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How do you determine the tool and unit to help you accurately measure mass or volume?

Common Core Standards 2017-2018 Common Assessments Print Unit 4
Primary - Math - Grade 3 - Unit 4
Measurement - Mass and Volume
In this unit, students will measure and estimate volume and mass using standard units. Students will use all four operations to solve word problems involving mass and volume.
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The emphasis in this unit is on gaining proficiency with metric measurements of mass. Students will estimate, measure, and order weight in metric units of grams and kilograms.

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3.MD.2  Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (L).  Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving mass or volume that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem. 

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3.MD.2

 

Priority Learning Targets:

 

* I can add, subtract, multiply, and divide to solve one-step word problems involving mass/volume.

 

* I can estimate the mass of objects using grams/kilograms.

 

* I can measure the mass of objects using grams/kilograms, including reading and interpreting scales/beakers. 

 

* I can estimate liquid volume using liters.

 

* I can measure liquid volume using liters, including reading and interpreting scales/beakers. 

 

Supporting:

 

* I can use mental estimation strategies to see if my answer is reasonable. 

 

Thinking Strategies

visualizing, monitoring for meaning, questioning

 

 

 

 

 

 

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mass (matter), gram, kilogram, weight, volume, liter, capacity, metric, milliliters, measurement scale, balance scale, benchmark (a guideline or point of reference to compare), estimating (a good guess)

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Learning Logs, Fist List, T-chart; Window Note, See it , Say it, Show it, Categorizing, Multisensory Processing, Threes a crowd 

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