Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.
B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

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Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.

A. A cube with side length 1 unit, called a “unit cube,” is said to have “one cubic unit” of volume, and can be used to measure volume.

B. A solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.

Enduring Understanding

Volume is the amount of something an object can hold.
We measure volume in cubic units.

Essential Questions

Why does what we measure influence how we measure and what we use?

Vocabulary (online dictionary, visual math dictionary)

volume, unit, cube, cubic units

Rich Tasks for Multiple Means of Engagement, Expression, and Representation (UDL)


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pg. 285 - *Figure 9.25 and paragraph 2

Learnzillion Video Resources (6 Lessons with 5.MD.4)

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Print Resources:
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Brain-Compatible Activities
for Mathematics 4-5 (107-109)

Hands-On Standards (Grades 5-6), Page 144,
Volume of a Rectangular Solid

Web Resources:

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Games and Centers
Lessons
Student Resources
Video Segments



Learnzillion Youtube Playlist (7 volume videos)

Build a Cubic Meter (Lesson Seed)

Identify the difference between a square unit and a cubic unit (4:39)

Exploring Volume (Lesson Seed)

Understand Volume, Measure Volume, Relate Volume to Addition and Subtraction

Building Rectangular Prisms (Lesson Seed)
This seed might be packaged with this warmup and this assessment task.







Determining Volume (MSDE Lesson)



Understanding Concepts of Volume
(MSDE Lesson Seed)



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