Using the Standards: Measurement – Grade 5 – by Frank Schaffer Publications, Inc. SSP0742430359

Using the Standards – Measurement Grade 5

Pretest

  1. Hassan originally tried a 20-gram mass to make the pans balance. Pan B was lower than pan A. Next he tried this. What should he do now?

Circle the most reasonable measurement unit for each problem.

  1. length of a child’s hand: centimeters OR meters
  2. volume of a truckload of sand: cubic inches OR cubic yards
  3. distance from Chicago to Houston: yards OR miles
  4. mass of a pencil eraser: grams OR kilograms
  5. capacity of a car’s fuel tank: milliliters OR liters
  6. Find the perimeter.
  7. Find the area.
  8. Marianne’s filled backpack is 3.63 kilograms. Her weekly take-home binder is 1,474 grams. How many kilograms is the rest?

ISBN: 0-7424-2895-8

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Table of Contents

Introduction – 4–5
NCTM Standards Correlation Chart – 6
Pretest – 7–8

Processes
Inching Along – 9
Collecting Centimeters – 10
Looking for the Best Answer – 11
The Bugs Are Marching – 12–13
Checking the Line – 14
From Volcanoes to
the Ocean – 15
Crafters – 16
Metric Length Conversions – 17
Around the Room, Metric
Length – 18
Longer and Shorter – 19
Can We Agree? – 20
Accuracy Counts – 21
Checking Angles – 22
Locating the Angles – 23
Measure the Angles – 24
Scrutinizing Angles – 25
Angles in Shapes – 26
Quadrilateral MATH – 27
Within a Pentagon – 28
Within Shapes – 29
Who Made It? – 30
Museum Measurement – 31
One Area – 32
Grid Paper – 33
Around the Edge – 34
Perimeter – 35
Comparing Masses – 36
Determining Masses – 37
Next Step – 38
Fresh Fruit – 39
Pounds and Kilograms – 40
Between the Grams – 41
Exploring Volume – 42
Varying Volume – 43
Finding the Volume
of Objects – 44
Capacity in the Grocery
Aisle – 45
Metric Capacity – 46
Looking at Thermometers – 47
Planning Events – 48
Celsius and Fahrenheit – 49
Wacky Weather – 50
It’s About Time – 51
As Time Goes By – 52
At the Zoo – 53–54
Finding the Same Amount – 55
Ridiculous or Reasonable – 56
Public Measurement – 57
Create Your Own
Problems – 58–59
Check Your Skills – 60–61

Techniques and Tools
Grab a Meter Stick – 62
Looking at Length – 63
Angle Work – 64
The Proper Angle – 65–66
Estimating Perimeter – 67
Comparing Perimeter
Estimates – 68
Round and Round – 69
The Area of a Thing – 70
Step on It – 71
More Things to Step On – 72
More Things to Measure – 73
Looking at the Whole – 74
Area Exponent – 75
Exploring Rectangular Area – 76
More Rectangles – 77
Exploring the Area of
Parallelograms – 78
Rectangles and
Parallelograms – 79
Shadows Within Shadows – 80
Irregular Towers – 81
Building Towers – 82
Covering Cubes – 83
Covering Boxes – 84
Filling Cubes – 85
Filling More Boxes – 86
Centimeter Cube Figures – 87
Riddles – 88
Volume and Surface Area
Exponents Table – 89
Volume and Surface
Area Exponents – 90
Dunk It – 91
Pour It In – 92
Six Steps or Less – 93
Around the Room – 94
Celsius or Fahrenheit – 95
Ice Water – 96
Checking Labels – 97
Let’s Compare – 98
Grab the Right
Measuring Tool – 99
Put Them on the Shelf – 100
What to Do – 101
Attention All Units – 102
Estimate and Measure – 103
Create Your Own
Problems – 104–105
Check Your Skills – 106–107
Post Test – 108–109
Answer Key – 110–119
Reproducible Rulers – 120
Vocabulary Cards – 121–128

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