## Description

This 5-day project-based math resource applies math concepts in a real-world scenario to teach students about **multiplying a fraction by a whole number**. In this** 5-day unit**, students will apply fraction concepts to design a bakery. This fraction math project is engaging and authentic. Plus, it’s available as both a digital and print resource.

This project-based math resource covers concepts of fraction multiplication and is **aligned with the following 4th Grade Math Common Core State Standards:**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.4

- Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.

**This resource is available in both Printable & Digital Google Slides versions.**

**What’s included in this resource:**

**Background Knowledge:**Using a KWL, students will build background knowledge around designing and opening a bakery.**Multiplying a Fraction by a Whole Number:**Using the included instructional pages, students will learn how to multiply a fraction by a whole number with visual models.**Simplifying Fractions:**Using the included instructional pages, students will learn how to simplify fractions and apply this skill to the rest of their work.**Select Menu Options:**Students will select from a variety of options to create a menu for their bakery.**Calculate Quantities of Ingredients Needed Each Day:**Using fraction multiplication concepts, the students will calculate how much they need for each ingredient each day.**Build a Display Case:**Students will determine a layout for their display case and use fraction concepts to determine how many items they can place on each display shelf.**Choose Flooring:**Students will choose from a selection of flooring options and use fraction multiplication to choose the best flooring for their bakery.**Painting Options:**Students will calculate the amount of paint needed from a variety of paint choices to paint their bakery sign.**Wrap Up:**Students will write up their final bakery design plan and explain their decisions.

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