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   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (5) 18 :
18. Identify volume as an attribute of solid figures, and measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised (non-standard) units.

a. Pack a solid figure without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes to demonstrate volume as n cubic units.
[MA2019] (5) 19 :
19. Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition, and solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume.

a. Use the associative property of multiplication to find the volume of a right rectangular prism and relate it to packing the prism with unit cubes. Show that the volume can be determined by multiplying the three edge lengths or by multiplying the height by the area of the base.

b. Apply the formulas V = l x w x h and V = B x h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole-number edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

c. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the two parts, applying this technique to solve real-world problems.
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Sugar Cubes Lab
Description:

This activity is a hands-on inquiry math lesson where students are asked to prove how many sugar cubes are in a box.  They will measure the volume of a rectangular prism by counting non-standard units and make a connection to multiplying the three edge lengths in the standard formula.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (5) 18 :
18. Identify volume as an attribute of solid figures, and measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised (non-standard) units.

a. Pack a solid figure without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes to demonstrate volume as n cubic units.
[MA2019] (5) 19 :
19. Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition, and solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume.

a. Use the associative property of multiplication to find the volume of a right rectangular prism and relate it to packing the prism with unit cubes. Show that the volume can be determined by multiplying the three edge lengths or by multiplying the height by the area of the base.

b. Apply the formulas V = l x w x h and V = B x h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole-number edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

c. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the two parts, applying this technique to solve real-world problems.
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Locker Design Challenge
Description:

This activity is a performance task where students design a locker with a specific volume.  They must create two different rectangular prisms with the same volume and record the length, width, and height of each one.  They must also choose which dimensions are the most appropriate for a locker and use reasoning to support their choice.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (5) 18 :
18. Identify volume as an attribute of solid figures, and measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised (non-standard) units.

a. Pack a solid figure without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes to demonstrate volume as n cubic units.
[MA2019] (5) 19 :
19. Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition, and solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume.

a. Use the associative property of multiplication to find the volume of a right rectangular prism and relate it to packing the prism with unit cubes. Show that the volume can be determined by multiplying the three edge lengths or by multiplying the height by the area of the base.

b. Apply the formulas V = l x w x h and V = B x h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole-number edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

c. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the two parts, applying this technique to solve real-world problems.
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Volume Warm-Up
Description:

This activity introduces students to volume by encouraging them to consider how to measure solids in three dimensions.  Students are presented with multiple arrays and must count objects to measure volume using a non-standard unit.  Students are asked to explain their thinking and engage in mathematical conversations with their peers.




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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (5) 18 :
18. Identify volume as an attribute of solid figures, and measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised (non-standard) units.

a. Pack a solid figure without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes to demonstrate volume as n cubic units.
[MA2019] (5) 19 :
19. Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition, and solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume.

a. Use the associative property of multiplication to find the volume of a right rectangular prism and relate it to packing the prism with unit cubes. Show that the volume can be determined by multiplying the three edge lengths or by multiplying the height by the area of the base.

b. Apply the formulas V = l x w x h and V = B x h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole-number edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

c. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the two parts, applying this technique to solve real-world problems.
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Grade 5 Mathematics Module 5, Topic B: Volume and the Operations of Multiplication and Addition
URL: https://www.engageny.org/resource/grade-5-mathematics-module-5-topic-b-overview
Description:

In this unit plan, students will:



   View Standards     Standard(s): [MA2019] (5) 18 :
18. Identify volume as an attribute of solid figures, and measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised (non-standard) units.

a. Pack a solid figure without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes to demonstrate volume as n cubic units.
Subject: Mathematics (5)
Title: Grade 5 Mathematics Module 5, Topic A: Concepts of Volume
URL: https://www.engageny.org/resource/grade-5-mathematics-module-5-topic-overview
Description:

In this unit, students will:



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