Scaling Up Recipes – Complete Lesson

This is a complete lesson on scaling up recipes that looks at how to use the unitary method to calculate recipes for different quantities of food. The lesson is designed with the new GCSE specification in mind.

Lesson Objectives

  • To scale up recipes.

Who is this Lesson For?

This pack is designed for GCSE higher or foundation tier students. It could also be used with Key Stage 3 students.

What is Included?

Included in this download are the following:

  • Full lesson plan for the ‘Scaling Up Recipes’ lesson, including introduction, teaching content, individual activities, plenary and suggested support and extension activities
  • The Perfect Mocktail Recipe
  • Flapjack Recipe
  • Student Worksheet on Scaling Up Recipes
  • True or False Cards
  • Times Table Grid
  • Complete Solutions to all Questions

Lesson Progression

This is the second lesson in the ‘Proportion’ unit of work (foundation tier) and also the seventh lesson in the ‘Ratio & Proportion’ unit of work (higher tier).

The Proportion unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are:

The Ratio & Proportion unit is available as a pack including homework activities and a unit assessment. The other lessons in the unit are: