Reflection: Homework Building a Liter - Section 4: Wrapping Up: "Aha!" Moments and Understanding

 

Students had easily found samples of  each unit with the exception of deciliters and centiliters. We had discussed that they needn't look for those because they are uncommon and not easy to find. I wanted them to focus on real life examples from their world. Here are some student samples of the flipbooks.

Flip Book Liters We can see from these student samples how the stair step model was drawn right on the front of the liter page. Deciliter and centiliter are blank, except for the term.

Liter Flip Book Examples This closer look shows the drawing of the milk jug and the Coke bottle on the first page and a stair step model on the other sample.

Kiloliter Examples on Flipbook This student shows her kiloliter examples.

  Homework: Flipbook Samples
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Building a Liter

Unit 2: Metric Measurement
Lesson 11 of 18

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of the relative size of a liter.

Big Idea: In this discovery based lesson, students determine the relative size of a liter and realize that containers can be deceiving!

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