Lesson Plan

Cooking School Fractions

Make equivalent fractions matter in the real world with this hands-on math lesson! Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to recognize and generate equivalent fractions through the use of measuring cups and spoons.


(10 minutes)
  • Begin the lesson by activating your students' prior knowledge of and experiences with cooking and baking. Great example questions include: Who has ever made anything in the kitchen? Who has baked anything? What sort of tools do you use for cooking and baking?
  • Allow a few students to share their experiences.
  • After some discussion, display the measuring cups and spoons. Ask your class to tell you about the tools.

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