Cupcakes Galore Project Based Learning – 5th Grade Math
⭐ Cupcakes Galore is a project based learning unit for 5th grade, based all around preparing cupcakes for a bake sale to raise money for new playground equipment. This resource contains a standards-based unit in both printable PDF and Google Slides versions – so it’s the activity to increase engagement and interest in the classroom or distance learning. Students follow instructions to plan and bake various cupcake recipes using the ingredients they have. Additional “challenge activities” engage students and develop further understanding of the concepts and skills.
⭐ This project-based learning task involves using Measurement & Data math standards to solve problems related to baking. This version, 1, is suggested for use for grade 5 and differentiation in grades 3 and 4. Students work with decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers. They will add, subtract and multiply decimals, fractions, and whole numbers.
✏️ Printable & Digital Format – Printable PDF & Google Slides formats make this resource perfect for classroom instruction, distance learning, and everywhere in between. Digital and printable versions are consistent, so they can be used for a combination of classroom and virtual instruction situations.
✏️ Educational & Engaging – This resource will capture the imagination of your students while they practice key math skills. Students are required to plan their baking and make reasonable decisions while practicing key measurement and data skills.
✏️ Differentiation – Three challenge activities mean that you can challenge your high performing students while making the resource accessible to your on level and below level students.
- Printable Units – Level 3
- Google Slide Unit – Level 3
- Teacher Directions
- Recipe Cards
- Project Pages
- Challenge Activities 1-3
- Reflection Writing Prompt
- Grading Rubric
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Looking for more differentiation? Check out the 3rd (Level 1) and 4th (Level 2) Grade versions!
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