### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*Instruction emphasizes the conceptual understanding that volume is an attribute that can be measured for a three-dimensional figure. The measurement unit for volume is the volume of a unit cube, which is a cube with edge length of 1 unit.

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**5

**Strand:**Geometric Reasoning

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## Formative Assessments

## Lesson Plans

## Original Student Tutorials

## Problem-Solving Tasks

## Teaching Idea

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## Unit/Lesson Sequence

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students analyze a rectangular prism that contains one layer of unit cubes and are asked to explain how to determine the volume of the entire prism using only the information given.

Students are asked to determine how a unit cube can be used to measure the volume of a rectangular prism.

Students discuss the volume of a prism measured in cubic units with gaps between the unit cubes used to measure its volume.

Students are asked to determine the volume of a rectangular prism in cubic units.

Students determine how many improvised units of volume will fill a large box.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades K-5

Build on your previous knowledge of area and learn how to calculate volume in cubic units with this interactive tutorial.

Demonstrate how a rectangular prism can be carefully filled without gaps or overlaps using the same size unit cubes and then use this model to determine its volume, in this interactive tutorial.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorials

Build on your previous knowledge of area and learn how to calculate volume in cubic units with this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Demonstrate how a rectangular prism can be carefully filled without gaps or overlaps using the same size unit cubes and then use this model to determine its volume, in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Problem-Solving Task

Students are asked to determine the number of unit cubes needed to construct cubes with given dimensions.

Type: Problem-Solving Task

## Tutorials

This Khan Academy tutorial video illustrates measuring volume by counting unit cubes. Models in this video include composite figure of rectangular prisms although only counting is used to find volume, not an equation.

Type: Tutorial

This Khan Academy tutorial video describes measurement in one, two, and three dimensions.

Type: Tutorial

## Parent Resources

## Problem-Solving Task

Students are asked to determine the number of unit cubes needed to construct cubes with given dimensions.

Type: Problem-Solving Task