This lesson plan for 10th grade English/Language Arts students involves researching Olympic Sports and preparing a persuasive presentation to nominate a "new" sport to be added as an official Olympic event. Web resources and an assessment rubric are included. The project is aligned to Ohio content standards in English/Language Arts and Technology.
Students will create a fictitious cereal with twenty ingredients expressed as a ratio, a simplified fraction, a decimal, and a percentage in relation to daily recommended serving.
This 90 Minute Lesson may be presented on multiple days.
(1) Review Ratios, Simplifying Fractions, and Converting Ratios in a fun and create way.
This is a fun exercise that uses recipes to help students understand the use of fractions in everyday life.
60-minute lesson that could be spread over multiple days.
Overview: Many students can test well on multiplying and dividing fractions, but when it comes to real life situations do not understand how to use their knowledge.
Purpose: To assess students' working knowledge of fraction multiplication and division.
Objective: Students will be able to apply what they've learned about fractions to a real life situation.