUCT I NCLUDED ALL COMPONENTS OF PRODUCT BUT UNORGANIZED I NCLUDED ALL COMPONENTS ( ORIGINAL RECIPES, CONVERSIONS, AND CRITIQUES ) AND DISPLAY NEAT AND ORGANIZED NEXT

Conclusion Now that you have saved the day and are an expert party planner, take a few minutes to reflect on the assignment. Is that anything you would do differently if you did this again? What have you learned from this WebQuest? IntroductionTask ProcessEvaluationIntroductionTaskProcessEvaluation

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