# Metric Measurements - Gr. 5

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Students will answer one-step measurement conversions within the metric system for weight, length, and capacity.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Katharina Smith

# Aaron and Anya's Discovery: Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

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Students will use the situational story of Aaron and Anya to add unlike denominators and determine common denominators in order to add the fractional pieces.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: CPALMS

# 5.G Meerkat Coordinate Plane Task

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Greetings from the Kalahari Desert in South Africa! In this activity, you will learn a lot about the Kalahari’s most playful residents: meerkats. The f...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

# Building Apartments: Connecting Volume of Centimeter Cubes to the Formula V=Bxh

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Students will build "apartments" with centimeter cubes by packing boxes (template included). In addition, they will use centimeter cubes to build a variety of rectangular prisms and record the area of the base (B) and height (h) on a worksheet. They will use that information to complete the volume formula, V = B x h. Students will think about how the volume changes as the height and base of rectangular prisms change.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Larisa Levin