Equivalencies in Measurement

 

Easy Equivalent Measures is an exciting, engaging lesson that will make this unpopular, hard skill easy for your students. Students will use Input/Output charts to demonstrate knowledge of equivalent measures. This lesson will support the needs of all your diverse learners.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.1
Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time...
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.A.2
Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l).1 Add, subtract,...
CCSS.Math.Content.3.MD.C.5
Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
GLE 0306.4.5
Solve measurement problems involving fractional parts of linear units and capacity units.
SPI 0306.1.2
Solve problems involving elapsed time.
SPI 0306.4.5
Choose reasonable units of measure, estimate common measurements using benchmarks, and use appropriate tools to make measurements.
TSS.Math.3.MD.A.1
Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve contextual problems involving addition and subtraction of time...
TSS.Math.3.MD.A.2
Measure the mass of objects and liquid volume using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), milliliters (ml), and liters (l). Estimate the mass of ...
TSS.Math.3.MD.C.5
Recognize that plane figures have an area and understand concepts of area measurement.
 
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Learning objectives: 

Students will:

  • Demonstrate their understanding of equivalent measures
  • Extend their conceptual knowledge of Input/Output Charts

Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding
Extension suggestions: 

The teacher will use Math Workshops to extend this lesson.

 

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The teacher will work with small groups clarifying or extending the concept.

The students will create story problems that apply to this concept.

Helpful Hints

Materials needed:

  • Measuring Tools (Examples: rulers, cups, gallons, etc.)
  • Index Cards
  • Markers
  • Labels
  • Math Workshop Accountability Tool (See Attachment) 

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