## Fractions, Percents, and Decimals I

**"When am I ever going to use this?"**

It is a question that has plagued math teachers for decades. **Now you can answer the question!**

The Make It Real Learning Fractions, Percents, and Decimals I collection contains 10 real-world math activities that demonstrate everyday applications of mathematics. From *Baking Cakes: Multiplying Fractions* to *Pieces of Chocolate #2: Adding and Subtracting Fractions*, the activities provide learners with valuable life skills in addition to mathematical understanding. Rest assured that each activity integrates real world information not just "realistic" data.

**Fractions, Percents, and Decimals I Activity Titles**

- Baking Cakes: Multiplying Fractions
- Children Making Money: Working with Fractions
- Cooking in the Kitchen: Multiplying Fractions
- Cooking in the Kitchen #2: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
- Counting Candy: Using Pie Charts
- Measuring Milk: Changing Units of Measure
- Pieces of Chocolate: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
- Pieces of Chocolate #2: Adding and Subtracting Fractions
- Shopping the Sale: Using Percents
- The Cost of Homemade Bread: Working with Fractions, Decimals, and Units

**Standards targeted:** Number and Operations, Algebra, Measurement, Data Analysis and Probability

**Grade Levels:** 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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