5.MD.A.1

Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step real world problems.

 
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Measurement Conversion Practice

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Julie Kelley
Tyngsborough, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

After developing a theory about the correct operation to use when converting from large units to small units and small units to large units, students test this theory by solving problems with conventional units of measurement.

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Creating to Scale Planet 2D Models

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Cathy Skinner
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student astronauts explore science and math that is out of this world!

 
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tyler and tanner with their
   

Metric & Customary Measurement Review

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Folding our way to reviewing!

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road sign
   

Introduction to Metric System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

King Henry Died Unhappy Drinking Chocolate Milk!

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king henry
   

Introduction to Metric and U.S. Customary System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Measure like an Egyptian!

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pharaoh
   

Converting Length using U.S. Customary System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

One foot…. two feet… red foot… blue feet?

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one foot
   

Introduction to Measurement

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Julie Kelley
Tyngsborough, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students work in small groups to develop a conceptual understanding of measurement terms (tools, units, and systems).

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High School Science » Unit: The Nature of Science
Taylor Wichmanowski
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Both quantitive and qualitative observations provide useful data to scientists.

 
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image literally measuring a
   

Converting Units of Measurements

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Again and again and again.

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british yard
   

Intro: Convert Customary Measurement

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Jessica Field
Kenansville, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Help Joey figure out how many pitchers he needs to serve the juice so everyone gets some, help out so the school supplies get to school, and help us order enough string to make scarves.

 
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customaryclipart
   

Converting Length using Metric System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Meters are Unhappy!

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metric tape
   

Converting Capacity using U.S. Customary System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Gallon Man to the rescue!

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gallon man
   

Converting Weight using U.S. Customary System

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Erin Doughty
Grand Rapids, MI
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Ounces and pounds and tons! Oh, my!

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wizard of oz
   

Introduction to Metric (Day 1)

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Jessica Field
Kenansville, NC
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Learn how King Henry met his demise, and solve some metric problems too!

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choc milk
   

Converting in Measurement

5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
5th Grade Math » Unit: Measurement
Julie Kelley
Tyngsborough, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students develop an understanding of converting within a system of measurement. They begin with "nonsense units" and then apply this to typical systems.

 
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happiness
Common Core Math
 
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