Reflection: Student Feedback About How Many Milliliters? - Section 5: Closing

 

At the end of the lesson, the students' feedback helped inform my understanding of how 4th graders think! Many students thought that container D would hold the most water because it was the tallest and that container F would hold the least because it was the shortest. However, container F held more than container D. Next time when I teach this lesson, I'll know that many of my students might have the preconceived idea that a taller container will hold more. Being aware of this misconception ahead of this lesson will help me to further support the development of conceptual understanding through questioning and student conferences. 

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About How Many Milliliters?

Unit 2: Measuring Capacity
Lesson 1 of 9

Objective: SWBAT know the relative size of a milliliter and estimate the number of milliliters in a given container.

Big Idea: Understanding the size of measurement units is a foundational skill needed to solve word problems involving measurements.

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