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Math on the Menu, Grades 3-5
     

Math on the Menu, Grades 3-5

by Jaine Kopp, Laurence Bradley (Photographer), Richard Hoyt (Photographer), Rose Craig (Illustrator), Carol Bevilacqua (Illustrator)
 
There is plenty of "math on the menu" in this involving new Gems guide. Students help the Rosada family start a Mexican restaurant featuring a variety of tostadas. Over the course of the unit, students eagerly apply different problem-solving strategies, as they plan and expand the menu, determine different combinations of ingredients, analyze costs, set prices, and

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There is plenty of "math on the menu" in this involving new Gems guide. Students help the Rosada family start a Mexican restaurant featuring a variety of tostadas. Over the course of the unit, students eagerly apply different problem-solving strategies, as they plan and expand the menu, determine different combinations of ingredients, analyze costs, set prices, and arrange tables and chairs in a new location. These innovative and highly motivating activities place mathematics learning in a multicultural and real-world context. Cooperative learning, collaborative problem-solving, language arts, and meaningful literature connections add to this delicious educational recipe!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780924886164
Publisher:
University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Great Explorations in Math and Science Series
Edition description:
Teachers G
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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